Great For Commercial Buildings
Steel awnings are perfect for commercial use for several reasons.
The designs can be unique to every building, bringing out the
character of an older style or complementing a new age design.
There are no limits to the size, shape and materials used to create
these awnings, as shown on this page, anything goes.
These photos can be
enlarged by clicking on them.
of the steel awnings on this page have a pair of heavy duty rods, connected with
a turn buckle, going upwards to a higher place on the building.
are used to support the added weight of the steel, as
opposed to the lighter weight canvas awnings, and they also add an
architectural element to the buildings.
set of photos shows the steel rods used in different lengths
determined by the height of the wall they are attached to.
This creates a very unique look you will seldom find duplicated on
awnings also have an open end look that makes them different than the norm.
Only the outside ends, ends not adjacent to another awning, have the ends boxed
in. The photo below shows a nice example of the sturdy framework used in
steel awning construction.
next set of steel window awnings are smaller in size and lighter in weight and
do not require the extra overhead support.
structures like these can be custom fabricated to fit any wall face
and they can even wrap around mitered windows, as shown in this
This set of
photos shows one of the most unusual designs for small
steel window type awnings. These are heavy enough to require
the overhead rods, but even these are done in such a way as to be
one of a kind.
is next to no maintenance with this type awning as the more the structures age
the better they fit the overall style of the building.
very simple and rustic look is found in this awning style.
The framing has the look of basic rusted steel and the cover
material resembles simple, cheap, corrugated metal. They are
so simple and plain, yet just perfect for the look this building is
trying to achieve.
A closer look
at this steel door canopy shows what could have been left over
material from the building construction. Three pieces of heavy
steel I-beam create the frame for this very unusual looking awning.
arched steel awning in this photo illustrates the use of steel to
create a new age look. Every imaginable rule of awning
attachment and design is broken with this set up but it still works.
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