Shade Your Space with a Classy Shadeglide Canopy

July 1, 2022
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Wow, the heat is definitely on! How about we shade your space with a classy Shadeglide canopy? Our Shadeglide slide-wire cable canopies are a beautiful shade solution that enhance the look of your home or business. 

We’ve all been there. We’re enjoying the warm summer weather when out of nowhere, the heat turns spicy and we’re ready to hide inside. With SugarHouse’s shade solutions, you don’t have to miss hosting a summer BBQ or enjoying a night out with friends. Let’s take a look at the features of a Shadeglide and how it can help you have an enjoyable summer.


Summer is when families and friends want to be outside playing and enjoying each other’s company. Summer barbecues, kicking a soccer ball, and epic water balloon fights. But sometimes the sun can be too hot causing everyone to retreat inside. This not only takes away the fun summer vibe but can leave the house a mess – especially if one of those water balloons makes it inside! 

An easy way to control the amount of sunlight or shade that enters your patio area is a slide-wire cable canopy. Shadeglide isn’t just any old shade solution. It looks beautiful when open or closed. The soft fabric panels attach with clips that slide on thin metal cables. This allows the fabric to be slid back and forth. It also allows panels to be easily removed for cleaning. 

Shadeglide can be attached to an existing structure like our Timberpeak pergola. Don’t have an existing structure? Don’t worry, we can custom make an aluminum frame for you.


Outdoor seating at a restaurant can be really nice during the summer. But there’s nothing worse than a customer having a terrible experience because they’re too hot or being blinded by the light. That’s where Shadeglide comes in. It’s perfect for shade and will make your outdoor seating experience a lot more comfortable. You can leave them closed during the hottest hours of the day but then retract them for a dining experience under the stars. 

Shadeglide comes with a pull stick so even the shortest of employees can reach to slide the panels back and forth. And don’t worry about those windy days. Optional security straps or tie back cables are available to keep the panels retracted in heavy winds.


Here’s a quick snapshot of Shadeglide’s frame and fabric.


  • A slide-wire cable canopy system can be installed to an existing structure like a pergola.
  • We can also custom design and manufacture aluminum frame structures to which the cable canopy system can be attached.
  • Our aluminum frames come powder coated in black, white or bronze. Custom colors are also available.


Shadeglide panels are made in two types of fabric: woven acrylic or vinyl coated polyester mesh. 


  • Made with reliable, name-brand outdoor fabrics such as Sunbrella® and Dickson®
  • Carry a 10 year limited warranty.
  • Come in numerous color options in both striped and solid patterns.
  • Provide nearly 100% UV blockage and are opaque.
  • They are ideal for shade and privacy applications.
  • Drain grommets are recommended when using this material in order to prevent water from puddling, which can damage both the fabric and framework.

Give us a call at 801-563-9600 to find out more about Shadeglide and get scheduled for yours today!


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.