Pergola: Frequently Asked Questions

These are the most common questions I came across when researching my use of Pergolas.

What is the purpose of a Pergola?

What is a ‘Freestanding Pergola’?

What is the difference between a Pergola, Ramada and a Gazebo?

What is the difference between Pergola and Arbor?

What Height should a Pergola be?

What is a Pergola with a roof called?

Does a Pergola need footings?

Which way should a Pergola Face?

Do Pergolas really block the sun?

Do Pergolas block the rain?

Do you need a Permit to Build a Pergola?