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Bright Covers is the nationwide industry leader in translucent patio covers & commercial shade structures.

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Bright Covers: Patio Covers, Awnings & Commercial Canopies

Bright Covers outdoor shade structures create a protective shield from the sun, rain, wind and snow and allow light to enter the covered area. Bright Covers Products transform any outdoor space into a comfortable, healthy living area for year-round enjoyment. 

Patio & Deck Covers

Entryway Canopy

Commercial Canopies

Bright Covers designs, manufactures and installs the strongest and most weather-resistant light-transmitting Patio Covers on the market. The engineered roof system reduces heat build-up, safeguards against harmful solar radiation and UV rays, and best of all, allows the sun’s natural light to enter.

Whether you are a homeowner searching for a new outdoor structure or shade system for your deck, patio, or outdoor living space, a construction firm seeking a custom commercial sunshade or canopy for your next project, a home re-modeler looking for something new, or an architect in need of fresh inspiration, contact us for a free quote to learn how the future is Bright.

Patio & Deck Covers

Bright Covers provides an extended living space to your home by creating a covered space over your current deck or patio. Homeowners have found by adding an outdoor living area adds usable square footage which will increase the value of their home. Also the benefit of having a Bright Covers over their patio it will not darken adjacent rooms like traditional canvas awnings, as well as prevent their furniture, drapes, hardwood or carpeted floors from bleaching because of the UV inhibitors that is on the Lexan® panels. Attaches to your wall, fascia, roof or make it freestanding. Plus, you now always have a comfortable outdoor area to grill, entertain, relax and enjoy – no matter the weather.

Create a more comfortable area on your deck so that you can enjoy your hot tub or your outdoor grilled dinner after a long day in comfort. Our deck covers can be anchored into your existing deck that is properly footed. Our professional installation teams can install in 1-2 days depending on the size. Each deck cover is sloped so that the rain and snow can be whisked away either over the edge or into an integrated gutter system. Bright Covers is manufactured from recycled materials of aluminum and Lexan® panels so that is ecological friendly to the environment as well as providing many years of enjoyment with very little maintenance.

Commercial Canopies

Bright Covers Commercial Canopies, Awnings, and Covers are the perfect addition to a variety of settings and applications.

  • Restaurants & Bars
  • Playgrounds
  • Entranceways
  • Sunshades
  • Walkways
  • Bleacher Covers
  • Stairwell Canopies
  • Commercial Awnings
  • Schools
  • Municipalities
  • Courtyards
  • and much more!

Take a look at how light filters through the permanent system and creates a softly lit, healthy alternative to the traditional commercial awning, sun canopy, or sunshade. If you have ever owned or installed a canvas awning, you know how it turns the covered area (and adjacent living areas) into a cave and makes you think, “It’s clear and sunny outside, why am I sitting in the dark?” With the Bright Covers system, the sun’s natural light will permeate throughout, providing a healthy, comfortable, and refreshing outdoor living space.

Custom-built for a variety of commercial building applications, the structural metal frame and translucent multi-wall polycarbonate panels provide the next-level of protection without sacrificing the illuminating effects of natural sunlight.

Engineered for wind and snow loads that exceed local building codes, the system reflects heat and reduces solar transmission, blocks harmful UV rays and turns the covered area below into a safe, well-lit, and healthy environment. Built with an aluminum frame (and galvanized steel substructure as required), the system is aesthetically appealing, provides natural light, and will withstand the elements over time.

Each engineered outdoor roof system is custom fabricated to meet exact project specifications; our in-house design specialists and engineers will provide a detailed drawing for approval based the design and load criteria.

Whether you are searching for an entrance and walkway cover, window sunshade, or a commercial storefront awning, the future is here, and the future is Bright!

Features & Benefits

We believe you and your family deserve the best protection against weather’s harsh elements, without sacrificing the beauty of nature. Bright Covers Residential Patio Covers are affordable, durable, and engineered permanent structures made of light transmitting panels and a painted aluminum structure. Available in a variety of sizes, you can now cover your patio, deck, or outdoor living area without turning your adjacent kitchen, living room, or dining area into a dark area or bleaching out your carpets and window treatments.

There are many options available for residential patio and deck covers, however our product is the most reasonably priced, permanent solution of its kind on the market. The combination of natural light and complete protection from the elements (including harmful UV rays) at affordable pricing is unparalleled.

Our in-house Design Consultants, Technical Staff and Installation Teams will help determine the best Patio Cover size, roof panels, and colors for your home, no matter where you live, transforming your outdoor space so you can enjoy the effects of natural light without worrying about harmful UV rays, rain, snow, or hail.

  • Engineered
    Engineered to exceed local building codes and standards, our outdoor solutions withstand wind, snow, and hail, are backed by a Limited lifetime warranty and will not corrode or rust over time.
  • Made in the USA with recyclable materials
    We are proud to support and employ the American workforce and use locally sourced materials in our Cleveland, OH facility.
  • UV Protection
    The Lexan® panels have a UV protective coating to block infrared and ultraviolet radiation, protecting against skin damage, as well as preventing materials such as patio furniture and carpet from fading over time.
  • Energy Efficient
    Since heat is reflected from the system and UV rays are blocked, our outdoor solutions help reduce energy usage and keep adjacent rooms and areas cooler.
  • Professional Installers
    Installed by factory certified installers, Bright Covers permanent outdoor roof systems attach directly to your home and anchor to an existing deck, concrete footer, or cement slab.
  • Hail & Weather Resistant
    The Lexan® panels are virtually unbreakable and are able to accommodate temperatures from extreme cold to sunny conditions without breaking or buckling. The panels retain high impact strength performance over a wide temperature range (-40°F to 248°F) and after prolonged outdoor exposure. The Limited lifetime written warranty covers loss of strength or impact resistance due to weathering.
  • Easy Clean & Care
    Rain naturally cleans the sheets. However, should dirt accumulate on the panels, simply wash the sheets with a mild soap or detergent, lukewarm water, and a clean soft sponge or cloth; rinse well with clean water. Do not use any corrosive materials or cleaning agents.
  • Protected with a Limited Lifetime Warranty
    Translucent LLC, manufacturer of BrightCovers, offers a lifetime structural warranty against rust, a 90-day warranty against defects in materials and installation if the product is installed by Translucent LLC, and the polycarbonate panels are covered by a separate 15-year warranty.
  • Structural
    The Bright Covers system is comprised of a structural aluminum frame and multi-wall translucent thermal glazing. The single-slope patio roof cover is made with extremely durable multi-wall sheets that have excellent light transmission, high impact performance, and long-term weather resistance.

Panel Options

The following roof panels are available for the BrightCovers outdoor sun canopy system:

  • White (Opaque)
  • Grey
  • Green (Clear)

All panels block harmful UV rays, reflect heat, and transmit natural light into your patio, deck, or covered outdoor area.

Depending upon your house’s current aesthetic and configuration, you may choose the  green-tinted translucent awning panel, the opaque white roof panel, or the grey tinted panel for maximum heat protection.

Aluminum Frame Colors

Bright Covers shade systems are available with the following aluminum frame colors:

  • White
  • Bronze
  • Desert Sand (Beige/Tan)
  • Black

Should the White, Bronze, Desert Sand or Black aluminum color options not align to your aesthetic, custom powder-coated colors are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I clean my BrightCovers system? The BrightCovers system is virtually maintenance-free. A heavy rain will naturally clean the top of the roof panels and system. If debris or markings remain after a heavy rain, the entire system can be cleaned with dish soap, lukewarm water, and a non-abrasive cloth rag. Windex of other chemical based solutions are not recommended as they may damage the panels over time. The aluminum components can be similarly cleaned with dish soap and water; a melamine sponge (household name: “Mr. Clean Magic Eraser”) can be used on any aluminum surface to remove dirt, grime, or otherwise should dish soap and water not suffice.

Will my BrightCovers system rust? NO. Only heavy-grade structural aluminum is used on a BrightCovers system, along with stainless steel fasteners to prevent any rust, corrosion or otherwise.

How much wind can my BrightCovers system withstand? The BrightCovers system is engineered to exceed minimum building code requirements for wind loads based on your location as per both 2012 and 2015 International Building Code requirements (90 mph and 115 mph, respectively).

How much snow load can my BrightCovers system withstand? The BrightCovers system is engineered to exceed minimum building code requirements for snow loads based on your location as per both 2012 and 2015 International Building Code requirements (60+ pounds per square foot live load).

Can I grill under my BrightCovers system? Absolutely! The panels can withstand temperatures over 1300 degrees Fahrenheit of direct heat.

What are my color options? Please review our standard aluminum frame and roof panel color options here: Design Options

I have a unique outdoor space; can you still install? Our team is experienced and well-versed in custom configurations to match existing conditions or requirements. There are a few things we cannot do per our engineering.

Can I have a custom color? Yes, custom powder coating is available.

Can you build a BrightCovers system over my existing structure? Typically, no due to structural integrity and engineering requirements.

Can you send out a kit and I can install myself? We do not offer Do-It-Yourself kits; all products must be installed by Factory-Certified BrightCovers team members to ensure proper application.

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