Awning Ideas / February 25, 2019 / Claire Raymond
Many people that buy a motorized retractable awning want it because they can expand their outdoor living space with the touch of a button and many people put them over their windows for shade control and energy savings. Because the awning is retractable through a motorized unit it can easily be let out or put away with the touch of a button by a single person instead of several people working in coordination to manually open and close a non-motorized retractable awning over their patio. Of course some people love a motorized retractable awning because they don t want to permanently attach a non-retractable sun faded canvas awning that detracts from their home s exterior. The newer brands of motorized retractable awnings use strong waterproof woven acrylic that doesn t fade.
Likewise when rain disturbs your outdoor plans--there s no reason to run inside. If you want to tan in the direct sun or take advantage of some heat on a cold fall day the awning can be rolled up just as quickly. When stored retractable awnings take up about six inches of horizontal space on the side of a building. Installed at a downward angle they need to be attached at least seven and a half feet off the ground. All right we ve covered "What are they?" Now let s deal quickly with the benefits that awnings give home and business owners. What can retractable awnings do for you? Obviously they give you a way to control the elements and this is more than an aesthetic pleasure since it preserves furniture from bleaching and lowers utility bills.
This makes it very easy to find the perfect match for your home. The Finishing Touch to a Business Location Patio Awnings provide a finishing touch to any business location. However they also offer respite from bright sunlight that can fade business furnishings and become a distraction to regular workflow. But there is also a subtlety to patio awnings for a business. They create a professional look curb appeal and impulse buying. A business facade adorned with patio awnings is another way of saying "Welcome". Potential customers notice businesses with awnings because the premises facade appears stylishly "dressed" by comparison to plain facades that blend one into the others. Choosing Awnings For a Business Facade When selecting a style of awning for a facade the color and design should be compatible with the nature of the business as well as complimentary to the locality s community. When choosing awning colors it s a good idea to carry out the business logo colors for better identification as well as customer recognition.