House awnings, also known as overhangs, are secondary fabric covers attached to the outside wall of a building. It is made of a fabric material mainly made of acrylic, cotton yarn, polyester or vinyl laminate and will easily extend over any aluminum or steel structure that blocks the entry of light especially during the summer season.
It is usually placed over a window, door, or area along a sidewalk. In fact, the house awning becomes a canopy that can be further extended. These are easy to retract. The awnings help the owners to control the weather conditions in the house on their own terms. In heavy rain, snow or heat, the house awnings protect the residents of the house and provide the necessary shade.
It has been tested that the temperature under the awning roof is kept up to 20 degrees cooler. The house awnings also prevent the heat of the sun through the windows or sliding glass doors and keep the temperatures in the house cool. This also saves some air conditioning costs for the owners. There is a chance that carpets and furniture could be faded from sunlight. With an awning roof, however, the furniture and carpets are well protected
Nowadays, home awnings also come with accessories, which adds versatility and usefulness for owners coming from their patios or decks. In addition, an additional screen room function, which is provided with the awning, prevents insects from entering. Thanks to the patio lighting, occupants can comfortably enjoy their deck nights
The house awnings can be used to cover solar thermal collectors, especially in the summer season. Retractable house awnings have recently become very popular, especially in the United States. These awnings are very nice and comfortable to use and also offer the residents of the house acute climate protection.