What’s the Difference Between Canopies and Awnings

Written by Dionne. Posted in Eco building materials, Entry doors, Innovative building materials

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When installing a deck or patio onto your house, you’ve got to take the sun into account. How are you going to protect yourself from its harsh rays so that you can get the full amount of enjoyment from your new addition? There are two main kinds of solar shades: awnings and canopies. Though each has its benefits, one might be more preferable for you over the other.

The biggest difference between the two is how they stand. Awnings are usually attached to a building’s exterior, and canopies are typically free standing. Awnings are used to cover an area that extends over a porch or a courtyard, while Continue Reading No Comments