The pergola is the beauty of your backyard but it should serve the purpose in extreme climatic conditions as heavy rainfall or scorching heat. For this purpose you can consider a retractable canopy which is very affordable option. Its styles and functions are countless and you will love it when installed in your garden. The retractable awning for pergola has long folding arms which can retract as required when bolted to the house. It also carries the option of changing the fabric after much use. However these awnings are coming up with acrylic fabrics being more durable as compared to other old fabrics.
Theses retractable awnings require proper instructions for installation and maintenance. It can handle light rain and wind but it must be handled in extreme weather. The remote controlled awnings are best of all which retract automatically with wind sensors. They also come with bug free retractable screens for protecting your from various insects while sitting outdoor.