Now that spring is here, its time to start thinking about what you want to do with your yard. Temporary awnings and canopies are great at providing shade, but they aren’t the most effective for keeping the entire area shaded. Professionally built awnings will provide more shade and protection. At Koolbreeze Inc., we specialize in creating custom awnings and canopies for homeowners. As both awnings and canopies share similar aspects, we want to help Utah homeowners understand the differences.
What is an Awning?
An awning is a covering that is attached to the home. Awnings can be retractable, which is ideal for homeowners that are not in need of a larger project for their home and need a solution now. Awnings are nice because they do not need to be permanent and can be retracted, making them great for moving out of the way. Another important thing to
What is a Canopy?
A canopy will use several posts to support it and hold it in place. We often say a canopy does look like a tent as it normally is not attached to the home, but placed near it, or in the yard.
Which is Better?
Finding the right option can be a challenge for homeowners as it varies based on the costs. sizes, and needs. Both awnings and canopies do provide UV protection, and they do enhance your yard. If you want a canopy, you need to look for one that has strong, sturdy legs. Awnings can be strong as well, but the retractable ones come with their own legs and features to move it back and forth to offer shade and protection.
For more information on how to create a backyard that can be enjoyed, give Kool Breeze Inc. a call today to discuss awnings, canopies, pergolas, and more.