Porches are a great way to enjoy the outdoors while still being able to feel the comfort and shelter of home. Whether used for entertaining or simply relaxing and taking in the view, porch shade is essential for both safety and comfort. But if you are asking, “What material is best for shade for my porch?” SummerSpace® is here with outstanding options for your home. Your choice of materials will depend entirely on the size of your porch and your personal preference. Let’s explore two popular porch shade options: metal awnings and retractable fabric awnings.
How Much Porch Shade Do You Need?
When looking for the right porch shade, the first thing you need to consider is the size of your porch area. Do you have a small entrance with steps that lead to a landing that needs a bit of coverage? Or do you have an expansive porch area that will need multiple shade options in the largest sizes available? Taking stock of your space will go a long way in choosing the right shade solution for your needs.
Aluminum Awnings and Porch Shade
Aluminum awnings, also known as fixed metal porch awnings, are ideal for smaller porch areas and entrances. Available in customized sizes for permanent installation, SummerSpace aluminum awnings provide efficient coverage against sun, rain and other inclement weather without taking up too much space when joined to your home. They come with easy installation and durable construction — meaning you’ll have a stunning addition to your porch area in no time at all. Constructed with durable heavy-duty mill finish aluminum, our frames and coverings can effectively protect against sun, snow, rain and more. With 13 gorgeous enamel colors you can truly make it your own. Colorful awnings can make an impactful statement for your shade needs. And with our eight-day shipping guarantee, we’ll get started on your new porch shade as soon as you place your order.
Retractable Awnings for Porch Shade
Do you have a larger porch area that needs a spacious amount of shade? Whether you need an expansive retractable awning or a matched pair of awnings for a larger space, SummerSpace has the leading options in America with our Simple Shade Series, Pro Series, and Performance Series. Each awning is made with marine-grade Tempotest® fabric that is designed to stand the test of time. And if that wasn’t enough, your Tempotest fabric is coated in both Hi-Clean® finishing and Teflon® Extreme coatings. These barrier-forming additions make your awning material highly resistant to dirt, dust and grime, making maintenance a breeze. And with the added extension and angle adjustments of your retractable awning, you can position your awning for the perfect porch shade whenever and wherever needed.
Choose SummerSpace Products for Remarkable Porch Shade Options
No porch should be without a SummerSpace awning. With SummerSpace, you’ll find the best porch shade solutions for both smaller and larger porch areas. Whether you’re looking for aluminum awnings or a full-size retractable awning, we’ve got the ideal porch shade options to choose from, featuring superior and durable materials. Check out our gallery of porch shade ideas for your home. Then, get started on your new porch shade today by contacting your local SummerSpace dealer.