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How Do You Choose the Best Awning Fabric?

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Awning fabric is a critical element of getting your awning to best complement your home or commercial property.

Awning fabric is a critical element of getting your awning to best complement your home or commercial property. But how do you choose the best awning fabric? In this blog, we’ll attempt to resolve that dilemma. When it comes to outdoor awnings, you’ve got to know your options, and there are plenty of them! Read on to learn more.

Why Do You Want An Awning?

First off, you must answer the question of “Why do you want an awning?” What purpose will it serve? That will be a huge factor in determining which fabric you end up selecting for you new awning. Consider the weather patterns that are common to where you live. Whatever weather the awning needs to be able to endure is the other influential factor in which fabric you should choose.

Acrylic Awning Fabric

For outdoor awnings, acrylic fabric is much more durable. What else can it do when it serves as awning fabric? For one thing, it can repel more water, but it is not totally waterproof. Still, you’ll certainly have plenty of choices when it comes to color and pattern options. So, feel free to get creative with your designs!

Also, with how humid Maryland spring and summers can be, acrylic awning is a smart choice; acrylic withstands the effects of humidity extremely well. Homeowners and business owners alike should also know that acrylic awning fabric can also fend off damage from mildew and sunlight exposure.

Canvas Awning Fabric

Why should you choose canvas awning fabric? It is, after all, a highly popular choice. However, time and weather are not kind to a canvas awning. Although they are less expensive, canvas awning isn’t as sturdy, either. If you do choose a canvas awning, be prepared for constant upkeep and potential replacements. The money you save may end being used in other ways, in the long run.

Trust the Experts at Carroll Awning Company

Ready to get the perfect awning for your apartment building, business, or home? Carroll Awning Company has the expertise and equipment to make and install the perfect residential or commercial awning to give your home or business an even cooler exterior. We can design, create, and install custom canopies and awnings all year long. For a free estimate and to get started designing your dream awning, give us a call at 1-800-999-5617 or visit us online. To see examples of our work, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn.

 

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