Choosing Materials for Arches and Pergolas

Lend a little bit of style to your arch or pergola with these tips for selecting materials that will enhance the natural beauty of any garden space.

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Box-section steel posts and steel girders are most effective used as part of pared-down minimalist designs, and even concrete lintels can be set into walls, forming sturdy overhead beams to support heavy climbers.

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