What is a Canopy Gazebo? A canopy gazebo might be just what you need to enhance your garden. This article will give you facts and information on canopy gazebos. A gazebo can provide a nice shady area to your yard or garden, or simply serve as a quiet garden oasis to relax.
A canopy gazebo can actually refer to one of many types of gazebos that are available. The common factor, being the top portion of the gazebo that forms a canopy. There are many advantages to buying a gazebo canopy. Some homeowners may simply want a gazebo tent that can be used for vacation trips or picnics. In this case, you may only need a more basic canopy gazebo that is less expensive.
Gazebo Canopy Materials
The canopy can be made of a variety of materials but more commonly, it is made of a canvas or polyvinyl material. You might find references to a particular style such as, a pop up gazebo, garden gazebo, fabric gazebo or a canvas gazebo.
The canvas canopy is the same type of material that canvas tents, such as: army tents, party tents, yurts and other types of canvas tents are made of. All of these types have basically a frame and a top canopy. Some varieties come with side walls and some come with only mosquito netting.
The side walls are usually a white polyvinyl canvas that can be attached by velcro strips to keep it from blowing off. There are also velcro strips along the side of the canvas panel to attach it on the four side post of the gazebo. You might purchase a gazebo that has colored netting, or mosquito netting that attached to the framework of the gazebo. When you use the netting, you will not be using the canvas side walls that come with your gazebo.
If you purchase a gazebo, it may or may not come with matching netting. You will find many different choices of fabrics and materials when you start your shopping quest for a gazebo. The netting is a great feature of the canopy gazebo as it will allow you to entertain outdoors without the hassle of insects bothering you. Outdoor gazebos can be adorned with garden lights that can add accents to the gazebo when entertaining at night or for illuminating it as a focal point in your landscape.
The canvas canopy gazebo has become a very popular outdoor structure in both recent times. You will find a wide range of prices when you begin your quest for the perfect gazebo. Each brand or company may offer an added feature that might be of interest to you. Be sure to compare prices and options before making your final choice.
Canopy Gazebo Sizes
A canopy gazebo, of the pop up variety, comes in many sizes ranging from small to large. Here is a list of the ones that I have found available for purchase.
The most popular is the 8 x 8 canopy gazebo and the 12 x 12 canopy gazebo. Other sizes in progressing order are, a 5 x 5, 8 x 8 gazebo, 10 x 10 gazebo, 10 x 12, 12 x 12 gazebo, 13 x 13, 14 x 14, 10 x 15, 10 x 20, 12 x 20, 10 x 27, 18 x 20 and 18 x 27ft. You will need to measure the area that you plan to put your gazebo to see how much area you will have to devote to the structure itself. *An 8 x 8 gazebo, 10 x 12 gazebo, and a 12 x 12 gazebo are not standard sizes but can be found fairly easily.
Most canopies come in white, almond or green. Colors will vary, but usually a gazebo cover will be a beige, white, or light brown. White is a color that is popular in wedding gazebos. It is possible to find additional colors, but this option is not widely available and tends to be offered in only certain types of gazebos, such as the pop up gazebo. Many accessories can also be purchased to enhance your outdoor gazebo, or to repair it should it need repairing.
A Gazebo Replacement Canopy (Replacement Canopy Gazebo), can be purchased if your canopy becomes damaged, or is in need of painting, repair or replacing. An outdoor canopy gazebo can be purchased in a style that will fit into your landscape and blend in with other structures or colors that you already have.
Types of Canopy Gazebos
Other types of gazebos available that you may also like to view are, the screen canopy, patio canopy gazebo, garden oasis canopy gazebo, shade canopy gazebo, metal gazebo, wrought iron gazebo, instant shade gazebo, waterproof gazebo, canopy tent gazebo, and a gazebo canopy.