A patio cover is a backyard shade structure that is attached to your home. Typically two posts or columns support the outer portion of a patio cover. The roof of a patio cover may be open or solid depending on what level of protection you require. A patio cover works as an extension of your home and is likely positioned over the patio doors that open onto your backyard. The roof structure is typically a solid panel of aluminum fiberglass or PVC with posts supporting away from the wall of your house.
Patio covers help reduce your energy bills, saving you money and protecting your outdoor furniture. Sunlight carries UV rays that are not only harmful to your skin, but also to your patio furniture. With a covered patio, the weather doesn’t have to drive you indoors. When uncovered, the patio use is often limited by rain or hot sun. A patio cover allows you to take control of your patio space and enjoy all conditions at your leisure.
Yes! They will enhance the value of your home, cottage or trailer, something to think about in the case you want to resale. Increases your outdoor living space by providing protection from the elements and sun while still allowing filtered light. Yes! You can add a skylight. Yes! You can add a light or fan to your structures also sunrooms can be installed at any time.