Pergola vs. Pavilion

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Hi! Yea it’s me again. Don’t worry though I won’t be trying to sell you anything this time. Ok, that’s not entirely true, but I’m only doing this because I care about you. I’m here to relieve you from  stress, to make you feel at ease, and to make your life decisions a little easier. Well not all decisions but definitely helping you decide between a pergola or pavilion. Decisions can be hard to make sometimes and let’s face it, there are days when some of us just don’t want to adult, adulting just isn’t fun sometimes but that’s ok we will help with some of the responsibilities at no cost to you!! Unless of course if you buy something, but that’s beside the point.

If you have a yard there is no doubt you have been thinking about ways to make it more attractive. At Hometown Structures we have a number of options that will beautify your yard. Choosing between a pergola or pavilion will definitely make you the talk of your neighborhood, in a good way ofcourse. And if you are one of those people that just likes to show off, no worries I’m sure that there are still good things being said about you. Nonetheless, with a pavilion or pergola in your yard the friends that you do have will feel welcomed by the captivating elegance of your new structure.

So what’s it going to be, pergola or pavilion?

first, a few differences.

  • Pavilion offers a real roof that can shelter you from rain
  • With a pavilion you have the option of selecting a metal roof
  • Though pergolas do not have a solid roof we offer a canopy option that can also keep out the rain and provide shade.
  • Canopies on a pergola are retractable so you can enjoy the sun shining through on a beautiful day

Possibilities are virtually endless when it comes to the different uses one can get out of these beautiful structures.


EZ-Shade Pergola Canopy
EZ-Shade Pergola Canopy

-Pergolas are great for avid gardeners, certain plants can thrive on conditions offered by a pergola

-Good for hops, wisteria, ivy, clematis, or grape vines

-Pergolas add more character and style

-Ask about a lattice for extra shade.

-Enjoy the fresh air while remaining cool under extra shade


12' x 16' Pavilion vinyl

-Serves as a great entertainment outlet

-Great for Grill area

-Great for a picnic area

-Great for a lounge or pool area


  • Both structures are typically free-standing, but ask about attaching to your house
  • They can both increase home value. Pergolas especially are a desirable addition sought out by many who are seeking a new home
  • Both structures will most certain make your home stand out
  • You can add drapes or curtains to both for more privacy
  • Both have a variety of styles to choose from

So you say you still can’t decide? Well then that might be a problem. But you know what they say, when you can’t decide just go with both! I know I know, the money, but what if we could work out a deal with you? Hey anything is possible in this crazy world right we have current events to prove that. Seriously though, do not hesitate in asking one of us here how it is that we can help you, we strive at helping you get the structure not only that you need but that is perfect for you.

Stop in at Hometown Structures today and let us know how we can help you out. You can also visit our website to check out what it is that we have available on the lot right now.