Awning Canopies / September 11, 2019 / Dominique Massey
Customized commercial sunshades are used for branding. The theme of the business logo and images of the products are highlighted through the awning. Hotels restaurants bookstores shopping malls and almost all types of stores take advantage of commercial awning. Canopy-like shades are often used at the main entrance of business houses. Some of the shops attach awnings over their showcases. These shades protect passersby from sun and rain. It has been also noticed that while escaping rain people often take interest in the products displayed in the windows and sometimes make a deal too! Shop-owners often customize the canopies to focus their newly launched products or special discounts. Being noticeable easily the message printed on the awning and canopies reach to a huge number of audiences without any effort.
Metal Apart from the fabric canopies the use of steel and aluminium in the canvas or structure became popular during the 1950s. These material are easy to maintain and can be painted easily matching to the theme and colours. However they ran out of the race because of the fact that they are hard to clean easy to dent and cannot be rolled back to its place when not required. They require special hinges or method to scroll up and down. It is a preferable choice for those who believe in the robust material over creative one. Fiber Glass Apart from quality fabrics and tensile aluminium frames the fiber glass is a lightweight alternative as it can be moulded into any shape. They are opaque and slightly translucent in nature which allows enough sunlight to walk in.
Canopies are always movable and pieces of which needs to be assembled. Awnings on the other hand may or may not movable. Umbrellas are the handiest due to size. There may be exceptionally larger umbrellas but in general these are small. Buy or Build? When you want to purchase patio awnings consider quality budget and style. How it looks like makes all the difference. This rule applies especially when the awning is intended to be attached where it is most visible. Budget and quality should work hand in hand. Do not settle for the cheapest right away. Look for items with remarkable quality at affordable prices. When you plan to build one of your own there are do it yourself or DIY packages you can order. Instructions are provided for every step. Building the corner posts and stands are first in the list.