Shady Character: Stylish Covers for Your Patio

The great outdoor entertaining space is all about comfort, and with just the right amount of shade or sun can make all the difference. Do not look only for practicality — shade your patio in style! If you are planning on hosting dinner parties and barbecues in your patio this summer, a permanent cover will help protect guests from the sun, wind or perhaps the occasional summer shower while still adding to your outdoor aesthetic.

Read on to observe a number of patio cover fashions and find one that is right for you.

MAD Architecture

Retractable options allow you to choose when you need shade or sun. When it is the former, this lively design folds out bits of yellow cloth to protect you in the rays.

Elad Gonen

Customized design a style with a local manufacturer to get the precise elegant look you desire. These beautiful custom covers function as a posh addition to the property’s exterior.

Tenshon, LLC

If you’re looking for better coverage over a patio that has a pergola-style roof, patio shade panels install right into the wood roofing for extra protection and a burst of colorful style.

Elad Gonen

Think carefully about the material you select for your patio cap — the right materials can change your yard’s look radically. A bamboo roof creates tropical appeal that makes this space feel as a holiday spot.

Nick Deaver Architect

Corrugated metal is a surprisingly stylish alternative for a patio cover that works well with modern or industrial-style homes.

Sam Crawford Architects

The bamboo cover on this outdoor space adds texture and shade to the terrace’s easy and modern design.

Definitive Design & Structure

Fabric might feel too simple, but don’t overlook it. Layering exterior cloth panels across an overhead frame will soften the sun in your patio.

Nick Deaver Architect

Irrespective of the kind of cover you select, consider building the frame for your cover in an angle for extra protection. Think about the most frequent time of day you’re going to be using the patio and work with an architect to find out the best angle for your house.

Insolroll Window Shading Systems

Do not forget the sides of your patio. You might choose to think about displays to help deter the sun sneaking in because it rises or sets.

Tongue in Cheek Antiques

Curtains can help filter out sun on the sides also. Flowing fabric provides a soft, elegant touch to any outdoor space while helping to control both the sun and shade.

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