Lattice Pergolas

We Offer a Variety of Pergolas to Accomplish Our Customers Many Needs 

Because of the high heat sunshine in the Charleston, Summerville area, we include high quality lattice pergolas in our line-up of patio protection.  Our Elitewood pergolas offer not just comfort, but complete peace of mind: little to no maintenance; total weather resistance; no cracking, warping, or splitting; no need for painting; fire resistant, termite resistant and unsurpassed durability that will preserve its beauty for years to come.

We use Four Seasons Building Products Elitewood Ultra Series materials which is embossed with a rough hewn deep drifwood texture that resembles the natural appearance and beauty of real wood without the many problems associated with wood.  The Ultra Series Patio Covers feature design diversity, and numerous optional extras.  You can create the perfect shade cover to enhance the beauty of your home and lifestyle.  Choosing an Elitewood Ultra Series shade cover is not only an investment that provides return on your home’s value, but creates the perfect environment for any occasion. 

Installing an aluminum lattice pergola can offer several benefits, making it a popular choice for outdoor structures. Here are some reasons why you might consider having a Cool Shade aluminum lattice pergola installed:

Durability that Holds Up to the Charleston Weather

Aluminum is known for its durability and resistance to rust and corrosion. An aluminum lattice pergola can withstand various weather conditions, making it a long-lasting and low-maintenance option.

Low Maintenance

Aluminum pergolas require minimal maintenance compared to other materials such as wood. They don’t require painting, staining, or sealing, and the material is resistant to pests, rot, and decay.

Lightweight Construction

Aluminum is a lightweight material, making the installation process easier and potentially reducing the need for extensive support structures. This can be advantageous in terms of construction and transportation.

Customization Options

Aluminum lattice pergolas come in a variety of designs and styles. The lattice structure allows for partial shade while still letting light through, creating a visually appealing pattern. Additionally, aluminum can be easily shaped and customized to fit your specific design preferences.

Modern Aesthetic

Aluminum pergolas often have a sleek and modern appearance, adding a contemporary touch to your outdoor space. The material’s versatility allows for various design options, allowing you to choose a style that complements your home’s architecture.

Weather Resistance

Aluminum is resistant to weather elements such as rain, snow, and UV rays. The material does not warp, crack, or fade over time, ensuring that your pergola maintains its structural integrity and aesthetic appeal.

Extended Outdoor Living

An aluminum lattice pergola provides a comfortable outdoor living space. The lattice design allows for partial shade, creating a pleasant environment for relaxing, dining, or entertaining while still allowing some sunlight to filter through.

Versatil and Conducive to Any Landscape

Aluminum pergolas are versatile and can be used in various settings, including gardens, patios, pool areas, and more. They can be freestanding or attached to existing structures, providing flexibility in their placement.

They Ensure High Resale Value

An aluminum lattice pergola can enhance the overall value of your property. Potential homebuyers may see it as a desirable feature, especially if it adds both aesthetic appeal and functional outdoor living space.

Aluminum Pergolas are Environmentally Friendly

Aluminum is a recyclable material, making it an environmentally friendly choice. Choosing an aluminum lattice pergola demonstrates a commitment to sustainability and reducing environmental impact.

Before making a decision, it’s essential to consider your specific needs, budget, and the overall design of your outdoor space.  Consulting with the professionals at Cool Shade Patio Covers can help you choose the right aluminum lattice pergola that suits your preferences and requirements.



Adding wood grain embossed aluminum wrap to your aluminum patio cover can provide several benefits:

Aesthetic Appeal: Wood grain embossed aluminum wrap mimics the appearance of real wood, adding a natural and warm aesthetic to your patio cover. This allows you to enjoy the look of wood without the maintenance requirements associated with traditional wood materials.   Many homeowners have regrets after installing wood pergolas and wood framed patio covers because of the high maintenance involved.  If the staining and repainting is not kept up, the patio cover turns from an asset to a liability.  It is much easier to simply Turtle Was wash your wood grain wrap awning that to sand, prep and re-stain a wooden structure.   

Versatility in Design: Wood grain embossed aluminum wraps come in various finishes and colors, allowing you to choose a style that complements your home’s architecture and outdoor space. This versatility gives you the flexibility to match the patio cover with your overall design preferences.

Durable and Long-Lasting: Aluminum is known for its durability and resistance to elements such as rust and corrosion. The wood grain embossed finish adds an extra layer of protection, making the patio cover resistant to fading, peeling, and other forms of deterioration over time. This ensures a long-lasting and visually appealing structure.

Low Maintenance: Unlike real wood, wood grain embossed aluminum requires minimal maintenance. It doesn’t need staining, painting, or sealing to maintain its appearance. This makes it a practical choice for homeowners who want the look of wood without the ongoing upkeep.

Weather Resistance: Aluminum, with a wood grain embossed finish, is resistant to weather elements such as rain, snow, and UV rays. It doesn’t warp, crack, or rot like traditional wood, ensuring that your patio cover maintains its structural integrity and appearance in various weather conditions.

Cost-Effective Alternative: Choosing wood grain embossed aluminum is often more cost-effective than using real wood materials. It allows you to achieve the desired wood-like appearance without the higher upfront and long-term costs associated with maintaining and replacing traditional wood.

Customization Options: Wood grain embossed aluminum wraps offer customization options in terms of texture, color, and finish. This allows you to tailor the patio cover to your specific design preferences, creating a customized and unique outdoor space.

Environmentally Friendly: Aluminum is a recyclable material, and using wood grain embossed aluminum wraps can be considered a more environmentally friendly option compared to using real wood. It reduces the need for harvesting natural wood resources.

Resale Value: An aluminum patio cover with a wood grain embossed finish can enhance the overall value of your property. Potential homebuyers may appreciate the aesthetic appeal and low-maintenance aspects, making it a desirable feature.  Hiring Cool Shade Patio Covers to install a quality, powder coated awning with a wrap will surely be a wise investment and not just a purchase. 

Before making a decision, it’s essential to consider your specific needs, budget, and the overall design of your outdoor space. Consulting with the professional contractors at CSPC can help you choose the right wood grain embossed aluminum wrap that suits your preferences and requirements.





Adding skylights to your Patio Cover certainly brightens things up. Skylights not only give light under your patio cover by allows sunlight to shine in through the windows and glass doors. Your porch plants will also appreciate the sunlight.

We use Lexan which is a high quality material that stands strong against the harsh northwest weather. It comes in white, smoke and clear. White is the most common and favorite choice.

The people at Cool Shade Patio Covers strive to serve you with the finest customer service available. Our people are highly skilled, thoroughly experienced and exceedingly trained to handle all of the variables in our industry.

Including double-wall polymer skylights in your patio cover can offer several benefits:

Natural Light: Skylights allow natural sunlight to enter the covered area, creating a brighter and more inviting space. This can enhance the overall aesthetics of your patio and make it a more enjoyable place to spend time.

Energy Efficiency: Double-wall polymer skylights are designed to provide insulation and UV protection. They can help regulate the temperature of the covered space by preventing excessive heat gain in the summer and heat loss in the winter, contributing to energy efficiency.

Reduced Electricity Costs: With increased natural light, you may rely less on artificial lighting during the day. This can lead to reduced electricity costs and a more sustainable approach to lighting your patio.

UV Protection: The polymer material in double-wall skylights often includes UV-resistant properties. This protects the interior of your patio from harmful UV rays, preventing furniture, flooring, and other items from fading or deteriorating over time.

Improved Ventilation: Some skylights are designed to be operable, allowing for natural ventilation. This can be particularly beneficial in warmer weather, as it helps promote airflow and keeps the covered space comfortable.

Visual Appeal: Skylights add a visually appealing element to your patio cover. They come in various designs and styles, allowing you to choose skylights that complement the overall design of your outdoor space.

Connection to the Outdoors: Natural light from skylights can create a seamless connection between the indoor and outdoor spaces. It enhances the feeling of openness and allows you to enjoy the beauty of the sky and surroundings from the comfort of your covered patio.

Enhanced Mood and Well-Being: Exposure to natural light has been linked to improved mood and well-being. Including skylights in your patio cover can create a more positive and uplifting atmosphere, making your outdoor space a pleasant retreat.

Year-Round Usability: With the insulation properties of double-wall skylights, your patio cover becomes usable throughout the year. Whether it’s hot summer days or cooler evenings, the skylights contribute to a comfortable environment.

Longevity and Low Maintenance: High-quality double-wall polymer skylights are durable and require minimal maintenance. They are resistant to cracking, yellowing, and other forms of deterioration, ensuring long-term performance and aesthetics.

Before installing skylights, it’s essential to consider factors such as the orientation of your patio, local climate conditions, and your specific preferences. Consulting with a professional installer can help you choose the right skylights and ensure proper installation for optimal benefits.


Insulated Patio Cover

Installing an insulated patio cover on your home can offer several benefits:

Temperature Control:  Insulated patio covers help regulate the temperature of the space beneath them.   This is especially important in the Charleston, SC area.  Many homeowners find that after installing a sheet metal patio cover, they have only compounded the heat problem, turning their porch into an oven!  Insulated panels keep the ceiling cool and provide shade during hot days, reducing the heat that enters your home and making the outdoor area more comfortable.  Some patio furniture when exposed to the Texas sun can heat up so much that it cannot be used.  Children’s toys, wading pools and even the dog’s water bowl can be too hot to use.  After Cool Shade installs your new insulated patio cover, you will surely feel the difference.  

Energy Efficiency: By blocking the sun’s rays, insulated patio covers can contribute to energy savings. Your home’s cooling system may not have to work as hard to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature, potentially reducing your energy bills.

Extended Outdoor Living: An insulated cover installed by Cool Shade allows you to use your outdoor space in various weather conditions. Whether it’s a hot summer day or a rainy evening, you can still enjoy your patio without being directly exposed to the elements.

UV Protection: The cover provides protection from harmful UV rays, helping to prevent damage to outdoor furniture, flooring, and other items. It also offers a level of sun protection for you and your family.

Increased Home Value: An aesthetically pleasing and functional outdoor space can add to the overall value of your home. Potential homebuyers may see an insulated patio cover as a desirable feature.  Because of this fact, your decision to install a Cool Shade Patio Cover is a wise investment and not just a purchase. 

Reduced Maintenance: With an insulated patio cover in place, you may find that you need to clean and maintain your outdoor furniture and living space less frequently, as they are better protected from the elements.  

Easy to Clean: Both the ceiling and roof are flat and smooth which make it easy to clean.  If you have trees near by, you will be happy to know that clean up is a snap!  Just a blower is all you need.  If you have a two story home, you may be able to lean out the upper story window and blow the leaves and pine needles off.   A good practice to keep things shiny is to bring the Turtle Was carwash bucket out back after washing your car and use a pole brush to wash the posts, gutter and side fascia.  Add bleach and wash the roof to keep algae and mold down. 

Versatility: Cool Shade Patio Covers offers various designs and styles, allowing you to choose one that complements your home’s architecture and fits your aesthetic preferences.

Before installing any patio cover, it’s important to consider your specific needs, budget, and local building regulations. Consulting with the professional contractors at Cool Shade will help you make informed decisions based on your unique requirements and circumstances.  We offer free estimates and serve the greater Charleston, North Charleston, Mt Pleasant, Summerville, Goose Creek, James Island, Hanahan, Moncks Corner, Summerville areas.

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