It's finally time to put away your heavy winter coats and jump outside for the cozy sunshine! As we know, the U.S. has an average of 205 sunny days per year, and many places have more sunshine. Los Angeles has 284 days of sunshine per year, and Yuma, Arizona is sunny 90% of the time.

So here comes the only problem: the sun can get very muggy.

Whether you want to block the rays, beat the heat, or simply create a cool, comfortable atmosphere for family, friends and pets, outdoor shade solutions are a must. Today, we're sharing 5 ways you can turn your space into a cozy gathering place that you'll want to hang out all summer long.

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What about those areas of your home that get a lot of sunlight almost every hour of every day? Maybe your backyard is under the direct glare of those hot and unhealthy rays and you want a permanent solution that you don't have to open and close. Then stationary awnings are perfect. They’re becoming increasingly popular in homes because of their energy-saving properties. After all, the rays that passes through your windows accounts for almost 20% of your air conditioning load.

VINGLI Window/Door Awnings are made from a 5mm clear hollow polycarbonate panel to ensure durability and sturdiness while protecting you and your visitors from rain, snow, sun and harmful UV rays. The simple yet stylish shape fits perfectly with a variety of architectural styles, from ultra-modern, contemporary and Mediterranean themes to French country, European, Italian, farmhouse designs and more, adding depth and character to the home. In other words, you'll never be forced to sacrifice style for comfort.

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Love the efficiency of window awnings, but don't want or need them to be full length all the time? In this case, retractable awnings are your most space-saving solution for shading your patio. They are flexible, so you can use them as often as you want without causing damage to the unit. You can use it when the sun is hot or when you want extra privacy. If you keep your awning rolled up during inclement weather, you won't have to worry about wind or storm damage.

VINGLI Retractable Awning is made of 280g-300g polyester and PU coating fabric, which is water resistant, UV protected, sun fade resistant, also also 30 UV+ sun protection. Easy to open and close by hand crank and quickly raise or lower the front pitch bar. What's more, the standardization makes it less expensive in the market, but still a high quality shading system.

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Even if you are on very good terms with your neighbours, you still want to enjoy your privacy from time to time and freedom from being curious looks from others. A side screen awning is a particularly attractive and practical solution. In addition, it can improve the functionality and style of your garden.

With VINGLI Side Screen Awnings, you can truly make the most out of your garden all year round. Rolling neatly into a compact aluminium cassette when not in use, a vertical awning side screen can be quickly deployed whenever required. Whether you’re looking for a versatile way to increase privacy in your garden, or a convenient solution to fight back against draughts or glare from low-lying sun, it is multifunctional and easy to use.

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What if you want to turn your home’s entrance, open-air patio or other outdoor areas into an area enclosed on all sides by vertical darkness and cool shades? With drop shades, you can!

These affix to your doors, windows, or patio structures and offer the ultimate in flexibility. In addition to making your space more comfortable and cutting down on the sun’s powerful glares, these vertical shades also enhance the privacy of any spot. In addition, they also help preserve your interior furniture, area rugs, hardwood floors and carpet from becoming faded over time.

VINGLI Patio Drop Shades are comprised of high-density polyethylene fabric and provide heavy-duty shading. They’re built for large areas such as stucco overhangs, entrance ways, and patio lattice structures. Work well for coverage in any open space where the tracks can be mounted vertically, too. They keep the sun from turning your home into a roasting pot! When you’re in the throes of the summertime heat, you’ll be grateful for the cooling effect they provide.

For More Info: VINGLI Patio Shade Awning



Pop-up canopies have become increasingly popular in recent years. While they might not be the most attractive option on the market, these canopies work well when you need large-scale, temporary shade relief that’s also portable.

VINGLI Pop Up Canopy is designed with upgraded one push setup mechanism that allows one person to easily open and close the canopy in minutes. It's an attractive and functional addition to your patio. The easily adjustable height has 3 different positions, making it a versatile tent. These space-efficient tents can be used as temporary shelters for outdoor and indoor events ranging from conventions and festivals to sports games and large family gatherings.

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Now that you know some great ideas for providing shade for your outdoors, it's time to get started! Contact us for all your awning and shading needs. We are happy to help you stay cool.

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