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Awning Valance Styles

Retractable awnings may include a valance. The valance is the fabric that hangs vertically from the front bar of the awning. This fabric can be cut in a variety of patterns. The following image shows six popular styles available for your valance.   Call 973-992-2333 or Email to schedule your FREE In-home consultation or learn… Continue reading Awning Valance Styles

Awning Energy Savings

A Retractable Awning Can help Save you Money Not only will an awning provide cool comfort outside, but also it will lower the cost of cooling your home. An awning keeps the heat of the sun from hitting your home. The American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers shows that an awning can reduce… Continue reading Awning Energy Savings

Shade For Children

Shade for Children

Do you have children or grandchildren? You can keep them protected from the sun this summer by installing a retractable awning. Our awnings will provide shade for a large area of your deck or patio, so your children can play for long periods of time in your backyard without you worrying about sunburn or burned… Continue reading Shade For Children

Awning Terms Glossary

Awning Terms Glossary

Awnings Glossary Learn the technical terminology that describes retractable patio and deck awnings. Understanding the components that comprise an awning can help you make a more informed buying decision. Retractable awnings – Retractable awnings, also known as lateral arm awnings, extend and retract with arms and no support posts. Retractable awnings give the flexibility of extending… Continue reading Awning Terms Glossary

Are Awnings Waterproof?

The short answer is, yes, some awnings are waterproof.  However, a fully waterproof awning would be constructed of vinyl, which retains heat, thereby increasing the temperature below the awning. We prefer water resistant awnings.  They’re resistant enough to allow you to enjoy a nice light rain without getting wet, and they are constructed from new… Continue reading Are Awnings Waterproof?

Does Sunbrella Make Awnings?

Sunbrella Awning Fabrics

Are you looking for Sunbrella Awnings? We get alot of people asking for Sunbrella Awnings. But actually, Sunbrella doesn’t make awnings directly, so you won’t be able to find a “Sunbrella Awning”. Sunbrella is the leading manufacturer of awning fabrics and many awning makers use Sunbrella fabric because of it’s high-quality construction, durability and ability… Continue reading Does Sunbrella Make Awnings?

How Do Awnings Save Energy?

Save Money on Energy with a Retractable Awning

Saving Energy and Money with a Retractable Awning Most households and businesses in Europe already use awnings for energy conservation. And in the United States, people are discovering this as well because  awning sales are growing rapidly. A retractable awning is the perfect choice for protection from the sun for better enjoyment of your home… Continue reading How Do Awnings Save Energy?

Mounting an Awning on the Roof

Our customer had a very low roof line and needed a strong awning that could hold up to wind inherent with the ocean front location. We decided to use the NuImage g250 Retractable Awning for its strong construction and it’s sleek profile design with no valance. Mounting the retractable awning on the roof gave us plenty of… Continue reading Mounting an Awning on the Roof

Mounting an Awning on the Roof

Awning Roof Mount

Our customer had a very low roof line and needed a strong awning that could hold up to wind inherent with the ocean front location. We decided to use the NuImage g250 Retractable Awning for its strong construction and it’s sleek profile design with no valance. Mounting the retractable awning on the roof gave us plenty of… Continue reading Mounting an Awning on the Roof

Choosing Retractable Awning Colors

One of our favorite awnings is the NuImage g250 Retractable Awning. In most cases people choose rather conservative colors. But this customer chose a bright Sunbrella Awning Fabric 4609 Orange color and it looks absolutely fantastic. They loved the modern lines on the partially cassetted g250 retractable awning. The modern look of the awning matched the more modern… Continue reading Choosing Retractable Awning Colors

Sunbrella Fabric Faqs

Sunbrella Fabric Colors Choices

Sunbrella Fabrics Q&A View Sunbrella Retractable Awning Fabric Color Choices Q: Is Sunbrella fabric waterproof? A: Because Sunbrella Furniture fabrics are designed to be breathable, they are water repellent, but not completely waterproof. Over time, the water repellent can be refreshed by using 303 High Tech Fabric Guard™. Q: Will Sunbrella fabric mildew? A: Mildew… Continue reading Sunbrella Fabric Faqs