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Here at Apollo, we are often asked if our systems can help protect against the rain. Simply put, the answer is YES! Apollo’s motorized louvered pergolas consist of adjustable louvers that, when closed, overlap and interlock to create a virtually waterproof seal. Finally, you can extend the life of your electronics and outdoor furniture by placing them in a protected area. They will be kept out of direct sunlight, and the likelihood of water damage will be greatly reduced.

What an Apollo Motorized Louvered Pergola Is and How It Works

At Apollo, our goal is to provide customers with the Ultimate Adjustable Patio Cover System. To us, that means offering a system that will hold up to the elements while providing a lifetime of daily use. To achieve this goal, we started by creating a system with state-of-the-art technology, utilizing only the highest-quality materials available.

Apollo’s motorized pergolas are made up of horizontal slats (called “louvers”) which are connected to a motor via a control bar. With the help of a remote and/or smart device these louvers can rotate and be repositioned to your desired angle. This gives you control over your patio cover and thus, your outdoor spaces. You can open the louvers to enjoy a beautiful view of the sky and to increase the airflow and ventilation. Likewise, you can close the louvers to keep away the harsh rays of the sun or to protect against unwanted weather. Our systems are perfect to accommodate both everyday living and anticipated social gatherings. Learn more about what louvered pergolas are and what makes them unique by clicking here.

How Our Louvered Pergolas Are Designed to Protect Against the Rain and Other Elements

When in the closed position, our patented 8” louvers interlock to create a virtually waterproof seal. First and foremost, this is what keeps rainwater away from desired areas. To help control the flow of water even further, one side of the louvers is pitched a fraction higher than the other. It is just enough to keep the water moving and stops it from pooling on the top of the system. When it rains, the water travels along the louvers and is channeled into our 360° gutter system.

To maximize how well our system holds up to the elements we use only the highest-quality materials available for our framing and components. Marine-grade extruded aluminum gives our systems the durability necessary to withstand the harshest environment with the added benefit of being low maintenance. In addition, we use a high-quality powder coating finish to provide beautiful color options, as well as provide excellent environmental protection. This ensures your system will be resistance to stains, scratches, dirt, and UV rays.

Our Louvered Pergolas Can Even Protect from the Rain Automatically

With the integration of wind and rain sensors, you don’t even have to lift a finger. Your motorized patio cover will automatically detect when the weather is changing and will open and close accordingly. This means your outdoor spaces will be protected even when you are not around.

Apollo Opening Roof Gives You Peace of Mind

Never worry about your outdoor furniture being sun-bleached or ruined from the rain. Installing an Apollo gives you peace of mind and the ability to enjoy your outdoor spaces 365 days a year. It will completely transform how you and your guests can experience the outdoor world.

If you’re ready to protect your outdoor spaces and install a louvered pergola, contact us today. We also invite you to browse around our gallery for inspiration or visit our products page to Learn more about what we have to offer.