A gazebo canopy serves two purposes: it keeps the heat of the sun at bay and makes for a luxurious addition to your garden. Find out all about what kind of canopy you can use for your gazebo, by reading ahead.
Batul Nafisa Baxamusa
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2019
Does your family love to spend quality time in the garden in summers? You can spend hours in the sun without worrying about sunburns if you're protected by a canopy. Gazebo canopies protect your sensitive skin and your garden furniture from sun and rains.
You can either indulge in a portable, pop-up canopy for your gazebo or get a permanent one constructed in your garden. Both these types have their advantages. Those who love traveling and camping can invest in the portable option.
These can just be popped up anywhere you want and are easy to set up. They offer the same kind of protection and utilities like the permanent canopies with the added punch of portability.
Those who love spending time in their backyard or have children who love playing with the dog out in the sun, can always opt for the sturdier and permanent option. You can buy a canopy that is stronger and can offer more protection against the elements.
You can be sure that these structures will not blow away in strong winds (which can sometimes happen with the portable ones). You also have the advantage of adding some additional features while building one of the permanent kind.
It is up to you, if you would like to add some protection around the sides or leave it open from all sides. Or you can build one with net walls that help keep the nasty bugs out.
How to Pick One
There are different colors and shades of fabric you can pick. Go for one that is scratch-proof, mildew-proof, and heat and water resistant. There are different styles, designs and sizes that are not only modern, but also add pizzazz to your garden décor.
Buying a canopy for your gazebo may be the best way to ensure that you have a space that shades you from the torturous sun on hot summer days. So decide what your needs are and pick one that suits them.