Awnings for the Greater Gympie Region
Awnings are to provide shade, protection from the elements, and enhance the aesthetic appeal of your property. Typically installed over windows, doors, patios, decks, or outdoor spaces, and they come in various styles, shapes, and sizes.
Awnings serve several purposes:
- Sun Protection: Awnings are commonly used to block sunlight and reduce heat gain inside a building. They provide shade, helping to keep indoor spaces cooler and more comfortable, which can also lead to energy savings by reducing the need for air conditioning.
- Rain Protection: Awnings can shield windows, doors, and outdoor areas from rain, preventing water from entering the building or soaking outdoor furniture.
- Enhanced Outdoor Living: They create additional usable outdoor spaces by providing shelter from the sun and rain. This makes them popular choices for creating outdoor seating areas, dining spaces, or recreational spots.
- Aesthetic Appeal: Awnings come in various colors, patterns, and designs, allowing property owners to customize the appearance of their building and outdoor spaces.
- UV Protection: Quality awning materials can block a significant portion of harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, helping to protect skin and furnishings from sun damage.
- Energy Efficiency: By reducing direct sunlight and heat exposure, awnings can contribute to lower cooling costs during hot months.
There are different types of awnings available:
Side Retained System: Most versatile Solution to keep weather out and help complete your outdoor area. Strong Fabric retained in the side guides with a reenforced zip and a heavy duty bottom rail. Simply move this awning up and down with ease and stops wherever you want it to. 5 Year Warranty on all Weaved Mesh Awnings and 10 years on Fabric. Standard as a Spring-Lift operation. Other options include Crank operated, Motorization with Remote and Headbox to protect outside facing roll and for a clean finish to the product.
Twist Lock : Simply Twist and adjust this awning up and down to your desired level. This entry level Awning has non-retained side channels and is great for enclosed areas with small to medium spans in low wind areas.
Straight Drop: Simple and effective awning with no side guides or channels, this awning is either all the way up or all the way down and secured by attaching to enclosed hooks bolted to the ground. Wire guide option is also available or Crank operated allowing complete control when pulling the blind up or down.
Auto-Arm: Great solution for outward opening windows. Simply Tilt and lift the bottom rail to move upwards or downwards on aluminium side rails. Options include Headbox to protect roll with no cover above, Stainless Steel Kit and Valance.
Aluminium: Heritage style powder coated window or doorway covering in 3 different options – Caribbean, Kingston or Bahama.
When selecting an awning, factors to consider include the intended purpose, the climate of the location, the desired style, the materials used in the construction, and whether it should be retractable or fixed. Proper installation and maintenance are essential to ensure the longevity and functionality of awnings.
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