Looking for a way to escape that blazing Arizona heat? Here at AZ Sun Solutions, we’ve got you covered. Retractable awnings are ideal for providing your outdoor spaces with shade and enhancing the Arizona rooms we all know and love.
Today, our sun solution experts are sharing the most important things to consider before installing a retractable awning. From location to installation, you will learn everything you need to know before making the investment.
Here are the top 10 things to consider before installing a retractable awning:
Before installing a retractable awning, it’s important to know how much your project will cost. Here at AZ Sun Solutions, we provide all of our clients with free, no-obligation estimates so you know exactly how much you can expect to spend.
When it comes to where to install a retractable awning, you have options! It can be attached to your roof, wall, soffit, or fascia (the roof structure between the gutter and soffit). Installation requires about 6-12 inches (heightwise) of open wall space.
Keep in mind that your retractable awning must be at least 8 feet above the ground, depending on elevation and the projection of the awning.
Of course, you would want your retractable awning to capture the style and flair of your home or business. At AZ Sun Solutions, our retractable awnings come in a multitude of colors, sizes, and fabrics, so you can choose the one that best suits your style and budget.
Motorized or Manual
You can invest in retractable awnings that are either motorized or manual (aka hand-cranked). Of course, the former is easier to operate than the latter. Luckily for you, all of