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Types of Patio Covers Ripe For LA

The Most Popular Patio Covers in Los Angeles

Peek into a ‘grass is always greener’ kind of yard and chances are you’ll find a patio cover, calm shade over an outdoor dining space, a little something to envy. Patio covers in Los Angeles are a true growing trend, but there’s a little nuance to this outdoor style.

There are a few specific types of patio covers that truly mesh with any architecture, but the real question is, which one is true for you?

Lattice Patio Covers Let the Sun In


Tender shade is what you get with a lattice patio cover. This is for sun lovers who open umbrellas on beaches. At 50% shade the wind overhead is able to come through, and the sun keeps everything under just that little glow warmer.

It a bit more cover from the sun is needed there are stylized patterns that can go up to 80% protection, an option for everyone. Lattice is the most popular choice a patio cover installer in Los Angeles will construct, because on the east coast there aren’t a whirlwind of elements to fight against. It’s all about the feel.

Solid Patio Covers Protect the Home

A firmer structure. Solid as the name implies, these types of patio covers give 100% protection from the sun above in order to create an outside extension of an indoor experience. This might be the reason why homeowners install ceiling fans for that extra cool, are able to craft a living room experience in the fresh air. These kinds of patio covers allow for a more delicate indoor setup to thrive.

Solid Insulated Patio Covers Add A Little More

Going one stage above solid adds a layer of insulation to the mix. In Los Angeles, many homeowners choose to transition their patio covers into sun rooms, and insulating a patio cover completes that arrangement. Although, many don’t upgrade from solely solid for that reason alone.

An insulated patio cover is much quieter during hail, through the rain, and many homeowners are willing to upgrade for that peace of mind.

Where to Go

Any of the styles I have listed come with a little reminder: the life, look, and quality of any type of patio cover is completely determined by the installer. Patio covers are not DIY Sunday. If you’re looking for a patio cover installer in Los Angeles, go for Novel Remodeling. We all postpone changes, but getting started on improving your home is as easy as Clicking Here.


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