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  • Writer's pictureSpencer Keife

6 Benefits of Having A Patio Cover

You’ve built a patio or a nice wood deck on to your home. If you’re lived in the Northern Nevada for any extended period of time then you know things can get really hot or even worse, weather can be really unpredictable and rain can come when you least expect it. when this happens, it always happens to be when you have invited guests over to have a nice barbecue or maybe just a little get together. When the weather hits that usually means you have to call off that get together.

You wouldn’t have to if you would have installed a patio cover. Not only do they make your patio usable all year round but they will protect your wood and furniture from water damage from the upcoming storm. They also look nice and add value to your home.

To help you see the full potential of patio covers, here is a quick guide on what one can do for you.

1. Keeps Things Cool

Patio covers act as your home’s first line of defense against the sun’s harsh rays. Really, it’s the first thing that the sunlight hits. Once it’s hit, it will direct the sun’s rays away.

This will cool not only your patio but your entire home as well. The best part of this, a cooler home means your AC has to work less. This makes for a cheaper power bill which makes everyone happier.

2. Prevent Sun Damage

Over time the sun beating down on your furniture will cause it to flake and peel. Again, the cover reflects the suns rays away from your home and the patio furniture. This will keep it looking great for years without needing replacements.

3. It Makes Your Patio More Accessible

Going back to our example from the beginning, if you don’t have a cover then you can say goodbye to your plans if it happens to rain. If you have a cover then you can enjoy the patio no matter what the weather is like outside.

If you want to enjoy a nice family barbecue or maybe just sit outside and read a book on the patio then you do that without having to worry about being forced inside due to rain or other elements. You have no more limitations.

4. Prevent Weather Exposure

A cover will protect your furniture from more than the sun. It will keep them safe against rain and other inclement weather as well. It won’t stop at protecting your furniture.

It will save your deck in general. For example, snow and ice will destroy wooden patios and even concrete patios over time. A cover will keep it safe and ensure your patio and patio furniture have the longest life possible.

5. Ups the Value of Your Home

In a real estate market as of this writing in 2022, it’s probably tough to image anything increasing the value of your home when houses seem to be “flying off the shelves”. The good news is that no matter the economic state, having a patio and patio cover makes your home more desirable than those that don’t thus increasing the value of your home. Other people like the idea of being able to spend unlimited outside time with their family as much as you do.

6. Creates A Relaxing Space for Friends and Family

When friends and family come over to visit, sometimes it may be tough to go outside and enjoy the day and spend time with your loved ones when the heat and elements can make any outdoor area seem unbearable. When you cover your patio, it creates a much more enjoyable environment that allows for everyone to enjoy the space without being pushed inside out of the heat and elements. If you are a person who enjoys hosting parties, a patio and patio cover investment may be worth it.

Why Patio Covers Are a Great Idea

If you’re tired of your outdoor events getting interrupted by freak rain showers or crazy heat waves then you should consider adding on a patio cover. They will allow you to have unlimited time outside with friends and family and they protect your furniture. Patio covers also up the value of your home so, there is no reason not to have one installed. Start enjoying the outdoors again.

Have you decided that a patio cover is the perfect thing to suit your needs? Contact Paramount Craftsman Services today if you are in the Reno/Sparks or Northern Nevada areas to get started.

Some information sourced from Diamond Deck STX


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