Having more shade is a great way to control the temperature of outdoor living spaces and make the time spent in these spaces that much more enjoyable and valuable.
With the increased shade from a retractable awning, the cost of cooling a home in hotter months can be reduced. This is a great way to lower the need for air conditioning and helps provide a return on your investment in a retractable awning.
D.Extended outdoor living area
Although many homeowners have an outdoor living area, the likelihood of using that space is sometimes diminished, especially if the area receives a lot of afternoon sun. Retractable awnings can help immensely with this by providing shade from the sun, cooler temperatures, and protection in case it rains. Making the space comfortable and protected will provide a welcoming setting for family use and when hosting guests and gatherings.
Retractable awnings offer a lot, including versatility of design, size, and options. Although there are some limitations, there are numerous colors, designs, and technology options that can be ordered to suit your needs.
F.Protection from inclement weather
In addition to sun protection, retractable awnings can provide protection from light rain and even light snow if needed. Both the metal components and the fabric components are made of durable, weather resistant materials and are designed to withstand a wide variety of weather conditions. Having said this, these type of coverings are not intended to be used in heavy rain, snow, or wind conditions and can be seriously damaged, so be smart about the limitations to ensure your investment stays sound for years to come.
In addition to the large selection of colors and styles to choose from, retractable awnings are also a great option because they can be ordered to fit most locations. They are also available with creature comfort options, such as motorized opening and retraction, wind sensors that retract the awning automatically in the case of high wind, and a remote control to operate the motor.
Although retractable awnings are an investment, they provide a lot of value both in terms of extending outdoor living space and improving the overall attractiveness and worth of your home. They are often a less expensive option than fixed patio covers or awnings and provide a lot of flexibility of use and convenience.
To sum up, retractable awnings make a great choice for improving the value and overall enjoyment of your home. The wide variety of choices in colors, styles, and convenience options add to the allure of these products. Anyone looking to extend their outdoor living space or make the existing space more comfortable and enjoyable, should consider retractable awnings as part of their decision making process.
We are happy to answer any questions you may have about retractable awnings and we offer free estimates if you are interested in exploring a project. Contact us today!