We can't reiterate enough how important outdoor living is. Having a patio extends your living space and adds incredible value to your home. Patio covers are an important part of your outdoor area because they add design aesthetic, functionality, and protection from the natural elements of the outdoors. Investing in a patio cover is well worth the cost considering their usefulness during all seasons - providing protection from rain, snow, and harsh sunlight.The first patio featured below is a traditional pergola. While the wood lattice gives some protection from the sun, rain, or snow, it still lets warming light through. This partial cover adds an element of design to your landscape that will make your home one-of-a-kind. Also keep in mind that a free standing pergola like the one we've featured next is also an option. This ultra-luxurious outdoor patio adds hundreds of square feet of living space to the home. It has a solid wood cover, completely protecting the area from outdoor elements. The added ceiling fan ensures that any warm air is circulated throughout the space. Anyone with an incredible patio like this couldn't help but spend their days outside. Patio covers come in all shapes and sizes. No matter what you are looking for, there are plenty of options. From the hexagonal pergola to the twinkling latticed cover, all your outdoor patio needs can be fulfilled. For advice on finding the perfect patio cover, find your local Mr. Handyman here. Mr. Handyman can maintain your home to save you money. One call really does take care of everything on your to-do list. All Mr. Handyman franchises are Fully Insured with General Liability and Workers Compensation. Some services are subject to state and local licensing and may not be available in all locations. Make sure to stay on top of all your household repairs, improvements and maintenance needs and request service in your area.