Great for Any Purpose Retractable awnings can be both flexible and versatile, making them ideal for nearly any kind of residence or business. You can choose from a variety of colors made from high-quality fabric that blocks out different amounts of light. A retractable awning will complement your personal taste and the style of your home. It’s a natural extension, and not an awkward add-on. You can also choose the length of the awning, so that it doesn’t extend beyond your patio or deck area, or leave out parts you want to protect. Cost-effective Typically, these awnings only have attachments […]
While the awning is on the frame, you can conduct light cleaning. Brush off loose dirt with a soft bristle brush. Hose down fabrics on a monthly basis with clean water, which helps prevent dirt from becoming deeply embedded in the fabric, and eliminates the need for more thorough cleaning. Typically, a thorough cleaning of your awning will be needed every two to three years. For tough cleaning jobs to get rid of dirt and mildew, prepare a cleaning solution of water and mild soap or dishwashing liquid. Use a soft bristle brush to scrub away dirt and debris. Allow […]
If you’re looking to spend time outdoors with family or friends under a retractable awning, this is the perfect time! During nice, warm, and sunny weather, many homeowners choose to sit under an awning or shade to enjoy their outdoor living areas. Yet, after many months of not using it, you may come across some problems when trying to take it out. Here are some common awning installation issues and solutions. Issue: The awning makes a knocking or cracking noise when extending or retracting. Solution: The awning brackets have not been tightened completely. Be sure the square torsion bar is […]
Retractable awnings for the patio or deck are a convenient solution to protect you and your family from the sun and rain. Whether you are hosting an outdoor party or relaxing in the shade, these awnings allow you to fully enjoy the time you spend outdoors. Have you ever wondered how awnings work and what they are made of? Maybe you’re considering adding this feature to your own home, but you’re not sure if it’s the right fit for you. Learn more about what makes retractable awnings unique, how to operate them and what types are available to choose from. […]
Awnings protect your home, family, and property from the rays of the sun and help to keep your home cool and comfortable. But doing these things season after season, year after year can be harmful to your awning’s fabric and frame. Let’s take a look at your awning’s biggest natural foes and get tips for how to avoid them in this list of the most common awning problems. Mold Slow and deadly, mold is one of the most common enemies of awning fabric. The daily elements can leave your awning wet and warm, and if it doesn’t dry properly, mold […]
Did you know that the tradition of relaxing under an awning started in Ancient Rome? Nowadays, awnings are used to block the sun and rain, to make our homes more inviting, and to make businesses stand out. There’s a lot that goes into the process of creating an awning. Many awnings, especially one’s made for businesses, are custom designed and tailored to fit the clients’ needs. Here’s what’s involved behind-the-scenes before your awning is delivered and installed. Fabric The whole process begins with the fabric. The colors have to be eye-catching as well as pleasing, and sometimes a business-owner will […]
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