If you have a patio and are looking for an awnings, you might consider getting a wooden patio awnings. This kind of wood awning can be used over your patio or deck and maybe even over your jacuzzi.

If you design it correctly, you can use climbing plants over the top of your wood patio awning and that will help create shade in the hot summer months. Most people end up using the large umbrellas for their patio cover and while they can be nice and protect you from the shade, they cannot compare to a beautiful wood awning. The possibilities for design is endless with a wooden awning.