An awning is a type of cover or a roof supplement which helps to control intense sun exposure and heat both indoors and outdoors. Awnings can be installed over doors, windows, patios or decks a more furnished or professional look. Awnings and shades increase energy efficiency by reducing glare and sunlight. Awnings will protect the outdoor furniture and flooring when they are used over a patio. Awnings and shades will also increase the use of outdoor space by shielding from sunlight and rain. Awnings and shades are available in various fabrics and styles.
Types of awnings and shades: