Retractable – Retractable awnings come in two basic classes, manual, or motorized. Manual retractable awnings can be a terrific choice for a household on a limited budget, together with the need to choose when to have the awning retracted and out of sight, or deployed and providing shade on a hot summer afternoon, while requiring minimal upkeep. Awnings are a secondary covering of exterior walls with the help of Overhang.
Motorized retractable awnings can be the perfect awning for someone of limited strength, the elderly, or someone with a handicap, but with the very same demands of a retractable awning.
Fixed – Fixed awnings are typically made of metal, usually aluminum, but can also, be made of timber, or thick, hard, vinyl. Fixed awnings can be used for color or to keep rain and snow away from an entryway. Fixed metal awnings are usually installed over windows and doors, more so than fabric awnings.
Fabric awning vs Metal awning – There are several major differences between canvas awnings and aluminum awnings, the two most common materials used to make awnings. Fabric awnings have more insulating properties than the bare metal awning.
However, the color on a fabric awning may fade faster than on a metal awning, and they may fray or tear. Metal awnings will not fray, but they heat up in the sun and radiate heat so the shade won’t be as cool as the shade offered by a fabric awning.