Awning Canopies / August 20, 2019 / Paige Mcknight
The second reason for canopies is protection against the weather elements. In restaurant patios or cafe outdoor areas a folding arm awning is very popular. You would not want to have a meal in a restaurant patio while you are baking under the sun would you? Having your cold drink outside a cafe is never ideal if you are directly under the sun with no shade. When the rainy season starts getting drenched while having a meal in the restaurant patio or a hot drink outside the cafe is not a pleasing experience. Customers will look for comfort and with canopies you can provide them with just exactly what they are looking for. Another advantage of canopies and other commercial awnings is great savings on cooling costs especially during the hot days of the summer season.
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.