Awning Canopies / July 31, 2019 / Candy Calderon
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.
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.
They can keep indoor temperature as much as 20 degree cooler than outside. Thus retractable commercial awning reduces the load on the cooler and helps shop-owners save on energy bills. Home dwellers install retractable awnings at home for the same commercial benefits. Awnings were popular in Europe Asia and America during the beginning of nineteenth century. However with the advent of coolers awnings observed a phase of lower popularity in USA. But after the latest hike in energy cost awnings are enjoying a comeback all over the country in recent times. People residing in the states where tropical humid tropical and subtropical climate prevail find awnings to be very useful. Being a peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico Florida enjoys humid subtropical and tropical climate.