A perfect pair of pergolas for homeowners in Columbus, OH

Archadeck of Columbus build a pair of pergolas for homeowners in Columbus, OH, and gives you the lowdown on pergola materials and styles.

This photo shows one of the pergolas the homeowner chose
This photo shows one of the pergolas the homeowner chose

These Columbus, OH homeowners recently hired Archadeck of Columbus to install a pergola at their home. The homeowners could not decide upon one pergola design that would work for all their needs, therefore they decided upon two pergolas in order to achieve what they were looking for.

Pergolas, also know as arbors or trellises are limitless in their design. Materials such as traditional wood and cedar are options to consider when deciding upon your pergola. Treated wood moves by expanding and contracting, whereas cedar doesn’t move because of the oils within the wood itself. Cedar is more costly than treated wood, so this is a consideration you may want to think about.

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This free-standing pergola was another pergola selected for these Columbus, OH homeowners

The components of the pergola itself  come with choices as well.  Component options all depend upon the design and look you wish to achieve with your pergola. Usually rafters are set 16″ on center, and the lathing is 2×2 or 1×4 which are typically spaced 6″ apart. In order to accommodate or gain more shade, we may add in more components to bring in further sun protection, for example we can make rafters 12″ on center and the lathing 4″ on center. Archadeck of Columbus can construct your pergola to fit your individual needs.

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The design rendering and drawings for the multiple pergolas for these Columbus, OH homeowners

In this day and age there are also the low maintenance fiberglass and vinyl pergolas as well. Backyard America manufactures pergola kits of fiberglass and we install these pergolas. This method is another consideration to keep in mind when planning your pergola. Here at Archadeck of Columbus we always supply our customers with a detailed design rendering of the outdoor structure they are considering, this way every detail is precise and to the customers approval before construction begins.

Here are some examples of pergolas by Archadeck of Columbus

Vinyl pergola in adobe, white or tan

This vinyl pergola comes in adobe, white or tan.

Vinyl pergolas have leuvered slats

With vinyl you can have different rafter rails as well, vinyl pergolas have leuvered slats angled toward the setting sun so you’re getting more shade.

Screens or backyard blinds installed in pergola by Archadeck of Columbus

Archadeck of Columbus can also install screens (backyard blinds) into your pergola to get more shade as the sun sets.

Aluminum powder coated trusses on pergola

Pergolas are typically used as a shade structure or for aesthetics. This one is created to be easy on the eye. This pergola is made with custom powder-coated aluminum trusses and cedar railing with black aluminum pickets to match.

pergola incorporated into a privacy fence

This cedar pergola is incorporated into the design of this privacy fence. It adds a perfect place to avoid the noon sun and to nurture climbing vines such as clematis or wisteria.

Michael Reeder, Archadeck of Columbus
Michael Reeder, Archadeck of Columbus

No matter which pergola style or design tickles your fancy Archadeck of Columbus can help you plan and construct the perfect pergola, or pair of pergolas, for your landscape. Contact us today to find out more (740) 879 – 3730
westcolumbus@archadeck.net

Author: archadeckofcolumbus

I began my association with Archadeck in 2001 when I was working for a subcontractor that Archadeck of Columbus was employing for patio installations. I had been working in the Landscape/Hardscape industry for quite a few years at the time and immediately noticed a difference in how Archadeck operated in comparison with other deck companies that we worked with. Over the years of working with Archadeck on numerous projects, large and small, I came to realize the importance of what they were selling; beautiful designs, top-notch craftsmanship and a world class customer experience. This is what drove me to start working for Archadeck in January of 2011 and eventually buying the company in 2016. My wife, Amber, and my son, Logan, could not be happier to be a part of such a wonderful organization. We look forward to the future as we build the outdoor living environments our customers dream of with the “world class” service they deserve!

3 thoughts on “A perfect pair of pergolas for homeowners in Columbus, OH”

  1. I would like to have an estimate to redo our existing deck which is about 20 years old. We are located in Johnstown OH and would like something maintenance free. We have a fairly large deck on two levels.

    1. Sorry Matt for my late reply. Generally you do, but in some jurisdictions, you can build one without a permit if it is less than 175 square feet (+/-). I would check with township, county and your Home Owners Association just to be sure. Thanks for reading!

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