When it comes to having enough space for your family in your home, most are limited to the living room and bedrooms. If you are lucky, you may have a finished basement or den where you can entertain kids, but for those who don’t, there is another solution. Getting a cover for your patio can add much-needed shade to allow of many different activities in your backyard.

Depending on the size of your patio and the budget you are looking to spend, you can go with the simplest of patio covers up to the more expensive, custom-designed patio covers. The team at Sandia Sunrooms & Windows can help to design the perfect patio cover fitting the overall look of your home. Let’s take a look at a few of the different custom-designed patio covers that can be made for your home.

Alumawood Patio Cover

If you are looking for a covering for your patio that both looks great and can keep you shaded or protected from the rain, an Alumawood patio cover is the way to go. These types of patio covers are designed to be an extension of your current roof without having to shingle a new roof. These aluminum panels are made to look like wood for a natural yet resilient construction.


Pergolas are a great way to add some custom styling to your back patio while allowing you to get some much needed shade. The beauty of pergolas is that they can be made to fit just about any area and can be customized to your liking. They also add storage space for plants, string lights, and curtains if you want some privacy.

Lattice Shade

Lattice shades are a very modern patio cover that is beginning to become more popular across the United States. These shades are built much like pergolas but feature thinner strips to provide a better coverage for increased shade. These are usually seen around pools or outdoor dining areas. They can be made to fit just about any space and designed to fit your specific style.


Finally, you can add a full sunroom to your home to get the patio coverage you need. Sunrooms are going to be the best way to fit your family’s lifestyle if you are needing a space where you can enjoy the views of nature, but still want to enjoy central air conditioning. These sunrooms will be the most expensive option, but adding a sunroom to your home can greatly increase the value while giving you an extra room.

Custom Patio Covers In Albuquerque, New Mexico

With over 20 years in the industry, Sandia Sunrooms offers years of combined experience coupled with industry leading customer service. Our team can help you assess your home and needs, to find out what designs would best compliment you, your property, and your preferences. 

Our design consultants work closely with our customers to come up with the perfect patio cover for your family’s lifestyle, needs, and budget, and can meet you in your home for a free, no-obligation pricing estimate and consultation. To get started with a free in-home consultation, give our team a call today or fill out our online request form.