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Take a look through our web site and choose from our many different designs and styles. From pergolas and carports right through to your elaborate customised alfresco area all for you to enjoy.

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  1. 1. Melbourne pergola builder, Pergolas R Us, is the leading customised outdoorentertainment construction company that specialises in bringing your home,family and friends together under a new entertainment area.Whether you are looking for: A Timber Pergola, A Verandah, A covered Carport, Or want to extend with an Alfresco Living Area, We are the customised building company for you.Take a look through our web site and choose from our many different designs and styles. Frompergolas and carports right through to your elaborate customised alfresco area all for you toenjoy.On each page you will find handy information to help you choose the best style and design foryou and your home.You will also be happy to know that since 1997 Pergolas R Us has successfully transformed over5,000 Melbourne back yards into family outdoor living areas.
  2. 2. Building a Gazebo inYour Backyard Is a GoodIdeaA gazebo is a structure that have been built andused by mankind for many years now. It’s notexactly recorded when it was conceptualized inour history books but we can see in manydepictions of them in movies dating many yearsback. Couples dancing in gazebos, the moon inthe background and romance in the air, it’s sucha nice place to have a dreamy date. Today it’smostly seen in gardens and in parks. Schoolshave them for student’s leisure times as welland its popularity increases year by year.Originally gazebos were made to provide shadeand shelter against the sun or the rain forstranded people caught out of their homes.Moreover the ones made a long time ago weresturdier and bulkier in nature while the onescreated today are smaller and pavilion like. Ofcourse it retains its purpose as a shade forpeople caught out in the rain or the heat of thesun but it’s also part of the attraction whenplaced in a park.If you want to build your own gazebo in yourgarden think about the materials you will needto use and where you should build it. A strongsoling ground should be your prime locationand nothing less, have some experts searcharound your garden for which you can build itand heed their advice. It’s not going to help youif you build a beautiful gazebo and the groundbreaks around it. In terms of materials, wood isa great choice, timber is one of your bestoptions. Of course aluminum and other steelmetals can be taken into consideration but ifyou want a cool place to read your paper in theafternoon then wooden made ones are thebest.A patio gazebo is quite nice as well and youmight want to look into it. It’s affordable andeasier to build than the garden type’s ones.Careful consideration of what materials you willuse is what you will need though, you have topick ones that will not destroy your patio andyet accommodate your gazebo. Again, woodmaterials like timber are quite the excellentchoice in this kind of situations.You can surround your gazebos with nets tokeep away insects during the nights.Alternatively you can put up a Jacuzzi inside of itfor your enjoyment. There are a lot of activitiesyou can enjoy in it and most probably you willfind that you will have inexhaustible ideas onhow to further exploit your gazebo. Make surethough that you don’t abuse it to the extentthat you will ultimately be destroying thebeauty of your gazebo.Carports: What toChoose For YourBeloved CarsCars are expensive, which is why the owners areparticular on how to keep it safe from harshweather conditions. They are willing to spendjust to ensure that their priced possession isprotected. One option that they could consideris to have a garage. However, not all of themcan afford it and not all houses are built with it.The best solution for their dilemma is to havecarports. This structure is designed for the solepurpose of protecting vehicles like trucks, vans,and other types of cars. Usually it is built to befree standing or it can be mounted on a wall.Unlike the garage, it does not have a wallenclosure. It is basically to give an overheadprotection from the sun, rain, or from the snow.
  3. 3. There are various kinds of carports. They differfrom the dimension, frame styles, and thematerials that are used. This article will helpyou decide on what to choose for yourautomobile.MATERIALIf the budget is tight, opt for polyethylene andpolyester. This is an alternative that you canhave if you cannot afford the cost of aluminumand steel frames. Good thing about thesematerials is that they are durable enough andcan give protection from different weatherelements. They are also lightweight and you caneasily transfer it from one place to another.Although it is cheap, it is still a good buy.For fast set up, aluminum is the best choice. Itcan be assembled in a short time. Also, this kindof material is a lot sturdier if to be compared topolyethylene.If money is not a problem and you only wantthe best, go for steel or metal. This is highlyrecommended and you get your money’s worthsince the material is properly treated to make itrust proof. This will last longer and it is perfect ifyou want it to be constructed permanently inyour property.DIMENSIONThe size of your car has to be considered inorder to decide on what dimension you wantyour carport will be. If you have more than onecar, you can choose a much bigger sized toaccommodate all your cars.DESIGNThere are many designs that you can pick from.There are carports that are made with justframes and no attached wall and some haveenclosures for safety purposes. There are alsomanufacturers who can custom made your owncarport depending on your preference.Carports are considered to be cost effective andpractical option for car owners who do not havea garage. This is also ideal for people who havetight budget but want to safeguard theirvehicles. Furthermore, you can inquire fromyour trusted deck builders on what will suit bestfor your preference.Creating Lovely OutdoorSpaces by DeckingDecking is a timber-framed and decked areathat is common in today’s outdoor landscapingdesigns. It can either be freestanding orattached to the back of homes or buildings.These can make your area look natural andmore appealing.Why are these great add-ons to your space?a. These can increase the selling value of yourproperty.b. This type of construction does not cost a lot.c. Adding these makes your outdoors morefunctional.d. The wood that is used can add warmth to acool region.e. They can serve as cozy lounges, natural playareas, romantic dining spaces, open greenhouses, and functional barbecue stations. Thisdefinitely adds more functionality to yourgardens and patios.
  4. 4. What are tips in constructing them?a. See to it that you are aware of the soilcharacteristics if you are planning to set upheavy items above the structure. Thisguarantees a stable and safe space.b. The size of your deck would depend onfactors such as:1. The fixtures that you would like toposition on top.2. The number of people who will beusing it.3. The surface area of your backyard.4. The purpose that you wish to havefor the structure.c. The style should complement the surroundingspaces, especially the main house.d. See to it that you position it properly. Factorsto consider are:1. The stability of the ground.2. The desired height or elevation.3. The view that it is exposed to.4. The direction of the sun’s rays onsunrise or sunset. (This allows the best lightingfor the area.)e. If you want to have some privacy, you canadd screens, curtains, or glass.f. If you want to use it at night, see to it that youadd appropriate lighting fixtures.g. If children or pets are around, having gates orhandrails around the decking area can keepthem from getting out or from falling off.h. You can choose hardwood or softwood forthe main material. Hardwood varieties tend tome more expensive yet these are more durable,sturdier, and require lesser maintenance.Softwood types are more prone to weedinfestations and wood swelling due to moistureover time.i. The screws, nails, and bolts that you areplanning to use should be sturdy and should besecured properly. You can look for productbrands that are trusted from the World WideWeb.Who can get the construction done?a. You can do this alone if you have enoughtime and resources. Just see to it that you areaware of the steps and that you know the basicsin carpentry.b. Hiring pro builders is a more expensive yetconvenient option for your decks.