Commercial Wood Awnings
For A Rustic Look
Commercial wood awnings are used in many different ways across
the country. They can be lattice structures like the ones on
this page, or they can be the structure for metal, shingles and
even fabric tops.
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takes on many different characteristics depending on the type of stain, or
paint, applied to it. The ones on this page were stained so the natural
wood is allowed to show through. Regardless of whether you paint or stain, do it
again after a few months and then at least every other year from now on.
This will help prevent the wood from rotting and warping.
There are parts of the country, like Arizona, where the sunny days far outnumber
the rainy ones. In this hot, dry climate an open lattice top is very
practical. It provides shade while still allowing plenty of air flow and
an open sort of feeling.
shade can be added to lattice type structures by simply spacing the lattice
closer together. Instead of having 2" spacing between them, try 1 1/2".
Another way of getting more sun protection out of lattice covers is with vines.
Living shade and lattice covers go together like they were meant for each other.
To find awning contractors in your area, try
Home Advisor. If you are in Arizona,
Contact us for a free commercial wood awning
estimate. Learn about the many different options available in the field of
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