Today's awnings offer many benefits. Depending upon the applications, commercial awnings can assume a variety of shapes and sizes. The basic shapes of these fabric structures make design options limitless.
Click on the thumbnails below to see just a few of the many commercial awnings we have produced. This is also a great way to get awning ideas for your own business!
Awning fabrics are available in hundreds of colors and patterns, affordable, can accentuate a building entrance and/or serve as signage. Stylish, yet practical, today's awnings provide protection from harmful UV rays, nature's uncontrollable elements.
Awnings are great investment for any home or building.
Awnings can be made to almost any size or shape. With the use of modern metal fabrication equipment and techniques coupled with many new fabric seaming and attachment methods, design options are literally limitless.
Q: Is there much difference between the various types of awning fabrics?
A: Yes, different fibers, weaves and coatings have very specific advantages. Acrylic fabrics have a rich cloth appearance and are much more colorfast and fade resistant. Vinyl coated fabrics are the most water repellent. Mesh fabrics allow better ventilation and outward visibility. Your awning professional will help you make the best selection.
A: Yes, the type of graphics and method of application would depend on the fabric selection, as various fabrics accept different graphics. Applying graphics directly to awning fabrics provides identification and/or advertisement without the need for "add-on" sign structures.
A: Yes. Awnings conserve energy by shading windows and reducing indoor temperatures. Studies by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRE) have shown that awnings on windows and patio doors can reduce inside temperatures by as much as 8-15 degrees, depending on the exposure of the window, the color of the fabric and the style and method of attaching the awning.
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