As we’re all gearing up for the warmer weather (and some folks are lucky enough to already be enjoying it), it’s time to start thinking about setting up the patio. One important thing to consider is how you will shade areas of your yard that do not have trees or other fixtures to keep the hot sun from beating down. The right patio umbrella can provide the perfect solution, adding practicality and design to any outdoor area. But before you buy, here are a few important things to consider so you make the right choice.
Assess Your Needs – First things first, you need to figure out where you’ll most likely use a patio umbrella (or several). Take a good look at your la