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Bring Your Cozy Outdoor Dreams to Life

September 25, 2020

A crisp fall breeze. Crackling light from the fire pit. Comfy furniture and even comfier clothes. We’ve had our first taste of cooler temperatures and now it’s time to get ready for fall! But what if you’re not ready to say goodbye to spending time outside? Well, you don’t have to. We can bring your… Read More


A crisp fall breeze. Crackling light from the fire pit. Comfy furniture and even comfier clothes. We’ve had our first taste of cooler temperatures and now it’s time to get ready for fall! But what if you’re not ready to say goodbye to spending time outside? Well, you don’t have to. We can bring your cozy outdoor dreams to life with the help of some products from SugarHouse.

Let the Sun In, Keep the Rain Out

One of our favorite products for making your outdoor space a year-round getaway is a louvered roof. This is a unique patio/deck cover that can let sunlight in or be closed to provide shade and weather protection. Bonus, it can handle up to 60 lbs per square foot of snow! 

Here are some features of the louvered roof:

  • Shade Control – by operating the motorized louvers with the remote control, you can fully open or fully close to adjust the shade exactly where you need it.
  • Sun Control – when you want the sun on the patio, coming through your windows or patio doors, you can easily get it by opening the louvers at a slant, to provide up to 85% of the natural light.
  • Ventilation Control – with Louvered Roof’s, you get almost 100% ventilation. When the louvers are open, they are parallel to each other.
  • Rain Control – the Louvered Roof has interlocking louvers with a drip edge, so the rain simply runs into the louver troughs, and then out into the full perimeter gutter. It can then run into the post as a downspout or through a regular downspout. It can also be saved into a rain storage device or directed to the lawn or garden. Because of the gutter screens, you will never have to clean out leaves!

Warm-Up Your Patio

Keep your patio comfortable this fall with a Verticool rope-operated drop shade. These drop shades offer year-round weather protection at an affordable price. This is ideal to transition from summer to fall. You can keep all of your favorite patio furniture out and add little touches of autumn coziness. Here are a few ideas to help you do that.

  • If you don’t have a fire pit already, get one! This is something you can use for a lot of the year. Making smores in the summer and having hot cider next to the fire on a cool fall night. 
  • Add some soft pillows in fall colors to your chairs, couch, etc. We can definitely help you with that and recover any furniture with our upholstery services.
  • Don’t forget that cushy blanket to snuggle up with.
  • Hang some lighting. You’ll have some light from the fire pit but a little extra twinkle from string lights or hanging lanterns gives the right touch.
  • Don’t have anywhere to hang lighting? Check out some outdoor lighting ideas from ylighting.com
  • Keep your feet nice and warm by laying down an outdoor rug.

Cover It Up

If you’re worried about outdoor valuables that won’t be protected by a drop shade or louver roof, we can still help you out. Waterproof, UV protect, and winterize these assets with a custom canvas cover. Protect A/C coils from snow and ice, prevent pitting on the exterior of a grill, wear and tear on your outdoor furniture, and hinder freezing of an outdoor fountain. There is no limit to the custom canvas products we offer. 

We use heavy-duty, commercial-grade fabric that is handcrafted in the USA. With a top-rated 7 year warranty plus 100% satisfaction guarantee, this fabric is fade and stain-proof. 

Let’s protect your fire pit, outdoor kitchen, and grill. Give us a call at 801-563-9600 to bring your cozy outdoor dreams to life.

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.


Prepare and Store Your Boat for Winter

August 31, 2020

The end of the summer. Those who love fall and winter are counting down the minutes. Others are hoping for an Indian Summer to extend their boating days. Whichever one you are, we want to help you prepare and store your boat for the winter.  One of the most important parts of winterizing your boat… Read More


The end of the summer. Those who love fall and winter are counting down the minutes. Others are hoping for an Indian Summer to extend their boating days. Whichever one you are, we want to help you prepare and store your boat for the winter. 

One of the most important parts of winterizing your boat is covering it properly. Protect your investment from winter weather and any critters looking for a place to hibernate. 

We have a few different types of boat covers that can be used during the season and while being stored. All can be customized to fit your boat perfectly. All of our covers are made from Sunbrella® fabrics – the most exceptional all-weather marine fabric available on the market.

Let’s take a look at your different options.

Snap-On Covers

The snap-on boat cover is perfect for frequent travelers looking for a fast and convenient way to protect their boating gear from dirt and adverse weather while on the road. If you’re preparing for a boating trip in a hurry, simply put your gear in the boat, snap the cover on, and take the quickest route to the lake.

Each snap-on cover we make is custom-made to fit the exact make and model of the boat it protects.

In addition, our snap-on covers can be altered to fit any type of custom framework and towers. To offer further protection, the underside is reinforced at each critical wear point, including the windshield, cleats, and mounts.

Tie-Down and Cinch Covers

The look of our covers including cinch and tie-down are very different. But, the way they are made are similar because of the premium fabric and craftsmanship. 

For cinch covers:

  • Heavy-duty strap and ratchet fastening system for a secure fit.
  • Easy to install and remove.
  • Custom cut-outs where necessary ie: fuel.

For both cinch covers and tie-downs:

  • Reinforced with heavy-duty webbing, which creates an extremely tight fit without tearing the material.
  • The underside of the cover is reinforced with heavy-duty vinyl on all the critical wear points.
  • Each cover is made from premium marine fabrics that are resistant to water and mildew.

If you’re wanting to extend your season a little bit longer, you can invest in one of our boat enclosures. They safeguard people and upholstery from harsh UV rays by offering shade and help protect against wind and rain. 

We can also repair cover rips and tears. Let us know if you need a repair service.

Store Your Boat

When you are ready to give up your fun in the sun, we’re ready to take your boat off your hands for the winter. Our secure, gated facility in Midvale has plenty of room to store your boat until next season. We’re conveniently located just off the 7200 South exit for quick and easy access. Call us for pricing.

Browse our selection of covers and find the one that is right for you.

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.


It’s Time to Invest in Your Home

August 24, 2020

Are you ready to add some value to your home? Let us tell you why it’s time to invest in your home. According to a survey conducted by Porch.com, 76% of homeowners in the U.S. have completed at least one home improvement project since the beginning of the COVID pandemic. More are planning to complete… Read More


Are you ready to add some value to your home? Let us tell you why it’s time to invest in your home. According to a survey conducted by Porch.com, 76% of homeowners in the U.S. have completed at least one home improvement project since the beginning of the COVID pandemic. More are planning to complete a project in the next 12 months. If you are one of those homeowners, we’re ready to help you!

If you have no idea where to start with updating and investing in your home, take a look at some of the ideas we’ve put together for you.

More Energy Efficient

Updating your home to make it more energy efficient will not only reduce our carbon footprint but it will put money back in your wallet. Let’s start with your windows.

Feeling the heat come through and dreading the cold winter air? Make sure to check the caulking and weather stripping around your windows. Fill in any gaps. 

In addition to caulking, installing our Verticool interior drop shades will help keep your home the temperature that you desire. You’ll be protected from UV rays since interior shades block up to 99% from entering your home. They also protect your furniture from sun damage and will reduce light glare. And don’t forget about giving yourself some privacy. 

Now that you’ve got your windows under control, consider these other options to increase efficiency:

  • Install fans. Summer is almost over but the dog days are here. By installing fans, you’ll be able to use them in the mornings before it gets too hot and again at night rather than the air conditioner. 
  • Change the filters on your HVAC unit. This should be done every three months. 
  • Consider upgrading your appliances to energy-efficient ones if you don’t already have them.
  • Turn down your water thermostat. You waste energy if you have to turn on the cold-water tap while showering so you don’t burn yourself. 
  • Use LED and CFL lightbulbs.

Boost Your Curb Appeal

It’s no secret that the outside of your home is the first impression. Boosting your curb appeal will definitely add value to your home. There are some really simple ways to do this.

Let’s start with the windows here too. Let SugarHouse give your house a new look with some window awnings. Not only will this help with the appeal, but it will also help with your energy efficiency! We have several different options.

Retractable window awnings come with either manual or motorized controls for convenient operation. Whichever you choose, you’ll be sure to enjoy your window awnings worry-free for years to come thanks to our 10-year limited warranty.

Rigid Frame awnings are very attractive and can add color to the exterior of your home. These awnings are constructed from welded tubular metal supports that are covered in a fabric that can be colored with the color or pattern of your choice.

Rope-Operated window awnings are a sturdy, durable shade solution for your storefront or home. Capable of cooling the interior while beautifying the exterior of your home, this classic awning design has been a SugarHouse customer favorite for over 75 years.

Our awning experts will customize and install your window awnings. You can finish updating your curb appeal with a few DIY projects including:

  • Make your front door stand out by painting it with a pop of color. 
  • Keep up with your landscaping. Overgrown grass and weeds can take away from the beauty of your home.
  • Dress up your front porch by adding some decor. Change it with the seasons or keep it simple year-round.

Protect Your Investments

When investing in your home, you’ll want to make sure those investments are protected and cared for properly. Our custom canvas products will protect backyard investments like outdoor kitchens, fire pits, hot tubs, air conditioners, etc.

Our custom covers are made from a heavy-duty, commercial-grade fabric. It’s a breathable canvas that provides full-length coverage that prevents condensation. You’ll receive a 7-20 year warranty plus a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Let’s get going on your newest and best investment – your home. Give us a call at 801-563-9600.

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.


Update Your 72-Hour Kit

August 17, 2020

The last few months have been wild! With recent events, we’ve been urged to have a three day supply of food and other supplies. This is a great time to update your 72-Hour Kit or put one together. We suggest adding a face mask to each one of your kits. Face masks help reduce the… Read More


The last few months have been wild! With recent events, we’ve been urged to have a three day supply of food and other supplies. This is a great time to update your 72-Hour Kit or put one together. We suggest adding a face mask to each one of your kits.

Face masks help reduce the spread of saliva and other secretions, lowering the risk that the wearer, if infected, will transmit a virus to other people. This is why it’s such a good idea to add a mask to your kit. You never know who might be in need of help during an emergency or if you will need help from someone.

SugarHouse has several different face mask options including masks for children. We highly recommend our stretch face mask that comes in a three-pack. Put one in your 72-Hour Kit, have one in your car and one at home. 

You can see all of our Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) 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.


Go Back to School Safely

August 6, 2020

SugarHouse Industries wants to help send students and teachers back to school safely. We’re happy to be a resource for you to find high-quality PPE supplies in one place, at a great price, and that are reusable. Check out some of your options below. For Students Our junior stretch face masks are made out of… Read More


SugarHouse Industries wants to help send students and teachers back to school safely. We’re happy to be a resource for you to find high-quality PPE supplies in one place, at a great price, and that are reusable. Check out some of your options below.

For Students

Our junior stretch face masks are made out of a polyester/spandex blend fabric. It’s a no-sew design that attaches over the ears and three openings make it a one-size-fits-all mask. This is a lightweight mask that is machine washable and dryer-safe. 

The regular stretch face masks will fit older students.

We also have junior face masks made from solution-dyed polyester. It features:

  • A water repellent shell that protects the wearer from other people’s secretions better than soft cotton masks.
  • A soft interior liner provides lightweight, comfortable protection.
  • The wearer can label their mask with their name or other identification.
  • These masks can be machine-washed and dried or cleaned with disinfecting cleaners without compromising their ability to repel liquids, aerosols, and sprays. 

The regular washable face masks will fit older students.

For Teachers

Both our stretch face masks and washable face masks come in a size that fits adults as well.

A standard face shield is also a great idea for teachers including speech therapists or special education teachers. 

Lightweight, anti-scratch clear vinyl provides full peripheral vision while still offering front and side face protection.

The foam headbands hold the shield away from the face, allowing it to rest lightly making it ideal for extended wear. Closed-cell polyethylene foam allows shields to be disinfected and reused as needed.

  • Protects eyes, nose, and mouth from aerosols, sprays, and splatter.
  • Wrap-around design provides protection to the front and sides of the face.
  • Can be worn over other face masks and eyeglasses.
  • Closed-cell polyethylene foam makes them highly resistant to chemicals and moisture.
  • Dimensions (flat): 13″ wide x 10″ tall.

For School Nurses

Our washable isolation gowns are made from Odyssey® Fabric, a durable woven polyester fabric (300 denier) and a clear coating on the inside. The gown is open in the back with 2 fabric ties and elastic cuffs. Gowns are machine washable and dryer safe.

Fabric Specs: The manufacturer of Odyssey® Fabric has certified that it meets requirements for use as PPE gowns in healthcare facilities, passing 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.

The washable medical gowns are also made from Odyssey® Fabric. The gown is open in the front with 2 adjustable velcro strips, one pocket, and elastic cuffs. Gowns are machine washable and dryer safe.

For Administrators

Remind students to wash their hands and practice social distancing with posters and decals in visible areas.

You can purchase all your PPE supplies on our health website. Good luck with your back to school shopping and the upcoming school year!

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.


Make Your Backyard Your Vacation Destination

July 6, 2020

“It’s a cruel, cruel summer…” It’s no secret that this summer is very different from other years. Travel plans are being changed and maybe even halted. However, it doesn’t have to be a totally cruel summer. Turn your summer vacation into a staycation. Sound a little boring? It won’t be with the help of SugarHouse’s… Read More


“It’s a cruel, cruel summer…”

It’s no secret that this summer is very different from other years. Travel plans are being changed and maybe even halted. However, it doesn’t have to be a totally cruel summer. Turn your summer vacation into a staycation. Sound a little boring? It won’t be with the help of SugarHouse’s products. We’ll turn your backyard into your vacation destination. So let’s take a trip to your backyard to explore the possibilities.

Get Your Food On

One of the first things a lot of people look forward to on a vacation is different types of food and eating as much of it as possible. So, the first stop on your staycation will be for your inner foodie. With an outdoor kitchen, you’ll be able to create all sorts of food from around the world in your own backyard. To give you an idea and some recipes to transport you to another country, check out this article by Good Food. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find:

  • Singapore-style barbecued chicken wings
  • Turkish kebabs
  • Boerewors with chakalaka and polenta

While cooking these recipes, we want to make sure your skin isn’t cooking. That’s why we recommend a beautiful retractable awning to cover your kitchen. These awnings can also offer protection from rain in case your imaginary tropical vacation turns into a tropical storm. 

Our retractable awnings have so many features including wind and sun sensors, handheld remote controls, and home automation integration. The fabrics we use are exceptionally durable and highly customizable.

Wellness and Relaxation

Now that you’ve eaten to your heart’s content, it’s time to rest with a little wellness and relaxation. With everything that’s going on with COVID-19, your life might feel out of control and stressful. Transform your patio into your own outdoor retreat. Somewhere you can do a little yoga, meditation, and soak your stress away in a nice hot tub. To give you a little privacy while you take this journey, install a rope-operated drop shade.

Our Verticool rope-operated drop shades provide superior protection and shade for your enclosed deck or patio. These shades simply drop when the rope is released and raise by pulling on the rope. Cleats attached at the side and bottom of the screen secure the screen when it is extended or retracted.

Here are a few extras to complete your serene space:

  • Enjoy a warm summer night in an even warmer hot tub. When you’re not using the hot tub, you can cover it with one of our custom covers.
  • Open space next to the hot tub where you can roll out your yoga mat for a peaceful workout.
  • Add some woodsy scented candles to bring in a relaxing vibe and complement sweet floral smells.

Let’s Get Physical

If you enjoy getting out and being active on vacation, you’ll enjoy the third stop on your staycation. This idea will bring the little kid out in you and hopefully get your heart pumping. Before we get to the activities part, let’s look at the SugarHouse product we are recommending to make this stop more delightful. 

July and August can be the hottest months of the summer. We suggest adding our Rayblock Shade Sail over your outdoor activity area. One of the benefits of shade sails is that they are free-standing and can be temporary. So if you have a playground that you want to move, move the shade sail with it. 

Some activities that you can do under your shade sail are:

  • Swimming, if you have a pool. 
  • Swinging on the monkey bars of your playground.
  • Cornhole and other lawn games.
  • Play baseball, volleyball, soccer, etc.

Isn’t it Romantic?

Your fourth and final destination will possibly get your heart pumping too. That is if you’re with the right person. It may not be the same as walking on a Hawaiian beach but you can transform your backyard into a romantic place.

To start, have one of our Shade Glide Slide Wire Cable Canopies installed. It can be over an existing structure or we can create an aluminum structure for you. These canopies are retractable so you can fully extend the canopy when the sun is out, then retract when you want to gaze at the stars. These canopies can also look very romantic especially if you pair them with twinkle lights and soft curtains on each corner of the structure. 

Don’t forget to include a nice seating area underneath your canopy to enjoy your night. Maybe a comfy sofa or a porch swing hanging from the top of the structure. Or you might prefer to have something that can be easily moved so you can dance the night away to your favorite romantic songs. Adding a sound system with a romantic playlist will also hit the right note.

We want to help make your summer memorable for all the right reasons. Give us a call at 801-563-9600 for a consultation. We’ll discuss how to make your backyard your staycation oasis.

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.


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

July 1, 2020

Update: Congratulations to our photo contest winner: D.C. Coates from Alpine, Wyoming. Check out his boat photo at the bottom of this post. 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… Read More


Update: Congratulations to our photo contest winner: D.C. Coates from Alpine, Wyoming. Check out his boat photo at the bottom of this post.

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!

Contest Winner:

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. Some restrictions apply.

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.

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