A patio umbrella helps you stay in the shade on an outdoor patio. However, finding the right angle for your patio umbrella can be difficult, and sometimes it tilts too far or not far enough. This guide will provide a few simple tips to help you adjust your patio umbrella easily without tools.
Umbrellas are designed to face the sun so that they provide shade for people sitting under them. Tilting a patio umbrella is essential for two reasons: first, it will make sure that sunlight does not reflect off of its surface and into other people’s eyes; second, if the sun is in the wrong position during certain times of day, you may want to tilt your umbrella away from it so that it isn’t in full sunlight during these hours.
Remove all contents carefully from the package. Inspect and review checklist provided insight owner’s manual.
Attach finial to the top of the canopy mainframe by turning the finial clockwise until tightened. Insert the bottom pole into the canopy mainframe. Lift the patio umbrella and insert the bottom pole into the base stem.
Be sure to tighten the base knobs to secure an umbrella. Turn crank clockwise to open an umbrella to its fully open position. To tilt, continue to crank handle in a clockwise direction. Turn the crank handle in a counterclockwise direction to bring an umbrella back to its original upright position. To close the umbrella, turn crank in a counterclockwise direction.