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All About Patio Awnings!

July 21, 2022

Ready for a history lesson all about patio awnings? Awning use dates way back to ancient times. According to historians, ancient Egyptians used awning-like structures to shade their homes. In ancient Rome, fabric awning shades were made to keep viewers cool during the entertainment. Fast forward to the 20th century and awnings made a comeback, growing popular across Europe as a way to beat the heat. Now in 2022, SummerSpace® offers modern, high-tech patio awnings that look stylish and elegant while providing exceptional shade for your outdoor spaces. Keep reading to learn all about patio awnings and why you will love having one!

Benefits of a Patio Awning

If awnings have been around for so long, what makes them so great? Well, the list of benefits is impressive! For one, patio awnings create a superior outdoor setting. Trade unbearable heat and irritating solar glare for shaded comfort with a SummerSpace Patio Awning. In fact, using an awning can make your patio up to 20 degrees cooler! Reclaim an otherwise unusable outdoor space.

In addition to cooler temperatures, a patio awning protects your family from harmful solar exposure. SummerSpace Tempotest® awning fabrics can block up to 99% of UV rays, keeping your friends and family protected from the sun. Even more, our awning fabrics coupled with the SummerShield® powder coated frames are stunning and can add a beautiful look to your outdoor space.  

Not All Awnings are Equal: All About Patio Awnings

SummerSpace has been in the industry for over 40 years and is changing the landscape of outdoor living with a superior patio awning. Our retractable awnings are fully manufactured in the USA in our factory in central Maine — and it shows! You will notice the difference with our excellent quality of components and construction, innovative design, and attention to every detail. As a result, SummerSpace awnings last longer, are more effective, and leave our customers satisfied. 

Since our awnings are made in house by a team of highly skilled craftsmen and women, we have the largest in-stock inventory in the industry. In addition, we have an industry-leading turnaround time of eight days or less so you can begin enjoying your patio awning sooner. All SummerSpace awnings are also fully backed by frame, fabric, and motor warranties for your total peace of mind. 

Choose from Three SummerSpace Patio Awning Series

Choose from three exceptional patio awning series with SummerSpace! First, the SimpleShade Series is available in two awning models, both Traditional and Semi-Cassetted, for widths up to 20-feet wide and shade projections of up to 13’ 2”. You can choose from 24 beautiful fabric options. 

Next up is the Pro Series, with four models to choose from, including one with our innovative Flex-Pitch design. The Flex-Pitch feature allows you to lower one side of the front bar or shoulder for shade when the sun has a low or unique angle. Get the Pro Series in custom widths up to 20 feet and shade projections of up to 13’ 2”. These stunning awnings are available in hundreds of fabric colors, patterns, and textures to get just the look you want.

Last, but certainly not least, the Performance Series has three awning models in widths up to 26 feet and an impressive 14’ 6” shade projection. Choose from a large selection of beautiful fabric options. All SummerSpace awnings come with a SummerShieldTM powder coated frame, premier Teflon® and Hi-Clean® fabric coatings for easy maintenance, an ultra-quiet SummerSpace tubular motor, and more amazing features! 

When You Want to Know All About Patio Awnings, Trust SummerSpace!

So, while awnings may have been around since the days of the pharaohs, SummerSpace is taking them to a whole new place in 2022 using innovative technology and a commitment to excellence. Transform your patio into a luxurious shaded retreat with SummerSpace patio awnings! To learn more about our awnings and which one might be the best for your space, reach out to our amazing customer service team. Contact your SummerSpace dealer near you to order yours today!

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