Get an early start on spring & summer!

Although winter is almost here, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about spring and summer! Think about the spring rains and the summer heat in Texas with our long sunny days! Imagine how you will enjoy the outdoors more during both seasons with a great new patio cover!

Whether you plan to spend most of your time relaxing by your pool or having family and friends come over for bonding, your backyard will undoubtedly be a popular place for you to relax, drink cocktails, and entertain your family and friends.

Is your backyard ready for the rainy season and the hot season? Have you considered how a new patio cover could add flavor to your spring and summer experience in 2023? At Bluebonnet Patio Covers, we can help you plan for a memorable new year, working with you to have great new patio cover ready to go in your backyard. That is why we present to you these outdoor patio cover ideas and suggestions to help get ready for more great outdoor times in 2023!

Outdoor Patio Covers to Shield You from Sun & Rain

  1. An Equinox Louvered Roof

These outdoor covered patio constructions let you choose between open-air and closed-air roofing at any time with the touch of a button. This type of roof comes in 5 different primary colors, can be free standing or attached to an existing home or structure, includes built in gutters, and has different customization options.

Equinox louvered roofs have solar batteries that open and close the louvers whenever you like, providing complete protection from sun and rain when closed, or letting in the desired amount of light and opening up a view of the sky at your command.

Equinox patio covers are constructed with high-quality materials, precision engineering, and a number of aesthetic options to assist consumers in creating their ideal outdoor atmosphere. The patio covers are more durable, meet all wind and snow load requirements, and last longer than ordinary plastic or fabric patio covers.

  1. AlumaWood Shade Structures

AlumaWood pergolas will provide you the design flexibility you need to turn your vision of an inviting outdoor space into a reality. This stunning outdoor patio cover design can be linked to your house or erected as a separate construction for your personal retreat.

Alumawood pergolas are popular shade structures that allow homeowners to achieve the ideal balance of elegance and comfort. The Laguna Lattice in this patio design is very pergola-like and adds sophistication and beauty to the exterior of your property. During the summer, AlumaWood patio covers can assist homeowners reduce their sun exposure by 40 to 60% without blocking out the cool breezes!

AlumaWood pergolas have a strong header-bean structure, highly textured wood finishes, seven popular designer colors, a long-lasting Aluma-ShieldSM paint system with TEFLON for long-term gloss retention, matching fasteners, and four style options for bean and rafter end-cuts.

  1. Structall Snap-n-Lock Roofs

In Structall Snap-n-Lock patio covers, the energy efficiency of foam core building panels is paired with a revolutionary, patented joint design that gives strength to the roof and simply snaps together. This patio cover style responds to today’s housing market, when purchasers seek homes that are energy efficient, inexpensive, and resistant to harsh weather conditions.

Gaps in the wall and roof are almost completely removed during their installation. There is also less setting or compressing, less moisture absorption or dust saturation, and far fewer cavities that allow for convention or air movement than in typical framing methods.

All of these advantages combine to make this patio cover design ideal for homeowners wishing to improve their home’s energy efficiency!

  1. Retractable Awnings

Retractable awnings are quite useful for patios and decks. This is because they can be installed on the wall, soffit, or roof to create extra headroom. With a simple hand crank or the convenience of an optional motor, your awning will instantly shade you and your family from the elements.

Retractable awnings are available in custom sizes up to 40’ x 14’.  You can choose from 9 different powder coated framing options and numerous fabric colors.  They are available in a motorized or mechanical crank and can be outfitted to work with wind sensors or remote controlled.

These convenient coverings completely self-restore on overcast days or when not in use. As a result, seasonal removal and storage are no longer required. The awnings also have a strong-arm system made of the strongest materials and most complicated arm designs.

Need help with choosing the right summer-ready patio cover for your home?

2023 will soon be here, and it will bring fantastic moments with lots of sunshine… and rain.  Neither one need stop you and your family from enjoying the outdoors under your new patio cover!

To discuss a custom-built patio cover that meets your specific needs, call our teams in New Braunfels at 830-499-3331, San Antonio at 210-548-3015, or Austin at 512-636-4131. You can also email us at:


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