5 Tips For Creating An Outdoor Living Space You Will Love

5 Tips For Creating An Outdoor Living Space You Will Love

June 10, 2022
Two women sitting on a patio while one plays the guitar

An outdoor living space is an area of your property where you can entertain, relax and enjoy nature. If you have an outdoor space of any size, you can create a terrific spot for building memories — and it only takes a few basic steps to get started! 1. Determine the Purpose of Your Outdoor […]

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Are Motorized Patio Shades Right for You?

June 3, 2022
House with patio screens in Texas

If you’ve been considering shades for your patio, you might wonder if motorized outdoor shades are worth it. When you’re comparing prices, there’s no way around it — motorized outdoor shades cost more. However, the increased price comes with several advantages for your home that will make the cost worth it. Benefits of Motorized Patio […]

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Is It Worth It to Buy Motorized Patio Shades?

May 27, 2022
Home with a sun screen on the back patio in Texas

The reality is that motorized patio shades cost more than traditional outdoor shades. However, these shades offer benefits that other solutions just can’t match. Safety Against the Elements One of the big advantages of motorized shades is the protection they offer against the elements. On hot Texas days, sitting in the sun can be dangerous, […]

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How to Keep Your Patio Warm in the Winter

March 30, 2021
How to Keep Your Patio Warm in the Winter

A patio is a safe, inviting place to spend time with your family and enjoy the outdoors together. You may want to use your outdoor living space all year long, but winter wind and snow can make hosting the holidays outside a challenge. If you’d like to use your property even when it’s cold outside, […]

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Retractable Awnings vs. Sun Umbrellas

March 10, 2021
vacation on the beach

Retractable awnings and sun umbrellas are two of the most popular shading solutions for outdoor areas. But which is better? This breakdown of awnings vs. umbrellas will help you determine which is the right choice for your space. What Is a Retractable Awning? A retractable awning is an adjustable covering attached to an exterior wall. […]

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How Being Near Water Affects an Awning

March 2, 2021
automatic retractable awning

Installing an awning on your home or recreational vehicle is an excellent way to provide shade and protection from the elements. You may even use it to keep water and moisture away. But most awnings aren’t designed to withstand a heavy volume of liquid from a significant weather event. And prolonged exposure to rain or […]

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Solar Screens vs. Solar Shades: What’s the Difference?

February 2, 2021
Solar Screens vs. Solar Shades: What's the Difference?

Your porch is an excellent place to admire the view or spend time with family, but the hot Texas sun can get uncomfortable in the summer. If you want to keep cool on your porch, consider solar screens or sunshades. Solar screens mount onto your porch framing to keep sunlight out of your property and […]

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How to Clean Awnings: The Ultimate Guide

December 7, 2020
automated awning

Adding an awning to your home improves your patio’s function and appearance, giving you a place to enjoy all year long. But do you know how to clean canvas awnings? If you’ve never had an awning before, use our maintenance guide to keep yours looking great and providing shade for years to come. How to […]

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The Best Types of Awning Brackets for Your Home

July 17, 2019
striped red awning above pool

What Are Awning Brackets? Porch awnings for home provide a wonderful solution to beating the heat while still enjoying the incomparable qualities of nature in Texas. A door awning can complete the appeal of your home entrances and offer sun protection for yourself and visitors. It is important to note, however, that regardless of whether […]

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How to Protect Your Outdoor Furniture

May 10, 2019
patio space drawing

Protecting Your Outdoor Furniture Your outdoor furniture needs to be protected from the elements and kept clean. You’ll also want to invest in furniture that’s built of weather tolerant or properly treated wood to keep it in good shape for years to come. Avoiding Sun Damage While storms can do a number on your cushions, […]

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