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Pergola Roofing - Sun and Rain Protection

Many customers have added pergolas to their outdoor living space. Recently many customers have been asking what options are available to roof their pergolas to protect from the rain and sun but keep the open air feeling without a closed in roof like shingles.

There is an answer -- Polygal!

Polygal is a roofing material made from polycarbonate which provides the following benefits:

  • it provides rain protection
  • it reduces the sun's heat so you can enjoy your outdoor living space more
  • it provides UV protection which not only protects you but your structure as well so you will have to stain your structure less frequently and lower maintenance
  • plants can continue to grow underneath it
  • it is more attractive than corrugated roofing
  • it comes in various tints so you can best match your outdoor living space
  • it comes with a 10 year limited warranty

Ok you say, that's great but what does it cost? Budget $9 per square foot. Not bad when you factor in that it will increase the usage of your outdoor living space, you will not have to replace it every 2-3 years like the corrugated plastics which leak and get damaged during storms, you keep that open air feeling as opposed to putting on shingles which are equally as expensive.

So what does it look like? Check out the pictures below and decide for your self. To get a free quote or to learn more about the product please visit or call 1-800-737-3950.


Polygal pergola roofing.


Up close roof of polygal roof on pergola


Underneath look of polygal roofing on pergola


Polygal pergola roofing view from above