Welcome to the Umbrellas group of SmartGuy.com. Feel free to interact with other professionals from across the world. You can find professionals, find deals on services, find professionals who might barter, or simple post questions, comments, or suggestions. Umbrellas or parasols are folding canopies supported by wooden or metal ribs, which are usually mounted on a wooden, metal, or plastic pole. It is designed for protection against rain or sunlight.