How to use Awnings in a sentence
Use extra support brackets when mounting long awnings.
Over a wet winter, mold or moss may grow on fabric awnings and will have to be removed.
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has released data that supports the use of awnings to help reduce the home's dependence on air conditioning.
The DOE reveals that homeowners who have awnings installed over their windows are able to reduce temperature rise in their homes by as much as 60 to 80 percent.
Metal awnings normally cost more than similarly-sized fabric models.Advertisement
With fabric awnings, customization is easy in virtually any size and color scheme.
Metal awnings don't offer a wide variety of color schemes, and odd-sized window customizations can increase the cost of manufacturing the awnings substantially.
Solid awnings are great for keeping the sun's blistering rays from entering the home in the summertime, but they also prevent the sun's warming rays from getting through in the wintertime.
Retractable metal awnings are available, which can solve this dilemma, but expect to pay more for them.
Additionally, folding and unfolding a metal awning isn't as easy as fabric awnings.Advertisement
Metal awnings aren't light, so it's important to keep an eye on their supports to catch the rust before it gets too bad.
Aluminum awnings kits can be purchased at larger home improvement stores like The Home Depot or Lowes.
Both stores can also install the awnings for you.
Aluminum awnings can also be purchased online through a wide number of providers, some of whom can also do the installation if you wish.
While they can be expensive when compared to fabric or wood awnings, an aluminum roof will be worth it in the long run.Advertisement
Fabric awnings and wooden roofs are two of the most frequently used covers, so why consider aluminum instead?
Some 6 person cabin style tents come with extras like cup holders, mesh covers for windows, both front and rear awnings, roof vents, and additional features.
Options include hardwood interiors, air condition, awnings, and more.
Most of the restaurants in this closed-off alley have outdoor dining with awnings and heaters.
Mildew growth also causes discoloration and staining to the cushions of outside patio furniture, awnings and other items made of canvas or fabric.Advertisement
This would include awnings, satellite dishes and television antennas.
Hang cut-outs of stars and crowns on curtains if the party is indoors, or string them on metallic strands to drape from awnings, trees and shrubs if the party is held outdoors.
The small town had only dirt roads, and his glanced lingered towards a farmers market under the awnings in the center, a couple of blocks away.
At North Fond du Lac, just beyond the city limits, are car-shops of the two last-mentioned railways, and in the city are manufactories of machinery, automobiles, wagons and carriages, awnings, leather, beer, flour, refrigerators, agricultural implements, toys and furniture.
The hardier orchard-house fruits should now be moved outdoors under temporary awnings, to give the choicer fruits more space, - the roots being protected by plunging the pots.Advertisement
One-third to be deducted off repairs to and renewal of woodwork of hull, masts and spars, furniture, upholstery, crockery, metal and glassware, also sails, rigging, ropes, sheets and hawsers (other than wire and chain), awnings, covers and painting.
Your house will look more beautiful if your windows are well decorated, while your balconies and terraces will be well covered by awnings.
Can anyone guide me to a dealer or site etc. where I can view a selection of erected caravan awnings?
A listing of the manufacturers and dealers of awnings including porch, free-standing to full awnings.
These marquees can also be used for any outside event, caravan awnings or in the garden.Advertisement
Building a boat from forest trees and using nails made from old horseshoes, they hung it with awnings to ward off Indian arrows.
We manufacture garden furniture covers, patio furniture covers, tarpaulins and awnings.
Any fixtures or fittings such as awnings that carry a tobacco brand name or logo that advertises tobacco is not permitted.
Active and Classic awnings come with the optional upgrade to ' Easy System ' frames.
Surrounded by potted palm trees, bamboo awnings and rough-hewn stone, you could be in the perfect Mediterranean hideaway.Advertisement
At Amazon.com's Patio Furniture section, you'll find furniture sets, swings, pillows, cushions, rockers, awnings and benches for sale.
In warmer months, shading devices such as roof overhangs, trees, blinds and awnings can help to mitigate the heat transfer.
You can also use awnings or pergolas to give a little shade.
If you're looking for a way to get more use from your patio or deck this summer, consider the use of sunsetter awnings.
Sunsetter awnings retract when not in use, keeping your home's profile untouched while providing protection from sun and rain when needed.Advertisement
The problem with stationary awnings or other covered patio designs comes when you want to feel the sun on your deck or patio.
A sunsetter will provide the same benefits as traditional awnings; protection from rain and hot sun.
There are several kinds of sunsetter style awnings on the market today.
Freestanding awnings can also be used anywhere on your lawn for garden parties or shade next to your pool.
Sunsetter awnings are available at most deck and patio retailers, as well as many home improvement stores.Advertisement
Retractable awnings are mechanical canopies that can be expanded to provide full shade or retracted to allow for full sunlight.
Most awnings that retract are set over patios or decks though they can be placed over windows.
Awnings that retract allow residents to open the awning and enjoy the shade it provides on a hot day.
Manufacturers claim that retractable awnings can lower the temperature of a room and possibly help to cut down on home heating and cooling bills.
Unlike standard awnings, retracting awnings are less likely to be damaged during a storm (if retracted).Advertisement
Some manual awnings are controlled by a rope and pulley system.
Motorized awnings are usually operated through a remote control.
Some motorized awnings even have light and wind sensors that automatically close or open in response to the sun or weather conditions.
Retractable awnings are available in different fabrics or materials, colors and patterns.
Awnings can also be constructed of canvas, vinyl or aluminum.
Most manufacturers and dealers sell optional 'hoods' for awnings.
Anything left outside to withstand the elements is subject to becoming dirty, including awnings.
Most awnings are suspended with mounting brackets.
Aluminum awnings not only increase the curb appeal of most homes, they can have a dramatic impact on the home's comfort level and utility bills as well.
Over time, fabric awnings weaken as their fibers are gradually worn out by exposure to the changing seasons.
From being baked and dried out in the summer, to the freeze and thaw in the winter, fabric just can't hold up for more than a few years.Aluminum awnings retain their sturdiness regardless of the season.
Some metal awnings are designed to last for over 40 years with minimal maintenance requirements.
Aluminum awnings also have a UV-protective coating that prevents the sun's rays from diminishing the vitality of the paint.
Metal awnings are easy to maintain and in most cases just need to be hosed off to remove dust, dirt or pollen.
Fabric awnings require routine cleaning to help preserve the look of the fabric.
Dirt has a tendency to set in certain parts of fabric awnings, making cleaning more important and frequent.
It carries on bleaching and the manufacture of carriage bodies, awnings, drugs, biscuits, &c.