Lattice Patio Covers: 5 FAQs

Lattice patio covers offer you shade and protection from the warm Arizona sun, add beauty and character to your outdoor area, and can even increase the value of your home. Our lattice patios look like real wood, but they’re much more durable and long-lasting because they’re made with Alumawood®, a lightweight aluminum that can withstand the sun, strong winds and rain.

If you’re looking to add a cover to your patio area or yard that will compliment any style of home, is easy to maintain, and can endure the harsh elements, consider a lattice patio cover made with Alumawood®. Ready to learn more? Below are some frequently asked questions to help get you choose the best lattice patio cover for your home.

Lattice Patio Covers: 5 FAQs

What are the main benefits of Alumawood® lattice patios versus ones made of real wood?

Alumawood® is longer lasting than real wood because it’s made with a lightweight aluminum that can withstand the elements including high temperatures, strong winds and heavy storms. Natural wood lattice covers can rot, warp, and crack, making them unattractive, unsafe, and ultimately more expensive than Alumawood® lattice patio covers because they may have to be replace.

Alumawood® lattice patios look as beautiful and natural as textured wood, but they’re easier to maintain, won’t burn in the hot Arizona sunlight, will never need to be repainted, and are even termite-proof.

Are lattice patio covers suitable for areas of any size?

Yes. Lattice patio covers are custom-fitted for any size outdoor area and are ideal for both smaller areas and large spaces because they’re made with heavy header beams for the ultimate stability and safety. Our lattice patio covers can be further customized with colors that enhance the look of your home and outdoor area.

How are of Alumawood® lattice patios maintained?

Very easily. In fact, one of the greatest benefits of Alumawood® lattice patio covers is that they require very little upkeep. Simply spray your lattice patio cover with a garden hose or pressure washer whenever it’s dirty or dusty. It’s that simple.

What kind of paint coating is applied to Alumawood® lattice patio covers?

Alumawood®, made by Amerimax, uses Aluma-ShieldSM a weather-resistant and anti-corrosive paint with Teflon® that makes it the most durable paint for aluminum patio structures. This paint is guaranteed to stand up to sun, wind, and rain.

Are these lattice patio covers durable?

Yes. In fact, our lattice patio covers come with a lifetime warranty on the Teflon® finish so you will never have to worry about repainting them.  You also don’t need to worry about termites because the Teflon® finish protects against them as well.