When you want to sit out in your backyard but avoid the elements go gazebo. There are all sorts of different styles and models available to you. You can find everything from an inexpensive do it yourself kit up through elaborate plans that will require a contractor to build it for you. You’ll be able to find the exact the style, construction, and amenities to fit your budget.

To give you a good idea of what all is out there here are a few of the different types of gazebos:

Portable Gazebo:

  • For the budget conscious you can find portable gazebos that set up and disassemble in a matter of minutes.  If you aren’t sure exactly what you are looking for a portable gazebo is a good choice to get you started to see if you like the look in your backyard.

Do it Yourself Gazebo Kit:

  • Another option  is a do it yourself kit. These come with all the parts and pieces you need to assemble a gazebo over a long weekend. It’s similar to building an outdoor shed.  You will need to  put down a footing for the kit to sit on. Grab a helper, and start putting it together. Kits are available for a few hundred dollars and  you can  Learn How To put up your very own Gazebo and what materials to use at

Ready Made Gazebo Kit:

  • Then there is the ready-made gazebo which comes completely assembled. The company will just deliver it to your back yard and set everything up. Expect to pay a couple grand for one of these.

Design Your Own:

  • Finally you can go wild and design your own with the help of a contractor. The sky is the limit when it comes to features. You can build anything that your budget will allow. allows you to create the Gazebo of Your Dreams! using their Gazebo Wizard.

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