The Best Hot Tub Pergola Design Ideas For Privacy and Shelter

A pergola is a fantastic feature for any garden, but is a particularly perfect addition when built over your hot tub: not only does it add an attractive finishing touch to spruce up the area, but a pergola over your hot tub also provides privacy, so you can have peace in mind while enjoying a luxurious soak.  And, of course, it protects you from the British weather. A hot tub sheltered by a pergola with a roof enables you to use it year-round and really make the most out of it.  Building a wooden hot…

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How to Build a Wooden Pergola in Your Garden

Building a pergola can be a daunting task for a homeowner, with a suite of potential issues. In this guide from The Porch Specialist, we’ll take you through a step-by-step guide to building one of our wooden pergola kits in your garden, leaving you with a strong, sturdy installation.  A pergola is a great method of home improvement, creating a beautiful outdoor living space within your garden for entertaining, relaxation, or even work. The Porch Specialist offers bespoke pergola kits, designed around the needs of your outdoor spaces.  We’ll look at installing a freestanding pergola,…

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Purchase Your Luxury Pergola Design Today

If you’re interested in buying a pergola for your garden, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the different design options available. A pergola offers a wide range of options for your outdoor spaces, capable of being used as a workspace, a leisure space or simply as a relaxation space.  Pergolas can be attached to your house, installed above a patio or used as a standalone structure within your garden. In this guide, we’ll take a look at a range of pergola designs for your garden, explaining the utility of this traditional garden structure. We’ll cover…

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Beautiful and Practical Pergola Ideas

Oak frame pergola

A pergola can be the perfect addition to your garden, either attached to your house or as a garden island. There are many ideas to decorate your pergola, whether it’s small or large, whether it’s over a patio, a BBQ pit, or a coffee table. In this guide from The Porch Specialist, we’ll share with you some of the best design ideas for your pergola. A Brief History of Pergola Design The first recorded use of a pergola was for shade, by an Egyptian official in 1400bc. Using Pergolas for shade remains popular in the…

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Expert Porch Builders and Designers

Full Height Porch Bungalow Detail

Beautiful Oak Framed Porches We understand that there’s nothing quite like being the master of your own building project, complete with your own work schedule and no deadline to meet. That’s why we at The Porch Specialist are happy to prepare high quality, easily-installed porch kits for you to place on your home, helping you and every other customer we have to become DIY porch builders in your own right, with your own timetable and no time lost looking for third party labour. We have years of experience in offering our timber and oak porch…

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Bring Traditional Charm to Your Property With a Brick Porch

Brick Porches Built to Last At The Porch Specialist, we can bring a catalogue of brick porch kits to homes across the UK, giving you the open or enclosed porch you have always wanted to impress your friends and loved ones. We will make you the master of your own work project, by giving you the porch kit that will match your home’s specifications exactly as you have always imagined. If you have been searching for the classically designed wood and brick porch to complete the look of your property, then you have come to…

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Front Porch for Classic Curb Appeal

Looking for a traditional wooden front porch? Here at The Porch Specialist, we are passionate about providing a stunning range of durable, classically designed and traditionally made front porches for homes across the UK, giving our customers an entrance to their home that their friends and loved ones will admire for years to come. Become the master of your property’s DIY and home improvement by purchasing one of our large or small front porch kits, and complete a full installation of your own purchase whenever you want! We design and manufacture every product we make…

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Install a Porch Timber Canopy

Porch canopy

Install a Timber Porch Canopy to Bring Charm and Value to Your Home At The Porch Specialist, we have a fantastic range of stylish, hard-wearing and easily installed porch canopies that will cover any entrance or exit and provide the solution to making your home look as welcoming as you want it to. Have your guests greeted by a traditionally made porch canopy that you have built and installed yourself, basking in the achievement of having carried out your very own home improvement project. We are certain it will impress your friends and family, too!…

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Add Instant Kerb Appeal to Your Property

Darren Hook, Managing Director of The Porch Specialist, discusses how porches can instantly boost your home’s kerb appeal. As winter approaches, porches fast become a doorstep must-have for homeowners prone to either fumbling for house keys at the bottom of their bag or juggling with the shopping after a weekly trip to the supermarket. Porches can be a real benefit at this time of year, but they can also prove to be a great asset for a home’s overall aesthetic. Generally speaking, you won’t require planning permission if your porch falls within a certain criteria….

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