Four Reasons to Install Outdoor Awnings in Your Home

Canvas Window Awning at balcony

Improving your home’s exterior does not have to be difficult and expensive. One excellent way to enhance the aesthetics of your property is by installing awnings. Outdoor awnings will not only increase your home’s overall look, but it also creates an outdoor living space as well as protects your home from harsh UV rays, strong winds, and heavy rains. 

In this article, we will further explain the benefits of installing residential awnings. 

 

·     Enhance Outdoor Aesthetics

Retractable awnings come in a variety of colours, shapes, and styles. Pick awnings that complement the existing style and colour of your home’s exterior. You can install awnings in your patio and above windows. 

 

·     Energy Efficiency 

Awnings are energy efficient. If you want to save more money on electricity consumption, installing awnings is an excellent idea to do so as awnings provide ample shade and protection from the sun and cold. Metal awnings for instance can reduce the heat inside the home by up to 65% to 77%. 

 

·     Extend Living Space

By adding an outdoor awning to your patio or terrace, you are technically expanding livable space in your home. It is a good investment especially if you enjoy having people over for lunch or dinner. By extending living space outdoors through awnings installation, you are increasing the overall value of your home, too. 

 

·     Protect your Home from the Elements

The simple activity of outdoor awnings installation protects your furniture from the elements. Installing awnings on patios and other outdoor living spaces adds to their longevity. Furniture, flooring, carpeting, and other valuable items are also protected.

You can install awnings virtually anywhere outside a residential property. Besides the patio, you can install retractable awnings on top of doors, windows, and rear basement stairways, among many others. 

 

If you need help with deciding which awnings to use for your home, give us a call on 02 8858 0900 today.