If you are planning to buy a pergola cover, there are a lot of different choices; different materials, different purposes and different prices as well. While you can get one from your local supply store, there are a lot of different ones which may be better suited for your needs.
Essentially, a pergola covers is created to cover any walkway, sitting area outside. It is usually supported by a pergola structure. The material used for such covers is selected because of its sun blocking abilities.
Since basic purpose of these covers is to look esthetically pleasing and to block sunlight, the materials used can range from aluminum sheets, tightly woven cloth, fiber glass, treated wood etc.
These commercial awning are used to help you stay in the shade outside. Their use outside makes them a perfect option for people looking for an almost minimalist design for outside sitting areas, they blend in well with the surrounding theme and are different for different types.
Commercial awnings are available in different types for tropical areas, or general purpose gardens as well as in hot climate areas. Selecting the one which is right for you is important when buying a pergola cover.