Patio Shades and the Plants that Love Them

Oasis® 2800 patio shade

Creating Some Shade Opens up Planting Possibilities! We always think just the opposite, right? Plants need sun! Truthfully, though, when you think of lush tropical plants, many of them need filtered light in order to thrive. When you shade your patio, you are opening up worlds of possibility for patio plants in containers. I like […]

Do You Patio? At Innovative Openings We Do!

Block the Sun, Not the View, and Enjoy Your Patio When YOU Want to!  Innovative Openings is the manufacturer of Oasis® Patio Shades by Insolroll, with three models to meet the needs of all kinds of patio applications. We offer factory direct, locally made sun, glare and even insect protection for your deck or patio. […]

Sorting through the many choices of Retractable Patio Awnings

KE Elite Plus Awning blue and white with dog

Lateral-arm style retractable awnings have become a very popular solution over the past 25 years. With recent advances in technology, awnings can be extended by remote control and retracted automatically when the wind kicks up. Adding a retractable solar screen valance allows awnings to shade the setting west sun very effectively. Single awning units can […]