FAQs for Patio Covers

Yes. Although it may require some modifications to your deck for strength, almost always it’s possible.

Nothing. They are terms that are used interchangeably to describe structures that cover your patio.

First off, a patio cover can look like a pergola and a pergola can also cover your patio. When people refer to a “pergola” our customers typically tell us they are looking for a specific design style.

A pergola will have exposed trusses, curved cuts on the end of the trusses and will include either a shade lattice to partially block the sun or a solid cover to fully block the sun and keep out the rain.

A patio cover always has a solid top, but when it comes to Renaissance can also have the look of a pergola.