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Show Us Your Boat and We’ll Show You the Money

July 1, 2020

Show us your boat and we’ll show you the money! We’ve been honored to customize a lot of boats for our customers and we want to see them in action. Send us a photo of your boat showcasing the modifications that SugarHouse has made and you’ll be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card! … Read More


Show us your boat and we’ll show you the money!

We’ve been honored to customize a lot of boats for our customers and we want to see them in action. Send us a photo of your boat showcasing the modifications that SugarHouse has made and you’ll be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card

Taking the boat out for some 4th of July festivities? Snap some pics and send them in. Show us how you’re enjoying the summer on the water.

Email a photo to toni@sugarhouse.us by Wednesday, July 15 at 5pm MT for your chance to win. We’ll announce the winner through email and on our Facebook and Instagram pages. 

*By submitting and sharing your photos, you agree to let SugarHouse use them for promotional purposes.

Happy boating!

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.


Refer a Friend, Receive an Amazon Gift Card

June 25, 2020

Wow, what a start we’ve had to 2020! It has been a crazy few months and we hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. We are grateful for our customers and are happy to help extend everyone’s safe space beyond the walls of their homes with our products. We also want to help people… Read More


Wow, what a start we’ve had to 2020! It has been a crazy few months and we hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. We are grateful for our customers and are happy to help extend everyone’s safe space beyond the walls of their homes with our products. We also want to help people feel a renewed sense of safety for the rest of 2020. 

The best way for us to reach those who need our help is through our existing customers. If you are one, we invite you to send us your referrals and in return, you’ll receive $50! For every one of your referrals who purchase one of our custom awning or boat products, you’ll receive a $50 Amazon gift card and they will receive 5% off their purchase.

Your referrals can give us a call at 801-563-9600 or email us at info@sugarhouse.us and mention your name. We will contact you once their purchase is complete.

Don’t forget to show them our custom products on our website at https://sugarhouse.us/. And if you see something that piques your interest, we would love to continue working with you!

It is our privilege to bring a little safety and happiness to people at this time. Thank you for allowing us to help you and your friends and family.

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.


Customize Your Face Mask

June 11, 2020

In a time of face masks, how do we get personalities to shine through? Well, we’ve figured out how to let people show school pride, promote businesses, and make wearing a mask a little more fun. SugarHouse is now offering custom face mask designs on our washable stretch masks. Pay a one-time set-up fee of… Read More


In a time of face masks, how do we get personalities to shine through? Well, we’ve figured out how to let people show school pride, promote businesses, and make wearing a mask a little more fun.

SugarHouse is now offering custom face mask designs on our washable stretch masks. Pay a one-time set-up fee of $250, with a minimum order of 100 masks at $4 each, and have your design bring smiles to covered faces.

Our stretch face mask is the perfect choice when choosing a mask to produce for the masses. It’s comfortable to wear, allows people to breathe easy, helps from spreading germs, and aids in keeping other people’s secretions out, better than soft cotton masks. This mask is one continuous piece of fabric making the secure ear holes feel less tight than other masks. It also keeps the wearer cool and doesn’t warm their face up like so many other fabrics. With three openings to choose from, this innovative, form-fitting no-sew design truly makes it a one-size-fits-all!

Email us your design using our template shown here to mail@sugarhouse.us

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.


Outdoor Man Cave for Father’s Day

June 3, 2020

Father’s Day is drawing near and so is the first day of summer. In fact, the first day of summer is the same weekend. So, what about giving the man in your life a place where he can appreciate warm summer days and nights? Give him an outdoor man cave. Below you’ll find three different… Read More


Father’s Day is drawing near and so is the first day of summer. In fact, the first day of summer is the same weekend. So, what about giving the man in your life a place where he can appreciate warm summer days and nights? Give him an outdoor man cave.

Below you’ll find three different ideas of outdoor man caves featuring some of SugarHouse’s products.

For the Game Enthusiast

Take inside games outside for a fun way to enjoy the warm weather. Create a space for the man of the house with a few games to play with his buddies. Do this by taking any game equipment you have in the house out to the patio. For instance, if you have a pool, air hockey or ping pong table, take it out to the patio. Smaller items can also be used like cornhole, darts, or a table and chairs to set-up a game of chess. You can protect these items from inclement weather by installing a pipe frame canopy. 

Our pipe frame patio canopies provide protection from both sun and rain, making your deck or patio the perfect place to enjoy your yard during any season. Made with high-quality, galvanized steel pipe and attached to your home with our special brackets, these canopies provide the ultimate protection.

More about pipe frame canopies:

  • We use name-brand fabrics like Sunbrella® and Dickson® that carry a 10-year limited warranty.
  • The fabrics also come in a variety of colors and in striped or solid patterns.
  • The scalloped valance along the bottom of the canopy is an optional feature available in multiple sizes and colors.
  • The canopy has lace pockets that securely attach the front bar and rafters to the fabric cover. This prevents the fabric from lifting up from the frame in the wind.

For the Chef

Who doesn’t love a summer barbeque with family and friends? Barbeques this summer may look a little different with some restrictions still in place. However, you can still make your small gatherings fun and tasty with the ultimate cook area any chef will love. 

Start out strong with a durable cover that can be opened to let sunlight in or closed to provide shade and weather protection. A louvered roof is made of tough extruded tempered aluminum and comes with a maintenance-free powder-coated finish. They can withstand up to 180 mph winds and up to 60 lbs. per square foot of snow loads in the winter. SugarHouse’s tectonic arched louvers can span longer than any other louvered roof product on the market. Bonus, they look really slick.

We all know that when you have a gathering indoors and it includes food, everyone ends up in the kitchen. So, for your outdoor space, you’re definitely going to need the same space. There are several options for you so we’ll just give you a couple as to not overwhelm you. The first is the most luxurious. An outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven and a fully stocked bar/soda bar. In order to have a pizza oven, you’ll need plenty of space. 

If you don’t have that big of a space or don’t want to go quite that fancy, an L-shaped kitchen island with a built-in barbecue is another option. A small fridge, sink, and prep area can all be on one side. On the other side, a raised countertop with bar stools so friends and family can keep the chef company.  

When your cook area isn’t in use, protect it from unpredictable weather with one of our custom canvas covers. We can make a cover to fit any shape outdoor kitchen you end up creating. 

Once you get your cook area set, here are a few more ideas to fill out your space:

  • A firepit with chairs around for a fun gathering spot.
  • What man cave is complete without a TV to play video games or watch a game when sports return? You can wheel out a TV on a cart if there isn’t a place to mount it.
  • Add a basketball hoop big or small.

For the Laid Back Dude

We’re all about making your backyard your oasis. Not every man cave has to be lively and loud. Some men want a space to relax and not hear the incessant call of “dad, dad, dad” while quarantining. Here are a few ideas of how to give your laid back dude an oasis of his own right on the patio or deck.

  • Lounge area complete with a sofa and oversized pillows.
  • A hot tub with lots of greenery around to give the illusion of being secluded in the woods.
  • Hanging chairs, a hammock, or anything else where you can sit and sway.

To really get away from it all, it’s great to have the option of shades for some privacy. Our Verticool Drop Shades and Verticool Rope Operated Drop Shades come in handy here. They provide an escape from blinding sun and can be lifted easily to see a beautiful summer sunset. The drop shades come with motors and wireless remote controls for shade on demand. The rope operated shades simply drop when the rope is released and raise by pulling on the rope. Both are fantastic products that give you the privacy you need.

We can’t wait to see what other ideas you have for an outdoor man cave. Give us a call at 801-563-9300 so we can get started on a Father’s Day present that will be used over and over again.

SugarHouse Industries is the largest provider of custom awnings, boat tops and specialty canvas covers in the Intermountain West. Established in 1941, our family-owned business remains committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That is why we custom-make every product we offer to fit the unique needs of our clients. Read our Google Reviews to see why our customers have been choosing SugarHouse for the past 75 years.


Buy Your Reusable Isolation Gowns Here

May 12, 2020

SugarHouse Health is now producing and selling reusable isolation gowns. The gowns are made from Odyssey® Fabric, a durable woven polyester fabric (300 denier), and a clear coating on the inside. The manufacturer of Odyssey® Fabric has certified that it meets requirements for use as PPE gowns in healthcare facilities.  Gowns are open in the… Read More


SugarHouse Health is now producing and selling reusable isolation gowns. The gowns are made from Odyssey® Fabric, a durable woven polyester fabric (300 denier), and a clear coating on the inside. The manufacturer of Odyssey® Fabric has certified that it meets requirements for use as PPE gowns in healthcare facilities. 

Gowns are open in the back with two fabric ties and elastic cuffs. They come in three different sizes: medium, large, and extra-large.

According to the FDA, there is currently a shortage of PPE gowns. A lot of hospitals in the U.S. have generally used single-use gowns. However, with the shortage, there is a need for reusable gowns. Our gowns are machine washable and dryer safe so you can reuse many times and won’t have to worry about replacing after one use. You can also spray and wipe down the gown in between washes.

There are many different types of isolation gowns with varying protection levels. Our gowns pass Levels 1, 2 & 3 of AAMI PB70:2012 Liquid Barrier Performance, which is recognized by the FDA, pursuant to testing standards outlined in ASTM F2407.

You can purchase your gowns here. Also, check out the rest of our PPE products on our health website.

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.


Donate to Frontline Workers and We’ll Match it

May 11, 2020

Want to give back to frontline workers but aren’t sure how? Donate $10 to help aid the protection of frontline workers and we’ll match your donation! With your help, medical supplies will go to those working in the medical field, food industry, and to the many who simply can’t afford the extra protection to help… Read More


Want to give back to frontline workers but aren’t sure how? Donate $10 to help aid the protection of frontline workers and we’ll match your donation! With your help, medical supplies will go to those working in the medical field, food industry, and to the many who simply can’t afford the extra protection to help those around them. 

SugarHouse and Extendata, an IT operation solutions company, are working together to identify those who can best benefit from our Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Read more about the partnership and philanthropic efforts here.

What began as a way to maintain our business and be able to keep our team in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, our line of PPE is exploding and we are excited to work with you to bring those products to those in need!

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.


Gift Ideas for Mom 2020

April 25, 2020

When we think of mothers, we think of someone who teaches, nurtures and makes a house a warm and comfortable place to raise a family. With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) running rampant and people being quarantined at home, having a nice place to live and feel safe is important. Since Mother’s Day is coming up, return… Read More


When we think of mothers, we think of someone who teaches, nurtures and makes a house a warm and comfortable place to raise a family. With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) running rampant and people being quarantined at home, having a nice place to live and feel safe is important. Since Mother’s Day is coming up, return the favor and extend the walls of your home into a beautiful space for mom to enjoy her time. 

SugarHouse has several products to enhance your outdoor space. We’ve put a few together with other products for some ideas for you.

Gathering Place

Quarantining inside your home can become stale and boring especially when the sun is making more and more appearances. Create a gathering place out back where the special lady in your life can gather the family for some bonding, school work or other activities. 

A seating area is the first ingredient for a great gathering place. To really make your seating area pop, let SugarHouse recover or replace any outdated or faded upholstery. We are able to customize cushions to fit your furniture exactly. The upholstery we produce for patio furniture is made from premium outdoor foams and fabrics that will give your furniture a much longer life than if you purchased it from a department or home improvement store.

Now that you have updated furniture, make sure you have some coverage for when the sun gets a little too hot. If you don’t want to place your seating area under an existing shaded area, a nice option is a tension shade sail. This is a free-standing shade solution that can be temporary or permanent. 

Here are a few more ideas to complete your gathering place:

  • Colorful pillows for your furniture.
  • A firepit for your family to roast hot dogs and smores during the summer.
  • A sofa swing. These look so comfortable!

Elegant Backyard

A slide-wire canopy system can make a space really elegant. Our custom experts can create a system to be installed on an already existing structure or we can design and manufacture an aluminum frame structure for you. These canopies are long panels that are arranged in overhead swales that will give you a nice shady spot or can be retracted when you want a little more light. With the swales overhead, a couple of things that you can add to the structure that will take the elegant factor over the top are some soft fabric draped down on the corners and tied back like curtains and then some twinkle lights woven around the swales. Since both our acrylic and mesh fabrics that are used to make the canopies come in a variety of colors, you can either match your curtain fabric to the canopy or find a complementary color.

Another touch that you can add yourself is a water feature. The graceful sound of water will give your space a relaxing vibe. Some water features can be elaborate and built into landscaping but they can also be really simple, easily purchased and installed on your own. 

A Quaint Little Spot

Not all homes come with a large outdoor space, however, you can still make a beautiful spot to spend time with family or get some peace and quiet for yourself.

A retractable awning is a simple way to extend shade over any size area. They can even be mounted on a roof if you are creating your quaint little spot on an upper-level deck. A SugarHouse custom expert will help you create an awning that fits your style and either adds a pop of color to your home or looks like it was part of the original build.

Let’s finish off your quaint little spot with some of these suggestions:

  • A hammock for a reading nook.
  • A breakfast patio spot. If it’s in a place that can only fit a table and a chair, this would be an ideal place for mom to have a few minutes to herself in the morning – after you’ve made her breakfast!
  • Add an outdoor rug and some floor pillows to cozy it up and add extra seating.
  • Potted plants can bring in color. If you don’t have room to bring in big pots or flower boxes, try a vertical garden planter.
  • A small outdoor kitchen or bar with an eating space.

We are ready to get to work on your outdoor space when you are. Give us a call now at 801-563-9600 to talk about how we can make Mother’s Day 2020 special. You can be assured that we are handling business safely as we are currently doing our part in slowing the spread of COVID-19. You can read our official statement here

SugarHouse Industries is the largest provider of custom awnings, boat tops and specialty canvas covers in the Intermountain West. Established in 1941, our family-owned business remains committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That is why we custom-make every product we offer to fit the unique needs of our clients. Read our Google Reviews to see why our customers have been choosing SugarHouse for the past 75 years.


Face Masks Design Contest

April 24, 2020

CALLING ALL CREATIVE MINDS – Submit your face mask design for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card to Artist Corner or Amazon! All winning designs will be printed on actual face masks produced by SugarHouse Industries and distributed nationwide. The Face Mask Categories: Utah, children, fun, patriotic, and most original. CONTEST RULES:1. Must… Read More


CALLING ALL CREATIVE MINDS – Submit your face mask design for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card to Artist Corner or Amazon! All winning designs will be printed on actual face masks produced by SugarHouse Industries and distributed nationwide.

The Face Mask Categories: Utah, children, fun, patriotic, and most original.

CONTEST RULES:
1. Must be an original design (no trademarked images or logos)
2. Submit your design ideas with your comment reply in our Facebook post or email to: toni@sugarhouse.us (submit as many designs as you want)
3. The image must fit on the face mask template.
4. Like or heart your favorite design suggestion from those entered in the comments
5. No obscenities

DEADLINE:

The deadline for contest entries is May 3rd, 2020, at 5pm. Winners will be announced and contacted via Facebook by May 4th.


EXTENDATA AND SUGARHOUSE WORK TO PROTECT FRONT LINE WORKERS

April 13, 2020

Healthcare & Food Workers to receive much needed help. ExtenData, whose headquarters are based out of Centennial, CO, is an IT operation solutions company. Like so many companies out there, ExtenData has taken the initiative to help communities however they can. ExtenData’s efforts turned to locating healthcare and food distribution centers, that had staff working… Read More


Healthcare & Food Workers to receive much needed help.

ExtenData, whose headquarters are based out of Centennial, CO, is an IT operation solutions company. Like so many companies out there, ExtenData has taken the initiative to help communities however they can. ExtenData’s efforts turned to locating healthcare and food distribution centers, that had staff working on the front lines. They also reached out to SugarHouse Industries, that recently shifted their business from awning and boat cover manufacturers, to include producing face shields and masks to help the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

ExtenData began their philanthropic work by asking the public to help them find organizations whose employees needed masks and/or shields. They wanted to learn about the organizations on the front line as quickly as possible, in order to get the supplies to those most in need. As information has poured in, SugarHouse has started to fill orders that are being sent out all over the United States. Some of those masks and shields will be going to healthcare workers right here in Utah. IHC and the University of Utah will be among the recipients to benefit from ExtenData’s goodwill.

What made ExtenData answer the call to help those on the front line? Georgia Brown, Director of Marketing at ExtenData shared, “Supporting our customers, staff, partners, and community is a core value that compels us to help where we can. Using our connections throughout the global supply chain to connect supply with demand is a logical route and right in our wheelhouse. In good times we make visibility and tracking solutions through hardware and software technology. Right now, we are using those same skills, connections, and knowledge to support the people on the front line doing the hard work and putting themselves at risk.”

ExtenData and SugarHouse Industries will continue to work together to protect those who are working so diligently to keep us safe, protected and fed. If you would like to join ExtenData in their efforts through donation or partnership, please contact Georgia Brown via email at marketing@extendata.com.

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.


SugarHouse’s Face Masks Fight Coronavirus’ Economic Impact

April 10, 2020

Company partners with struggling local businesses and at-home sewers to meet overwhelming demand. Since repurposing its manufacturing facility from awning and boat top production to make personal protective equipment two weeks ago, SugarHouse Industries has seen an overwhelming demand for the face shields and face masks it makes. “In total, we’ve had requests for nearly… Read More


Company partners with struggling local businesses and at-home sewers to meet overwhelming demand.

Since repurposing its manufacturing facility from awning and boat top production to make personal protective equipment two weeks ago, SugarHouse Industries has seen an overwhelming demand for the face shields and face masks it makes.

“In total, we’ve had requests for nearly 100,000 units,” Mike Peterson, President of SugarHouse Industries remarks. “Our focus has been to meet the needs of our Utah community. We have provided face masks and face shields to medical professionals, senior centers, school districts’ nutritional services, first responders, and essential businesses such as grocery stores, and plumbers just to name a few.”

Due to the overwhelming response, SugarHouse has not only been able to keep its doors open but also to reach out to three other local sewing businesses that had to furlough employees due current economic conditions.

SugarHouse employees and family members donated 150 volunteer hours on Saturday, April 4, 2020 to produce 1,500 face masks and face shields.

“We’ve even developed DIY sewing kits for people to make at home and bring back to us. We are paying $2 for each mask sewn. An experienced sewer can easily make 6-8 masks each hour,” Mike says. “It’s been great to be able to make a positive impact not only on the fight against coronavirus but also its economic effects.”

Media Availability: SugarHouse is holding a second Employee & Family Volunteer Event on Saturday, April 11, 2020, 7 am – 12 noon. Mike Peterson will be there to answer questions.

SugarHouse Ind. has served its clients in the Intermountain West since 1941. In that time, we have become Utah’s largest provider of awning, boat tops and specialty canvas covers. After nearly 80 years, our focus is still to provide customers with the highest quality products and the best prices. We remain a family-owned company, and we remain committed to putting a personal touch into everything we do. That’s why we make every product that we offer in our 30,000 ft2 facility in Midvale, Utah.