Having a deck with pergola in your yard or garden, you provide an excellent rest place to enjoy not only summer nights, but rainy days as well. Depending on your imagination and personal approach towards exterior designs, you can even apply some geometrical edges to the deck to add some contrasting appearance to the overall exterior. Moreover, such a deck with pergola with the latter built with an arched form, will emphasize the uniqueness of the outdoor environment you own.
Building a pergola on deck brings forward an elegant and attractive appeal to the backyard. If you have a pool and a pooldeck around it, you can bravely start constructing a pergola to cover the deck. Thus you will get a gorgeous place to rest and be protected from sun after swimming (in case you do not want to sunbathe). Additionally, constructing a swinging set under your pergola on deck you will have a splendid place for your children to have fun protected from the sizzling sun.
For building a pergola over deck, you will need some wood material: for instance hardwood or cedar are more preferable, though Ipe is quite more suitable for constructing a pergola on the beach as this wood type is soil resistant and can withstand salty weather for many years. Anyway, you can always choose metallic or other material construction as a pergola, yet wood is much cheaper and more easy to work with. So, you can turn your deck into a cozy area to enjoy some insulation just building a nice pergola on it.