What Is an Alumawood Shade Structure?

Apr 03, 2021

What Is Alumawood? Las Vegas NVIf you’ve been on the hunt for a patio cover or pergola, chances are one of the names you’ve encountered is Alumawood® by AmeriMax. Amidst all the varied options, Alumawood patio covers are routinely mentioned with the best of the best, which is why we’re proud to design and install them at Proficient Patios & Backyard Designs. If you’re a homeowner in Nevada who’s considering upgrading their yard with a new shade structure, we can help you better understand exactly what an Alumawood shade structure can offer.

First, the basics about Alumawood structures are straightforward. These structures are designed to create shade on your patio and feature beautiful styling touches to give your yard a noticeable aesthetic boost. Alumawood Shade Structures are available with both solid and lattice roof designs, so you can enjoy full or partial shade as you prefer.

The Benefits of Aluminum

One of the biggest draws of an Alumawood Shade Structure is its aluminum construction. Unlike traditional wooden patio covers and pergolas, aluminum offers incredible structural benefits without all the annoying maintenance requirements. While wooden structures must be repainted or restained, resealed, and carefully protected throughout their lifetime, Alumawood structures require far less from you for maintenance. Even better, you’ll never have to worry about your Alumawood Shade Structure rotting, chipping, or warping like you might with wood structures.

The Aluma-Shield Paint System With TEFLON

Besides the low-maintenance structural components of Alumawood Shade Structures, these outdoor living upgrades also feature the exclusive Aluma-ShieldSM paint system, enhanced with TEFLON®.  Not only does this paint system include a variety of beautiful colors for plenty of customization options, it further lowers the maintenance requirements of Alumawood structures. With TEFLON protection, these patio covers repel dirt and dust, so you won’t even have to wash them as frequently as other systems, which is especially helpful in dusty Nevada. What’s more, the Aluma-Shield finish also protects against corrosion and UV damage.

The other important function of the Aluma-Shield paint system is to imbue shade structures with the signature woodgrain appearance that Alumawood patio covers are known for. Instead of a bland, smooth paint finish, each of these structures features a beautiful imitation woodgrain that gives these patio covers a natural warmth that other metal structures often lack. All-in-all, the Aluma-Shield paint system is one of the most attractive features of Alumawood Shade Structures.

Customizable Patio Covers and Shade Structures

Another key aspect of why Alumawood structures are so beloved by homeowners is because of their customization options. You’ll have a hand designing the appearance, layout, and functionality of your patio cover, so the result will be a truly custom solution that’s tailored to your home and lifestyle.

Design Your Alumawood Patio Cover With Us Today

At Proficient Patios & Backyard Designs, we’ve been the premier local team for stunning back yards for years, and if you’re interested in an Alumawood Shade Structure in your yard, we’re the team to turn to. With over ten years of awards for Top Patio Builder by the Best of Las Vegas Review-Journal, you can trust in the experience and reputation of our design team to deliver a gorgeous patio cover that you look forward to relaxing under. Contact us today to find out more, schedule a consultation regarding your home in Nevada, or visit us at our extensive Las Vegas showroom.



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