Awning Canopies / August 11, 2019 / Candy Calderon
The best thing about the translucent models is that they are effective in reducing the risk of the blackout. The only limitation about them is they can brittle easily and needs to be replaced timely. In ancient times the wood or natural fiber was used to cover up the structure or canvas. These materials were very inexpensive and easy to accommodate to any facility. With the change in weather conditions and trends the need to opt for the products like durable security shutters and fancy canopies became the requirement. The deck of your house is that area where you renew family bonds over a hearty meal in the natural surroundings. Sometimes the same deck becomes the space where you catch up with friends over a barbecue. The deck serves so many purposes. Sadly due to uncontrollable reasons it falls prey to everyday wear and tear.
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.
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.