According to recent climate projections, 2020 is bringing in the heat to the U.S. fast. If you don’t have shade to protect you from the summer rays, now’s the time to start hunting for deck shade options.

With as hot as it’s already been this year, you’re going to want to cool down your outdoor environment with the best backyard shade solutions you can get. Read on to find the perfect shade solution for your home.

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1. Motorized Shade Screens

Already have a top shade solution on your patio or deck? If you’re looking for a quick and easy solution for more shade on your property, especially when the sun is lower in the sky, our retractable screens may be the solution for you.

These attractive motorized shade screens can be installed in no time, giving you additional privacy, shade, and protection from pesky insects. Contact us to see how we can incorporate these with your current shade solution or read on to learn how they can be added to our other shade systems.

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2. The Santa Fe Patio Cover

If you like variety in your home installations, this is the shade option for you. Built with Florentine-style columns, the Santa Fe adds instant elegance to any patio. But don’t let the elegance fool you—this patio cover is built to last. With solid paneling and a thermal roof, this cover provides optimal protection during rain or shine.

The patio roof attaches to your home to provide you with instant protection from the elements. With top-of-the-line roof insulation, this patio roof is built to keep you cool during the summer and warm during the winter.

Need additional shade? No problem. This patio cover has the capability of adding our motorized shade screens so you can decide how much or how little shade you’d like to experience while you’re enjoying your time outdoors.

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3. The Sunesta Retractable Awning

Do you want to control the sun and shade? Do you have a large deck? Look no further than the Sunesta. Covering up to 40 feet in length or width and almost 15 feet in height, this retractable awning provides shade when you want it, whenever you need it.

With over 150 sun, mildew, and mold resistant fabrics to choose from, this awning can be customized to match any deck style perfectly. And with motorized opening and closing capabilities, all it’ll take for you to get shade in style is the push of a button.

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4. The Pergola: Deck Shade Options Galore

The Pergola may be the most customizable shade solution on the market. With styles ranging from free-standing styles to garden arbors, choosing the foundation for your pergola is the first of many options you’ll decide on with your outdoor shade solution. Our pergolas also come in operable solutions, allowing the top to open and close with ease.

Interested in learning more about these options? View our pergola listings and gallery to see how we can transform your patio into a shaded haven.


5. Sunrooms: the Insulation Sensations

If you want a little more than shade to keep you cool during the sunny seasons and something that you can utilize almost year ’round, you may be interested in a shade solution upgrade. Transform your patio or yard space into a climate-controlled paradise in no time with one of our many sunroom options.

Our sunrooms come in a variety of options that allow you to choose exactly how much sun you get. From a solarium paradise to the three-season sunroom, we’re certain we have your ideal sunroom in store.

Beat the Heat

As you can see, there are a ton of great deck shade options for homes of every style. In addition to providing you with a well-deserved respite from the sun, adding a shade solution can add instant value to your home. By adding shade provisions to your home, you can invest in your property and continuously reap the benefits.

Ready to optimize your outdoor environment? Visit our showroom to get a better idea of what’s in store for you or contact us and one of our outdoor shade specialists will come to you for an on-site estimate.