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Top 4 Reasons You Need A Retractable Pergola This Summer

Summer is a time of year when people begin to spend more time in their outdoor spaces. People who live in colder temps are ready to emerge from the indoors and enjoy the fresh air. Those in warmer temps are ready to maximize the outdoors even more before the fall goes into full effect. Regardless of where you are, retractable pergolas are a fantastic way to enhance your outdoor space for summer and beyond.


Here are 4 reasons to add a retractable pergola to your outdoor space.

  • Extend your outdoor space with all the comfort of the indoors. Enjoy the sunshine without the actual heat or get shade on the demand with the press of a button. Retractable pergolas extend your outdoor space and give you options and flexibility to customize the area the way you want it.
  • Infuse some style. A retractable pergola allows you to add some style to your outdoor spaces. There are a variety of ways to style your retractable pergolas by customizing with different door closures, screens or wall fixes to create an enclosed oasis.
  • Rain or shine. Don’t let rain put a damper on your plans. Whether you are entertaining guests or having a quiet night at home with the family, retractable pergolas allow you to enjoy the outdoors regardless of the weather conditions.
  • Protect your outdoor furniture. The elements can do a number on your outdoor furniture. Wind, rain, snow and more can age and damage your pieces. With a retractable pergola, your furniture stays in great shape longer.


Think about how many times you would have liked to use your backyard or porch areas but couldn’t because of weather. Those days are over as soon as you add a retractable pergola. Smart Shade Structures can help customize a beautiful addition to your space. Our knowledgeable staff will guide you every step of the way and help you create an outdoor space you can enjoy this summer and every season after.