I love being outdoors in any weather. However it is nice to have an outside space that protects from the elements whilst still being able to enjoy the garden all year round. A retractable roof pergola is the answer. This is a modern version of the traditional and most common type of pergolas, an outdoor structure used to offer some shade and a decoration element to an outdoor space.
According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a traditional pergola is considered a “garden walk or terrace, roofed with an open framework over which plants are trained.” Even though traditional pergolas offer shade and are aesthetically pleasing, they lack protection from the elements.
This is where the modern pergolas come in – these have a retractable roof to ensure you can enjoy the sun during the warm months and, if it starts to rain, you can quickly close the roof. Designer Shade Solutions believes that bioclimatic louvre pergolas are the perfect alternative to traditional pergolas, as these offer the possibility of enjoying your outdoor space no matter the weather.
This type of pergolas can be installed as a standalone structure in your garden or as an extension to your living space, by being attached to your home. For me, an extension of my living space to fully enjoy the outdoors during the winter is the best of both worlds!
Plus, these modern pergolas are highly customisable. You can add side glass screens, heating and LED lighting to your garden pergola to create the perfect winter retreat for you and your family. And it’s not only for the winter, remember those chilly summer nights? You can enjoy those too!
A modern pergola will give your garden that something special that it needs, and it will be the perfect place to create many memories with your family. Home Guides also adds that pergolas maximise your outdoor space and creates a visual interest in your garden. What else do you really need?
What do you think of these modern pergolas?
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