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