choose a shade factor of 40-60% as we adjust the lattice spacing to block more, or less sun. customization is further available as you choose your end cuts from bevels to scallops to miter or even fancier corbel cuts, your new pergola is unique to your jasper, big canoe, ellijay, blue ridge, cumming, canton, or dawsonville home.
see our pergola designs for shade, and learn more about pergolas with canopies for complete sun coverage. at garbrella, were a national leader in building luxury vinyl pergolas for the shade you need all while completing the backyard style you love. learn more about how much shade pergolas provide and how to maximize yours with a pergola canopy.
lattice is a fast easy and affordable way to make create pergola shade. you have some choices as to the open area of the lattice. be sure to give consideration to how much sun you want to pass through. some lattice can allow as much as 50% while others as little as 25%. fixed fabric
with the shade from the actual pergola and the clear roof, it was about 10 degrees cooler under it. i swiftly moved my project under there to finish i really love the amount of light that comes through the clear because i have 2 windows under the pergola.
the price of your pergola will depend on the size, material and design complexity. you could be looking at anywhere from $500 dollars to more than $5,000. because more labor is involved in a custom design, going this route will cost more than ordering a kit.
a carefully placed pergola can do a great deal to shade the right parts of your home from the sun. how effective it is will come down to how much shade it's providing, and to which parts of your home.
pergolas are much larger than arbors and are generally freestanding, but can be attached to another building. you can also add lattice for more shade and to accommodate climbing vines.
if you want shade you need to establish some type of a roof on top of your pergola. in other words, youre looking for a covered pergola. considering multiple types of materials that can be used and different construction options, we present these 8 shade ideas for covered pergola