In the past few decades, there have been a plethora of outdoor living designs to come about thanks to the rise in popularity of homeowners wanting to spend more time enjoying their backyard and nature. While this has made the variety and uniqueness factor spectacular, it has also led to some homeowners feeling a bit overwhelmed with the choices, as well as perhaps a bit confused by it all. One instance where we’ve found confusion is the difference between a gazebo and a pergola.

Compass Outdoor Design is an outdoor living area design company based in Dallas/Fort Worth. Our passion is creating beautiful outdoor designs for your home that you can enjoy for years to come, from a pool and spa to an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven. There are so many options to choose from for your outdoor living space designs that the sky truly is the limit. Below, we’ll clarify the difference between a gazebo and a pergola. Partner with our outdoor design company today!