To be exact, an umbrella wind vent is an opening, or a slit, between the panels in the canopy, or cover, of a patio umbrella. The wind vent servers a dual purpose, of which it’s main purpose is vent wind and heat from inside and around the umbrella.
Let’s face it. Market style patio umbrellas are chic and elegant looking. From stylish street cafe’s to beautiful outdoor weddings, a market umbrella has become the most popular patio umbrella style on the market and is a great addition to any outdoor space. Some people even place them indoors as an accent piece.
The biggest trend in outdoor shading today is the preference for large patio umbrellas. They’re big visual profile is a notable addition to practically any outdoor room. Bigger umbrellas provide extra shade, comfort, and style and are a welcome unconventional accent piece.
Outdoor patio umbrellas have to put up with a lot of different kinds of weather, and it’s easy for them to their cover torn. Replacing good patio umbrellas can be costly. Repairing a torn umbrella cover is a much more economical choice. The best way to repair an outdoor umbrella that has a hole or is suffering from a tear depends on what kind of fabric the umbrella uses for its cover and the severity of the damage. Here are a few guides on repairing you patio umbrella and how to maintain it tear free after.
Cleaning your outdoor patio umbrella appropriately will prolong its usefulness by years. An outdoor umbrella has to combat many outdoor elements including harsh sunlight, winds, rain and dust, all which can deteriorate your umbrella significantly over time. Whether your patio umbrella is aluminum, fiberglass or wood, cleaning them is generally easy and simple. Follow these 6 easy steps to clean your umbrella.
I’m Kathie Ortiz-Garcia. I’m an aspiring design journalist with a love for the outdoor room. Patio decor, furniture, bbq and grilling and beautiful outdoor spaces. I keep some of my articles here on Outsiders Within – dedicated to those who love the outdoor leisure lifestyle in private.