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Find Great Patio Umbrellas to Add to Your Outdoor Furniture

When the weather starts to get warm, there's a rush to rediscover all the great outdoor spaces around your home. The patio and backyard, which were patiently waiting for your attention throughout the cold, winter months, now spring to life with unbridled activity. It's time to get out and soak up the sunshine!

But, if you're going to be spending significant portions of your day outside, you'll need a little something to keep you from absorbing too much of the sun's rays. A patio umbrella will not only provide a cool shaded area for you and your house guests to enjoy, but it also makes a stylish addition to your backyard.

Shop a great selection of patio umbrellas from Bassett Furniture's outdoor accessories collection.

Choosing the Best Spot for Your Outdoor Umbrella

A patio umbrella is an essential backyard accessory that will keep you and your guests cool and comfortable during the high heat of the summertime. That said, is there an optimal place to put these useful accessories to enjoy their benefits?

Realistically, you can put outdoor patio umbrellas a number of different spots in your backyard. However, when choosing the best location, make sure to leave enough space from walls, windows, tree branches, and other hazards for the umbrella to open unencumbered.

Yard umbrellas come in different shapes and sizes, with some of the most popular measuring 108 inches (9 feet) in diameter. You'll want to leave at least 5 feet of open space from the center of the canopy.

Once you've chosen the right size, what are some of the most common backyard locations for an outdoor umbrella?

If you love having summer dinners out in your backyard, an outdoor table umbrella makes a ton of sense. You can also add it to your poolside table.

Yes, you'll probably want to stretch out for some tanning action when you're sitting out by the pool. When you're tanning though, sometimes you want to give your skin a break. When that time comes, it's always a good idea to have some ready-made shade at your disposal.

A patio umbrella is also a perfect accessory for an outdoor sofa or sectional on a patio table. Try to match the size of the sofa to the wingspan of the canopy, so you can enjoy a great book or a conversation with your guests in the comforts of cool shade. The strong steel ribs of our umbrella's construction can protect your umbrella even in the harshest of windy conditions.

Want to enjoy the fruits of your gardening efforts? A garden umbrella for the green thumbs is a prudent choice. Place your gardening umbrella near your potted plants to decorate your table and provide some shade for plants that don't like being saturated in sun throughout the day.

Don't forget to add an umbrella stand to your patio if you don't have one already or don't have a stand in your table.

Choosing Your Outdoor Umbrella Material

At Bassett Furniture, we custom make your patio umbrella to order. That means you are not stuck with a limited selection of canopy material. Let our team of design consultants help you design your perfect patio umbrella. Schedule an in-person design consultation appointment today.

From wood to strong steel, and with a variety of upholstery options in-store, you're sure to find the perfect outdoor umbrella for your yard or patio. This is just the start, too. We offer a variety of outdoor furniture and accessories at Bassett. Browse our wide selection of luxury outdoor patio decor today!

Visit Bassett Furniture

Looking to upgrade your outdoor patio furniture? Get inspired by the great selection of outdoor patio furniture available at Bassett Furniture. Find the Bassett Furniture store nearest you and come in for a visit today.

It's hard to match the quality of finely crafted, American-made furniture. Likewise, it's easy to experience the best of our outdoor furniture and accessories by visiting a Bassett Furniture store nearest you. Come walk through our showroom and check out our exquisite collections.

Browse in-store or online for your ideal patio umbrellas made from solid wood or hard metals and custom upholstery suitable for any sized yard, from small to large, outside of your house. Speak with a design specialist today to help choose the perfect designs.

Do this and more at a Bassett Furniture store near you. Our design specialists are ready to give you plenty of advice.

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