watch over your head - season 6, episode 2 - a gazebo gone wrong: eric suggests that george give up on the gazebo and install a new pergola.
if you’re planning to build a pergola, or want more shade or rain protection than your current pergola provides, consider adding a fabric cover. there are several choices of fabric for covering a pergola. the best way to get a sense of what’s available is to search online for “pergola fabric cover.”
hi! came in via pinterest. 🙂 i had a back porch with a corrugated roof that fell apart in a house fire. i’ve since built a pergola and this roofing was/is absolutely my plan! it’s nice to see it in action. i currently have solar fabric, but that durability is so limited. i have a raised garden bed against the outside of the pergola.
perhaps the most expensive option is to install a formal canopy either on top of the pergola or under its eaves. canvas has traditionally been used as a tent material, and when treated, can repel
my dinner outfits consisted of a choice of patterned skirts of a dressier fabric that coordinated with a variety of moderately dressy black cotton knit tops. i wore reasonably dressy slides with bit of a heel, although the soles had a thin rubber tread as a practical matter. i called our waiter over to point out the problem. (i say
another fixed (that’s the term we use if you cannot retract it) pergola roof option is fabric in tension stretched over the rafters. this protects from both sun and rain if you use a water resistant fabric but it comes with inherent problems that are significant enough to limit its application onto pergolas.