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ACE PATIO is now the official dealer for San Diego of Solara Adjustable Patio Covers! – The “Smart” Shading System – Both a Roof or an Open Patio Cover at the Same Time! Solara Patio Covers


The “smart” patio cover, manufactured by Solara, lets you enjoy the best of all worlds, all seasons. The patio cover is dynamic and can be transformed according to weather conditions and your demands. This means that you are in charge of the amount of light and shade you wish to receive, including protection from rain and humidity, while not giving up a refreshing summer breeze. Solara’s patio cover is made entirely of recycled aluminum and therefore requires no maintenance at all! Solara’s “smart” patio cover enables you to significantly increase your living space and quality of life during the warm summer days as well as during the colder and rainy winter season.

  • Shade when you want it or direct natural sunlight on those cold winter days.
  • Indirect lighting, providing a friendly light atmosphere without direct sunlight
  • 100% Shade and ventilation, providing a cool breeze on those hot summer days
  • Rain protection, keeping you and everything under the cover dry!
  • The only company that offers durable Roll-Formed or Heavy Duty Extruded Louvers to fit any budget
  • Available in five standard colors: White, Cameo, Latte, Adobe and Grey
  • Fits on almost any existing substructure
  • Standard manual hand crank or upgrade to low voltage motor with remote control

Solara Wood Grain Finish

Look again! Yes, it's 100% aluminum with a real cedar wood grain finish. Solara is the only patio cover on the market which offers a cedar wood grain finish. Available in our durable roll-formed or heavy duty extruded louvers, including rafters, beams and posts!

Standard Roll-Formed

Our durable roll-formed louver is the lightest weight cover on the market and has been installed on thousands of covers around the world. Not only is our roll-formed the most economically priced adjustable louvered patio cover on the market, it has been on the market for 20 years, fitting an array of designs and shapes.


Heavy Duty Extruded

Our extruded louvers have three times the thickness of our roll-formed and are the most competitively priced extruded louver on the market. Solara extruded louvers come standard with a UV resistant seal, specially designed to offer additional rain resistance and accommodate even heavier snow loads.

Some important facts about the Solara Patio Cover system that can help you design it better:

  • The Solara Patio Cover System weighs approximately 1.2lbs/sf
  • You can design the Solara Patio Cover system between 10-70 psf (wind load and snow load)
  • The posts support beam and rafters are made from extruded aluminum
  • The Solara Louvers are made from roll formed aluminum. Extruded louver upgrade available.
  • The Solara Rafters can be attached up to infinity however the Solara Louver cannot be longer than 21’ long
  • For the Solara System to be waterproof you will need a minimum slope of 1/2" per foot, the bigger the slope the more waterproof it You can design almost any curve that you want for your patio cover (triangle, round, gable)
  • You can design your patio cover on almost any kind of structure such as aluminum, metal, concrete, etc.

For any additional information, or help with planning or design, or whatever you may need please call us or send us an email to

You can request a 3D design layout to help visualize better your new cover. Once the job is approved, the $50 charge for this service will be discounted off your total.