Pergola Frequenly Asked Questions

A quick answer guide to our most frequently asked questions about pergolas.

General

Arizona Pergola Company operates under Bully Built LLC. We use the “Arizona Pergola” name and website for online marketing searches.

Yes! Bully Built LLC – ROC# 333797. Rest assured, we will absolutely finish your project from start to finish!

Unfortunately at this time we do not. We bring you the next best thing Рfree on-site consultations.  Our reps will bring out material samples to choose from and can create a custom concept/design for you to visualize.

We find that most our pergola projects (material + labor) average between $4000-$6000.

We offer several standard choices for new pergolas, as well as completely custom projects. The cost of a pergola all depends on the size, type of material used, labor and the time involved in the project.

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At this time we currently do not.

We service the entire Arizona valley, most typically Maricopa county.

Popular cities we service include:

Phoenix, Chandler, Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, Glendale, Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Sun City, Maricopa and every other city within an 80 mile radius of Phoenix Arizona.

A pergola is a shade structure architecturally designed to serve as both being functional and beautiful.

These structures, typically made of aluminum, wood or vinyl can feature intricate or simple design elements which in the end produce shade and privacy – most commonly in the backyard.

Most pergolas today are built with Aluminum materials because they require very minimal maintenance and can resemble the look of wood.

ABSOLUTELY! Here’s a few reasons why!

  • Pergolas provides shade and lower the hot temperature outside
  • Pergolas promotes relaxation by enticing you to use your backyard more often
  • Pergolas may bring down energy costs depending on where they are positioned
  • Pergolas can be use for special events such as weddings, party’s, graduations etc

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Installation

After the first on-site consultation we can usually have your pergola installed in around 2-4 weeks.

Although during the cooler months, this can be pushed up to 4-8 weeks, as most people tend to work on and enjoy their patio areas when its cooler.

Commonly used materials for pergola construction include wood, metal, and vinyl. At Arizona Pergola Company, we exclusively use Alumawood material, which is a type of aluminum that mimics the look of traditional wood without the maintenance and durability issues.

The size of a pergola can vary depending on the intended use and the size of the outdoor space. At Arizona Pergola Company, we can customize the size of the pergola to fit your specific needs and preferences.

The best location for your pergola will depend on factors such as sun exposure, privacy, and aesthetics. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company can help you evaluate your outdoor space and determine the best location for your pergola.

The need for a permit to install a pergola will vary depending on local building codes and regulations. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company can help you navigate the permit process and ensure that your pergola is installed in compliance with local regulations.

At Arizona Pergola Company, we use concrete anchors to secure our pergolas to the ground. This ensures that the pergola is stable and able to withstand strong winds and other weather conditions.

Yes, it is possible to install a pergola on a concrete patio. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company has experience with installing pergolas on a variety of surfaces, including concrete patios.

Installing a pergola requires specialized tools and equipment, including drills, saws, and levels. At Arizona Pergola Company, our team comes fully equipped with all of the necessary tools and equipment to complete the job.

At Arizona Pergola Company, we use Alumawood material, which requires minimal maintenance. However, we recommend periodic cleaning to remove dirt and debris, as well as annual inspections to ensure that the pergola is still secure and in good condition.

While it is possible to install a pergola yourself, we recommend hiring a professional to ensure that the installation is done safely and correctly. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company has the expertise and experience to complete your pergola installation efficiently and effectively.

Modifications

Yes, lighting can be added to an existing pergola. At Arizona Pergola Company, we offer various lighting options, including string lights and integrated lighting systems

Yes, a roof can be added to an existing pergola. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company can work with you to design and install a roof that meets your specific needs and preferences.

Yes, privacy screens can be added to an existing pergola. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company offers various privacy screen options, including fabric screens and slatted screens.

Yes, retractable shades can be added to an existing pergola. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company offers various retractable shade options, including motorized and manual options.

Yes, the size of an existing pergola can be modified. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company can work with you to modify the size of your pergola to better fit your outdoor space.

Yes, ceiling fans can be added to an existing pergola. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company can install ceiling fans that are suitable for outdoor use and match the style of your pergola.

Yes, outdoor curtains can be added to an existing pergola. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company offers various outdoor curtain options that can be customized to fit your pergola.

Yes, a fireplace or fire pit can be added to an existing pergola. However, additional safety measures will need to be taken to ensure that the structure can safely accommodate the additional heat source.

While it is possible to modify an existing pergola yourself, we recommend hiring a professional to ensure that the modifications are done safely and correctly. Our team at Arizona Pergola Company has the expertise and experience to complete your pergola modifications efficiently and effectively.

Maintenance

To clean your pergola, start by removing any loose debris using a broom or leaf blower. Then, use a mild detergent and water solution to scrub away any dirt or grime. Rinse the pergola thoroughly with a hose or pressure washer and allow it to air dry.

It is recommended to clean your pergola at least once a year, or more frequently if it is located in an area with heavy dirt or debris accumulation.

Alumawood material is designed to require minimal maintenance. However, to maintain the finish of your Alumawood pergola, simply wash it with mild detergent and water and avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasives.

To maintain the structural integrity of your pergola, regularly inspect it for any signs of damage or wear. Address any issues promptly, such as loose or damaged hardware, warped or damaged beams, or cracks in the posts or cross beams. Regular maintenance can help ensure that your pergola lasts for years to come.