Need help for outdoor patio with East to West sun exposure
housedesignideasApril 11, 2013
Would love a covered porch but don't want it DARK!! Also, how to block sun from East & West exposure, noting we have strong winds occasionally. Shutters? Outdoor blinds/curtains would not do well in wind. Any other comments/suggestions are welcomed!! Thanks! ( pic 1: South; pic 2: East; pic 3: West; pic 4: South again!)
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A combination of a pergola and shutters that are naturally vented but can be locked down in windy conditions would work for you. I like the pivoting ones.
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    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 5:35AM
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Cant argue with pergola. Perfect solution and would add design to it. I was thinking the awnings that can open and close at the push of a button but I think pergola is perfect.
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GREAT ideas. Thank you for your comments and pictures.
    Bookmark   April 11, 2013 at 9:51AM
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I agree with decoenthusiaste. A pergola may be the way to go. There are a bunch of different styles and designs you can go with. They even have some that open and close automatically.
    Bookmark   Thanked by housedesignideas    July 8, 2014 at 4:38AM
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This was an old post from 2013. Wonder if they built a pergola?
    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 5:14AM
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