If you have unused space in your garden, you may want to consider adding a pergola to the landscape. With their flat foundations and range of roof designs, a pergola can create an alfresco dining space, relaxation zone, or a spa retreat in a corner of your property that may previously have been deemed wasted space.
Those who can bring your pergola to life is the team at Zones Landscaping. Get in touch with them today to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation.
When it comes to creating the ideal landscape in your backyard – or your front yard for that matter – it doesn’t take long before you realise just how much is involved. Whether it’s an alfresco dining area you want to create or an inviting front lawn, the devil is in the detail and in the design!
At Zones Landscaping, our Landscaping Consultants know exactly what it takes to turn your landscaping ideas into reality. They’re up with the play on the details that need to be discussed, the contours that need to be consented, and the timelines and budgets that need to be maintained.
The way your local Zones Landscaping Consultant works is simple. They remain your single point of contact throughout your entire project. From creating your concept plan to determining your budget, your dedicated Landscaping Partner will manage your project from start to finish – keeping your project on plan, on time, and on budget.
How do we do it? They have the support of a local network of trusted landscaping suppliers and professionals in Wellington, which means they know the right person for every stage of your project. They’ll coordinate everyone involved and keep you in the loop. All you need to do is sit back, relax, and watch your landscaping project take shape.
Whether you’re looking for a traditional pergola or the more modern design of a louvre roof pergola, Zones have the knowledge and expertise of the types of pergolas that will suit your home. Your local Zones Landscaping Consultant also has a network of professionals who can design and construct the style of pergola that will fit your Wellington lifestyle.
For building a pergola with Zones Auckland Central, we implement a structured 5-step process to ensure the successful creation of your outdoor pergola space:
Step One: Initial Meeting
Our process commences with an initial meeting where we engage in a thorough discussion to understand your specific requirements, preferences, and the vision you have for your pergola. It's an opportunity for us to assess your unique space in Zones Auckland Central and gather important information.
Step Two: Concept Design and Estimation
Following our initial meeting, we progress to the concept design and estimation stage. Our team of skilled designers will craft a concept that reflects your ideas. We also provide you with a detailed estimation of the project's cost, ensuring transparency and clarity about the budget and project scope.
Step Three: Detailed Design, Planning, and Costing
Once the concept is refined and receives your approval, we move forward with the detailed design and planning phase. This involves creating a comprehensive blueprint for your pergola project. Our expert team meticulously plans every element, ensuring that the design integrates seamlessly into your outdoor space. We also provide an exhaustive cost breakdown to keep you informed about the financial aspects of the project.
Step Four: Build Stage
With the detailed design and planning finalised, we transition to the build stage of your pergola project. We work with a team of experienced builders and craftsmen take the lead in constructing your pergola. Quality, safety, and adherence to project timelines remain a top priority throughout this stage.
Step Five: Your Completed Pergola
Upon successful completion of the build stage, we present to you your finished pergola, ready to enhance your outdoor living space. We take immense pride in delivering an outdoor structure that not only meets but exceeds your expectations.
Pergolas can be freestanding, attached, arched, or lourved (also known as a lourve deck roof). In addition to pergola types, there are plenty of materials to choose from based on your style and preference. Wooden pergola designs are popular for a natural look, while aluminium gable pergolas offer a modern look and feel.
In New Zealand, pergolas with a lourved roof are common as a way to provide stylistic shading to your outdoor space.
When it comes to any outdoor construction in Wellington, withstanding the wind is a key requirement. Pergolas are traditionally flat roofed structures, square in shape with clean trussed roof lines to complete the look. While this style won’t keep the sun off the area entirely, it does go some way to providing a partly-shaded, slightly cooler space in your garden.
If the space in which you would like to construct a pergola in your garden is close to the house, you may want to consider tying the style in with the look and feel of your home, giving the impression of a home extension, rather than a separate structure in look and feel.
For more ideas about the right style of pergola for your garden, get in touch with your local Zones Landscaping Consultant. They can provide some insight during your free, no-obligation, consultation.
Many homeowners are achieving a more modern look to their pergolas with the use of louvres. This also creates greater functionality of the space, as louvres provide more protection from the elements. They’re also available in a range of styles and colours.
In New Zealand, a few specific pergola designs stand out among the rest. Opening lourve roof pergolas create resort-style luxury at home with a remote controlled roof. You could close the roof for complete shade, or open the roof slightly for a shaded breeze.
Pergolas with translucent roofing allows the sun to pass through, but shades the deck from the elements.
For indoor-outdoor flow, pitched pergolas are attached to the house at one end and pitch downwards to add shaded living space outside.
Your Landscaping Consultant will be able to advise you on the best pergola design to suit your style and property.
Be prepared for those Wellington winds with a pergola that is super secure. Metal materials like steel and aluminium are the most wind-proof. Your Landscaping Consultant will be able to inform you of the best option, depending on where your pergola will sit on your property.
The size, style, design, and construction of your pergola in Wellington will determine the cost of your structure. If you’re after a basic pergola with traditional wooden finishing, you can expect a project cost starting from around $10,000*. For a larger pergola with a more modern finish and louvres, complete with surrounding landscaping, your cost is likely to be upwards of $40,000*
We have a range of projects on our website that showcase different pergolas our Zones Landscaping Partners have managed for our clients. Browse these case studies for inspiration and for more information on a quote specific to your pergola ideas, give you local Wellington Zones Landscaping Partner a call today.
*Costs are rough estimates and are subject to change. For a fixed-quote accurate to your specific project, please consult your local Zones Landscaping Consultant.
Much like the cost of your pergola, whether you need a permit to build a pergola will depend on the design and construction, your property, and Wellington council requirements.
What is certain is that your local Wellington Zones Landscaping Consultant will be able to confirm with you whether or not you need a permit and, if your project does require paperwork, they’ll sort the necessary forms and consent for you.
The Zones Landscaping process is all about making your landscaping experience as simple as possible.
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If you want to have a pergola custom designed and built for your Wellington property, get in touch with your local Zones Landscaping Consultant today. They offer a free, one hour consultation to discuss your ideas and give you an indication of what’s involved in creating a perfect pergola for your property.Many a home in New Zealand’s capital city offers breath-taking views but the wild weather Wellington is known for can often make it untenable to enjoy those views from outside. With a custom-designed and built pergola positioned in your garden, you can dine, entertain, or simply soak up the vista on offer in both comfort and style.