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Why Umbrella Size Makes the Difference

  • Adequate Coverage: The right size ensures complete shade coverage for your area. Too small leaves spots exposed to the sun.

  • Space Optimization: A too-large umbrella overwhelms small areas, while a too-small one looks ineffective in larger spaces.

  • Functionality & Comfort: Umbrella size impacts its usability. It should be large enough to cover dining or lounging areas for maximum comfort.

  • Stability and Safety: Understanding the size helps you select a compatible base, ensuring that the umbrella remains secure and safe, even in windy conditions.

  • Aesthetic Balance: The umbrella size should match your outdoor furniture and space. An incorrectly sized umbrella can disrupt the visual harmony of your setup.

Small

7.5 Feet Umbrella

  • Coverage: Usually can shade up to 48-inch diameter table that seats four people or a single chaise lounge.
  • Best For: Small patio tables, bistro sets, and compact seating areas.
  • Umbrella Base: 40 - 60 lbs recommended
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Popular

9 Feet Umbrella

  • Coverage: Usually can shade up to 54-inch diameter table that seats 6 people or a single chaise lounge.
  • Best For: Most common for standard patios and seating areas. They also work well for small patio tables as they’ll provide more than enough shade.
  • Umbrella Base: 50-65 lbs recommended
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Medium

10 Feet Umbrella

  • Coverage: A 10’ umbrella canopy will provide plenty of shade for tables up to 62”, though you will still only accommodate around 6-8 chairs.
  • Best For: Larger patios, poolside areas, and extensive decks.
  • Umbrella Base: 65-75 lbs recommended.
Note: Abba Patio mainly sells 10ft cantilever umbrellas, it is better to buy our compact bases or heavy bases if needed.
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Large

11 Feet Umbrella

  • Coverage: Usually can shade up to 84-inch diameter table that seats 8 people or a set of chaise lounge.
  • Best For: Oversized tables, extensive seating arrangements, and commercial use.
  • Umbrella Base: 75 lbs recommended
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Why You Need A Patio Umbrella?

A patio outdoor umbrella is more than just a decorative piece for your outdoor space; it serves several essential purposes that enhance your outdoor living experience.

  • Sun Protection: The primary function of a patio umbrella is to provide shade and protect you from the harmful effects of the sun’s UV rays. Prolonged exposure to the sun can lead to sunburn and increase the risk of skin cancer. A patio umbrella creates a safe and comfortable outdoor environment by blocking these rays.

  • Comfort: Sitting under direct sunlight can be uncomfortable and even unbearable, especially during hot summer days. A patio umbrella offers a cool, shaded area where you can relax, dine, or entertain guests without the discomfort of the scorching sun.

  • Versatility: Patio umbrellas are versatile and can be used in various outdoor settings, including patios, decks, gardens, poolside areas, and balconies. They provide a practical and stylish solution for creating shade wherever you need it.

  • Aesthetic Appeal: Beyond functionality, patio umbrellas add a touch of style and elegance to your outdoor space. With a wide range of colors, shapes, and designs available, you can choose an umbrella that complements your décor and enhances the overall look of your patio.

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