CALL US TODAY! 1-800-999-5617

5 Signs You Need a Patio Canopy

Posted on Thursday, August 26th, 2021 at 10:25 am.
carroll architectural shade patio canopy

A patio canopy can be an excellent addition to any home.

Installing a patio is one of the best ways to boost your home’s value and create a more inviting and enjoyable backyard. However, you don’t need to stop there. When deciding which patio furniture to purchase or flowers to plant, it is also worth considering which patio canopy you like best. A patio canopy can be critical for creating and maintaining the comfort of your backyard patio. If you notice any of the following five signs, you may benefit significantly from installing a patio canopy from Carroll Architectural Shade. 

You’re Too Hot on Your Patio

What’s the point of installing your patio if you’re not going to be able to use it or enjoy it on the hottest summer days? Patios that sit in direct sunlight without shade are practically useless for most of a long summer day. If you don’t have trees shading your patio, a patio canopy can provide crucial shade. This shade can make your patio cool enough to enjoy for hours and protect you from sunburn. 

You’re Not Using Your Patio Enough

Patios are significant financial investments, so you don’t want to feel as though your money is wasted. If you are not using your patio because of the heat or unpredictably rainy weather, installing a patio canopy can allow you to improve the conditions of your patio. With your new canopy installed, you can provide yourself some comfortable shade and protection from any rain. This way, you can use your patio regardless of the weather. 

Your Furniture Is Getting Ruined

Those sunny days and rainstorms can also wreak havoc on your carefully chosen patio furniture. Although your furniture is designed to be outdoors, after a couple of years of sitting under direct sunlight and encountering dozens of rainstorms, your patio furniture can start to look less than excellent. You can avoid this by installing a patio canopy that protects your furniture and keeps it looking beautiful for many years. 

It’s Time for a New Patio Look

After a while, any patio can start to look a little boring. Instead of spending time and money to remodel the patio space, installing a patio canopy can give your patio a fresh new stylish look without breaking your budget. 

You’re Selling Your Home

If you are determined to sell your home and receive an excellent return on investment, you may consider adding a patio canopy to appeal to new buyers. While you may not think you need a patio cover, potentially, new owners may prefer one. If a canopy is already installed over your patio, this backyard space becomes even more attractive and appealing. 


Through our combined locations in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., Carroll Architectural Shade provides innovative craftsmanship, superb service, competitive pricing, and unfailing attention to detail for customers throughout Maryland and Virginia.

Our highly skilled craftsmen design and custom manufacture shade products in-house, including commercial awnings, residential awnings, retractable awnings, roll-up curtains, aluminum awnings, and flat metal canopies. Founded in 1958 by James Carroll Sr., and still family-owned by his sons today, Carroll Architectural Shade remains committed to delivering top-quality craftsmanship and service.

Visit our website to see how we can serve you and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Pinterest.

Contact Us