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Tulsa Outdoor Sitting AreaIf you’re thinking about building a pergola…

Why not attach the pergola to your house?

A pergola attached to the house…

…can offer a beautiful addition to any patio or deck area.

And as a result the pergola, the pergola looks more natural.

Today we’re going to look at several pergolas.

So what is a pergola?

A pergola is an outdoor structure with open sides and an open roof.

(Although you can install a translucent roof if you’d like.)

The roof of a pergola includes crisscross slats and rafters to provide shade and ambiance.

A pergola can be built above a deck, patio, outdoor kitchen area or any other sitting area.

And is a great starting point if you’re looking for budget-friendly backyard design ideas.

Tulsa Pergola Construction

A pergola can be built as a stand alone structure as shown above.

Or the pergola can be attached to your house.

As shown below.

Concrete Patio & Pergola

Pergolas are often used as a foundation for other outdoor features.

Things like plants, screens, canopies or audio video equipment.

Now, let’s take a look at some pergolas that are built onto the side of houses.

Examples of pergolas attached to a house

Here are a few pergolas built onto the side of houses.

Tulsa Outdoor Wood Pergola

As you can see…

…each pergola is a little different, as each one is custom designed to fit the look and feel of the home.

And the preferences of the homeowners.

Tulsa Pergola Project

This long pergola covers a narrow patio.

Check out the heavy duty beams used in its construction.

This pergola is in a very woodsy settings.

And fits nicely with the back of this home.


Tulsa Pergola Project

This pergola.

Was added as part of a new sunroom and patio project.

Notice how it’s fully supported on columns under the eaves of this home.

Stained Concrete Patio & Pergola

Check out this pergola.

It provides extra privacy.

And protection from the elements.

Shielded Pergola

Designing a pergola that attaches to a house

When designing a pergola that is attached to a house –

It’s critical that you know what you’re doing or hire a qualified contractor to help.

Some homes will have the proper structure to support one side of the pergola.

Pergola & Outdoor Kitchen in Tulsa

While other homes may need the pergola to support itself.

On it’s own columns.

Tulsa Outdoor Sitting Area

Some pergola installations require new footings.

Or pillars to fit the surroundings.

Wood Pergola & Rock Firepit

And some pergola designs require accommodation.

For roof lines and gutters.

Pergola & Pavers

Here’s an example of a pergola built adjacent to a covered patio.

The finished build looks great.

And complements the existing structure of the home.

Patio & Outdoor Furniture

These are all great reasons –

To enlist the services of an experienced pergola builder.

Home features that may complement a pergola

Building a pergola is all about creating a space.

That people can use to enjoy the outdoors.

Why not build a pergola in front of an outdoor fireplace.

Tulsa Paver Patio

Doesn’t that look like a great place to sit…

…and build a fire.

Outdoor Fireplace Under Pergola

Here is part of a pergola –

Built above an outdoor kitchen.

Outdoor Kitchen Grill & Green Egg

A pergola is a great investment and offers your family and friends an inviting place to hang out.

Building a pergola takes a lot of experience and know-how.

If you need help building a pergola onto your house, don’t hesitate to contact a qualified pergola contractor.

Check Out More Pergola Project Ideas

If you’re right in the middle of planning a pergola…

…you’ll want to see some of our other pergola projects.

Check out the gallery of pergola projects.

Are you building an pergola?

We would love to help! 918 Outdoor is the premier outdoor living contractor serving Tulsa and all of northeast Oklahoma.

918 Outdoor helps you live life better outdoors! If you want to build a pergola or pavilion near Tulsa, call us for a free consultation! (918) 943-3063

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