Awnings have a long history since ancient times in Egypt and were mainly used to protect against heat, blazing sun and wind and rain. These awnings are usually mounted on the outside wall of the building and, as mentioned, used for various purposes. There are many other techniques available today, but the use of awnings provides significant protection against extreme weather conditions. Another important advantage of these awnings is that they help prevent heat from entering the house and less stress on the air conditioning system.
As a rule, awnings are made of various materials such as acrylic, vinyl, fiberglass, natural materials such as wood and canvas, metal and much more. In comparison to all these awnings, awnings made of metal are the most frequently recommended as they are known for their durable, low-maintenance silk surface, which can be painted and adjusted according to the surface of the house. The disadvantage, however, is that metal rusted and therefore occasionally repainted.
Metal awnings are available in different colors, which you can choose according to your wishes and which match your home. If you want the awnings to stand out, then they can go outside to their house for a bright or high contrast color. If you consider awnings only for the shade purpose, it is recommended to choose bright colors or colors that harmonize with the house color. This avoids that the metal awning becomes the center.
Not all awnings are the same; Some metal awnings are used either for windows or for doors, which in turn depends on person to person. Below are some different types of awnings listed. There are awnings or other sails, free standing awnings that are retractable, drop arm awnings, which are also retractable, then awnings with awning, patio cover, vertical fall awnings, all of which are retractable awnings.