Door awnings are a great addition to a home or business and can add both style and a function to your entryways. To find the best type of awning for your doors, it’s important to do some research. Depending on your needs, you may prioritize a high quality waterproof awning, or maybe finding the perfect fabric is the most important factor to you when choosing a door awning.
There are several different types of awnings to choose from that offer a variety of benefits. In the end, the right awnings for your door will not only increase your curb appeal, they’ll also help you enjoy your space even more.
Types Of Door Awnings
When it comes to different types of awnings for your doors, metal and canvas are the two most popular options. While both metal and canvas awnings have benefits, the type that is suitable for you mainly depends on the climate where you live and your needs. For instance, metal awnings are built to better withstand snow and hail, but will be warm to the touch if you live in a hot, sunny climate. Canvas awnings are more flexible in terms of the amount of light and shade they provide, and are available in variety of fabric options. However, both metal and canvas awnings have retractable options for home and business owners.
Benefits Of Protecting Your Doors
In addition to increasing your home’s value and making it more attractive, installing awnings over your doors provides other benefits:
- Awnings can absorb heat from the sun which helps keep your space cool.
- Family, guests, and pets have greater protection against the elements, like wind and rain, as well as dust and pollen carried by the wind. This can be a key factor for businesses who want to help keep their customers dry.
- Adding protection over your doors by installing an awning will help your doors and steps be less susceptible to rotting, and the effects of daily wear and tear.
Don’t forget that these benefits are not only great for your front door, but can also enhance any side doors, garage entry doors, and patio doors. Investing in high-quality awnings that are made of top materials and are professionally installed will help to ensure that you get the benefits available and that you’ll enjoy your awning for many years to come.
Making The Right Choice
In the end, the right awning choice comes down to what will function best in your space. Remember that not all awnings are created equal. A custom awning will provide the best fit and the right look for your space. When you work with Gallagher Awnings, our team will conduct an on-site visit to ensure that we understand what you’re looking for and can deliver on those expectations. With more than 20 years in the business serving customers in the Oakville, Burlington, and the Hamilton regions, we are committed to providing our customers with high-quality products and services. Contact us to learn more about how our awnings can add value to your home or business.