Gazebo Designs


Gazebo Designs and Styles can make a dramatic impact on your garden…

Gazebo designs and styles can make a dramatic impact to your garden and finding the right style out of the wide range of gazebos available will not only improve the overall look of your backyard, but will also increase the value of your home.  But with so many different types of gazebos to choose from including canvas gazebos, aluminium gazebos, wrought Iron gazebos and wooden gazebos, finding which style is going to complement your garden or your patio requires a little research to see what the market has to offer.

While the design of a gazebo harps back to the Egyptians thousands of years ago and was again made popular by the Romans and Greeks who ensured their popularity around the globe, the modern day gazebos tend mostly to be used as protective coverings for outdoor entertainment areas as well as outdoor rooms and garden design features.

Gazebo Design Styles

Before investing in a gazebo, you will want to assess what design style is going to work best in your particular backyard or garden and this will be determined by the location of your gazebo.

Gazebos that are attached to homes and act as additional living space and sun rooms as is the case with Belvederes need to feel like a seamless extension of the home.  You will want to ensure that the building material for your Belvedere is as closely matched to your home construction materials.  Adding value to your home is only achieved when an extension looks and feels like it belongs where it is.  With the wrong design, you can in fact decrease the value of your home, so make sure that you do your research to get it right.

When it comes to freestanding gazebos that are used to cover spas or hot tubs, it is recommended to use a wood such as cedar or redwood in order to incorporate it into the garden setting and make it look inviting.  Hot tub gazebos will often be exposed to extensive amounts of water and these wood types have a built in resistance to rot as well as insect infestations.

For patio gazebos, the size and style of your patio area will great influence the type of gazebo that you choose.  You will wish to install the gazebo by bolting it to the base of your patio.  For cement based patios, cement posts are often utilized, while with deck gazebos, the construction is much more suited to using wood.

Not all garden gazebos are permanent structures however.  If you are looking for a versatile option that will allow you to put up a shade structure in the garden or even move it to other locations, then the lightweight pop up gazebos made of aluminium and canvas are the ideal solution.

While building a gazebo is a great way to save money, you may opt for a gazebo kit which will save you money without you having to do a great deal of measuring and cutting.  If you have the expertise to build, quality gazebo plans can be located online and should not set you back too much money.  No matter what type of Gazebo Design you choose, you will find that this garden structure will supply you with endless hours of pleasure and enjoyment.