Awning Canopies / September 11, 2019 / Charlene Kane
The laminated fabrics are 100% water proof fade resistant and made of heavy duty 5 layer fabric materials with special protective coating. The coating enables it to withstand the damaging UV rays. They also come in 5 unique stripe combinations and 7 solid colors of your choice. Added characteristics of the fabrics are mildew resistant and flame resistant. They are also easy to clean and very low in maintenance cost. The frame support can be mounted directly using wall or soffit brackets. You will appreciate the quality of the awning hardware which is made from durable and lightweight aluminum materials. One popular awning model is their Oasis freestanding retractable awning. It can be placed on any flat and level surface like your lawn pool patio or deck.
Most standard canopy opening and closing functions are done by a manual crank with a handle that fold away out of site. There are retractable awning operational options for larger or custom made awnings that include an electric open/close control with or without a remote and weather sensor awning opening when rain is detected. These options are costly but maybe offset by their ease of operation. Valances side curtains and screening are just a few of the accessories available for the retractable awning. The beautiful patio retractable awning offers many benefits to the home occupants including protection from inclement and rainy weather extends use of the patio/deck area blocks health damaging Ultra Violet rays controls amount of sunlight shields undesirable views and reflected glare reduces fading and discoloration of drapes carpet and paintings and can reduce sun exposed interior heat gain by 70% to cut your cooling bills to name a few.
A roof like structure can be less expensive than building a porch by attaching a retractable awning canopy over the patio area with little maintenance. The patio location should allow easy access to and from the indoor kitchen areas so the flow of people between is natural and direct without walking through another room or space. The flow of traffic will depend on the exact attachment and coverage of the patio retractable awning and the proximity between the patio and house. Access to the kitchen and location of the exterior doors will help in determining the preferred placement of the patio and attachment of the retractable awning. The awning comes in several standard sizes and numerous patterns and colors. The canopy material is water resistant and blocks the sun UV rays and lasts for years if properly maintained.