Covers, Gazebos and Pergolas Support and Warranty Information

support covers woodframed


A solid ceiling allows for cool, free-flowing breezes while shielding people, pets, and plants from rain, direct sun, and other elements.

support covers duralum


Extreme hot, cold, or wet weather will not cause Duralum to rust, crack, or peel, and they’re not susceptible to termites and other pest infestations.

support covers acrylite


Aluminum covers and aluminum patio awnings are incredibly easy to maintain and can be cleaned with water and soap to look like new.

support covers gazebos


We’ve been building gazebos for over 40 years, and although some of the building techniques may have changed, these designs are as timeless as ever.

support covers pergolas vinyl


Constructed of vinyl, aluminum or Port Orford cedar, pergolas make beautiful additions to any landscape.

General Care and Maintenance for Your Cover, Pergola or Gazebo

Year-Round Tips

  • Regular Cleaning: Clean the patio cover periodically with a mild soap and water solution to remove dirt and grime. Rinse thoroughly.
  • Check seals and joints: Inspect seals and joints for signs of wear or deterioration. Replace or reseal as necessary to prevent water leaks.

Spring Tips

  • Inspect for winter damage: Check for any damage caused by winter weather, such as ice, snow, or heavy winds. Look for loose or damaged support beams, roofing materials, and any attached accessories.
  • Clean debris: Remove leaves, dirt, and other debris that may have accumulated on the cover over the winter months.
  • Check for mold/mildew: Inspect the deck for any signs of mold or mildew. Clean affected areas with a suitable cleaner and a soft brush. Rinse thoroughly.
  • Secure Loose Fasteners: Tighten any loose screws, bolts, or other fasteners. Ensure that all connections are secure.

Summer Tips

  • Inspect for insect damage: Look for signs of insect infestations, especially in wooden covers. Treat affected areas with an appropriate insect repellant.
  • Check for fading (if applicable): If your patio cover is exposed to direct sunlight, check for signs of fading. Consider using a UV protectant or a applying a sealant to prevent further damage.

Fall Tips

  • Remove fall debris: Clear fallen leaves and other debris from the patio cover. This includes cleaning out your gutters if your patio cover has them.
  • Inspect and secure hardware: Check for loose screws, bolts, and other hardware. Tighten or replace any loose components to ensure the cover remains sturdy.

Winter Tips

  • Check for ice buildup: Inspect for ice accumulation on the patio cover. Gently remove any ice to prevent damage. Be cautious not to use excessive force, especially with delicate materials.
  • Monitor for leaning or shifting: Check for any signs of the patio cover settling or shifting. Address any structural issues promptly to prevent further damage.

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