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Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space with a Custom Pergola

Are you looking to elevate your outdoor living experience? Look no further than custom pergolas from Excel Custom Decks. Our team of skilled designers and builders is passionate about creating unique and personalized outdoor living spaces that reflect your style and needs.

With our custom pergolas, you’ll not only have a functional and shaded outdoor area but a space that is both stylish and inviting. Our commitment to quality and attention to detail means that every custom pergola we build is a true work of art. Whether you’re looking for a freestanding or attached pergola, a wood or vinyl structure, or a modern or traditional design, we have the expertise and experience to bring your vision to life.

Transform your outdoor space into a luxurious and inviting area with our custom pergolas. Contact us today to schedule a consultation, and let’s get started on enhancing your outdoor living space.

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Composite or Wood

At Excel Custom Decks, we offer a range of pergolas to suit every style and taste. Whether you’re looking for a modern composite design or a more traditional, wood structure, we have the perfect pergola for you.

Modern Composite Pergola

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Modern Composite Pergola

For those who desire a modern and sleek look for their outdoor living space, our composite pergola options are a perfect choice. They offer a clean and minimalist design that complements any contemporary style. Our aluminum pergolas are also incredibly durable and require minimal maintenance. They are built to withstand even the toughest weather conditions, ensuring that your pergola remains a beautiful addition to your home for decades. With our skilled designers and contractors, we create a customized composite pergola that perfectly suits your specific needs and home style.

Traditional Wood Pergola

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Traditional Wood Pergola

If you prefer a more traditional and timeless look, our wood pergolas are an ideal choice. We offer a variety of wood types, including cedar and redwood, that is not only aesthetically pleasing but also incredibly durable. Our skilled carpenters can also add intricate details and accents to create a truly unique and personalized pergola. With the option to stain or paint your wood pergola, you can easily match it to your home’s exterior, creating a cohesive and beautiful outdoor living space.

Benefits Of A Pergola

Your Versatile Outdoor Veranda

Pergolas are versatile outdoor structures that offer a range of uses and benefits. They can transform an ordinary backyard into an inviting outdoor living space, providing shade and shelter for relaxing, entertaining, and dining. Here are some popular use cases for pergolas:

Outdoor Dining

Pergolas provide the perfect setting for outdoor dining, offering a shaded area to enjoy meals with family and friends. With the addition of string lights or lanterns, your pergola can be transformed into a cozy and romantic setting for dinner parties.


With a comfortable seating arrangement and soft furnishings, a pergola can become a peaceful retreat for relaxing and unwinding. Add some potted plants or climbing vines for a natural and tranquil ambiance.

Pool-side Shade

Pergolas can be a great addition to pool areas, providing shade and protection from the sun’s harsh rays. They can also offer a designated area for lounging and relaxing poolside.

Garden Accent & Trellis

Pergolas can add visual interest and structure to a garden, providing support for climbing plants and vines. They can also serve as a focal point or accent piece in a landscaped yard.

With deck lighting, you can enjoy your outdoor living space long after the sun goes down, creating memories with your family and friends that will last a lifetime.

Use Cases

Jane was looking to transform her plain and uninspired backyard into a beautiful and functional outdoor living space. Our team worked with her to create a unique pergola that complemented her home's modern design while providing the shade and shelter she needed. The result was a stunning backyard oasis that Jane and her family now enjoy year-round.

Our team added a ceiling fan and outdoor speakers to create a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. The garden structure was positioned in a way that allowed for optimal shade coverage while still letting in plenty of natural light. The final result was a beautiful garden structure that added value and beauty to John's outdoor living space.

Our team designed and installed a freestanding pergola that provided the shade and shelter she needed while still allowing for plenty of natural light. The vinyl material was a great choice for its low maintenance and durability. Emily was thrilled with the final product and now uses her patio year-round, rain or shine.

Key Features

A patio that fits your style: Custom design, quality materials, and expert installation

Are you in search of a way to transform your outdoor living space and make it a more enjoyable and functional area? Look no further than our professional patio services, which offer a range of key features that set us apart from the competition. Our team of skilled professionals provides customized patio design services, utilizing only high-quality materials sourced from trusted suppliers like AFCO Railings and Azek – Timbertek. We take pride in ensuring that each job is done right the first time, leaving you with a patio that complements your home’s architecture and style, while also adding value to your property. With our patio services, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are receiving the best in the industry, and that your outdoor space will become a true haven for relaxation and entertainment.

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Pergola Installation Process

Crafting Your Dream Outdoor Space: Our Process for Custom Pergolas

STEP 01 : Consultation

At Excel Custom Decks, we understand that each customer has unique needs and preferences when it comes to their pergola. That’s why we begin our process with a thorough consultation to discuss your ideas and determine the best approach for your project. Our team will listen to your needs and provide expert advice on design and material selection.

STEP 02 : Planning and Design

Our skilled designers will then create a custom design that meets your specifications and complements your home’s architecture. Using advanced software, we can provide 3D renderings of your pergola design, allowing you to visualize the end result before construction begins.

STEP 03 : Material Selection

We offer a variety of materials for your pergola, including wood, vinyl, and aluminum. We will work with you to choose the perfect materials that fit your style and budget. Our experts will also provide guidance on the best materials to withstand the elements and maintain durability.

STEP 04 : Installation

With your design and materials selected, our experienced craftsmen will construct your pergola with precision and attention to detail. We use only high-quality materials and advanced construction techniques to ensure that your pergola is built to last.

STEP 05 : Inspection and Maintenance

To enhance the beauty and functionality of your new pergola, we offer a range of final touches, such as lighting and landscaping. Our team can add lighting to your pergola to create a warm and inviting atmosphere for evening gatherings. We can also incorporate landscaping elements to complement your pergola and create a stunning outdoor living space.



5 stars! Excel Custom Decks has remodeled my previously damaged deck and it has been vibrant and unfazed for over five years now, and I was impressed with their attention to detail. They truly go above and beyond! My deck continues to stay beautiful year after year.

Sarah Contino
Small Business Owner

We had our deck built on our new home through Excel and they have done such an incredible job communicating and doing immaculate work on it itself. They did everything as efficiently and quickly as possible. We are very happy! Thank you again to the Excel team!

Austin Further
CEO & Founder

Outstanding Custom Builders, They just finished our Pool House, they clearly understood our wants/needs and stayed within our budget. Quality work, Great communication. Unlike many builders that tell you what you want to hear, Excel was always honest and made us feel at ease.

Scott Kinowski

Ordered the service of major repairs of the kitchen. After submitting the application, we were quickly contacted and clarified all questions. The experts arrived the next day, estimated the amount of work and the price, and then started working. We did everything as efficiently and quickly as possible. We are very happy!

John Contino
Home Owner

Robert McDonald

President, Excel Custom Decks

Frequently Asked Question

A pergola is an outdoor garden structure consisting of columns that support a roofing grid of beams and rafters. Patio covers, on the other hand, are solid structures that provide full shade and shelter from the rain. Pergolas offer partial shade and are often used to create an outdoor room or to add architectural interest to a landscape.

Pergolas can be constructed using a variety of materials, including wood, vinyl, and aluminum. The choice of material depends on the desired look and function of the pergola, as well as the climate and environmental conditions.

Yes, pergolas can be attached to a house or other structure. An attached pergola can provide a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors and can be a great way to extend living space while creating a comfortable and stylish outdoor area.

Pergolas provide partial shade, which can be perfect for creating an outdoor room or for shading a specific area of a garden or patio. Additional shade can be added with the use of plants, curtains, or a retractable canopy.

Yes, pergolas can be customized to suit individual tastes and needs. Custom pergolas can be designed to fit a specific space or to complement a home’s architecture. Options for customization include material type, design style, color, and additional features such as lighting or built-in seating.

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Wisconsin Pergola Builder

Above all, Excel Custom Decks values the relationships we build with our customers. We customize our approach to create the ideal deck you envision. With quality craftsmanship and attention to detail, we create a deck that’s within your budget and meets your schedule.

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11414 W. Park Place Suite 202 Milwaukee, WI 53224

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811 E. Washington Ave. Suite 400 Madison, WI 53703

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