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Zion Resort

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No more putting up with the hot sun or getting chased inside by a summer rain shower. The Zion Resort comes with an aluminum louvered system that you can open and shut with remote controls for overhead protection. It’s the perfect blend of traditional and modern for a delightful outdoor experience!

  • 100% weatherproof with louvers closed
  • Rust-free and maintenance-free aluminum
  • Louvers rotate up to 90° so you can get the amount of light and air you need

Pictured Upgrades

  • Composite Floor

Pictured Upgrades

  • Composite Floor
  • Black Paint
  • Square header end detail
  • 1 piece post base
  • Gray Louvers
  • 8 × 8 Post
  • 6 × 8 Headers
  • 4 × 6 Rafters
  • 1 x 16 face boards
  • Pre-cut, Pre-stained
  • Aluminum louvers
  • 110v-12v motor
  • Remote open and close
A10’6″12’6″14’6″16’6″18’6″20’6″24’6″Outside of roof to outside of roof.
BOverall height
C10′12′14′16′18′20′24′Outside of post to outside of post
DBrace size (available in 2′, 2′ 6″, 3′)
EHeader end detail.
F8′ standard post length. Post length = distance
to bottom of header
Any pergola larger than 18 × 18 will require additional post on eve side.
Q. Can my pergola or pavilion fit over my existing patio or must I get a new one?

A.     Our pergolas and pavilions are completely customized so they can fit over new or existing patios.

A.    A pavilion has a roof while a pergola does not, making a pavilion a more versatile choice for climbing plants.

A.    Because of our pre-cutting process, we may only be on your property for one or two days. Depending on the intricacy of the customization, it will take longer, but construction will rarely take longer than 4 days.

A.      Most counties require a building permit and lot improvement permit for any structure larger than 200 square feet. However, permitting varies from county to county. Brookside recommends checking with your local county for planning and zoning assistance.

We’ll Do the Work; You'll Have the Fun!

Watch your backyard metamorphose into a shaded paradise for your relaxation! You’ll enjoy having one project manager to guide you through the project from the beginning to the end along with a crew that’s fun to have around.

How Is Our Timber Frame Joinery Unique?

The time-honored tradition of timber framing is a building method that goes back thousands of years. Basically, it involves cutting large timbers to the precise sizes that are needed and then carving corresponding sections in these timbers so they fit together. Imagine huge 3D puzzle pieces or a glove and a hand, and you’re pretty close to the theory of timber framing. 

Then, instead of typical hardware, like screws and nails, we use wooden pegs in our timber frames. This adds a dimension of strength and rigidity to our timber frame structures. 

There are many types of joinery in timber framing. Here are the three main joints we use in our structures:

Mortise and Tenon Joinery

mortise and tenon or peg

The mortise is a hole cut into one piece of wood, while the tenon is a projection on the other piece that fits into the mortise. When correctly crafted, a mortise and tenon joint is among the strongest and most durable wood joints.

Kneebrace Joinery

3d timber frame joint

The Y-shaped pieces in the pictures of our structures are part of the knee brace joint. Notches in the horizontal and vertical beams correspond with projections in the 2 wooden “arms” of the “Y.” This joint strengthens the frame and helps it stand up to wind-loading.

Tongue & Groove Joinery

tongue and groove ceiling

A tongue and groove joint is the joint used in our ceilings and floors to connect each board to the next. Each wooden flat board has a slot on one long side and a ridge on its other long side. The ridge (tongue) clicks into the slot (groove) of the board beside it, creating a keen fit over a wide surface.

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