BIG Benefits of a Pergola in 2022
When it starts to get warmer in Queensland, more and more people love to spend time in the outdoors. Being able to hear the bird’s tweet, smell the fresh flowers blooming, and feel the warm sun on their skin. In 2022, a lot of Brisbane and Gold Coast residents are opting for a pergola build. They bring the indoors - outside, provide shade from the not-so-great weather, and they also tend to attract lots of wildlife.
Here, we’ve listed some of the biggest benefits of a pergola. Take a peak:
✔︎ They extend your living space
Why not bring the inside outside… Pergolas can help do just that! Pergolas were originally designed to assist crawling plants. Nowadays, these structures have evolved and can now be turned in a number of different pergola / patio designs.
Pergolas can be so much more! Once they’re built by a professional, then it’s your turn to work your magic on the look you want. A lot of people plant ferns and all kinds of vines beside the pergola, which then works as a guide for them to complete the roof feel and look. Flowered plants are popular, as well as some fruits ~ berries and grapes. The bonus with pergolas is that you have so many options.
✔︎ Durable and very low maintenance
Depending on the materials used to build your pergola. Us at In Style Patios and Decks, us only the very best, highest quality aluminium and steel which have a protective coat and usually has a coloured surface added on them so they don’t get weathered. However, if you are building your own pergola, pressure treated pine is usually the go-to. This pine would have to be rot and insect repellent and have a preservative applied to slow the weathering process.
✔︎ Adds value to a property
A safe estimate for any backyard development is about 50% — 80% on your ROI. Pergolas, patios and pavilions have become extremely popular with majority of people as they offer and out ~ a place to relax out of the elements, no matter what the weather conditions in Queensland.
✔︎ Brings wildlife to your garden
You can attract wildlife when you have a pergola, simply by providing them with some safety and shade from the elements, but also with some of their favourite flavours.
Birds, bees and butterflies love Japanese Honeysuckle. Birds also adore Firethorn-Pyracantha. Bees, butterflies and insects get drawn in by Clematis Tri-Colour. Ivy is the perfect home for small mammals, birds and insects. Then there’s the very popular Jasmine evergreen climber, which is ideal for small birds to hide away in.
In Style Patios and Decks are the Brisbane and Gold Coast licensed pergola builders lots of locals have turned to. We sometimes have interest free* offers available and always do FREE quotes. Call us today on 0436 007 776 and chat with one of our design consultants about what you’re wanting. We also build top quality Stratco patios, pavilions and carports.