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7.2 Aluminium Pergola with Drop Sides by a Pool

Can a pergola increase the value of your UK property?

Definitive Guide; Why have a pergola? 

Aesthetic Appeal

Pergolas add charm and character to any property. They create an inviting outdoor space while also providing shade and shelter from the elements.

Pergolas offer practicality

As well as framing views, if you are a keen gardener, pergolas allow you to display & grow climbing plants to perfection – meaning you can make the most of every inch of your outdoor space. The RHS boasts how pergolas are taking the Royal Chelsea Flower Show by storm; giving inspiration for any garden. By providing horizontals above ground level, they help concentrate your eye on what's actually in the garden.

Pergola Roof Options:

But when it specifically comes to the roof of a pergola, there are plenty of options that you may not have previously considered. Motorised or manual louvered roofs are becoming increasingly popular; such as the Maranza and Rota Pergolas from Suns Lifestyle. These can add practicality – some can be easily retracted or lit up with recessed spotlights, for instance. Our Maze range of Como Aluminium Pergola offers LED lights as part of the package and some even have privacy screens included in the price. But they can also offer aesthetic appeal too.

Pergola Privacy Screens:

Providing a sense of enclosure with our pergolas can help home spaces feel more intimate and cosy too – perfect for modern living where so many of us crave privacy and a sense of security. It is not only a shelter from the elements but a place to bring family and friends together inside whilst still being outside.

Pergola with Drop Sides

Increase in Property Value

Studies have shown that properties with pergolas tend to have higher resale values. Home buyers are willing to pay more for a property with a pergola
It adds to the overall appeal and marketability of the property.  A pergola has the potential to add value to your home, with many estimates putting the return on investment at somewhere around 50% to 80%. That makes pergolas one of the more valuable additions homeowners can put on their homes.

Over-all Functional Benefits of the Pergola

Pergolas can serve as a versatile outdoor living space.
They can be used for entertaining guests or relaxing outdoors and they can also increase the usable square footage of your property.


In conclusion, adding a pergola changes the feel of your property and improving outdoor spaces can literally be life changing. Therefore on both a human level for well-being and a financial level, it can indeed increase its value.

It can also enhance the aesthetics and curb appeal of your home providing functional benefits that appeal to potential buyers.

Don't wait any longer, consider adding a pergola to your property today to optimise its value and enjoy the many benefits it has to offer to you and your family.


Other Useful Information:

Does a pergola need planning permission?

Our pergola assembly options

Ground Preparation Advice


5% of any Pergola sold will be donated to Motor Neurone Disease Association via Work for Good. Help us support people affected by MND.

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