Awning Canopies / August 1, 2019 / Paige Mcknight
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.
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.
But their aesthetic value is equally key. Retractable or fixed and made from a variety of materials namely aluminum fabric mesh and combinations of the three awnings can immediately set the mood via their shape and logos. 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.