What you need to know about motorized awnings

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The outside space to your home can become an extension of your living space, but if it’s exposed to the elements, you might find it’s uncomfortable to spend a lot of time there. If you have the option of covering an outdoor area to create an entertaining space, an awning is a great feature to… Read more »

Awning or Canopy? Which is Right for You?

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Many homeowners and business owners in Ottawa can benefit from getting an awning or canopy for their outdoor space. Awnings and canopies do have some similarities. Both will give you protection from the sun and rain. Both are typically made from materials such as canvass or vinyl. And both are available in a wide assortment… Read more »

How long do retractable awnings last?

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If you’re looking to make some upgrades to your outdoor living space, a retractable awning is one that you’re certain to enjoy. A retractable awning allows you to block out the intense heat from the sun while enjoying the outdoors – or – roll the awning back and enjoy the cool summer evenings watching the… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How to Choose Awning Fabric for Your Outdoor Space

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Adding an awning to your home has many tangible benefits. It can enhance your home’s outward visual appeal and also increase the resale value of the property because it sets your home apart from the rest.     Adding an awning is a very inexpensive way to extend the exterior living space of your home… Read more »