Patio umbrellas are simply larger umbrellas used for your patio. They are typically large in size to cover a table or sitting area.
Basically, cantilever umbrellas are offset so the base is off to the side so you can place furniture underneath it, and center post has a center pole with the umbrella at the top like your traditional umbrella.
Depending on your needs or furniture placement you can decide between the two.
Here are some resources and sites to shop popular patio umbrellas:
Good luck with your patio umbrella shopping!
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