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    Types of Covered Areas for Your Backyard

    Landscaping Ideas | December 21, 2021

    While many homeowners would love to spend time in their backyard every season, severe weather conditions can make this difficult. If you want to comfortably spend time in your backyard throughout the year, consider having a covered area installed by a professional. As leading providers of comprehensive landscape services including landscape design, construction, and installation, the team at Jovak Landscape & Design knows how valuable covered areas can be for all types of homeowners. That is why we have compiled a list of 4 popular types of covered areas for your backyard to help you determine which feature is right for your property.

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    4 Unique Covered Areas for Your Yard

    The following types of covered areas are a great choice for most yards, homeowners, and lifestyles:

    1. Arbours

    Arbours are one of the most common covered areas for backyards. They typically feature arched frames or square corners, helping to create defined entrances or exits for pathways in your backyard. In addition to adding structure to your yard, arbours can be a great support system for climbing plants. This allows you to grow vertical gardens for a striking aesthetic element.

    2. Gazebos

    A gazebo is one of the larger and more permanent options for covered backyard structures. They are versatile and can be built in a wide variety of sizes, shapes, and designs. Gazebos are supported by columns, have a solid roof that offers protection from sun and weather, and can be built with other design elements such as patterned panels.

    3. Patio Covers

    A patio cover is a great choice for many properties, especially if they already have a patio or wish to add one to their yard. Patio covers are attached to the home and can be constructed in various styles based on your wants and needs. Whether you are looking for complete coverage from sunlight and rain or partial coverage, a patio cover can help you achieve the perfect outdoor space.

    4. Greenhouses

    Greenhouses are the perfect backyard structures for gardeners. Each greenhouse is a freestanding structure with an enclosed roof and several windows. They are built to create a microclimate that is suitable for growing various flowers, vegetables, and other plants regardless of the weather outside. This allows for a thriving garden or dependable produce all year, even if you typically have severe weather conditions in summer or winter.

    To learn more about covered areas for your backyard or to inquire about our landscape installation services, get in touch with the team at Jovak Landscape & Design. We can be reached through our online contact form and will be happy to discuss the details of your project.