How Awnings and Sunscreens Affect the Value of Your Home

How Awnings and Sunscreens Affect the Value of Your Home

November 14, 2022
How Awnings and Sunscreens Affect the Value of Your Home

A retractable awning increases your home’s living space, creating a comfortable, shaded zone where you can relax and enjoy the landscape. Similarly, sunscreens allow you to freely use the full extent of your home’s interior without abandoning rooms to the overwhelming heat of midday sun through bare windows. Sunscreens protect your privacy and keep your […]

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The Ultimate Awning Guide

November 7, 2022
The Ultimate Awning Guide

Awnings are a fine addition to any home or business. Not only do they add visual appeal, but they provide protection from the sun and rain. If you’re thinking of buying new awnings, or even if you’re just curious, we’ve compiled all the basics you should know. Styles of Awnings There are many designs, styles, […]

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The Science of Shade

October 26, 2022
The Science of Shade

The shade that your patio screens and awnings creates does a lot to battle the sun. These are the areas where sunlight and UV rays have trouble penetrating the surfaces that the come in contact with.

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Turn Your Backyard Into an Outdoor Living Space

July 29, 2022
Home with three patio awnings

With a few backyard outdoor living space ideas, you can start getting a sense of how to transform your space. If you’re wondering how to turn your backyard into an oasis on a budget, we’ve put together the details to help transform your space. Outdoor Living Space Ideas You don’t need a degree in backyard […]

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What Is the Difference Between a Lanai, Patio and Porch?

July 22, 2022
House with a striped deck awning

There are many types of outdoor spaces, all with different names. While the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, a lanai, porch and patio are all different. Understanding the difference can help you choose the right structure for your home. What Is a Lanai? The term “lanai” comes from Hawaii and describes a room or larger […]

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Easy Ways to Add Shade to Your Pool Area

July 15, 2022
House with a patio awning in Texas

When you’re splashing around in your pool or relaxing after a swim, you don’t want to deal with glare or excessive heat. These modern pool shade options help you enjoy more hours of swimming more comfortably. Umbrellas Umbrellas are easy to install, affordable and come in colors and patterns you love. However, they may only […]

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Ways to Spend More Time Outdoors With Your Family

July 8, 2022
A group of women at an outdoor dinner party

If you’re wondering how to spend more time with your family, you’re not alone. With more people busier than ever and focused on work, it’s become harder to spend time outside and with the people we love. Fortunately, figuring out how to spend time outside with loved ones can be a lot of fun! Have […]

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How to Maximize Your Outdoor Living Space for the Holidays

July 1, 2022
screened in porch

In Austin, San Antonio and the surrounding communities in Texas, we’re fortunate to enjoy warm weather year-round — which allows us to enjoy the outdoors even during the holiday season. Make the most of the holidays this year with outdoor living space ideas to entertain, relax and lean into the spirit of the season. Consider […]

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How to Clean Outdoor Patio Shades

June 24, 2022
Home with multiple bug screens in Texas

Learning how to clean outdoor roller shades and your other shades helps you keep your home tidy — and it can also extend the life span of your shades. Whether you have waterproof outdoor shades or another type, a few materials and some know-how are all it takes to make your space look clean again! […]

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How Much Do Outdoor Solar Screens Reduce Heat?

June 17, 2022
Home with outdoor patio screens in Texas

Solar sunscreens are a smart investment for your home, but you may have questions about how they work and what value they offer. The team at Shading Texas has more than 60 years of combined experience in solar screens, screen enclosures, awnings and other shade products. We’ve put together this guide to answer some of […]

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