Sun Away Outdoor Shades

Sunaway Shade has been protecting your pool equipment from sun damage throughout Maricopa County including Chandler, Ahwatukee Foothills, Desert View, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Paradise Valley, Tempe, Camelback East and Deer Valley. Call today at (602) 435-1773

Our History

Sun Away Outdoor Shades is the best product on the market to protect your outdoor assets from costly sun damage. Tony Lee, owner/operator of Sunaway, has worked in the pool service industry for many years and was constantly replacing damaged pool equipment from sun exposure and extreme AZ heat. Looking for a functional, attractive and effective product for his client’s pool equipment, Tony set out on a two year journey researching and developing his patent pending custom shade structure for pool equipment. 


Tony presented the shades for the first time at the Desert Pool and Spa Show in Phoenix and because of high demand, immediately made the product available to the general public and the rest is history.


Sunaway Shades is the number one pool equipment shade company in Arizona for a reason. Each model is CUSTOM designed and built to fit your equipment. Our shade material blocks up to 75% of sunlight and has shown to decrease the temperatures over 50 degrees. It is our hope that you call on us to schedule a free estimate by simply calling our office at 602.435.1773.

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Our Services

  • Every pool equipment shade cover is custom designed and built on site. Built to meet the customer's needs they come in many forms from simple, self-supporting shades to elaborate, full enclosures with screened gates and retractable tops. Each shade structure is built to provide access to pool equipment and has a track record of withstanding Arizona's harsh monsoon winds, dirt and rain through the test of time.
  • Sun Away builds shades for your AC units, Pet and Garden areas, Outdoor Water Softeners and Electric panels
  • Manual and Electric roll-down shades for patios

Service Line Expansion - Patio Roll Down Shades

In January of 2020, we expanded our business line to include Roll Down Patio Shades (both manual and electric). Sun Away Outdoor Shades offer an active shading solution that improves your outdoor living space in more ways than one. The following are but a few of its benefits:

  • Your patios temperature will remain cooler yet allow air flow through the space
  • The integrity and color of your patio furniture, decorations and flooring is protected from damaging UV sun rays
  • You get to enjoy your outdoor space without having the sun glaring your eyes - making your patio a useable space during all parts of the day! 
  • As we stand behind our products our Roll Down Patio Shades come with a 5 years Parts and Service Warranty.


Tony is passionate about quality and customer satisfaction. Custom pool equipment shades come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and a lifetime warranty against product defects. Roll down shades for patios come with a 5 year warranty. All estimates are FREE. To schedule an estimate call 602.435.1773 or email us at


Tony is a licensed contractor AZ ROC 303352 and a member of the Better Business Bureau. For more information, pictures and videos on Sun Away Outdoor Shades, visit, or visit the Facebook page Sun Away Outdoor Shades.  



Our Work

11619 Sparrow Lane, Fountain Hills, AZ

This beautiful pool equipment shade structure is 6'3" x 4'6" in Almond aluminium and Tan sunscreen material. It goes beautifully with the home's decor and comes with a lifetime warranty. Sun Away Outdoor Shades are beautifully made, hides unsightly pool equipment, and holds up through Arizona's tough weather. Contact us at, or call us at 602.435.1773, for a free estimate today!

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3543 East Clark Road, Phoenix, AZ

Are you online, searching ways to shade my pool equipment? This is a common search for the great folks or Arizona. With temperatures getting so hot like this article shows, click here to read, hiding your pool pump and other pool equipment from the Sun is a must! This is where our company comes into play. With Sunaway Shades, the number 1 pool equipment shade company in Maricopa County and all of Arizona, we build custom shades to protect your equipment from the damaging UV rays. Check out owner/operator, Tony Lee's video on what you should do for your pool equipment to protect pool pumps like yours, click here to view.

This particular enclosure was a full enclosure we install in Phoenix Arizona.

Do you not have a pool, but you do have a patio that you would like shaded, so you can enjoy hanging out with your friends and family? We now offer manual and electrical shades for patios, using the same material we use for our pool equipment.

For a free estimate, call us today at (602) 435-1773, we would love to chat about your shading needs :-)!

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17764 N. John's Court, Surprise, AZ
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29900 W. Amelia Avenue, Buckeye, AZ

For those folks looking to protect their pool equipment from damaging UV rays, as well as hide their equipment from view, this is a good choice. Our custom shade covers come in an assortment of colors and are built to be accessible to service the equipment. Handy and beautiful. This structure is 5'4" x 4'5" and is built with adobe aluminium with tan sunscreen material.

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669 W. Douglas Ave, Gilbert, AZ

Sunaway Shades built this fully customized, top lid shade to fit our client's pool equipment. We are proud to say we are the best pool equipment cover option in Gilbert, AZ and all of Maricopa County. This particular project was built out of adobe aluminum and wheat sunscreen fabric. This 9' x 4'7" top candalivers up in the middle for easy access to pool equipment. This project is not only beautiful, but it hides the pool equipment out of sight and protects the pool equipment from harmful UV sun rays! So if you are looking for a great option to hide your pool equipment, while protecting it at that the same time, we hope you consider calling us today for a free estimate at (602) 435-1773.

Our custom shade options have become so popular, that we are now offering manual and electrical roll down shades to protect your patios. Our service areas also include the following cities, just click on any of these cities to see a custom shade we built in that area: Chandler AZ Project, Ahwatukee Foothills AZ Project, Desert View AZ Project, Scottsdale AZ Project, Gilbert AZ Project, Paradise Valley AZ Project, Tempe AZ Project, Camelback East AZ Project, Deer Valley AZ Project

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Customer Testimonials

1225 E Warner Rd , Tempe, AZ

From a relative

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6202 E McKellips Road, Mesa, AZ

Dan Patterson. He looks after our pool maintenance.

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3500 E. Lincoln Drive, Phoenix, AZ

The measurements were taken and a price was quoted. The installation was quick and the quoted price was charged. It provides shade as advertised. A flawless transaction.

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3837 N. Rowen Circle, Mesa, AZ

Everything went smooth and the shade screen is perfect. I thought the price was fair and Vince explained everything very thoroughly. Appointments were met as planned. Freda Michaelson

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3270 E. Jasper Drive, Gilbert, AZ

Google search for sunshades.

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