All You Need to Know About Awnings

There are many types of awnings out there to choose from. They can come in all different shapes, sizes, colors, and specifications. Depending on the placement, many types of awnings fit each area differently.

Types of Awnings

Commercial Awnings

Commercial awnings are meant for businesses. They are a great way to advertise your business name while making it more appealing. Awnings are also a great way to lower your bills as they reduce solar heat gain through your building’s windows. 

Residential Awnings

With a wide array of designs, shapes, and fabrics, residential awnings can be custom-designed for your home. Awnings add curb appeal while being an affordable way to provide shade and protection. With a wide array of designs, shapes, and fabrics, awnings can be custom-designed for your home.

Cable Slider Shades

Create an outdoor living space with cable slider shades for your patio or pergola. This type of awning is extremely versatile because it can be opened or closed. The fully retractable awning is practical for providing protection when closed and getting sun when opened. Cable slider shades can also be supported by an existing structure or no structure at all, seamlessly integrating into your space.

Retractable Awnings

Extend your outdoor living space with a retractable awning attached to the side of your home or building. These awnings are lightweight and durable for maximum shade and minimal profile for sun exposure. With the ease of a motorized or electronic mechanism to raise or lower the awning, your outdoor space will be ready to relax and entertain.

Shade Sails

Create a simple and modern outdoor living space with a shade sail. Many options are available, including 3-point or multipoint shades, allowing functional shade in all types of spaces. Shade sails are an affordable option for shade and versatility, making them perfect for patios, parks, schools, or anywhere! With a wide range of fabrics, colors, shapes, and sizes, these awnings are easily customizable.

Vertical Drop Screens

Enjoy more privacy and shade with vertical drop screens. These screens can be opened or closed, making them perfect for patios, gazebos, decks, and windows. These awnings also help keep your home cool by shading your windows. These screens are durable and easy to use.

Which Awning Will You Choose?

There are so many awnings to choose from; it depends on what you’re looking for when deciding which one to get for your outdoor living space. Awnings create curb appeal while being a practical way to protect your space from the sun. Sharp’s Tarps offers various types of awnings and can advise on which one will best fit your space. Stop into Sharp’s showroom to see our wide array of products, or call us today to get a free quote for an awning!