There is nothing like spending time outside on a warm summer’s day, but oftentimes, the intense heat is enough to send you and your family inside to seek shelter from the scorching conditions. The summer is one of the best times to enjoy your backyard, patio, or outdoor living space, and installing a shaded structure can help provide an ample amount of shade for portions of your outdoor space.

Compass Outdoor Design is a pergola and patio contractor in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. From covered patio and pergola installation to outdoor living space design, we’ve got your needs covered. Below, we’ll take a look at patios and pergolas, their differences, and how to choose which one is right for you. Contact our outdoor design build firm today!