Awning Ideas / February 18, 2019 / Charlene Kane
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.
Awnings don t require poles (which would clutter the view) since they are attached with spring-loaded mounts. The "retractable" type of awnings differ from basic immobile awnings in that they last longer (can be rolled up in damaging weather) and allow a space to be used in a variety of ways--both drinks in the shade and stargazing for example. On the large end of the spectrum awnings today can be upwards of 30 feet in width and around 14 feet in depth. They are controlled automatically via weather sensors or a remote control button or by hand using a manual crank. Either way these awnings can be unfurled or retracted in less than a minute. What are the practical implications of this? When you want to cool an area down like a concrete poolside or overheated deck shade is just seconds away.