If you are interested in installing a patio cover to help keep the outdoor space of your home comfortable, you may want to consider a custom aluminum awning to do the job for you. These are versatile constructions that are effective at blocking out the sun in order to create some shade while being sturdy enough to last a long time. In this video, you will learn how to build your own patio cover with step by step instructions that are easy to follow.
The first thing you need to do before you even begin any construction is to measure the space of your patio. Doing so will help you know how large of an awning you need. The video will show you how to measure the space, including the height you will need to clear the patio door. You will then cut out or obtain your materials to begin building the awning. The video will show you where to place screws to assemble the materials and have your awning ready.