A porch with columns makes the entrance to the eye-catcher

The entrance area is the business card of the house. With a canopy, which is mounted on pillars, this becomes a visual highlight. In addition, it is an optimal wind and rain protection and ensures that you stay dry when you are at the door and looking for your key.

Protection against wind and weather

The attachment of a canopy provides weather protection and functionality. Whether modern villa, sandstone building or half-timbered house, the most diverse materials and finishes are available.

Some manufacturers offer canopies mounted on columns. There is also the possibility to buy the columns individually and to adjust the roofing material.

Additional highlights

Versions as flat or pitched roofs are available for selection, half-round or with all-round protection, a canopy on pillars offers many possibilities for optical design. The columns stop the canopy and should have sufficient load capacity.

Additional features include light wells, incorporated spotlights, a water drain in the columns or a starry sky. Also in terms of color choice, there are almost unlimited possibilities

The materials

The pillars of the canopy can be made of stucco, wood, plastic, stainless steel or galvanized steel. The choice of column material depends on the material of the canopy. Glass and stainless steel look modern, wooden houses are particularly effective in half-timbered houses.

Carvings, flourishes, shiny looks or the matching color make the canopies for the canopy something unique.

Columns on the canopy bring different effects

  • Stucco columns create a Mediterranean flair
  • Concrete pillars are rather cool
  • Wood gives a warm impression.

The prices at the different providers

A canopy of glass with simple columns made of stainless steel is available for the price of 350, - €, custom-made products are correspondingly expensive and priced at a few thousand euros.

  • schmitz-peter.de has high quality canopies with columns on offer.
  • At holzbau-shop there are round pillars from different woods to buy.
  • saeulen.de has columns in white concrete and concrete sandstone in its range.

Tips & Tricks

If you are looking for the individual, you can buy the columns for the canopy separately and combine them with the canopy of your choice. This creates a house entrance area that leaves nothing to be desired.

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