Cost of Pergolas

Don’t let your remodeling budget go over-board by hidden surprises – understand what the average installed costs for Pergolas is in your zip code by using our handy calculator. If you’re looking for a breakdown for Cost of Pergolas materials and what installation cost might be, you’ve come to the right place.

As an experienced licensed home improvement contractor, I know first hand what it should cost for various levels — from Basic, Better, and of course the best. The Cost of Pergolas estimator will provide you with up to date pricing for your area. Simply enter your zip code and the square footage, next click update and you will see a breakdown on what it should cost to have Pergolas installed onto your home.

Pergolas Costs Zip Code Sq. ft.
Basic Better Best
Pergolas – Material Prices $1610.00 – $1620.00 $2135.00 – $2137.50 $2615.00 – $2627.50
Pergolas – Installation Cost $162.50 – $167.50 $175.00 – $182.50 $185.00 – $195.00
Pergolas – Total $1772.50 – $1787.50 $2310.00 – $2320.00 $2800.00 – $2822.50
Pergolas – Total Average Cost per square foot $35.60 $46.30 $56.23
  • Cost can add up quickly, especially if you’re a novice and have never attempted a Pergolas installation before. I would strongly recommend you hire a licensed and Insured Pergolas contractor to perform the installation for you.
  • Be sure to have a copy of the Pergolas Manufacturer’s recommended installation requirements before starting, to make sure your project doesn’t end up costing you more money in the long-run.

Pergolas – Pricing and Installation Cost Checklist

  • Get at least 3-5 estimates before hiring a Pergolas contractor — estimates are typically free, unless it’s a service call for a repair.
  • Expect the Pergolas prices to fluctuate between various companies – each and every company have different operation expenses and over-head.
  • Try to get prices in late Fall, early winter – you should expect aggressive pricing discounts by waiting for a contractor’s down season.
  • Try to budget and additional 7-15% more on top of what our calculator gives out – I.e; difficult configurations, patterns, the additional complexity of your home will add to the Pergolas costs.
  • Visit every supply house that sell your particular brand of Pergolas and try to negotiate a better price with each supplier – I save on average 20%.
  • Remember, there are multiple styled homes in the U.S – from: Contemporary, colonial, cape-cod style, ranch, bungalow, victorian, etc. So keep that in mind and try to budget a little more, before starting your Pergolas project.

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External References:

  1. The HUD PATH Rehab Guide – Great resource for understanding framing systems and estimating costs
  2. Builders Estimating Guide – 2011 Edition

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