Awning Ideas / February 22, 2019 / Paige Mcknight
The great thing about retractable awnings is that you can have them custom made to fit anywhere inside or outside your home no matter what the window or deck size. Patio awnings as well as other types come in a wide range of colors too. It s easy to match them to your home. And if you purchase a retractable awning for a window or deck you won t have to manually put up and take down the awning every time you go to use it. Awnings can be made of a wide variety of different materials. They are made of canvas aluminum and other materials. Aluminum awnings have different benefits and drawbacks compared to canvas awnings - it depends on what you want to use the awning for. Awnings were quite popular in the 1920s but have been enjoying a comeback in recent years especially because of the high costs of air conditioning. Awnings used to be on every window and porch to keep homes cool before air conditioning was ever invented.
By controlling sunlight you ll find yourself getting more use out of the amenities and spaces you already own: poolside deck balcony patio; grill gazebo outdoor bar hot tub. But there s more. Awnings act as an extension of your home adding square footage to your home or commercial building. They allow you to expand the look and feel of your interior into the outdoors serving as an architectural addition but without the typical costs. No contractor or expensive installation is required. In the residential setting this results in outdoor space for entertaining relaxing and eating. In the business setting it means additional room to seat patrons serve customers or hold meetings. In both cases the "outdoor rooms" end up adding value to the business or home. On top of this awnings result in direct energy savings. Installed strategically they make the inside of a building up to 15 degrees cooler cutting direct sunlight and shading windows.
And being under different weather condition and high exposure to sun will cause the fabric to fade and lose its beauty. Manufacturers nowadays made these canvas window awnings to be resistant to fading so it will continue to have its beauty for a long time and still use it as both protective and decorative home structure. Next to the food and drinks nothing is more important for a restaurant than its décor. From the right lighting to the choice of tablecloths everything about the dining experience must promote the establishment. One way to do that includes the addition of awnings or canopies. Combined with a general sprucing up you can be sure your restaurant s marketing message is as good as its main course. Read on to learn some basic restaurant decorating ideas for your establishment.