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Try These Eight Ideas To Shade Your Outdoor Living Space

Spending time outdoors during the summer is a common hobby for many people. Many individuals spend time in their outdoor living space during the summer. Despite scorching temperatures during the summer, you can still enjoy your time outdoors. Continue reading below for ideas on cooling your outdoor living space naturally.


Shade during the summer is a necessity. Try these ideas for your outdoor living space.

Try This For Your Outdoor Living Space

Setting up a sail shade is one of the easiest ways to accomplish shading goals. It is easy enough to be considered a DIY project. Sail shades are versatile, and they come in a variety of different colors and sizes. 

How About This Retractable Idea

Consider adding a retractable roof to your outdoor living space for this idea. A retractable awning is a reliable way to add some shade. They are also an excellent shading option for patios and decks. 


Gazebos can be pricey, so it’s best to start with a budget if you are considering one. You can also use different materials like wood and metal. They also provide permanent shading for your outdoor living space all year. 

Embrace Your Environment

One fantastic idea to consider is planting trees surrounding your space. Planting trees is a terrific eco-friendly option for natural shade. The prices of trees vary, but if you are in tune with nature, this is the option for you. 


These are an effective way to provide shade to your outdoor space without completely blocking the sun. You can even consider building a partial pergola. These can be used all year round and can be used all year round like gazebos. For full shade, you can also add a cover to shade your pergola completely. 

Put Up A Canopy For Your Outdoor Space

Installing a canopy is one of the more cost-effective ways to shade your outdoor space. Canopies are another option that comes in various sizes and comes in the form of a DIY project. They are also effective at providing shade and privacy as well. Canopies are movable units and define spaces as well. 

Use An Umbrella For a Sunny Day

Umbrellas are another multifaceted option for shading your outdoor areas. They also come in different forms. Tiki umbrellas, patio umbrellas, and market umbrellas are a few popular options for consumers. The price ranges vary depending on the umbrella, but they can be virtually attached anywhere. 

More Ideas For Your Outdoor Living Space

For example, you can also go another environmentally friendly route by growing vines within a pergola. You can add curtains, outdoor rolling sunshades, and screens to shade your space.

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