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To Retract Or Not To Retract That Is The Question.

To Retract Or Not To Retract That Is The Question.

Before you decide on which type of awning is right for you it’s important to understand the benefits of each. Both add beauty to your home and limit the impact of the summer heat on you cooling costs, but there are some noticeable differences in each type. Stationary or Fixed Awnings A fixed awning has a welded frame that is attached permanently to a wall or structure. These awnings don’t move and become a great permanent addition to your home or business Advantages of a Stationary Awning: Some store owners want around the clock backlit business promotion as well as shade and curb appeal. Permanent installation is hassle-free. We can design and customize just about any shape you need or want. Because it is a welded permanent structure it’s best able to withstand harsh weather. You can cover a much larger area then you could with a retractable awning. Ideal for smaller areas like windows and doors.       Retractable Awnings A retractable awning attaches to your home just like a fixed awning, but it can be opened to provide as much or little cover as you’d like. Retractable awnings extend with motorized controls or manually with a hand crank. Advantages of a Retractable Awning: Adaptable to Seasonal Changes. You can close the awning in the winter to benefit from solar heat and natural light They create an alluring and authentically historic look. Automation: you can even get a programmable remote with sensors that detect sun or wind and open or retract the awning accordingly. Longevity: A fixed awning can take a beating from extreme weather but a retractable awning doesn’t have to. Ideal for patios and decks.   View More Retractable Awnings     The Conclusion: Choosing between a fixed or retractable awning isn’t just a matter of preference. Your location, visual style and weather conditions all play a factor that will help you determine which awning will give you the look and the longevity you would want. Thankfully, New Haven Awning is here to help! Feel free to contact us with any and all of your awning questions. We can assist you in choosing the right fabric, color and structure that will best fit your needs.   Need some help? Contact New Haven Awning today!...

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What Type Of Fixed Awning Works Best For Your Design?

What Type Of Fixed Awning Works Best For Your Design?

  By now we all know that there are a lot of fabrics to choose from to make your new awning match you home or business. But there is another aspect that needs to be considered, the frame type. Here is a short list along with a description to help you pick the right one to make you home or business pop from the street. Shed Awning Frame (Traditional) The Shed Awning is a traditional style awning that is used on many homes and businesses. This awning can be used on entrances and windows and helps protect from sun, rain and snow. Business can easily be add graphics on both the body and valance of this type of awning. These traditional style awnings also comes in convex and concave designs.  Is there any wonder why these are the most popular awning style across New England? Dome Awning Frame (Half Round) Dome awnings are frequently referred to as half round or circular awnings, and are defined by a rounded front and side view. This style is over windows and doors but can also be used to over windows while a long dome canopy awning is covering your entrance way. This European inspired awning can also be designed and built as a long done, tall dome or irregular dome style awnings   Entrance Canopy Frame An entrance Canopy can allow you to create welcoming entrance areas that also adds a stylish architectural feature to your building. They can highlight the correct entry door for your victors. Entrance canopies can also be connected to a car port or simply lead to a drop off/pick up point to allow your visitors to stay out of the rain and snow while still easily accessing your property.   Custom Awning Fabrication   New Haven Awning specializes in custom design and fabrication to suite anyone’s needs. We can help you put your vision on paper and then build your awning to the exact specifications that are needed to install your  perfectly the first time. Our design team works side by side with our fabricators to make sure your awning is delivered in a timely manner in as little time as possible. During all steps of the process we are available to discuss any design changes and help you figure out the best way to accomplish them....

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