Categories for Steel Carports

When Is an Inspection for Windstorm Coverage Necessary in Texas?

April 19, 2018

Your carport is responsible for protecting your car from the elements, but what happens when the elements take a toll on your carport itself? Although carports are designed to be durable, long lasting and capable of withstanding all kinds of circumstances, they aren’t invincible. During some parts of the year, especially the fall and winter, the chance of your carport being damaged by heavy storms or falling debris becomes much greater. During this time, it’s possible for your carport to be damaged by all kinds of things, like ice accumulation or falling tree limbs. Make sure you are informed about... View Article

Six Common Myths About Awnings: Info from a Company Providing Steel Carports in Houston, TX

March 9, 2018

When you’ve been in the awning business for as long as we have at ABC Awning Company, you start to realize that there are a lot of misconceptions and myths out there about awnings. Many people do not know them to be a viable alternative to other types of patio covers in Houston, TX, or simply don’t understand how awnings work or the kinds of benefits they provide. With this in mind, here are some of the most common myths about awnings you might have encountered before. MYTH: Aluminum patio covers are always ugly This is typically a myth propagated... View Article

Which Patio Cover Material Is Best for You?

January 1, 2018

If you’re considering investing in patio installation in Houston, TX, you’d be well advised to buy a patio cover to go along with your new patio. A patio cover offers numerous benefits, with zero downsides. Among many other things, a patio cover blocks the sun, which protects your skin from UV rays and keeps you cool. It protects your outdoor furnishings from inclement weather, and it helps extend your usable living space to your backyard. Additionally, patio covers look great and can enhance your property value. Ultimately, the question isn’t “Why shouldn’t you get a patio cover?” It’s “What type... View Article

How to Clean Your Steel Carport

December 4, 2017

A clean carport is a happy carport. While you could hire a patio company in Houston, TX to do the cleaning for you, the job often isn’t all that hard. As long as you have all of the right materials and a few hours to spare, you can clean your carport all by yourself. Use this helpful guide to ensure your carport is clean as can be! First, get started by gathering the materials you’ll need for the job: Dish soap or laundry detergent: The beauty of cleaning carports is that it doesn’t usually require a special solution. In most... View Article

Condensation Issues with Steel Carports

November 20, 2017

Installing a steel carport is one of the best investments you can make when it comes to your property and your vehicle. A carport protects your car from the elements and is much more cost-efficient than building a whole garage. The only problem is that steel carports in Houston, TX tend to run into issues with condensation. Why is condensation, a problem and what can be done to prevent it? Keep reading to find out! What is condensation and why does it form? Condensation is natural; it forms when hot air touches a cooler surface. There’s a lot of water... View Article

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