If you look around your neighborhood, you will notice that retractable awnings have have become a popular addtion to many homes Your friends and neighbors are aware that these awnings offer so many attractive benefits and are well worth the time and initial investment. They pay for themselves many times over the years that you spend in your home. Awnings Protect And Serve The Homeowner Awnings protect your home and family from the harmful UV rays of the sun. You have the option to use them on the brightest & and high UV days or to retract the awning during cooler days when you want direct sunlight. Retractable awnings also add privacy whenever you need it. Attractive And Functional Retractable awnings are a simple way to add color and texture to the exterior of your home or business. By the nature of their availability to be retracted, you can control the amount of light or shaded area you desire. There are 200+ gorgeous Sunbrella® fabrics to choose from in a long-lasting and durable acrylic fabric to repel water and complement the existing features of your home, and they are available in widths up to 40 feet wide and up to 16’6″ projections. These extremely strong, hard-working fabrics are computer sewn with a durable UV stable thread to give you many years of lasting service. Long-Lasting High-Quality Awnings Are Strong Because the durable framework of your awning is available in four different enhancing pretreated powder-coat finishes, you have the option of white, ivory, bronze, and camel colors on most models. Choose one to either coordinate or contrast with the fabric you have chosen or match your home’s trim color. You also have the option of adding a protective aluminum hood to guard the awning from weathering elements. This safely store your retractable awning and allow for no seasonal take-down time. Awnings Cool Your Home Face it, with today’s high utility rates, everyone is looking for ways to save money. The age-old beauty of awnings on your home will reduce energy costs by deflecting heat-accumulating sunlight in the warmer months. By providing on-demand sun control, you will notice a healthy savings in your electric bill with reduced cooling costs.