Most Awning Companies Offer Quality Products
Awning companies began sprouting up around in the United States in the latter part of the 19th
century. Until then, awnings were mostly a home owner’s or a carpenter’s handy work.
Enterprising individuals realized the need for good quality, sturdy, readymade awnings and thus awning companies
were born. Awnings are a cost effective solution to cool your patio and keep the doors, windows and floor from
fading. They also add a certain charm and elegance to your home or business. And if you are business owner, awnings
are a wonderful front to display your signage.
Depending on the design and structure of your awning, you can give your business the cozy old world charm or the
sleek 21st century appearance. When you compare different ranges of products from multiple awning companies, you
will conclude that there is a great variation of the cost of the material. This cost reflects the quality of the
awnings as well as the life expectancy and the warranty for the product.
Most of the awnings on sale at awning companies have to be custom made to suit the client’s requirements. Other
than competing through pricing, this is an area most awning companies are focusing on. They offer additional
services, offers, discounts for referrals and friendly sales personnel who offer personalized attention. Another
added advantage is that most awning companies also offer fabric swatches, free quotations and some go as far as
offering free consultations to help you decide what sort of awning suits your purpose best. They will take in to
account constant weather conditions, the angle the sunlight hits the property, overall décor of the establishment
as well as your personal likes and dislikes.
Once that is out of the way, they will present you with a couple of options to choose from and you are ready to
go. Before the awning you ordered, reaches your home or business, it is checked for quality usually over several
parameters. Once the awning passes the factory quality standards it reaches you. But that’s not the end of your
relationship with the awning company. Most offer after sales services such as warranty, maintenance and repair,
especially for motorized awnings. Factory technicians are also ready to offer technical support such as care
instructions and some even go as far as to offering replacement parts and replacement of the awning fabric
For awning companies, hurricanes, storms and tornados are part of the package. And they are
constantly doing research and developing new structures and systems to make their awnings withstand the tremendous
amount of pressure produced by raging winds. In states where hurricanes and storms are a common weather pattern,
most awning companies have specialized divisions within themselves for research and development as well as repair