Awning Ideas / February 21, 2019 / Claire Raymond
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.
Imagine you re an upscale classy Jazz/live entertainment restaurant where music is as important as food. In that case an awning that includes the graphic of a jazz ensemble or horned instruments and large musical notes might be the way to go. If going for a more subtle approach a shade structure patterned in the shape of red bricks might match an actual brick (or stone) exterior. Remember that little changes such as these can go a long way toward an entire revamp of your restaurant and its ambiance. Of course if awnings and other shade structures improve the messaging of a restaurant and are a patron s first impressions canopies very often round out a restaurant-goers final thoughts. While less focuses on literal messaging than on style and atmosphere canopies extend a restaurant s outdoor footprint adding a sense of elegance as indoor amenities are brought outside.
Captivating signage creation is tricky to accomplish; however hiring an organization with a proven track record means that half the job is already done. Quality signage companies don t just mount and hang your sign; they re a team player in deciding what works and what doesn t work addressing an assortment of aesthetic needs as they come up. Working with the clients regarding every aspect of the awnings they ensure that the idea comes to reality. Additionally awnings also add a distinctive curb appeal to outdoor spaces setting the tone and transforming a space through custom lettering colors patterns and designs. However for optimum impact awnings need to be designed and installed in way that is sure to attract passersby. A good commercial sign and awning company will begin by collaborating with you on the objective design and aesthetics of the project.