Window Awnings, although seemingly old-fashioned, make a great architectural addition to your home and can enhance the architectural beauty of it, all the while protecting it – and your interior – from rain, sunshine or harsh weather. This already highlights the many uses and benefits of a Window Awning, making them a fantastic investment for any home.
Window Awnings essentially lost their mojo when air-conditioning and fans started to take preference, but with the rising energy costs that we experience today, every effort is now being taken to save money when it comes to electricity, hence, the Window Awning is making its comeback. With these changes in the economy and the development of technology and the world its self, we are left with so many choices when it comes to colour, style and material that Window Awnings can be tailor-made to suit the architectural style of your house, the colour scheme you have chosen for your house as well as your own personal style and vision.
So why should be investing in Window Awnings?
Well, Window Awnings are multi-functional investments that can help in several ways.
The most obvious one – as we touched on briefly above – is their ability to keep your house cool during the summer months, saving you money when it comes to your electricity bill. With no need to have your air-conditioning running 24 hours a day, you’re bound to save quite a bit of money on those utility bills and at the same time get to enjoy some good, healthy fresh air.
Alongside this, Window Awnings essentially provide shade and coverage for both inside the house as well as outside, protecting your interior from the harmful UV Rays – we say harmful because the sun’s rays can penetrate through windows, causing sun damage not only to you but also your furniture, curtains, blinds, rugs and anything that is essentially upholstered or fabric, in turn, you’ll save a bit of money on maintenance costs when it comes to replacing or recovering furniture or drapery.
Linked to this is the Window Awnings ability to shield and protect your wooden window frames from harsh weather, especially water damage in those seasons of heavy rain that then cause rot and decay overtime. What this does is it weakens the window frame meaning you’re more likely to have to patch up, refurbish or even replace entire window frames and the glass that goes with it more often than necessary. Furthermore – and we added these in as an added extra, but very important added extra’s – if you Install Window Awnings and you’re from KZN or Durban, you know how freeing it is to open your windows during the wet weather and summer storms or if you are an avid TV watcher, the bliss that comes with closing the curtains to that there is no reflection on the TV whilst you’re stuck in and enjoying your favourite Series, Window Awnings can do that to, you don’t even need interior drapery, blinds or curtains, what a win!
Last but not least, the final benefit to investing in Window Awnings, and probably one of the most rewarding, is the overall architectural appeal and design or your house. Window Awnings can add great value when it comes to the curb appeal of your home, with all the options that we have available to us when it comes to colours, style and materials, Window Awnings are easily made to suit your home and add an extra dimension to it which in the long run can earn you a little bit extra when you do decide to sell or rent.
Are we slowly starting to change your opinion on Window Awnings? If you have any more questions or would like to find out more about our products offering, simply get in touch with us via the phone or fill in our online enquiry form and we’ll get back to you!