Awning Canopies / September 11, 2019 / Paige Mcknight
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.
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.
All of these awnings are mass produced to make their prices affordable. It is reported that a two man team manufactures each awning based on the consumer s choice of color size and model. Every awning is pre-tested and pre-operated in the factory before it is shipped. Sunsetter awnings come in various different styles of deck and patio awnings. You may opt to customize different features such as size and fabric color. You can select from two manually operated awnings with vertical support arms that open with a hand-crank their Vista 900XT which is non-motorized version and the 1000XT model the largest and most spacious manually-operated type. Sunsetter awnings are also available in pro motorized models the Sunsetter Motorized and the Motorized XL awnings with two lateral arms that expand directly under the awning canopy.