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Four Reasons Why You Should Invest in Retractable Awnings

A top reason that people purchase retractable awnings is to provide shade for their property. At Awning Resources, we provide what you need to make an educated decision about the type of retractable awnings, awning fabrics, and awning colors you may need for your residence or place of business. You may be unaware, but there are more reasons to invest in a retractable awning than just for shade. Keep reading for four other reasons why you should purchase a retractable awning.

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3 Tips for Choosing A Patio Umbrella

Spring has sprung and chances are you’re planning to spend a lot more time outdoors. If you want some shade on your patio, you might want to consider an umbrella. Umbrellas not only add shade to a patio but they help add style and polish. To make the right purchase, you'll have to think about the fabric, frame, and base of the umbrella. Keep reading for valuable tips that will help you purchase the best patio umbrella.

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The History of Awnings & Shade Structures

Awnings and shade structures have many great uses for both commercial and residential applications. In addition to providing protection from inclement weather and adding curb appeal to your property, they are also known to be very effective at reducing cooling costs. There are many known benefits but where did this shade-eliminating device originate? Keep reading to learn about the history of the awning.

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3 Ways A Commercial Awning Can Benefit Your Business

Awnings may seem traditional or outdated. However, many businesses still incorporate them into their design for many reasons.  For one, they provide shade for restaurants or companies that have outdoor seating. Protection from the elements is essential for any business, especially during hot weather. Two, just like with a residence, commercial awnings help any infrastructure to stand out. Think about the times when you may have gone past a building and took a second look because of a commercial awning that caught your eye. Keep reading for the top three tips!

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A Guide to Fabric Roll Curtains

Curtains have many purposes to add to your awning. For one, curtains can keep out bugs and insulate a building. Curtains can also add another layer of style to your awning and awning fabric.  There are many to choose from. Keep reading to learn about the various curtains that Awning Resources provides.

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How to Clean Your Awning Fabric

As a home or business owner, having an awning is exciting. There is a variety of awning fabrics in which to choose from. Picking the right awning fabric can add style to a home or business and help them to stand out. Awnings also have the purpose of protecting your home or business from the heat or other elements such as rain or snow. Figuring out how to customize your awning fabric takes time, deliberation, and is a long-term investment. Since your awning is of high value, understanding the best cleaning maintenance is important. Unwanted debris or dust can stick to awning fabric making it necessary to routinely clean it. Cleaning helps to preserve the awning and keep it looking rich and fresh. Keep reading for maintenance tips on how to clean your awning fabric.

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How to Choose Awning Fabrics

Awnings are very useful to prevent heat and protect buildings during the smoldering, summer seasons. Awnings can even help to protect against rain, snow, and prevent the elements from damaging furniture and windows. When choosing an awning, it is important to choose a fabric that is not only stylish but will stand the test of time. Fabric awnings have proven to be easily constructed with high-tech materials that do not fade, are durable, and of course, aid in protecting a building from the sun. Here is a guide on purchasing the best quality awning fabrics.

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Choosing a Color for Your Retractable Awning

Durability comes first but the color of your retractable awning is important as well. The color that you choose can say a lot about your business, home, and/or you in general. Are you a person who loves to have gatherings at their home? Maybe you want your awning to be bold. Are you more of a traditionalist? Maybe you’ll pick out a color that has more a neutral appeal. Do you own a fun business? Maybe an atypical color will aid in marketing your brand. Regardless of which direction you choose to go in, here are some tips that any home or business owner can use for picking a retractable awning color.

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How to Care For a Retractable Awning During Winter

One of the many benefits of retractable awnings is the ease with which you can open, close, and maintain the structure and fabric of your awning. This makes it much easier to take care of your retractable awning through the winter months, when snow, ice, and harsh weather can cause damage to your shade structure. But there are steps you can take to prevent your awning from being damaged and keep it clean and well-maintained throughout the winter. Here are some helpful tips for caring for your retractable awning during winter. [...]

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The Best Awning Designs for Your Deck

When you invest in an awning for your home’s deck, you’re giving yourself more than just a little shade protection. Awnings have a wide variety of benefits including that they help reduce your energy usage, create valuable living space, increase the value of your home and much more. Depending on your home’s style and color scheme, there are a variety of different awning options you can choose from. Today, we’ll walk you through some of the different varieties available.  [...]

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