Enjoy the Shade During the Hot Summer Days With a Covered Patio
While the summers are a great season to spend time outdoors, you can enjoy it even more if you have shade and protection from the hot sun. Installing a covered patio will allow you to make use of your outdoor space, entertain family and friends, and simply spend more time outdoors this summer. Read on to find out more about covered patio options from Valleywide Fence and Deck in Grand Junction.
Install a Vinyl Gazebo
A gazebo is a pavilion structure that can be installed in your backyard or patio. While beautifying your patio, vinyl gazebos are great because they are maintenance-free and they provide years of shelter and shade from the sun. A gazebo may provide shade and protection from other elements as well, including rain and snow.
Use a Vinyl Pergola
If you prefer only partial shade from the sun, then a pergola would be the best option. Pergolas provide partial shade from the direct sun. Other than shade, a pergola allows space for and vines to grow and adds to the overall beauty of your patio.
Fabric shade awnings are easy to install and are simple structures that you can fix on your patio. The fabric is made of a mesh-like material that is breathable. It usually comes with D-rings that can be used on modern support beams. The D-rings make it very easy to install and remove.
Motorized Patio Awning
A patio awning is a structure that is built to extend over your patio to provide shade. Patio awnings may be fixed or retractable and motorized. For extra convenience, invest in a motorized patio awning that you can operate with a remote. These awnings are typically more expensive than other shade options, but they are made with very sturdy and commercial aluminum frames and metal, meaning they’re built to last for years to come.