Create an oasis from the heat in your own backyard, or transform a plain patio or deck into an elegant outdoor living space with a custom design pergola. Built for strength and durability, the pergola patio cover offers filtered light and sophisticated charm to your home’s exterior.
A.B. Edward offers both free standing and attached models to satisfy everyone’s outdoor needs. A pergola offers the best of both worlds: access to natural light when you need it and protection from the Chicagoland sun when you don’t. You’ve probably already considered all the benefits of installing a pergola on your property, such as having an elegant space to entertain guests and a comfortable spot to enjoy the great outdoors with your loved ones.
A pergola is a type of arbor that is a garden feature that creates a shaded walkway, passageway, or sitting area. Pergolas have vertical posts or pillars that usually support cross-beams and a sturdy open lattice. A pergola will generally have an arbor at the top, since they are shade structures and are usually made with lattice infilled walls.
These structures can be similar to gazebos but do not have the solid walls of gazebos. A pergola is a type of arbor, though some might think of a pergola when they are thinking of another kind of arbor.