Dreaming of the outdoors in spring time…
The onset of spring is the most exciting time of the year. If you were to draw a picture of the spring season, what would it look like?
The nature’s beauty is at its prime during this season and has a lot to offer in terms of bright sunshine filled days, lush green grasses, blooming flowers, chirpy birds… the list is endless. Trees begin bearing new leaves and start growing young again. Flowers of all colours create the most pleasant sight and gently caress our senses with their sweet fragrances. The smallest act of opening up a window and looking out feels joyful. The general spirits are high and positive and the sun’s energy seems to bring everything to life. The trees and grasses swaying in the gentle breeze leave us desirous of spending sometime observing them and enjoying their grace. The entire background of anywhere we look seems to have been painted green during this season.
It is the time of the year when one can put away their snow shovels, their bulky snow boots and winter coats, the gloves and wear comfortable, lighter spring attire and grab a golf club or gardening tools or get ready to pursue any outdoor hobby. The change in the weather brings along not just change it attire, but change in diets and change in mind set altogether. We are desirous of stepping out, catching up with friends and making the most of the season.
The beautiful weather is best enjoyed with friends and family. But it gives the same amount of pleasure even in solidarity. With schools and colleges closing for vacations, people start planning get-togethers with friends. For kids, especially this weather gets very supportive of outdoor activities. The parks and grounds are filled with both youngsters and elders alike, enjoying the beauty of the season.It is that time of the year when our backyards turn green and are beautifully spotted with blooming flowers. And no matter how infrequently we have visited our backyards before, it becomes our favourite place of the house. Our backyards become the best places to invite friends and family over to and spend some sweet, precious quality time with them. The kids in the family could enjoy playing different games in the backyard while the elders can spend their time nurturing each-other’s company.
Considering all the attention our backyard gets during this season, isn’t it important that we groom it well so that it matches the temperament of the season? Cleaning up the backyard, creating space and mowing the lawn are the most basic things we do to groom the backyard. But this year, it is time to add a tasteful look to your backyard that creates an exquisite and luxurious look and yet keep your backyard looking extremely friendly and welcoming. This year is the time to add a statement to your backyard, it is time to add a pergola to your backyard. While there are other artefacts that can be used to decorate your backyard, nothing beats the look and charm created by a pergola. A pergola kit is all you need to make your backyard stand out during the season. You can lay your hands on a pergola kit very easily and add comfort to your backyard that will help you and your visitors enjoy the beautiful spring in the most delightful manner.
While there are a number of pergola kits available in the market, it is very important to choose the one that will not just provide you a shaded seating space but will also add elegance to your backyard. Another factor to keep in mind while purchasing a pergola kit is the ease of usage. What is the use of a pergola kit that is so tough to operate that setting up the pergola becomes an impossible task? Look for easy operating pergola kit to make sure you don’t end up ruining the beautiful springs struggling with the wrong kind of pergola kit.Check the weight of the pergola as well to make sure it is not too heavy to operate. Or rather, choose a pergola of the weight that you can handle and operate comfortably. Lastly, look for a pergola that is strong and stable. Once fixed, the pergola should remain in place and not be wobbly or swaying in the breeze. Similarly, the pergola should be of good quality so that it can be re-used in the next spring. There is no wisdom in spending money on a pergola kit that will only last a season. Keeping these factors in mind, we are listing below some of the best pergola kits available in the market that will make a great purchase and will make you proud every time you take a walk in your backyard.
Dura – Trel Kingston Pergola
Dura – Trel Kingston Pergola are classy, elegant pergolas that go well with most of the backyard decorations. Even without any other decorations, this pergola kit can work wonders towards taking the standard of your backyard a notch higher. Made of PVC Vinyl, this pergola is extremely affordable and a great choice for your backyard. White in colour, this pergola kit is light weight and can be easily transported and fixed in the backyard.The clean white finish adds a touch of glamour to this pergola making it exactly the statement piece that you would want for your backyard. Due to its highest quality PVC Vinyl make, it is highly durable and does not fade, crack or discolour.This also makes the pergola very low maintenance and easy to clean. The kit includes the hardware, the ground anchoring system and aninstruction booklet. The ground anchoring system comprises of four 32 inch ground anchors made of steel that make it very easy to install this pergola on the ground. The sturdiness of this pergola is another great feature that makes it even more valuable for its price. It has a head space of over 6 feet and can easily withstand some gusty breezes. You could choose to add some plants to this or use it as is, this pergola is so beautiful that it can be purchased without second thoughts.
10 x 12 Regency II Patio Gazebo with Mosquito netting
This pergola has its own charm as it comes in an antique shape and metal finish. It is made up of powder coated steel frame which is rust-resistant. The canopy is made up of 100% polyester and is water and fire-resistant. Easy to assemble, this pergola takes about 20-30 minutes to be put up. The pergola kit comes with mosquito netting on all sides making it convenient to enjoy the evening sin your backyard a little longer. It has rings on all four corners to hang potted plants to add to its traditional looks. There is also a central light hook for the late evenings. The double roof prevent the pergola from heating up and keep it cool during summers as well. The pergola kit can be used to fix the canopy to any kind of surface, however, this pergola is not highly recommended for strong winds and storms. Under such circumstances, it is best to remove the pergola to keep it safe and live longer. This pergola kit is a great option in the low cost category as it is great looking and can be used for temporarily or for short durations.
Venetian Vinyl Pergola
The Venetian Vinyl Pergola is a classic design piece which is a great purchase for someone looking to buy a pergola for long term usage. The design is such that it will fit in any kind of backyard. It has 5”*5” posts and can be very easily assembled. The pergola kit comes with a long term warranty that completely justifies the higher prices. Extremely sturdy, this pergola is heavier to make sure it lasts season after season. The weight however is does not hinder the assembly making it an ideal pick for those who love class and standard. The instruction manual provided is also very detailed and provides very clear instructions on installation of this pergola. A great feature of this pergola is the fact that it is maintenance free, which means no worries of chipping or scratching. The pergola, like all others, does not come with the posts and tools that need to be purchased additionally but once installed, this pergola is a great piece of beauty and is sure to get you compliments and accolades from your guests.
Backyard Discovery Cedar Pergola 10’ by 12’
A beautiful brown pergola, this piece is highly recommended to create one of the most elegant looks in your backyard. Made of 100% cedar, this pergola is extremely sturdy and natural. It has five and a half cedar upright posts along with diagonal braces that make the structure even more strong and also help make it shady. The pergola also has foot covers that hide the anchors making it look neat. The unit comes in a ready to assemble condition and can be very easily put together to create the exquisite look your backyard deserves. Supportive of vines and crawling plants, this pergola can be used to create a Mediterranean look in your backyard. It has a headroom of 6’7” which allows any furniture including a hammock to be added under it. The pergola kit comes with a one year warranty for manufacturer’s defect on parts and the wood comes with a five year warrant against rot and decay. A beautiful, natural, relaxing pergola, this piece is a must-buy for those who love natural looks. Since this pergola lives long and can be used season after season, the product is totally worth the price.
Coolaroo Constantine Pergola, Mocha, 9 by 9’
Another great pergola set, this piece comes in beautiful mocha colour to give a modern look to your backyard. The best feature of this pergola is the protection from sun it provides. The pergola kit comes with a cover that provides shade from the sun and helps maintain the temperature in the pergola to below 32 degrees. The fabric of the cover is both water and sun resistant and does not crack or rot. The colours are strong and do not fade keeping the pergola looking new for long. The cover also provides up to 90% UV block making this pergola the ideal choice for if the sun gets too hot. Another great feature of this pergola is that the cover is completely retractable making it very convenient to open the cover and enjoy the breeze when the sun is down. Made of powder coated aluminium frame, this pergola is extremely light weight and very easy to install. Since it is made up of lighter materials, the pergola should be removed during strong winds and storms as they can cause the cover to rattle and might cause damage to them. A low cost pergola, this is a great purchase decision for those looking for stylish modern pergolas with sun protection during spring and summers.
Pergolas are a great way to decorate your backyard this spring. They add taste and provide shade making them the ideal option for backyard décor. The pergola sets listed and discussed above are a great choices and there is always something for everyone. Be it something inexpensive or something that helps you make a statement, these pergola sets can help you fulfil all objectives. And when it comes to the prices, there is a wide range to choose from. From temporary low cost ones to long lasting expensive ones, these pergolas can be picked up based on any requirement. The one thing common amongst all the pergolas listed above are their amazing looks – from contemporary to traditional, from stylish metallic to traditional classy wooden. Each and every one of these pergola sets is a beauty in itself and irrespective of which of these is purchased, it will always be a great purchase decision. So wait no more and give your backyard a new, refreshing look this spring. Pick one of these pergola sets and get ready to enjoy this spring in style and comfort. And the compliments from the visitors, they are just un-avoidable.