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Custom-made awning: basic tips for your first purchase

Nord Est Metal
30 Jan

Custom-made awning: basic tips for your first purchase

A custom-made awning is a structure to cover a space, generally used for outdoors, although it can also be used indoors. It is made of materials resistant to water and ultraviolet rays, so it serves to protect those who are under it from the elements. 

This structure can be made to the size of the space to be covered, offering a high degree of versatility, as well as efficiency and resistance. The awnings can be used in a wide variety of spaces, such as pool decks, terraces, bar terraces, gardens, etc. 

In addition, a custom-made awning is generally designed to withstand the atmospheric elements and any type of environmental effects. Especially, they are wind and rain proof, to ensure that it will not collapse by the time the winter season arrives in Canada.

How to choose the best custom-made awning?

When it comes to choosing a custom-made awning, there are many factors to consider. These factors include size, material, design and quality. There are also several options in terms of aluminum or steel frame configuration, such as the number of panels, height, width and position of the frame.

In addition to this, if you are considering getting a custom-made awning, it is important to consider the environment in which the awning will be placed. For example, if it is a terrace awning in a space with a lot of light reception, you need to consider the material that will be used to block UV rays and to prevent heat buildup. 

It is also important to take into account the design of the custom-made awning. The ideal design will depend on the intended use of the awning. For example, if the awning will be used for a social gathering place, a modern, minimalist and elegant design will be desired. On the other hand, if the awning will be used for a swimming pool, a design resistant to water, chlorine and sun rays will be desired.

When purchasing a custom-made awning, it is also important to consider the quality of the product. It is essential that the awning is made of high quality materials to ensure that the awning is strong and durable. 

Finally, an important aspect that is also one of the most frequently asked questions among interested parties has to do with the price of the custom-made awning. It is important to make sure that the agreed price is adequate and that the awning meets all the desired characteristics. 

Tips for the first purchase of a custom-made awning

  1. Choose the right material: The awning material should be resistant to the elements and UV rays. It should also be durable. 
  2. Consider the size you need. The ideal size will depend on the intended use of the awning. 
  3. Choose the right design. The design should be in accordance with the environment in which the awning will be placed. 
  4. Check the quality of the product. It is important to make sure that the awning is manufactured with high quality materials. 
  5. Establish a budget. You will need to consider the price of the product and make sure it is the right value. 
  6. Look for information about the brands. Consider the quality of the products of different brands and select the one that best suits your needs. Also review testimonials and project portfolios.
  7. Compare prices. Compare prices from different suppliers to find the best price. 
  8. Ask about warranties. Make sure the custom-made awning has an adequate warranty. 

A custom awning is an excellent option to protect outdoor spaces from the elements. These awnings offer versatility, efficiency and strength, in addition to a modern design. In short, the buyer should consider the material, size, design, quality and price of the product. 

Also, make sure you are working with a team with quality services and experience. 


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Nord-est Métal is dedicated to the manufacture and assembly of steel, aluminum and stainless steel structures. Founded in 2013, it provided manufacturing and welding services for construction company projects, as well as for residential and industrial projects.

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