Top Reasons You Should Have an AwningAlong Canada’s West Coast is where you’ll live through bouts of mixed weather any time of the year. From sleet and rain to hot and humid, it’s impossible to tell just what Mother Nature has in store. One way to prepare for the weather in these parts is by installing an awning.

Not only does an awning protect you and your family from the elements, it also opens up a whole new space in the way of outdoor living. Summer or winter, rain or shine, having an awning to quickly pull over your seating area offers instant protection, not to mention a cozy ambiance. There are other numerous creative reasons why every home should be outfitted with an awning.

Having an awning properly constructed and installed means it can be place anywhere. With a secure base and accurate dimensions, consider turning your garden area into a detached patio. While most awnings are traditionally installed along a house, there’s no reason to stick with tradition. If you have a greenhouse or garden shed that’s reasonably solid, there’s a good chance we can make an awning to fit the space.

While it’s uncommon to hear someone say British Columbia gets too much sun, like most things in life, it’s all relevant. If you have family members who are sun-sensitive, having an awning installed is an instant and permanent solution. No matter where in the sky the sun is at, a large awning will protect everyone from becoming overheated.

We’ve all been to outdoor parties where an unexpected rainfall turns into a monsoon shower. Instead of heading for the hills, leaving your outdoor furniture and food to fend for themselves, an automatic awning can easily save the day. Since British Columbia is known for its rainy weather, having an awning in these parts only makes sense.



Article Author: John Kerkhoff. is the leading supplier of retractable awnings in Canada. Retractable awnings are a chance for you to choose between sun and shade. A chance to get up close and personal with nature, while still preventing UV rays from damaging your skin. Whether you want to block the sun or allow it to reach your deck partially, we make it a simple matter of pressing the right button. Click Here to receive a consultation.

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