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Things to Know Before Awning Installation

Posted on Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 7:39 pm.
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Before you decide to go through with awning installation, make sure you know a few things.

Awnings are the perfect addition to any home or business. They look great, they have wonderful benefits, and there are so many options out there. If you’re thinking about having an awning installed at your home, you’re likely excited to get started barbecuing, reading in the shade, and generally enjoying a more energy efficient space. Before you do that, make sure that your awning installation goes off without a hitch and you are well prepared to keep your awning in great shape for years.

Match your Awning to your Environment

The key to making sure your awning is built to last is choosing the right material for the right environment. Make sure that you choose a fabric and a design that will be able to withstand the humidity, heat, dense snow, and heavy rain that our area tends to experience. Whether you prefer a fabric awning or a metal one, you’ll want to know how to take care of it through different seasons. Every type of awning requires slightly different types of maintenance, so make sure you know what your awning will require. This way, you’ll be able to react to bad weather in a way that keeps your awning in good health.

Research your Local Codes

Your local government or neighborhood may have particular guidelines that regulate your ability to put up structures like awnings. Sometime height and size are regulated, and sometimes shape and color are. The rules will depend entirely on the neighborhood in which you live, and in order to ensure your awning can be installed without any issues, it’s your job to do the research and make sure you have the information you need. This way, you won’t find yourself in a situation in which you have to make changes to your awning, or remove it completely.

Work with a Professional

Awning installation is no do-it-yourself project, and you could sincerely benefit from the advice and knowledge that an expert can offer. They can advise you on dealing with the previous issues of your environment and your local regulations. The other benefit of working with professionals like the ones at Carroll Awning is that you can rest assured that your awning will last, as it is installed properly.

Call Carroll Awning

Carroll Awning provides the best quality energy efficient awnings and frames for any business or restaurant, as well as homes and apartments, for any time of the year. For a free estimate, call 1-800-999-5617 or click here to contact us online.




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