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DIY shade sail over residential patio


  • Enhance your outdoor living with stylish DIY shade for pool and patio.
  • Stay cool and comfortable, while relaxing on your patio.
  • Protect your family and friends from the sun’s harmful UV rays.
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Comfortably enjoy the outdoors at home.

Do you want to spend more time enjoying your outdoor space without the sun beating down on you? At Apollo Sunguard, we’re happy to offer residential DIY shade solutions that homeowners can install themselves. Enjoy the benefits of commercial quality shade at your home with custom made-to-order shade sails — cut and sewn to the specific dimensions you provide and easy to install.

DIY shade sail over a residential poolDIY Shade Installation

We offer several different mounting options with included hardware, so applications for our DIY shade sails around your home and yard are limitless.

Of all shade providers, we’re also proud to offer the only standard quick release system, which will allow you to unhook your fabric with no special tools.

We offer 17 different fabric colors, and many block more than 93% of the sun’s UV rays as recommended by the American Academy of Dermatology. Not only will our DIY shades protect you and your family from the dangerous sun, which can cause skin cancer and premature aging, but they’ll also keep you cool. Underneath our durable fabrics, temperatures can drop by up to 20 degrees.

Low Maintenance

Made from the same materials as our commercial line and backed by a 15-year warranty, our residential DIY shade sails will make the perfect addition to your home and, best of all, require little maintenance. Our fabric made of ultra-strong polyethylene thread with added UV protection, which is engineered to stand up to the elements. Our fabric is designed to mimic the natural shade of trees, allowing air to flow through and enhancing your outdoor experience.

Our DIY shade products include hardware and can be shipped for homeowner installation throughout the entire U.S. and Canada.

DIY shade prices are based on square footage. Most start around $500. DIY shades are not eligible for refunds or returns as all shade sails are custom and made-to-order to your individual requested shape and size.

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We warranty all steel framework for 20 years and all fabric covers for 15 years.

Apollo Sunguard Warranty

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Our fabric is tested by an independent laboratory and a large selection of colors meet a minimum of 93% UV Block.

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Apollo Sunguard Shade Cloth® is known for its great strength, vibrant colors and durability.


Our innovative shade structures are uniquely designed with a quick release system to remove the fabric covers.

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