Homeowners love patio roofs and awnings for a lot of reasons:
- It looks charming in outdoor spaces.
- It creates space for outdoor seating, lounging, and dining areas.
- It allows you to enjoy the fresh air and connect with nature, while offering shade and protection from the elements.
Patio roofs/awnings can also be designed to accommodate your personal aesthetic preferences and lifestyle.
A smart addition to any outdoor space, the patio can be further enhanced by adding a roof. Open beams and lattice work are beautiful and functional on traditional pergolas, but they don’t provide complete protection from the weather.
Here are five good reasons to consider a patio roof/awning to keep your outdoor patio area in use year-round, whether it’s blazing hot or drizzling rain:
Shade and increased protection from the elements are two key benefits of roofing a patio. Outdoor dining or entertainment doesn’t have to be conditional on the weather when you have a solid roof over your head. If your patio roof/awning is installed over a patio area, it will maximise enjoyment even on the rainiest of days. Whether it’s shielding you from harsh summer sunlight or keeping you dry during rainstorms, a covered patio ensures that you can take advantage of your outdoor patio space 365, 24/7.
If you are craving both shade and additional privacy from neighbours, security cameras, and the occasional drone, a covered patio area is the way to go. Depending on your location and neighbourhood, privacy fences and plantings may not be sufficient. A patio with a solid roof can provide the seclusion your outdoor space needs.
- Boosts market value of your home
An attractive covered patio area brings an element of luxury to your outdoor living space. It bridges the gap between your home and the outdoors seamlessly, and is perfect for alfresco dining, braaiing, entertaining, and other recreational activities. Creating a patio with a solid patio roof/awning will increase your home’s market value given the growing demand for stylish and functional outdoor living spaces.
- Adds dimension to your outdoor space
Patio roofs/awnings – whether freestanding or attached to existing structures – provide visual appeal all by themselves. A covered patio promises another layer of texture and dimension, which is often lacking in backyards, they can appear empty or featureless.
- Less wear and tear on furniture & finishings
Even the sturdiest of outdoor-rated furniture needs some level of protection from the elements to avoid damage and frequent replacement. Rattan, wicker, wood, and cushion material are prone to rain damage and extensive fading from the sun. A covered patio area helps to maintain the furniture and flooring material beneath, whether you have tile, wood, or composite decking. Paint and varnishes will last much longer, making this a wise investment.
Isn’t it time to create your dream backyard oasis with a luxury roofed patio area? Contact us today to discuss your vision.