•  Hello readers,               Today we’d like to take a few short minutes of your time and go over some basics for your collar tilt umbrella, including what they are, how they work, and some basic trouble shooting. Hopefully it will help guide you as you consider obtaining a new one, or are getting ready to take yours out of storage for the upcoming Spring and Summer seasons and could benefit from a short refresher.   The Basics               First, are the basics. Collar tilt umbrellas are predominantly designed...

  • Your Patio Umbrella Clearance: Calculate it Carefully Your patio umbrella is meant to offer shade in an area where you and your guests may want to eat, drink, or just gather for conversation. Just as there are no two outdoor spaces exactly alike, there is no standard size when it comes to your patio umbrella clearance. Additionally, every patio umbrella is meant to accommodate a different space, whether it’s freestanding, attached to a railing or porch, or fed through the center hole of a patio table. Before you begin shopping,...