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Pergola Designs

The Home Depot installs both wood and extended metal pergolas, along with cedar pavilions. Our licensed pergola installers will handle all the project details while you enjoy all benefits of your new outdoor structure.

Trusted Installers

The Home Depot’s professional pergola, arbor, and outdoor pavilion installers are local, licensed, insured, and have undergone a thorough background-screening process before conducting a free consultation.

Special Financing

We offer a wide range of flexible financing options to help build your outdoor structure including Home Depot’s Consumer Credit Card and Project Loan, plus one competitive project price on any pergola installation.

Pergola & Patio Cover Installation

Whether you're looking for landscape decor or more living space to enhance your home's value, trust our professionals to install the pergola that’s right for you.

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Took five months for a patio cover. Very poor communication

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Lake Crystal, MN

took a fair amount of time to install. not bad though

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common pergola installation questions

What is a pergola?

A pergola is an outdoor structure - made of wood, metal, or other material - with columns supporting a roofing grid that provide shade and partial protection for an outdoor living space. Often added as an extension to pre-existing homes, pergolas make great stylistic additions to a patio or back porch.

What are the main differences between sunrooms and pergolas?

While sunrooms can act as a true extension of your home, they don't provide the same outdoor living space feel as pergolas do. Pergolas can be installed attached to your house, or freestanding somewhere else in the backyard. Sunrooms provide more protection from the elements, but due to their structural design, pergolas make for beautiful outdoor lounge areas in the spring, summer, and fall. Finally, installing a pergola will typically cost less than adding a sunroom.

Do I need to obtain any building permits?

No. All permits required by your municipality will be acquired by your Home Depot professional.

What's included in the estimate?

When we provide you with an estimate during the FREE in-home consultation, our price includes materials, pergola construction and any permit fees.

Do I need to be present during installation?

You, or an adult over the age of 18 with the authority to make decisions, must be present at the start of the pergola installation process to review the project plans with the installation crew. It is also important to be present at the completion of the install so that you may complete the quality review checklist and review any maintenance requirements of your newly-installed pergola.

Installing a Pergola

When you call to set up a pergola installation appointment, make sure you're ready to answer the following questions:

Style & Material

Are you interested in a cedar or a extended metal pergola?

Location of Structure

Where do you want the new outdoor structure built? Do you want the new pergola built on an existing slab or deck?

HOA Rules & Regulations

What does your homeowners’ association allow?


Are any wires, sprinkler systems or gas lines buried near the job site?

Intended Use

How do you plan to utilize the pergola? Is it merely a cosmetic upgrade for the backyard, or will it be used as a patio cover where dining and entertainment occur?

Outdoor Pergola Design Ideas

Pergolas allow you to observe the beauty and wonder of the outdoors while enjoying the comforts and privacy of the indoors. Small pergolas are great for adding to the design and layout of a backyard, while large pergolas can act as a stylish patio cover. Pergolas also provide additional, outdoor living space for dining, relaxation or entertainment and add to the value of your home. Whether you're looking for a square or rectangle pergola, one with a canopy or just a roofing grid, the design possibilities are endless!

You can trust that The Home Depot can install a pergola that fits comfortably in your backyard and within your budget. When you’re ready to build your place in the sun, schedule a FREE in-home consultation, and let one of our professional pergola installers help you plan, design and build your new outdoor structure. We use premium-quality materials, offer a minimum one-year labor warranty and we’ll even clean up and haul-away the leftover debris.

Utilizing The Home Depot’s home services for your pergola installation project means getting the job done right. You can count on us to stand behind our work.

The Home Depot Credit Options

The Home Depot Consumer Credit Card offers no annual fee, everyday special financing and exclusive Home Depot benefits.

There's also The Home Depot Project Loan. It offers affordable fixed monthly payments, a 6-month purchasing window and no prepayment penalty.

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Benefits of Pergolas

Enhancing your home's value is just one of the many benefits of building a pergola. Other benefits include:

• Creating a bright, inviting ambiance

• Increasing your outdoor living space

• Making a great addition to any outdoor pool area

• Avoiding direct heat

• Attaching to the house to create a beautiful patio