You're currently viewing the Description tab. Please note that there are several other tabs: CAD Drawing, Video, Picture Gallery, Q&As, Shipping & Delivery and Assembly Info.
About this Pergola Configuration
Type: Freestanding (see the attached version of this pergola)
Style: Modern (see the traditional version of this pergola w/ overhangs)
Dimensions: 12' wide x 12' deep
Interior Structure: Heavy-duty aluminum frame
Exterior Color & Material: White vinyl (see the tan version of this pergola)
Warranty: Lifetime warranty
Shipping: HALF OFF for a limited time ($500 savings)
Schematics: Click here to view/download CAD drawings
Want a different configuration? Complete this 20-second wizard to be taken directly to the pergola kit matching your space and preferences.
Please note that the pictures shown on this page are representative of various configurations of Sunset Pergolas and do not necessarily depict the exact configuration offered on this page.
All-Inclusive Pergola Kit
Sunset Pergola kits include EVERYTHING you'll need for a 100% complete, fully-assembled pergola. This 12x12 foot modern-style attached pergola kit includes the following key components (text is color-coded to match the image, which you can enlarge by clicking):
4 Posts: 7" x 7" with heavy-duty aluminum frame (style chosen above)
4 Box Beams: 2" x 8" with heavy-duty aluminum frame
4 Rafters: 2" x 6" with heavy-duty aluminum frame
2 Outside Purlin Holders: 2" x 3.5" (sit up against box beams)
4 Inside Purlin Holders: 1.75" x 1.75" (sit atop rafters)
32 Shade Purlins: 7/8" x 3" (assumes 75% shade option is selected)
All hardware & fasteners needed to assemble the pergola (stainless steel), except hardware for securing the posts to a secure base (as this varies)
Click image to enlarge
Why a Sunset Pergola?
Sunset Pergolas offer the perfect combination of quality, beauty and affordability. The all-vinyl exterior is elegant and virtually maintenance-free, and the aluminum frame is both structurally strong and rust-proof.
Heavy-Duty Aluminum Frame
Sunset Pergolas are built to last - and to stay beautiful - for decades. The sturdy aluminum frame ensures that your pergola will not sag, bow, bend, break or rust over time.
The half-inch thick welded post base and stainless steel fasteners will hold your pergola securely in place, even in extreme weather conditions. The posts (columns) can easily be trimmed to your preferred height and attached to virtually any surface (deck, concrete slab, pillar or footing).
Premium Vinyl Exterior
With such quality on the inside, do you think we would skimp on the outside? Absolutely not! The exterior of every piece (the posts, beams, rafters and shade purlins… everything!) is made of premium extruded vinyl that is as beautiful as it is durable. Anyone who has ever had both a vinyl fence and a wooden fence knows how much easier it is to clean and maintain vinyl. Our pergolas are virtually maintenance-free and are guaranteed to never chalk, pit, discolor or become brittle.
Sunset Pergolas are manufactured right here in the USA and are protected by a lifetime warranty. Order a free sample or read more about our high-quality materials.
Not Quite What You're Looking For?
Is this pergola configuration almost what you want… but not quite perfect? No problem! You’re looking at one of thousands of unique pergola configurations we offer! So there’s absolutely no need to "settle" for this configuration when you can have exactly what you want!
Use our interactive design tool to quickly find a pergola that is perfectly suited to your space, lifestyle and preferences. You can choose the pergola type (freestanding or attached), pergola style (modern or traditional, with overhangs), width and depth dimensions, color (white or tan vinyl), width and style of posts (columns), level of shade provided (50%, 75% or 90%) and much more. Beyond all that, if you're looking for an odd-sized or non-rectangular-shaped pergola, we can build those too! Just give us a call at 877-760-6992 and we'll give you a custom quote.
We’re so confident your Sunset Pergola will look beautiful for decades that we have no hesitation backing it with a limited lifetime warranty. Click here to read through the warranty information.
Easy Assembly: DIY or Installed For You
Assembling a Sunset Pergola is quite simple and straightforward. Even novices with little to no construction experience can bang it out in a day or two. You don’t need any specialized tools, either. We provide fully-illustrated installation instructions, several demo videos (for the more complicated steps) and will even provide live help via FaceTime or Skype for free (if needed).
Or you can hire an installer near you to assemble and install your pergola for you. Check out this list of installers throughout the country who have 1) completed our installation training course, 2) passed a test we administer, and 3) already installed our pergolas multiple times (in most cases).
Click here for more details and FAQs about assembling your Sunset Pergola.
Like the Look, But More Than You Were Planning to Spend?
Modern pergolas (like the one featured on this page) typically cost 20-40% more than our traditional pergolas of the exact same dimensions.
But what if you just like the contemporary look of our modern pergolas better?
You may want to consider our hybrid pergola option (as shown in the picture to the left), which is essentially a traditional pergola customized and installed to look a lot more like a modern pergola (with no overhangs and more clean, squared-off corners).
To get this hybrid pergola look, just order a 20-40% lower-cost traditional pergola, select Flat beam/rafter end caps, and install the posts so they are flush with the outside edges of the beams and rafters (rather than 12" in from the beam/rafter edges, resulting in no overhangs). Click here for more details.
Where To Next?
Shipping & Delivery