5 Benefits of an Awning in 2021

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5 Benefits of an Awning in 2021

What are the benefits of an Awning? In a nutshell, an Awning will keep you protected from the rain and sun while you are relaxing in outdoors. Today, we’re going dive in further and breakdown why one of our awnings in particular can make your life a whole lot easier.


The awning full assembled and protruded from the cassette


They’ll keep you nice and dry

Nobody wants to be tucking into their delicious meal while getting soaked by the rain, right? For these reasons, an awning is almost essential if you want your hospitality business to strive during these strange times. Our Awnings are 100% waterproof which means your customers fish dishes won’t be swimming off the plate in front of them. This isn’t just beneficial for restaurants however, they’re perfect for back gardens too. Allow yourself to host dinner parties in any sort of weather by investing in these amazing manual awnings.


They’ll protect you from the sun

These canopies offer 100% UV resistance, meaning that whatever you have under your canopy won’t be discoloured by the sun’s rays. You won’t have to worry about getting sun-burnt on those rare, scorching days during the Irish Summer. These canopies offer comfort from the range of weather that can take the joy out of outdoor dining.


They’re exceptionally easy to use

After buying an awning, you might feel slightly anxious about installing it, don’t be. They couldn’t be easier to install. Our Awnings come with a built-in mount on the device, meaning it’s a piece of cake to bolt the unit to the wall. You don’t need to hire any professionals or buy any tools from your local hardware store, everything you’ll need for the insulation process comes in the box provided. All you need to do is adjust the height and angle that suits you and Bobs your uncle!

Once your gorgeous awning is installed, it only gets easier, as operating it is a doddle. You don’t need to be as strong as Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson to open out the cloth, anyone in the family could do it. All that is needed is to crank the rod in the direction you’d like the Awning to go and that’s that, you’ve a gorgeous shaded area in your garden or dining area. If you’d like to see exactly how easy it is to use, just press play on the video below.



Manual won’t let you down

To the uneducated eye, Electric Awnings seem like they would be the better choice. However anyone who has ever used an electrical one, will most likely steer you different.

Manual Awnings have many advantages with the main one being they are a lot more reliable. You don’t have to worry about the motor breaking or the power going with a manual awning. Once you can rotate your arms, you’re in business. The last thing you need when you’re closing up at night is for the awning to get stuck and you’ve to sit around waiting on the triple-time engineer to come out and fix it.

It’s not just reliability either – manual awnings are considerably less expensive, both up-front and in the long run. Manual awnings don’t have price tags as large as their electrical counterparts, they require no fancy installation and they’ve no running costs. You won’t need to repair burnt out motors or be at the beck and call of outside contractors to get your awning back in place.

A gif showing the manual twist mechanism on the awnings which allows it to be extended retracted back into the white casette that it is attached to.



Benefits of an Awning during Covid – Spend money to make money

By now you should be able to see the Benefits of an Awning clear as day. But for business owners it should be obvious that these are a small investment. As we mentioned previously, our manual awning will save you an abundance of cash on electricity and maintenance bills, but it will also allow you to expand your dining facility while we’re in this weird limbo of indoor-outdoor dining.

The perks of having a covered outdoor dining area are endless, as it not only brings an elegant look to your outside of your business but it gives you a lot more room to facility guests. When your outside dining area is full of guests, the investment you made on your new awning will look a whole lot sweeter. You could even add in our super space-saving table and chairs set, to maximise the usage of space under your awning!


The Final Word

So, there you have it! You are now fully aware of the benefits of an awning! They will not only look great, they will make your life a whole lot easier if you love that outdoor life. If you’re looking for something slightly smaller, why not check out our Door Canopies.

If you’ve any questions, call us at 01 864 4247 or message us on Facebook and we might be able to help more in person.


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