Top 4 Benefits You Can Get From Awning
Why an awning?Awnings and canopies satisfy any one or all of the following functional objectives: Energy savings; weather protection (sun, rain, snow, sleet, hail, wind); identification & advertising; or architectural aesthetics.
Today’s modern fabrics are long-lasting, vibrant, easily cleaned, super-strong, and flame-retardant. Modern frame materials offer high strength-to-weight ratios and corrosion resistance. The proper combination of these properties will result in safe, durable, economical, and beautiful awnings.
The benefits of an Awning go far beyond aesthetic appeal. It’s true that awnings can enhance the look of your place of residence, but the real gem is that awnings save energy and protect furniture, floors, and carpets from fading.
In a few short weeks, you’ll notice the energy-saving benefits. In a typical home, more energy is transferred through glass doors and windows than through any other construction element. In fact, on a hot day, more energy comes through one square foot of glass than through an entire insulated wall. Solar radiation (infrared light) through glass is responsible for approximately 20 percent of the load on an air conditioner.
Awnings and Canopies can offer protection from the sun, rain, snow, sleet, and hail. The will direct rain away from the brick or siding surrounding your windows and doors. This will extend the life of the sealant around your windows thus protecting you from expensive repairs in the future.
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. Hence, the same surface can serve at least three necessary functions: weather protection, identification, and architecture.
Extend Your Living Space
Awnings or canopies built off a patio or deck provide a cool and relaxing extension of your living area for you and your guests. You’ll enjoy the comfort of cool shade during the sweltering heat. Canopies also extend your living space, giving you more room to sit back and relax while enjoying the beauty of the outdoors. If you don’t want an awning extending from your home all the time, you can also enjoy a folding arm awning which retracts into it’s special protective housing during the bad weather.
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