Awning Ideas / February 24, 2019 / Lucille Parsons
Some awnings are finished with the business name emblazoned on the awning as well as the building street number. Avoid too much clutter on business awnings. A quick glance should point out the most significant information that s needed: name and building street number. Understated elegance always wins out when it comes to a professional look. Awnings Are A Good Value Considering the value awnings add to any business facade and the professional look they project awnings are a cost-effective addition that are durable attractive and easy to install. Most installations take less than a half day depending on the number of awnings are available in a variety of sizes. In the United States branding has become increasingly important in influencing consumer behavior.
Many people that buy a motorized retractable awning want it because they can expand their outdoor living space with the touch of a button and many people put them over their windows for shade control and energy savings. Because the awning is retractable through a motorized unit it can easily be let out or put away with the touch of a button by a single person instead of several people working in coordination to manually open and close a non-motorized retractable awning over their patio. Of course some people love a motorized retractable awning because they don t want to permanently attach a non-retractable sun faded canvas awning that detracts from their home s exterior. The newer brands of motorized retractable awnings use strong waterproof woven acrylic that doesn t fade.
If you do go for a retractable awning which is generally a good idea in climates which tend to vary between extremes there are further choices. Manual retractable awnings are those which you roll or fold up yourself. Motorized versions have a small electric motor that will do the job with a touch of a button. While motorized awnings seem to offer less work it doesn t always work out that way. Installation is more difficult due to wiring concerns so if you re doing the work yourself it will increase the time it takes you to install the awning. Also with more moving parts the odds of having to perform maintenance and repairs is much greater. Still if you take good care of your awning with preventive maintenance a motorized awning can be a great investment.