Categories for Awning Maintenance

How to Keep Your Awning Safely Secured for the Winter

December 13, 2021

Winter weather can be tough on awnings. Maintaining your awning during the winter months is the best way to protect your investment throughout the winter and beyond. While Houston rarely sees snow, ice, rain and hail are all common during the season, so you should consider winterizing your awning to protect it during the winter weather. Here’s a closer look at how to keep your awning safe, no matter what the season has in store: Inspect your awning and frame: It’s smart to conduct periodic awning inspections. Look for damage to the fabric or frame, like worn spots, tears or... View Article

Dirty Awning? Here Are Five Tips to Clean It Up

November 24, 2021

Regardless of where it’s located, an awning won’t stay in perfect condition forever. For that reason, one of the most frequent questions we get from customers is, “How do you clean your outdoor awning properly in Houston, TX?” Thankfully, the answer isn’t all that complicated. Keep reading to learn the simple steps to restore your awning to its original condition: Brush it off: Start by brushing off all the dirt and debris from your awning with a long-handled broom. It might take a little bit of effort to remove some of the dirt if it’s caked on, but getting rid... View Article

Preparing Your Awning to Weather the Storm

September 27, 2021

With hurricane season in full swing, it’s important to properly prepare your awning if you haven’t already. Proper awning prep for natural disasters is essential, as it will protect your investment. A damaged awning can cost a lot to repair, and, in the meantime, you’ll have a tattered or dented awning ruining the look of your home or business. Read on for plenty of tips to prepare your awning for hurricanes. How much damage can a normal awning take? This depends on the type of awning you have. Fabric awnings, for example, usually can’t take much damage at all. A... View Article

Three Simple Ways to Prepare Your Awning for Spring

March 16, 2021

Getting excited to spend some time outside this spring and summer? As the winter weather begins to recede in Houston, TX and you start cleaning up your outdoor space to prepare for the sunny days ahead, don’t forget to give your patio awning some attention. Here are three simple steps to prep an awning for spring. Clear all dirt and debris Whether you have a retractable or stationary awning, there’s always going to be a portion that’s exposed to the elements. Even if you’re coming out of a generally nice winter, there’s going to be some debris that collects on... View Article

Three Helpful Awning Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

March 1, 2021

If you’re a homeowner in Houston, TX, attractive awnings add to the enjoyment of your outdoor space. They provide some much-needed shade from the sun, which can be harsh most of the year in a place like Houston. Regular care is the key to keeping your awning in excellent aesthetic and functional condition. Here are three helpful awning maintenance tips to keep you well protected from the sun for seasons to come. Clean the fabric An outdoor awning is a significant investment, and proper awning fabric care is a key component of awning maintenance. You should clean the top side... View Article

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