Pergola on Veranda: What Possibilities Are There?

Jul 5, 2024
Pergola on Veranda: What Possibilities Are There?

Preparing for Spring with a Pergola

As winter winds down, many Australians are starting to think about how they can enhance their verandas in preparation for the warmer months. A pergola can beautifully frame your veranda, providing a warm, dry area sheltered from the elements. This allows you to enjoy your outdoor space all year round. Many people want to enhance their veranda with a pergola but wonder if it's feasible to attach one. This blog post will cover important considerations when installing a pergola on a veranda.

Flexible Installation with PERGOLUX Pergolas

A PERGOLUX pergola is designed for easy and flexible assembly. It can be attached to various surfaces. Read on to learn about recommended substrates and attachment methods. Mounting a PERGOLUX pergola on your veranda opens up new possibilities for usage. For example, many choose to install it above the patio door, creating an outdoor area right outside where you can enjoy fresh air without worrying about the weather. A veranda pergola also provides a perfect spot for social gatherings, whether it's a barbecue or a quiet coffee outside.

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Attaching a Pergola to the Veranda

When fixing a pergola to your veranda, there are a few critical points to consider:

  1. Firm Grounding: Ensure the pergola is securely anchored to withstand bad weather and strong winds. Attach the pergola to the joists below, not just the veranda surface.
  2. Proper Screws: Use strong wood screws made of galvanized or stainless steel. If the screw head is small, use a matching disc for added security.

Wall-Mounted vs. Free-Standing Pergolas

Consider whether you want a wall-mounted or free-standing pergola. Here are some questions to guide your decision:

  • Proximity to Wall: If you plan to mount the pergola next to a wall (e.g., above the veranda door), you have options. A wall-mounted pergola provides a sleek transition with half the columns, while a free-standing pergola includes all columns for flexibility.
  • Flexibility: If you might want to move the pergola later, a free-standing model is ideal as it can be relocated easily.
  • Windows and Views: If there are windows where the pergola will be installed, a wall-mounted model is better as it avoids obstructing the view with additional columns.

Easy Assembly

We have simplified the installation process with features like "click" solutions for slats and brackets for screens, making the usually complex assembly much easier.

Why Choose a PERGOLUX Pergola?

Developed in collaboration with Norwegian UteDesign, the PERGOLUX pergola is designed to meet the needs of most Australians. Key focuses during development included quality, clean style, and easy assembly. Norwegian engineers ensured the product is robust and suitable for many conditions, resulting in the PERGOLUX pergola.

 A PERGOLUX pergola is a fantastic upgrade for your veranda, offering many new possibilities. You can choose a wall-mounted or free-standing model and order additional products like heat lamps, LED lighting and screens. Preparing your veranda with a pergola during the winter ensures that when spring and summer arrive, you'll be ready to enjoy your outdoor space to the fullest.