Awning Canopies / September 10, 2019 / Shari Nelson
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.
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.
Working with the professional will help to ensure the structure s success and the client s contentment. Provide input on what s important to you and your hotel or resort. Suggest bright bold colors for cabana designs on a family oriented beach resort or darker shades for canopies and awnings at an outdoor hotel bar with a bustling nightlife. Suggest rows of cabanas for a luxury summer resort or consider a variety of awnings canopies and cabana designs for a casual and contemporary feel. Channel that vibe of a relaxing summer s day or night especially since "hitting the beach and other warm-weather activities" recently won first place in a Road & Travel Magazine poll on favorite vacations. After clearly laying out your visions take in the expert s advice on structure style and set up.