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 a range of different colors, 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. Sunnyglade 7.5 foot Patio Umbrella
The next outdoor umbrella is our article, is another superb looking model. It has a “market” umbrella design with 7.5 foot coverage, in a choice of six beautiful colours and designs. It has an easy crank mechanism with push button tilt allowing for more angles of shade as the sun tracks across the sky. The canopy also has a vented design to add stability and to allow air to pass through.
This umbrella canopy is made of 100% polyester that is waterproof, resistant to fading and gives protection against harmful UV rays of the sun. Its pole is constructed from lightweight aluminium for ease of moving around, it also unscrews at the mid-point to make storing the umbrella very easy indeed.
The available colors are beige, tan, blue, green with some additional choices with two colour stripes to make a real talking point.
- Durable construction
- Lightweight materials
- Crank mechanism for easy operation
- Requires additional weight to be added to give stability
4. ABCCANOPY LED Outdoor Umbrella
For the fourth umbrella in our list of five, we’ve included a very classic octagonal design, however with a modern twist! This umbrella includes LED lights on each rib – they are a real talking point. They are solar powered and can last up to 12 hours. 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.
By using the push button tilt mechanism, the angle can be changed throughout the day to track the sun; there’s also a crank handle for easy opening and closing of the umbrella.
Available in a wide range of colours, the canopy is made of a high quality fabric that is water-resistant, fade-resistant and gives UV protection. The canopy is ventilated so that the wind can easily pass through giving both greater airflow and greater stability to the canopy. Finally, the pole and ribs are made of a powder coated aluminium frame so you are assured of a quality umbrella.
- Easy to set up
- Well-balanced, 8 ribs
- The design looks quality and expensive
- Enhanced airflow produced by the vents
- A base is not included.
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 that will compliment just about any space.
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’s 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.