Layering Up: A lot of pergolas will only have one layer of overhead beams say going in a vertical direction. One way of adding more shade and roofing to the pergola is to add another level of beams this time going in the horizontal direction as
a great idea for outdoor curtains to keep them fixed. Might try a retractable clothes line for the bottom so you dont trip. Love this idea! But maybe retractable.for those windy nights.bc I feel this might be a trip hazard otherwise.