Awning Ideas / February 20, 2019 / Irma Logan
An awning is an incredibly useful feature to have when spending great amount of time in the great outdoors. Who wants to sit inside the camper when all the fun is happening outside just because of a little sun? With camper awnings this is no longer a problem sit in the shad of the awning and enjoy the time with family and friends out in nature. There are a variety of camper awnings available depending on your camper s design and construction. However most designs of camper awnings will work for just about any camper. There are two main types of camper awnings. One is the retractable type which is fixed to the side of the camper. The other is the stand-alone awning which is made for light framed campers or other structures.
If you do go for a retractable awning which is generally a good idea in climates which tend to vary between extremes there are further choices. Manual retractable awnings are those which you roll or fold up yourself. Motorized versions have a small electric motor that will do the job with a touch of a button. While motorized awnings seem to offer less work it doesn t always work out that way. Installation is more difficult due to wiring concerns so if you re doing the work yourself it will increase the time it takes you to install the awning. Also with more moving parts the odds of having to perform maintenance and repairs is much greater. Still if you take good care of your awning with preventive maintenance a motorized awning can be a great investment.
The awning color goes well with white home exteriors. Also you can consider it if your exterior paint has different shades of yellow in it. It is also a good idea to complement your pale yellow exterior paint by installing a mustard yellow awning. Brown: While evaluating the shades of brown awning you must ensure that it adds dimensions to your home exterior paint. Also you can consider creating a seamless transition between the color of your exterior paint and the brown awning. For those who are regularly out and about in their four wheel drive pulling over for lunch is usually controlled by where you can set the vehicle up. You want somewhere that offers shade is out of the wind and out of the way! However with the popularity of 4WD Awnings taking off you may have a much easier solution! 4WD Awnings pull out from the side or rear of your vehicle and set up in a few minutes providing instant protection from the weather.