Preparing your pergola for winter

You can spend pleasant moments with your friends and family or even on your own with a good cup of coffee and an exciting book all year long. Enjoy the comfort, tranquillity and solitude protected from sun and wind. As winter is approaching, it is time to say thank you to your pergola for the agreeable moments. In other words, it is time to prepare it for winter. And how to do it? It’s easy! Just follow our step-by-step guide and we’ll walk you through it.

1. Clear out all furniture, tools, equipment and toys

When the time comes to prepare for winter put away everything from the pergola to a place protected from frost, wind and humidity, for example, to the garage or the cellar. This way you can protect this equipment while creating enough space to prepare the pergola for winter.

2. Clean the pergola

Swipe and mop the floor thoroughly. Clean the fireplace, too. And don’t forget to remove spider’s webs and other stains. Read more: How to select your pergola?

3. Repair broken parts

Examine your pergola inside and out. Repair the broken parts. Tight loose screws, smooth the wood, will holes and cracks. These little faults can lead to more serious damage in the bad weather. By repairing them you can prevent serious damage.

4. Protect the wood with a coating

Cover the wood with a protective coating to help it through the winter. You can find many different products on the market against mould, humidity and pests that significantly increase the lifespan of your pergola.

5. Look after your pergola in the winter, too

Preparing your pergola for winter is extremely important but you should check it from time to time during the winter months, too. Clean the spider’s webs from the roof, check for faults and damages and try to repair them as soon as possible.

But the most important is to choose a premium quality pergola that will not be ruined by the first windstorm or snowfall. And this is exactly what we offer you! If you take care of your pergola during winter, you can enjoy it all year long.

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