What’s the difference between Solara and StruXure adjustable aluminum pergolas? Both adjustable louvered pergola systems give you control over your outdoor living space, allowing you to maximize enjoyment year-round. However, there are key differences between the two products in construction, rain protection, customizability, available accessories, and product warranty. Which home pergola is the best solution for your porch or patio? We’ve got the details to help you make the best decision for your backyard and your bank account.

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Construction Of The 2 Pergolas

Both StruXure and Solara custom pergolas are made of aluminum, requiring minimal maintenance. They are termite-proof, will not rot or rust, and do not require painting. There are, however, differences in construction:

StruXure Adjustable Pergola

  • Structure
    StruXure home pergolas feature fully-extruded aluminum with stainless steel fasteners and a premium powder-coated finish, offering a superior fit and finish and enhanced durability.
  • Louvers
    StruXure pergolas have wider, 6-inch louvers, offering improved views. Louvers pivot, featuring aircraft-grade aluminum pivots that never wear. Louvers can tilt from 0 (closed) to 170 degrees (open).
  • Sliding system
    Optional sliding roofs incorporate louvered roofing sections that operate like the sunroof of a car, sliding out of sight to offer unencumbered sky views.
Solara Pergolas

  • Structure
    Solara’s economical roll-formed pergolas are their most popular option, however, they also offer upgraded extruded aluminum custom pergola systems.
  • Louvers
    Solara louvers are thinner, featuring 4-inch louvers made of high-quality recycled aluminum. Louvers are supported from below by 30% fiberglass clips with a UV protected alloy on edge. These clips raise/lower the louvers, tilting from 0 (closed) to 130 degrees (open).

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Weather Resistance

StruXure Adjustable Pergola

StruXure aluminum pergolas are specially engineered to stand up to hurricane-force winds, heavy snow loads, and resist denting from hail.

Solara Pergolas

Solara can design your system to meet general conditions in your area. Their generic systems withstand snow loads of 30psf and winds speeds of 90mph, but can be engineered to tolerate up to 70psf snow loads and 120 mph winds.

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