How to Keep Your Patio Warm in the Winter

How to Keep Your Patio Warm in the Winter

March 30, 2021

How to Keep Your Patio Warm in the Winter A patio is a safe, inviting place to spend time with your family and enjoy the outdoors together. You may want to use your outdoor living space all year long, but winter wind and snow can make hosting the holidays outside a challenge. If you’d like […]

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Retractable Awnings vs. Sun Umbrellas

March 10, 2021
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Retractable awnings and sun umbrellas are two of the most popular shading solutions for outdoor areas. But which is better? This breakdown of awnings vs. umbrellas will help you determine which is the right choice for your space. What Is a Retractable Awning? A retractable awning is an adjustable covering attached to an exterior wall. […]

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How Being Near Water Affects an Awning

March 2, 2021

How Being Near Water Affects an Awning Installing an awning on your home or recreational vehicle is an excellent way to provide shade and protection from the elements. You may even use it to keep water and moisture away. But most awnings aren’t designed to withstand a heavy volume of liquid from a significant weather […]

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Solar Screens vs. Solar Shades: What’s the Difference?

February 2, 2021

Solar Screens vs. Solar Shades: What’s the Difference? Your porch is an excellent place to admire the view or spend time with family, but the hot Texas sun can get uncomfortable in the summer. If you want to keep cool on your porch, consider solar screens or sunshades. Solar screens mount onto your porch framing […]

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How to Clean Awnings: The Ultimate Guide

December 7, 2020
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How to Clean Awnings: The Ultimate Guide Adding an awning to your home improves your patio’s function and appearance, giving you a place to enjoy all year long. But do you know how to clean canvas awnings? If you’ve never had an awning before, use our maintenance guide to keep yours looking great and providing […]

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The Best Kinds of Awning Brackets for Your Home

July 17, 2019
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What Are Awning Brackets? Porch awnings for home provide a wonderful solution to beating the heat while still enjoying the incomparable qualities of nature in Texas. A door awning can complete the appeal of your home entrances and offer sun protection for yourself and visitors. It is important to note, however, that regardless of whether […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Awnings

June 5, 2019
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A Comprehensive Guide to Awnings Awnings are a fine addition to any home or business. Not only do they add visual appeal, but they provide protection from the sun and rain. If you’re thinking of buying new awnings, or even if you’re just curious, we’ve compiled all the basics you should know. Canvas Awnings vs […]

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How to Protect Your Outdoor Furniture

May 10, 2019
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Protect Your Outdoor Furniture Your outdoor furniture needs to be protected from the elements and kept clean. You’ll also want to invest in furniture that’s built of weather tolerant or properly treated wood to keep it in good shape for years to come. Avoiding Sun Damage While storms can do a number on your cushions, […]

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Retractable Awnings and Wind

August 20, 2018
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Retractable Awnings and Wind If you enjoy spending time outdoors, you’ve certainly noticed regular changes in the speed and intensity of wind. Depending on your geographic location, conditions range from gentle breezes to gales and (sometimes) severe storms. Thankfully, prevailing weather conditions usually mean that retractable awnings and wind can coexist peacefully in Central Texas. […]

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Beating the Summer Heat with Awnings

May 29, 2018
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Beating the Summer Heat with Awnings According to U.S. Climate Data, average summer high temperatures in Austin can range from 92 degrees in June to 96 degrees in August. Staying inside is probably the safest bet, but if you’re the type who loves the outdoors, you’ll be looking for ways to keep the sun at […]

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