Are Retractable Awnings Worth the Investment?

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As an Ottawa homeowner, you are probably always looking for ways to make your home exactly the way you want it to be. One area of renovations is the outside: building a deck or a patio or installing an awning to enhance your outdoor living space. An awning gives you a great chance to enjoy… Read more »

The 5 Biggest Advantages of Roll Shutters

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Roll shutters, also known as roller shutters and rolling shutters, are window and door coverings made of interlocking horizontal slats constructed from aluminum or steel. With their ability to open or close on demand, a roll shutter provides the ability to control the environment inside a building.   Here are some of the biggest benefits… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Different Awning Materials

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Awnings offer homeowners both style and beauty while bringing valuable shade to your home. They extend the living space of your home and protect your family from harmful UV rays as much as 94%. They can add charm and personality to your home and transform a plain façade into something special Awnings have proven to… Read more »

Tips to Prepare Your Awning for Winter

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As the summer fades away and fall rolls in, we start thinking about putting our patio furniture away for the upcoming winter. Hot summer days sipping a cooler on the deck under the awning are replaced with a barren patio, empty flowers planters and pool closings. Now is an excellent time of year to ensure… Read more »

4 Benefits of Having a Retractable Awning in Ottawa

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After our long, cold Canadian winters, it’s understandable that Ottawa residents are eager to spend time in their backyards. But without proper protection from the sun and weather elements, that time can be limited.     With a retractable awning, no longer does the weather get to dictate your time spent outdoors! Here are some… Read more »

Tips for Choosing the Right Commercial Awning for Your Business

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Commercial awnings are popular among all sorts of businesses ranging from retail stores to restaurants, and even for professional services. In addition to serving an aesthetic purpose, awnings can provide advertising space for businesses, help keep stores cooler during the summer months, and provide shelter for pedestrians – possibly causing them to linger long enough… Read more »

What is Pitch and Why is it Important?

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If you are purchasing an awning for your home in Ottawa, you will quickly start learning some new terminology. One of the terms you may have already started to hear while shopping around for an awning is the term “pitch.”     What is Pitch and Why is it Important? In the context of an… Read more »