The US Department of energy shows that awning benefits are reduction of solar heat gain up to 65% on south facing windows and 77% on west facing windows. Making changes to our homes such as adding awnings is one of the many things we can do to protect our environment.
Installing awnings can protect your outdoor space from the weather, prolonging the longevity of your outdoor furniture by preventing exposure to direct sun, snow and rainfall that can cause deterioration and discoloration. Awnings can also help prevent the UV rays from damaging your indoor furniture or flooring that may be getting exposure.
Did you know 90% of skin cancers are caused by the sun? After passing rigorous testing, Sunbrella fabrics earned the “Seal of Recommendation” by the Skin Cancer Foundation. Sunbrella fabrics have been proven to provide up to 98 percent protection from the sun’s harmful effects when used in shade applications.
Awnings allow more time for outdoor entertainment. Design your space to your desires. You can have guests over without the worry of them getting burned from sun exposure or wet from rainfall. Enjoy your backyard area with friends and family or create your own private sanctuary.
With over 100 colors to choose from, stylish awnings can add charm and breath-taking colors to your home placing an awning over a patio area creates more livable space- and consequently equity in your home’s value. They bring more appeal to homeowners that want an outdoor space to relax and enjoy the weather, without the worry of the sun.
Creative designers and architects can develop useful and intriguing designs for modern awning and canopy systems that incorporate shape, light, color, texture, graphics and structure, at modest cost. Most awning frames are custom made by cutting, bending and welding metal tubing, and fitting the fabric to the frame. With these custom methods, almost any shape and size can be attained and covered with awning fabric. Adding a graphic or logo to your awning provides a way to advertise and promote business at an affordable cost!