How to choose a window awning?

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Do you want to give your home a character, personalize your window and beautify your home? Are you looking to protect your home from intense sunlight and preserve your furniture from fading? Installing a window awning is your ideal choice, for the many advantages it offers.

In this article, the experts at Canevas St-Antoine give you tips and details to consider when choosing a window awning.

What is a window awning?

A window awning is a shelter that is installed under a window. It takes many forms and comes in different models. It allows you to protect your house from the sun’s rays, but also to embellish it with patterns and colors that match the style of your home.

What are the advantages of a window awning?

The main reason for purchasing a window awning is to enhance the design of a home, give it a style that sets it apart from other homes and increase its value.

You should also know that installing a window awning will also save you money on your electricity bills. Indeed, the window awning prevents the entry of the sun’s rays which helps to cool the interior of your home.

It should also be noted that rain and snow can damage the exterior frames of your windows, and that the sun’s rays can discolor your furniture. Therefore, a window awning would be the ideal solution to these risks.

What are the types of window awnings?

There are two types of window awnings depending on your budget and comfort level:

  • Fixed window awnings: it is an aluminum structure covered with an acrylic or vinyl fabric that could be fixed under your window all year long.
window awnings
  • Retractable window awning: Unlike the fixed model, the retractable window awning offers you the possibility to adjust the degree of sunlight. Thus, you can adjust the ideal position of your retractable window awning according to your needs and preferences by using a crank or a remote control.
retractable window awning

What are the forms of window awnings?

A wide variety of window awnings are available to suit your tastes, preferences and home style. Some of the top models include:

  • Elongated bell
Awning Elongated bell
  • Bell
Bell door canopy
  • Polycarbonates
Polycarbonate awning
  • Rigid
Rigid awning
  • Rounded multi-lock
Multiple canopy with welded hardware
  • Retractable
Retractable awning
  • Rigid open sides
Rigid awning with open sides
  • Frame
Awning frame

Why choose a window awning from Canevas St-Antoine?

There are many reasons to install a window awning for your home and there are many models on the market. Why choose Canevas St-Antoine?

At Canevas St-Antoine, we have been providing custom exterior solutions to Quebecers since 1972. We have been offering quality custom products, but especially adapted to our specific climate for half a century now, for residential, commercial and industrial customers.

high quality materials for a long durability

Our window awnings are made with the highest quality materials in the industry, extending the life of your investment.

Customized products to better meet your needs

Whatever the size of your windows, we design and manufacture custom window awnings that match the style of your home or business. They are designed to perfectly fit the shape and size of your windows. We also offer a wide range of colors to suit your taste and needs.

Local customer service for every step of the way

At Canevas St-Antoine, we are committed to providing our customers with the best customer service. Our experts will assist you in all phases of your project: from the first contact to the follow-up after the installation. Our representatives are always ready to listen to you and to answer all your questions. Our experienced team is there to support you in the realization of your projects. We also offer related storage and repair services at your disposal.

Contact Canevas Saint-Antoine, right now, for a quick and free quote and let our experts take care of your project.

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