Best Pergola and Pavilion Design Ideas for your Backyard

If you’re looking to improve your outdoor space, a pergola or pavilion may be the perfect option for you! Both pergolas and pavilions act as an outdoor space that can be used for entertaining, relaxing, and so much more. While the two designs are similar, they have some important key differences to note. Once you understand those differences, you can begin designing the perfect pergola or pavilion...

Home awnings can add both form and function to the exterior of your home. They provide shade during the hot summer months and create extra space for light during the darker seasons. Furthermore, awnings can make your house more visually appealing if you choose the right style. As you read this guide, you will see three of the factors you should take into consideration prior to purchasing your new ...

Enclosing your patio is a sure-fire way to getting more enjoyment out of your outdoor space. Once you have decided to take this step, it is best to meet with several companies to decide who is the best fit for your project.   When the contractor comes to your home for a consultation, you should anticipate having a conversation regarding all aspects of the patio enclosure project. Here a...

Living in a sunny state is the dream for many homeowners, but a perfect climate comes with its fair share of downsides as well. Bugs, sun exposure, and unwanted reptile visitors are a few of the challenges a homeowner in Texas needs to be prepared for. Backyard screen enclosures are the perfect solution to many of the commonly heard complaints from homeowners with backyards and pools in that area....

It is common for a conservatory to be mistaken for a sunroom and vice versa. Both are in fact external rooms, which are designed to let in the sun, and so, they are perfect for enjoying a lovely summer’s day. Though the terms are often used interchangeably, there are key differences between the two, including their purpose, building material and the degree of sunlight they let in. Here we’ll take ...

Every year shade structures have been increased for residents and commercial properties. No matter where you drive you will come across fixtures with varied purposes such as gardens, gazebos, garage, parking space and many more. If you are looking upgrade your outdoor area, then consider installing shade structure to your yard. Here are some of the advantages of shade structures. Design and Dur...

If you’re thinking of adding more space to your home without a hassle of going through a construction project, you may want to consider investing in a patio enclosure. Don't you wish to sit down and read a book outside without being bothered by pesky bugs? Or maybe have the opportunity to host a gathering with your family and close ones, a patio enclosure can provide the space you need to enjoy th...

A pergola is an outdoor structure usually consisting of columns or posts and an open roof with cross beams that are often used for “outdoor living room.” Pergolas provide light and inviting space to relax, dine or just admire. At Texas Custom Exteriors, we have provided reasons why pergolas can be an excellent addition to your outdoor living space. Free-standing design element. For visual intere...

Reduce air conditioning costs during the summer and beautify and beautify your home exterior in the bargain, by adding fixed, retractable, or portable awnings to your windows. If you want to reduce air conditioning costs and keep your home interior cool, you may want to consider investing in awnings. According to a study from the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA), investing i...

As many homeowners know when who living in Texas, the weather can be brutal. The humidity is unbearable that you just want to stay home all day to keep yourself cool. Our team at Texas Custom Exteriors recommends you invest in a quality retractable awning to enjoy most of the sun. Here are five reasons you should have them installed today. Protects your outdoor elements. Investing in awnings ...