Are you looking for a superb outdoor umbrella at a great price? If you are, do you know what you should look out for besides design? At The London Umbrella Seller we’ve been designing and testing umbrellas for years; we know exactly what’s needed to construct a great umbrella and this is our website to share that knowledge with you!
Important factors to look out for with outdoor umbrellas are the overall structure to ensure the umbrella is balanced, coverage to make sure you have enough shade for your table and chairs, ease of opening and closing, UV protection and ease of set up.
That said, if you don’t know where to start, then you’ve come to the right place! Having looked at a huge range of umbrellas, we’ve selected our top five outdoor umbrellas and reviewed each; your decision just became a whole lot easier… we look at umbrellas with traditional designs, as well as those with modern cantilever features. We’re confident you’ll find the perfect model for your backyard, poolside, or patio.
Outdoor Umbrella Sale Choices
Below are five umbrellas that are designed for both residential and commercial properties. We’ve evaluated their features and listed the pros and cons of using each in order to find which is the best of the best.
1. Abba Patio Umbrella
We’re starting with an umbrella that you can attach to the center of your patio table. This umbrella has an open crank system which makes it easy to open and close, it can also be tilted with just a push of a button.
The fabric of the vented canopy is made of polyester that is dyed so it can resist fading, as well as mildew and mold growth. It can also protect you against the UV rays, up to 98%. Additionally, it comes in six colors namely turquoise striped, beige, red, blue, dark green, and red striped.
At the top of the canopy, you will see vents to facilitate airflow and give stability from stronger gusts, a truly important feature for comfort and to keep the umbrella grounded.
Both its pole and ribs are made of aluminum which are powder coated to prevent any rusting or corrosion. It stands as high as 11 feet and can shade about 60-inch round, rectangle, or square table that is surrounded with six to eight chairs – impressive!
- Easy to set up
- A breeze to clean
- Convenient to use
- Proper airflow due to the vented design
- High UV protection
- Available in multiple colors
- Does not give full UV protection
2. PURPLE LEAF Patio Umbrella
Moving on, we have an outdoor umbrella that has a popular design known, it has a stunning distinct rectangular shape that angles away from its base. This umbrella is a head turner.
Coming in five different colors namely beige, brown, red, green, and turquoise, the canopy is made of 100% polyester fabric that is resistant to UV rays and is waterproof. Its design is further enhanced with its uniquely designed handle and efficient crank system that both look great and are very easy to use.
Both its ribs and pole are made of aluminum which are sprayed with an anti-oxidation substance so are protected against rust or corrosion very important when you are looking for an umbrella that will stand the test of time. You can adjust its height into six different levels and rotate it at different angles, making the umbrella very versatile indeed.
- Looks very expensive and modern
- Easy to use and adjust
- Has a big coverage
- Made of high-quality materials
- Available in different colors
- Comes with a storage cover
- Take a little longer to set up
3. MYAL Patio Umbrella
The next outdoor umbrella is our article, is another superb looking model. It has a hexagonal design with around a nine foot coverage, in a choice of beautiful colour with or without LED lights (see below). It has an easy crank mechanism and cantilever design, with its stand off to the side giving plenty of room for a table and chairs.
This umbrella is made of 100% polyester that is waterproof, resistant to fading, and give a high level of protection against harmful UV rays of the sun. Its pole and ribs are both made of steel, and there are some safeguards against rust formation.
The crank mechanism and cantilever design make the umbrella very easy to open and close, essential for those not as strong as an Olympic weight lifter! The available colors are tan, turquoise, tan with LED lights, and turquoise with LED lights. The LED lights give a very modern appearance and are a real talking point.
- Has a very appealing design
- Easy to set up, store, and use
- Sturdy centre pole
- Requires additional weight to be added to give stability
4. Mefo Garden Outdoor Umbrella
For the fourth umbrella in our list of five, we’ve included a classic and traditional design. The item comes with pole and umbrella with the pole positioned in the centre of the canopy. This type of design is great for attaching it to the center of a patio table which gives enhanced stability through support from your table.
Although the angle cannot be changed, this umbrella still has a tilting system. With just a push of a button, it can be tilted in the direction required. There’s also a crank handle for easy opening and closing of the umbrella.
Available in beige, the canopy is made of an impressive 250GSM polyester fabric with a canopy that is ventilated so that the wind can easily pass through giving both greater airflow and greater stability to the canopy. UV protection is high and the canopy is water resistant. Finally, the pole that has a large diameter of 1.5 inches and with eight ribs, both are made from iron materials, you are assured of a quality umbrella.
- Easy to set up
- Well-balanced, 8 ribs
- High UV protection
- The design looks quality and expensive
- Enhanced airflow produced by the vents
- Only comes in one color
5. ABCCANOPY Patio Umbrella
The last umbrella on our list is a 10 foot cantilever offset hanging patio umbrella that comes in a variety of cleverly chosen classic colors that will compliment just about any area you have in mind. This item has a modern look and is very stylish indeed.
This umbrella has a canopy that is made of heavy duty polyester, it is waterproof, fade resistant and offers the all important UV protection. The manufacturer has incorporated a vent for the wind to pass through freely and to give the product enhanced stability when a strong wind blows. It is available in several colors including burgundy, forest green, light beige, and dark grey.
It can be operated with the use of its crank lifting system, and additionally this item has 360 degree rotation making it very easy to use and position to perfection! Its pole and ribs are made of steel that is powder coated in order to prevent rusting and corrosion and thus help the umbrella last longer.
- Modern look
- Has a number of color choices
- Easy to set up and use
- 10 foot coverage
- Can withstand sunlight, rain, and wind well
- Requires weights to be purchased separately
Which One to Get?
All five umbrellas in our review are high quality umbrellas, if we had to choose just one, we would go for the ABCCANOPY, the fifth umbrella on our list as it look super-modern, is easy to use, is made of high quality materials and offers great value for money. It is an umbrella where you can get your money’s worth with regard to durability and design, and is a great addition to any backyard, pool or business.