One thing people often seem to forget when furnishing and decorating their patios, decks and outdoor spaces, in general, is the umbrella. Patio umbrellas bring the outdoor seating areas together and really complete the decor. The only question remaining is which type of patio umbrella you should get. Check out the ones below and pick the one that best suits your needs and style.
This 11 ft umbrella is enough to shade a double lounger setup or a small seating area with a table and chairs around it. It has a sturdy aluminum frame with a powder-coated finish and a large canopy made of double-coated polyester which is UV and water-resistant and also does well in the sun and doesn’t lose its color over time. The canopy also has an air vent for improved stability. Another cool little feature of this model is the set of hidden wheels on the base which allow you to easily move the umbrella and reposition it. The base is meant to be filled with sand or water for added stability.
11 foot aluminum offset hanging umbrella with powder-coat frame finish.
This patio umbrella has a square-shaped canopy which makes it suitable for a variety of different setups and areas such as outdoor seating and lounge areas with sofas and chaise lounges. The 10 ft canopy can be rotated 360 degrees and adjusted at 6 different heights and angles. The double-top canopy has a vent at the top and is made of high-quality polyester fabric. It’s fade and UV resistant, water-repellent and comes in a variety of different colors such as brown, green, turquoise, grey, beige and others. The frame is made of aluminum and the water tank section is not included.
This patio umbrella has an octagonal canopy which measures 9 ft in diameter and comes in lots of different colors including various shades of blue, green, black and beige. The canopy is attached to a powder-coated aluminum pole which is made of two pieces and measures 1.5” in diameter. It’s 97” high and has a crank-style lift system and can be tilted with the push of a button. This allows you to easily position the canopy at the right angle.
Patio umbrellas such as this one are a nice option if you’re looking to create a breezy and airy decor and you don’t want the umbrella itself to stand out by looking very robust. This one has a large canopy which measures 9 ft in diameter and is made of 100% recycled polyester fabric. It’s UV and fade-resistant as well as water-repellent. The pole is 1.5” in diameter and made of powder-coated aluminum and the rubs are made of steel. The umbrella can be easily opened and closed using a crank mechanism and can be tilted with the push of a button.
This 12′ x 12′ umbrella is something you might want to place in your backyard or by the swimming pool, provided there’s enough space for it without getting in the way. It’s not just big but also very strong, sturdy and durable. It has a 360 degree swivel base which can be filled with over 200 lbs of gravel mixture for added stability. A foot pedal activated the wheels which allow you to easily move the umbrella if needed. There’s also a handle which can be used to tilt the umbrella. You can set it in five different positions.
This is a rectangular umbrella with a sunbrella fabric canopy and a frame made out of teak wood. It’s a lovely accessory for rustic or traditional outdoor spaces and can easily be added to outdoor seating areas and al fresco dining spaces where it can be positioned at the center for maximum coverage. The pole measures only 1.9” in diameter and is 8’8” tall. You can get this in a variety of different colors in order to match your style and decor.
A really cool little extra feature that comes with this particular patio umbrella is the little light bulb at the center. The light is powered by a solar panel which is placed at the top of the canopy, out of sight and oriented towards the sun. There’s also the option to power this light using the built-in USB port in case the sun is not visible. The canopy has a vent for improved stability and air flow and is made of polyester fabric which is fade-resistant and offers 98% UV protection.
The umbrella can be opened and closed using a crank mechanism and can be tilted and set in 6 different positions.
In case you need a really big patio umbrella with an extra large canopy, there are products such as this one. This is a 15 ft double-sided umbrella with a big canopy made of 100% polyester fabric. It’s waterproof, fade-resistant and also YB-resistant. The pole is made of powder-coated steel and measures 1.89” in diameter. The overall dimensions of this rather unusual patio umbrella are 15 ft L x 9 ft W x 7.5 ft H.
This umbrella is small enough to be portable which means you can also take it with you when you go camping or at the beach in addition to keeping it on your patio or in your backyard whenever needed. The canopy blocks 98% of UV rays and is attached to a simple tripod base with a telescoping pole which can be set at different heights between 3′ and 8′. The canopy measures 60” in diameter and can be tilted.
This particular patio umbrella is also quite small compared to the other models. It measures 92” H x 90” L x 90” W in total and has a durable aluminum frame with fiberglass ribs. The canopy is made of polyester fabric and comes in a selection of different colors. It has an easy crank mechanism for opening and closing and it can be attached to a base that is not included but can be purchased separately.