Wood Pergolas vs. Vinyl Pergolas

Why Choose Vinyl?

maint_pic3Our vinyl patio covers are manufactured from 100% commercial grade virgin polyvinyl chloride (PVC) that is proven to outlast wood patio covers in quality and durability for a lifetime! Our pergolas come standard with galvanized steel inserts in all support beams and support posts, which provide dependable and lasting stability that you can’t get with a pergola that uses all wood inserts. You’ll not only save time and money through the life of your vinyl pergola from VinylPatioKits.com, you will easily add lasting, maintenance free value to your home.

Vinyl vs. Wood
Vinyl Wood
Projected Life Lifetime, long term 7-10 years, short term
Maintenance Free Yes No. Requires painting, staining, treating, repair and replacement.
Requires Painting and/or Staining Never Yes, regularly
Requires Treating Never Yes, regularly
Resistant to Graffiti Yes No
Resistant to Termites Yes No
Resistant to Fungus & Dry Rot Yes No
Free of Harmful Chemicals Yes No. Wood may contain Arsenic, Lead or Creosote, all known carcinogens.
Color Stable Yes No
Price Initial investment is greater. No replacement or maintenance costs. Initial cost less than vinyl. Costly maintenance, repairs and replacement.

Don’t be fooled by cheap imitations and don’t risk flimsy construction!

Our vinyl patio covers are made from commercial grade, high impact, weather resistant polyvinyl chloride that will never rot, rust or corrode, so you won’t have to spend your time and money replacing your pergola due to the damaging effects of moisture. And unlike patio covers built of wood, or vinyl covers using wood inserts, ours:

  • Will not chip, peel or splinter
  • Will not warp or rot
  • Are not susceptible to termites and other wood boring insects
  • Do not require annual staining or frequent maintenance Guaranteed!
  • Are quality from the inside out.
Galvanized steel construction
Galvanized steel sleeve inserted into every 2″ x 6″ support beam.
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