Having spent a few years in Missouri I became very aware of all the different shade solutions that are used.
building, in downtown Houston Missouri, will get a
complete rehab. We are starting with the front awning.
The old rotted fascia has been removed and new fascia, painted with
primer, has been installed. A metal fascia cap will be
installed over the wood Fascia. The fascia cap has been
painted to match the color of the awning framework. The old
posts and frame pieces are being replaced or just scraped and
repainted depending on their condition.
We will be
going over the top of the roof with metal roofing panels.
The finished product will be a big improvement over the old falling
apart mess we walked into.
This is the
underside of a basic wood awning. It is just 2"
x 8" rafters over a beam with plywood on top. The entire
underside will receive a new coat of paint after some much needed
Missouri has an interesting mix of shade solutions. Living
shade is used extensively throughout the state. The big shade
trees are everywhere. There is still the need for awnings for
protection from the sun and the elements like rain and snow.
Below are a few examples of Missouri awnings.
top of Missouri Awning