Canopies, New Ideas For The Backyard

Canopy Ideas

It’s the wiser decision to put sunscreen on before going in the sun, rather than putting sunburn ointment on after you’re sun burnt. At the same time, it’s very easy to forget to put that sunscreen on. Protecting your skin becomes more of a priority as people get older. I have come across a slightly unconventional idea for the yard to keep skin even more protected from the sun’s UV rays. To give a back story, you see canopies all over the place, especially along walkways. They keep people covered from rain or snow, but also sun.

They protect cars, as well, from being covered or damaged by the weather. Solar canopies and skylights are good for your skin and maintain a low energy bill, for those looking to save money. The thing is that we usually see canopies around schools or buildings. It recently occurred to me that they could also be used to protect our skin at home. Translucent canopies are common even at baseball fields.

The insulation blocks UV rays, infrared and reduces heat loads. Some people have used canopies in their gardens. I would only add a canopy over my back porch. This could keep you from needing a patio umbrella. It’s an idea to keep your body covered when you want to get out of the heat.


By designing your own, gives you the opportunity to make a more domestic style. If you have a walkway to your garden, there is also the idea to place a canopy along the pathway. That idea is more stretched than covering a porch. Either way, I would suggest making the canopy translucent that way at night, you could still look up at the night sky. It’ll feel less closed-in. Families are finding new ways to design their yards.

Briefly, outside the home, businesses often add the LED option. This helps their business stand out and be seen in the night. This illumination option is available in white or programmable colors. Are you a business owner? Make a convenient entrance, walkway for your customers. No one likes to get wet in the rain or snow. Even more so, in the summer, I hate sweating; maybe that comes with being a girl, nevertheless.

There are ways to make these options less conventional and so mundane. Even the slightest addition or deletion of a design will make it your own. Look over the options, and make your home or business stand out. Why not?

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