Where high winds are a factor, fiberglass umbrellas are a great choice for strength and longevity. Fiberglass ribs are built to absorb strong winds and frequent wind gusts because they are the most flexible material. Fiberglass outdoor umbrellas are perfectly suited for beachside, ship’s decks, and hillside locations – open areas where wind is a constant element. Generally, fiberglass ribs will last from four to five times longer than steel or wood ribs in windy conditions.
PatioFurnitureBuy.com features fiberglass umbrellas from industry leaders in the production of contract-quality outdoor umbrellas. The strong and flexible fiberglass rib construction as well as its innovative designs in patio umbrellas. Fiberglass umbrella poles are manufactured with heavy duty aluminum cores. The aluminum is coated with a protective fiberglass coating for excellent durability. The fiberglass coating also enables the company to produce umbrella poles that simulate the look of bamboo or palm tree trunks – a unique design element that is as durable as it is attractive. If you want the look of wood, but need the strength and durability of an aluminum pole, the company also offers teak wood-look finishes in light and dark teak. And, importantly, these fiberglass umbrellas are backed with a manufacturer’s warranty of five years on the umbrella ribs.
Fiberglass umbrellas are available in a wide variety of sizes and shapes and come in both beach, patio and market styles. You can order your umbrella with single or double wind vents in the canopy for extra adaptability to windy conditions. Contract-quality fabrics, in hundreds of colors and patterns, are offered and can be combined for a distinctive look for your outdoor space, making flexible fiberglass umbrellas the right choice for beauty and function as well.