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Retractable Awning Options and Benefits:

By John James Subscribe to RSS | January 6th 2012 | Views:
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Awnings are secondary coverings that can be attached to the exterior wall of homes and commercial buildings to provide shade from the sun or privacy from outdoor living spaces. Awnings are composed of different types of materials depending upon the location and climatic conditions. Although awnings are commonly seen in restaurants and commercial buildings, retractable awnings are becoming very popular with homeowners. For high quality and wide range of awnings, choose an online company that exclusively deals with all kinds of awnings.

Benefits of Retractable Awnings:

Retractable awnings can be used in almost all places like your deck, terrace, driveway, balcony, poolside, etc. They are designed to cover and control heat and glare by blocking the sun. They also provide good protection against rain, wind and snow. The major benefits of awnings are

• They block the sunlight before it reaches the surface of your home.

• Controls the amount of light.

• Reduces outdoor and indoor temperatures by almost 20 degrees.

• Patio awnings protect your furniture from the sun’s heat and UV rays.

• They cut down air conditioning and electricity costs.

• They increase the value of your property.

• Saves you time and money on construction.

• Deck awnings provide protection against light rain.

• They blend well with all kinds of décor.

How to Choose Awnings?

• Measure the space you want to cover.

• Consider all aspects of the space such as rise, run and the slope you want to cover.

• Determine the width and height of the awning you will require.

• For large deck awnings choose motorized awnings. Manual awnings will work well for small spaces.

• Consider the exterior support and mounting system for your awnings.

• Identify whether you need any additional support for your awnings.

• Choose colors and fabrics that will blend with your home décor.

• Depending upon the location, choose a fabric grade that has the ability to withstand tough climatic conditions.

Awning Options:

• Porch, deck, terrace, Patio Awnings for commercial and residential applications.

• More than 400 types of awning fabrics in vibrant colors and designs.

• UV resistant materials

• Remote control options and timers

• Different types of environmental sensors.

• Screen options.

Awnings are great and quick solutions if you want to create an extra space to relax or entertain guests. Retractable awnings can be used in gardens and play areas for children, for pets, near swimming pools and places where there is direct sunlight.

John James - About Author:
Find more information on Awnings, Retractable Awnings, Patio Awnings and Deck Awnings at our website. Please visit here http://www.breslow.com.

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