To truly get the best of your patio, you may need to get a patio umbrella to provide shade for you whenever the sun is beating down with its fierce intensity and you want to enjoy some quality outdoor time.
Depending on how your patio is built, part of the patio or the whole patio may be exposed and only a good patio umbrella will provide you with some shade.
Getting a patio umbrella is not an easy task, and if you are not careful, you will not get what you want.
In this article, we have reviewed 10 of the best square patio umbrella on the market to make it easier for you to choose and buy an umbrella for your patio.
Simple and functional! That’s what this square patio umbrella is. Aok is a popular brand in the backyard and garden niche. This Aok umbrella is very easy to assemble and it is easy to disassemble, the spunpoly fabric adequately protects the area it covers from the harmful effect of the sun, also it is impermeable to water.
This square patio umbrella is 10 ft wide and it comes with a classic crank operation with adjustable tilt function. Apart from providing shade, a good patio should protect you from the ultraviolet rays of the sun, and this Aok umbrella does that. The aluminum pole is very durable and it has 6 strong ribs that provide support.
Fade-resistant for up to two years
Can be used for residential or commercial purposes
With a dimension of 8 X 10 feet, this patio umbrella will effectively provide shade for a moderately sized table with 6 to 8 chairs. The fabric is made from polyester that has up to 98% UV protection. Also, the umbrella is fade resistant, and you can expect to use it for some time before it begins to fade.
It comes with a durable aluminum pole, and 8 steel ribs to provide proper support. These are all bronze powder-coated to resist rust, corrosion, and chipping. With this umbrella, you can easily adjust the shade because of the simple crank mechanism and 5 position vertical tilt.
It is ultraviolet resistant
It does not fade easily
It is adjustable
It is quite heavy
You may need to add additional weight to balance it
3. SORARA 10 by 10 ft Square Offset Cantilever Umbrella
This waterproof patio umbrella has 6-position vertical tilt function for easy adjustment. It is perfect for your patio dining tables and for your pools areas. In addition to being waterproof, the fabric is fade-resistant and it offers UV protection. Also, the umbrella comes with a dual wind vent that allows sufficient airflow, making the umbrella more stable.
The pole is made from powder coated aluminum, and the frame is also powder coated to resist rust, corrosion, peeling, and chipping. The umbrella is quite heavy, so it needs heavy weight to keep it standing, which is why the 4 pieces of plastic base can be filled with sand to give stability to the umbrella.
This patio umbrella offers generous protection from the sun that spans up to 10 feet, and it will adequately shade your table with 6 – 8 chairs. The fabric of the umbrella is made from polyester, it is very durable and it is waterproof and UV-resistant. 8 aluminum ribs give the umbrella extra strength and stability.
Additionally, it is easy to setup and it features a crank operating system for easy use. The aluminum pole is powder coated to prevent rust, chipping, and corrosion. The canopy is vented at the top for sufficient airflow and balance. The only problem with this umbrella is that it doesn’t come with a base.
This is another simple, yet functional patio umbrella that will provide sufficient shade for you and your family as you use your patio. The fabric is made from durable polyester that is fade resistant, wind resistant, waterproof, and anti-UV. Also, it comes with a wind vent at the top to allow airflow and stability for the umbrella.
The push button tilt feature and crank open and close system make the umbrella very easy to use. The powder coated pole resists rust, chipping and corrosion well. Furthermore, 6 strong ribs provide support for the umbrella.
When compared to the other patio umbrellas on this list or to many patio umbrellas out there, this 6.6 by 9.8 Abba patio umbrella is a little small, but if a small patio umbrella is what you are looking for, then it will serve you well. The polyester fabric is waterproof, sun-proof, fade resistant, and UV resistant.
The pole is powder coat to prevent rust and corrosion, and the 6 steel ribs provide stability for the umbrella. The crank mechanism ensures that the umbrella is easy to open and set up. The vented canopy allow air and heat to escape freely. When not in use, you can easily close the umbrella and keep it close with the Velcro close. (In my opinion, this is the best one of the bunch!)
This is another small umbrella that is suitable for your patio. It is 6.5’ in diameter and is 8’ high. It features a 1.5” steel pole that is powder coated to prevent rust and corrosion. It is very simple to set up, all you have to do is attach the umbrella to the pole and start using it. The fabric is made from durable polyester that is water repellent and UV resistant.
However, this umbrella is not as big or as strong as most of the other umbrellas on this list, so you have to be careful when using it. It is vented on top to ensure airflow and stability. When not in use, you should keep it out of the sun as it can easily fade. If you are looking for a patio umbrella that will provide shade for a small table with 2- 4 chairs, it can serve you well.
Sundale Outdoor specializes in outdoor products like umbrellas, hammocks, furniture. This adjustable patio umbrella is designed to provide shade without a center pole, it is offset hanging and supported by a durable aluminum pole that is powder coated to resist rust and chipping.
Five vertical tilt mechanisms make it possible to adjust the umbrella to provide shade from different angles. The crank lifting system makes it easy to open and close, and the canopy is waterproof, fade resistant, and UV resistant. Also, it is vented at the top to allow sufficient airflow as you use the umbrella.
Aluminum pole is sturdy
Polyester canopy is fade resistant
Air vented top
May need additional weight to stand in windy conditions
Indeed it is a deluxe patio umbrella. It is wide enough to provide shade for your table and 6-8 chairs. It features a hand crank system that makes the umbrella easy to use. Also, the aluminum pole is powder coated to make is resistant to rust and corrosion.
The canopy is fade-resistant and totally waterproof. The air vent on top of the umbrella ensures air and heat flow. It doesn’t come with base weights included, so you will have to buy that separately to give the umbrella good stability, especially in windy conditions.
10. C-Hopetree Square LED Lighted Solar Patio Market Umbrella
The fact that this patio umbrella comes LED light makes it different from every other umbrella on this list. It is fitted with powder coated aluminum pole and steel components to help it withstand harsh conditions. 28 LED solar powered bulbs provide good lighting.
The polyester fabric is waterproof, UV resistant, and fade resistant, still, you should take the umbrella out of the sun when not in use to keep it from fading quickly. Also, the umbrella is suitable for market use, most especially because of the lighting.
When you know the features to look out for, finding a good patio umbrella will be easier.
If you live in a windy place, then you know you have to go for strong umbrellas that will withstand the effect of the wind, also, if you live in a sunny place, then your umbrella should have UV resistance and good fade resistance.
This review will help you in making a well informed decision whenever you want to choose a patio umbrella.