Rural Urbana, IL This beautiful timber frame solar pergola is an addition to two roof-mounted solar arrays and was built in conjunction with a lakefront deck installation. Bifacial solar panels create the perfect space for watching sunsets over the lake.
Urbana, IL This 3kW solar pergola addition to a roof-mounted system creates a shaded pool cabana for the swimming pool patio. The pergola is timber-framed in Douglas Fir for beauty and longevity.
Champaign, IL This beautiful timber-framed solar pergola over the back patio with 7.2kW solar system utilizes clear bi-facial panels to create a shaded space for entertaining and leisure.
Urbana, IL New Prairie Solar built this 3.6kW timber frame solar pergola in addition to a rooftop solar installation.
West Urbana, IL With a clear view to the back yard and gardens, generous lighting, ceiling fans, warm cedar tones and an exposed timber ceiling, this cozy screened in porch and spacious deck blend the best of both indoor and outdoor living.
Urbana, IL This carport pergola construction features a clear corrugated roof to allow for shade grass to grow in the environmentally friendly, permeable driveway below. Sliding doors with screens and canvas roll-shades provide some protection from the weather to vehicles and items stored underneath. Constructed of treated wood, the timber will need to dry for […]
West Urbana, IL The overflowing gutters and poorly draining downspouts of this early 1900s porch were causing the concrete slab to sink in one corner. After correcting the slab and tuckpointing the masonry columns, the gutters were outfitted with filters and the downspouts were terminated in an underground French drain, well away from the structure. […]
Champaign, IL Direct sunlight often made this unshaded, west-facing entry door too hot to open! The gambrel roof made attachment of an attached roof difficult, and some sunlight into the front foyer was desired. The solution was to build a small, shade pergola. This pergola allows for vining plants to shade in summer and still […]
Urbana, IL The original two-tiered deck of this Urbana residence was past its prime and was missing vital flashing where it was fastened into the house. After repairing a few sections of rotted rim joists and damaged siding, the new wrap-around cedar deck was properly flashed and constructed as one level for more flexibility and […]
South-West Champaign, IL Cathedral ceilings, composite decking, lighting, and ceiling fans transformed a once unshaded, unprotected, undersized concrete patio into a welcoming place for hosting outdoor parties or just enjoying a quiet, breezy, summer afternoon.