Coolaroo Shades

  Cooling a patio does not get any easier than using Coolaroo shades. Widely considered to be the “Cadillac” of outdoor shading, Coolaroo produces only the best in shading. Their fabrics are unlike any other on the market and are crafted into various shade styles. You can even buy their fabric in long rolls to […]

How Does an Offset Patio Umbrella Work?

Offset patio umbrellas have a unique style and functionality which allows them to suspend above an area to provide shade. Also known as cantilever umbrellas, these functional outdoor shades can cover anything from furniture to pools to keep users cool. Under the protective canopy, temperatures can be reduced by 20-30 degrees. Most skin-damaging UV light […]

Outdoor Shading with Cantilever Umbrellas

  When it comes to outdoor shading, cantilever umbrellas are some of the best products around. These umbrellas are designed to shade a specific area of the yard such as a dining set or pool side. Depending on the quality and canopy material, they can reduce outdoor temperatures by up to 30 degrees. They are […]

Cantilever Patio Umbrella Buyer’s Guide

  What is a cantilever patio umbrella? These outdoor umbrellas are designed to shade an area of a yard. They are referred to as "cantilever" because of the way the frame is designed. Unlike regular outdoor umbrellas, cantilever ones hold the canopy over the shaded area. The stand's base sits somewhere off to the side […]

Cantilever Umbrella Guide

  A cantilever umbrella uses a special adjustable frame to provide shading to a particular area. These umbrellas are different from standard varieties in that the stand is "offset" away from the shaded area. This allows furniture to be set up under the shade without the mount or frame getting in the way. These umbrellas […]