Hot Tub Shade Ideas - Carpentry - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Carpentry


Thread Tools
Display Modes
Old 06-13-2010, 04:07 PM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

Hot tub shade ideas

My hot tub is inside a screen enclosure. I had an umbrella covering it for a while, but due to the heat of Florida, the life of an umbrella is only a couple of years. I do not want to keep buying a new umbrella. So I came up with the idea of a pergola that would attach to the wall so I would have 2 posts. The problem is, would it look stupid to have a pergola inside a screen enclosure. Would the poles get in the way? Just trying to come up with idea. Anyone?
totally lost is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 06-13-2010, 04:52 PM   #2
kwikfishron's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: North Central Kansas
Posts: 11,248
Rewards Points: 70

How about a retractable awning?
A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words
Especially In The DIY Chatroom
kwikfishron is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to kwikfishron For This Useful Post:
Willie T (06-13-2010)
Sponsored Links
Old 06-13-2010, 05:50 PM   #3
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 11,730
Rewards Points: 526

Landscape fabric on a wire/pulley system? A light-weight framed slatted cover that stands next to tub when not in use but can pivot overhead like a fence on long arms to use? Bamboo shades on their sides (on framework) like "Roman shades" that can open and close? Tyvek attached to the overhead screening? Two more layers of screening attached to the old and run at diagonals to block the sun? Plant some wisteria and fertilize with "Miracle Grow"?

Be safe, Gary
If any ads are present below my answer or words underlined/colored, I do not condone/support/use the product or services listed/linked to, they are there without my consent.
17,000 dryer fires a year, when did you last clean the inside of the dryer near motor or the exhaust ducting?
Gary in WA is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links

hot tub shade ideas , pergola

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need cheap ideas for landscaping - edging & plants? Learn2Build Landscaping & Lawn Care 9 06-05-2010 04:46 PM
Ideas needed for kitchen reno (pic included) bearcats23 General DIY Discussions 5 05-24-2010 09:36 PM
Need Veg Garden ideas for kids at a hospital Leah Frances Gardening Forum 2 04-21-2010 12:39 PM
Need Shade material deck hand Interior Decorating 1 03-30-2010 08:27 AM
NEED HELP WITH IDEAS for remodeling a entire home 2100sq ft 2 stories *Many pictures* BleachCola Remodeling 26 08-23-2008 07:15 PM

Top of Page | View New Posts