Roll up awnings may be used for the home, office or even mobile vehicles. They are a type of retractable awning and they have many benefits in terms of their maintenance and flexibility.
Usually you will only have to pull a cord or some other release to control the amount of shade you want. These awnings are also good if you need to store your awnings during the winter or other times you are not using them.
Most roll up awnings are made of fabric. They are made of many different types of fabrics or vinyl depending upon your preference. When you get fabric, you want to make sure that it is durable and strong. (more…)
Porch awnings can add a lot of functionality and style to your home exterior areas. They come in an unlimited variety of materials, patterns and options. The benefits can far outweigh the cons. An awning can transform your patio or porch into a usable space you will enjoy for years to come.
Thinking about the benefits of having an outdoor awning it becomes quickly apparent how useful these are. They provide shelter from the sun, rain and other elements. This protection allows your family to enjoy this space even under less than perfect conditions. It has been scientifically proven that on average it is twenty degrees color underneath an awning or other cover than sitting out in the direct sun. With the cover in place you can sit out on the lawn in the summer without roasting in the heat or getting sunburned. Family gatherings and neighborhood cookouts become so much more enjoyable. (more…)
Having a porch or patio is a great outdoor feature on a home, and although it is a great way to enjoy the fresh air and beauty of outdoors, it is also recommended that you have some sort of covering overhead so that you can be protected from the sun, or can even enjoy your outdoor space when it rains. The best way to provide overhead covering is by installing porch awnings or patio covers over your porch or patio.
Awnings can be installed over a porch that are stationary or retractable, meaning that they remain up permanently or are easily opened and closed whenever needed. Retractable models of awnings, although more expensive, give you the best option so that you can enjoy the sun when you want it or unfurl the awning to get some instant shade protection when that is what you need. (more…)