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Answers To Some Questions About Retractable Awnings.

Posted on Apr 4, 2018 in Awnings, Commercial Awnings, Residential Awnings, Retractable Awnings

Answers To Some Questions About Retractable Awnings.

What is a Retractable Awning? A lateral arm or retractable awning uses spring-loaded arms to provide tension to the fabric as it rolls from the drive tube. The retractable awning is unique in that it may be extended as needed and only as far as needed offering unlimited utility. Is A Retractable Awning Right For My Property? Retractable awnings are a great option for any homeowner or business looking to improve the aesthetics and usability of their outdoor space. For homeowners, awnings can increase a home’s value as well as provide needed shade during the summer months. Businesses can benefit from these awnings because they create more outdoor seating for customers as well as raising the storefront’s curb appeal. Why Buy a Retractable Awning? A retractable awning offers the ultimate in versatility. About 40 percent of the unwanted heat that builds up in your house comes in through windows. Although both exterior and interior shades can control this heat gain, exterior shades — items such as awnings, louvers, shutters, rolling shutters and solar screens — are more far effective, since they block sunlight before it enters the windows and doors. You can adjust the tilt of the awning up...

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Get That Awning Ready For The Summer!

Posted on Mar 29, 2018 in Awning Maintenance, Awnings, Commercial Awnings, Residential Awnings, Retractable Awnings

Get That Awning Ready For The Summer!

After the up-and-down winter we’ve just had. I’m sure we are all ready to do some relaxing in the sun.  Before we start enjoying our awning there are a few things we need to do to make sure our investments lasts for the years to come.  We are going to assume you followed the steps we listed in our post about how to winterize your fabric awnings and get right into the steps we should take this spring. A good amount of the stuff we should do are the same steps we took in the fall only because we winterized our residential or commercial awning correctly this should take less than half the time. Extend your retractable awning completely if you are working on a fixed fabric awning lay out the fabric on an area free of debris and dirt. Remove any dirt or debris from the awning that might of collected during the winter months. Make sure to start from the top edge of the awning and work your way down toward the bottom edge. Inspect the fabric for any discolorations or stains. Pay close attention to any areas that may be susceptible to build up. Hose off the awning to remove...

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Stamford Building Just Got A Box Awning With A Surprise Inside!

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 in Awnings, Canopies, Canopy, Commercial Awnings, Save money with awnings, Serge Ferrari 502 vinyl, Shed Awning

Stamford Building Just Got A Box Awning With A Surprise Inside!

The New Haven Awning installation crew visited a newly renovated building in Stamford, Connecticut to install a great looking box awning. From the outside this may look like an ordinary box awning, but if you look closer you can see that there is a shed awning inside! Why you ask? Box awnings are terrific designs because of their straight lines and great advertising space, but they do have a downfall… They are flat on top or for this reason they are sometimes designed topless. By adding a shed awning to the inside we kept the appeal of the box awning and added the all weather protection of a shed awning. The awning fabric we used is Serge Ferrari Précontraint 502 vinyl. The 502 vinyl is a high-performance awning fabric that aids in structural stability as well as offering in a great variety of colors, this awning fabric gives a designer look and feel. It also provides UV resistance and protection from the heat and weather to make sure this awning will last for years.   Have a project that needs the NH Awning Touch? Contact Us Today For A Free...

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Darbar India Gets Their Awnings Recovered.

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 in Awnings, Commercial Awnings, Entrance Awning, Painted Graphics, restaurant awnings, Shed Awning, Sidewalk Canopy, Sunbrella Fabric

Darbar India Gets Their Awnings Recovered.

The NH Awning crew was at The Darbar India Restaurant in Branford, CT last week to do another great awning recover. I really like the way the gold painted graphics pop off that Sunbrella fabric. Not only does this awning look great but it also helps potential customers find this great restaurant as they are walking down the street. New Haven awning design and fabricates all of our awnings in house so there is no need to special order a frame just because it requires some custom fabrication. For instance this awning frame is a combination of the half barrel style for the entrance combined with a quarter barrel frame for the windows. Do you have an awning that needs a touch up? Contact the pros at New Haven...

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Bank of America Gets Two Custom Shed Awnings!

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Awnings, Awnings For Banks, Canopies, Canopy, Commercial Awnings, Shed Awning

Bank of America Gets Two Custom Shed Awnings!

The NH Awning Crew was in Branford, CT not to long ago to install some great shed awnings for The Bank Of America. We mounted then tight to the soffit and designed them slightly thinner then most to allow an unobstructed view of the banks signage. I’m always amazed at home many improvements you can accomplish by simply having some professional awnings or canopies installed on you business. They will help this banks customers in so many ways, like staying dry while they use the outdoor ATM. Also if you’ve ever tried to read a digital screen when the sun hits it then you can appreciate the fact that these canopies also do a great job of preventing exactly that. Are you thinking of adding an awning to your home or business? Contact the pros over at New Haven Awning to guide you every step of the...

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