Eureka! These retractable shade panels easily pull back when shade is not desired or when foul weather is threatening. Stainless steel supporting cables are included. Custom sized for an existing trellis or to fit within a new stand alone frame. Choice of 2 fabric brands and a large variety of colors. All stainless hardware.
Outdoor curtains made from drop cloths
Outdoor patio porch curtains. We made these out of painters' drop cloth. Added grommets to the canvas then used chain link fence supplies to hang them. Hopefully this will give us more shade and allow us to enjoy the outdoor living space and outdoor kitchen into some of the warmer months. Now we just need a place for all 5 of us to eat more comfortably.
How to Make an Outdoor Curtain Rod for Very Little Money
How to Make an Outdoor Curtain Rod for Very Little Money 3/4 inch Conduit: about $2.75 for 10 feet; it won’t rust which makes it perfect for outside. and they will cut it for you right there in the store! 3/4 in. pipe hangers: (on HomeDepot.com search “Halex 3/4 in. Steel Conduit and Pipe Hangers”) These come in a 5 pack for about $2.75 and are really easy to drill into your patio cover to hold your rod. Curtain Rod Clips- 1 inch.