One of the most sought-after advantages of living in warmer climates is the opportunity to spend more time outdoors. Hot and sunny weather also means we need to make sure our yards have plenty of shade to keep our guests cool and protect our children and pets from the sun. If you have already installed an awning in your yard and are looking to escape the sun from other angles, look no further than a drop shade system. Here are some practical, stylish ways to add shade to your outdoor living areas so that your patio, swimming pool area, or other entertaining spaces are comfortable and accessible all year.
Purchasing home awnings can be a difficult task, mainly if you have never owned an awning or window shade before. You probably know the primary benefits of adding an awning to your property, but in this article, we are going to do a deep dive on awning ownership and how it could improve your home life or business.
Patio awnings are a practical addition to your home. They can also be an investment in your property value if installed correctly. If you consider upgrading your outdoor patio space with an awning, you’ll need to come to the sales table equipped with the best knowledge to get the right awning for your home. This article will cover the most critical questions to consider and ask as you purchase an awning. Come dive in!
Awnings are made of rigid, durable materials designed to withstand even the roughest weather conditions Mother Nature can muster. Chances are your awning fabric, especially if retractable, is made from synthetic fibers to prevent mildew and color fading from constant exposure to the sun. These synthetic materials have a long life and are incredibly durable, but even the most robust fabrics eventually fade, snag, tear, or rip entirely.
There has never been a better time than this current pandemic to upgrade your outdoor living space. More people than ever are spending a majority of their time at home and are seeking refuge in their own personal great outdoors. In terms of upgrading your outdoor living space, there is no sounder investment than a retractable awning (or several).
Here at Accent Awnings, we believe in delivering the highest quality awning products to our customers. Part of that belief is knowing that a quality product is not just the whole, but the sum of its parts. While we do manufacture most parts used in our awning products, we don’t make everything. We do believe in partnering with the best companies to provide us the parts we don’t make on our own. One of the components we outsource is the fabrics used in our awnings, both stationary and retractable.
Retractable awnings are an all-around good investment for your property and can be a smart addition to your home. Not only are retractable awnings visually appealing, but they can also add a bit of classy decor to the outside of your home. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, patterns, and colors to choose from, giving you ultimate design control. Retractable awnings can be customized and crafted to match your taste, decor, and budget.
This year has been one for the record books in so many ways. One business area that saw incredible growth was the home improvement and backyard furnishing industry. Due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic that has plagued 2020, the majority of people spent more time at home this year than ever before. As a result, people found the time and excuse to upgrade their homes for maximum comfort. This was especially true for outdoor patio and backyard upgrades since that was the most outdoor space people had safe access to.
Owning an awning is an investment. Whether you have chosen a retractable awning or a stationary unit, know that awning ownership comes with initial upfront costs, but also has ongoing maintenance costs. These upkeep costs will vary from model to model, but your initial investment is absolutely worth protecting over the long term. It is undoubtedly cheaper to protect your awning investment with regular maintenance rather than have to replace it every couple of years.
Did you know that almost a third of heating energy escapes through untreated windows? At the same time, they allow heat (or cold) to enter buildings. In Southern California, these energy gains and losses are even more evident. The temperature in SoCal, after all, has increased by three degrees in the last 100 years. So, if you have windows without any covering, you can be wasting a lot of money on energy bills. Read on to ensure that you get the best bang for your buck when investing in awnings.