The exterior of the house could always be enhanced with several decorative tools. It is a must to decorate your exteriors, namely the entrance doors, the windows and the patio area. All this spaces can be added with an awning. An awning or also called as overhang, usually a second covering to the exterior wall of a building. It is usually composed of canvas that is woven of acrylic, cotton or polyester yarn that is stretch tightly over some planar frames. This can also be considered as window and door treatment for the exterior that adds a dramatic effect.
The location of an awning is usually above the window or a door, and can also be installed with columns typically perfect for patio decoration. Awnings come is different types namely; propulsive awning which can be manually opened and closed, retractable awnings which are becoming popular nowadays commonly used in patios and the aluminum awning which is more durable. This overhang decor helps keep out from the sun and rain, more importantly is a powerful decor for an entry of building. Also awnings can be added to the interior alternatively used as a window treatment.
1. Bistro Style Kitchen
This boldly striped awning is a perfect alternative for a typical window valance.
2. Private Residence II
Install awnings on the south-facing windows to make up for insufficient roof overhand and additional shape for the sunlight.
3. Tobin High Bluff
For the entrance doors, entry awning is a perfect idea as a siding.
The awnings offer a protection from the afternoon sunlight while at the same time it gives an additional beauty to the exterior.
5. Outdoor Oasis
The glass awning with a design makes the entrance’s look be very inviting.
6. Flip/Flop House
The retractable awnings provide shade in the summer and can be pulled back to maximize daylight during a long and dark winter.
7. Rustic Exterior
This is a great idea of a window awning, wood awning gives a rustic look to the garden.
8. Exterior Dining
This is really a great exterior, the beautiful design of the house is exposed through the glass doors and the awning shutters.
9. Contemporary Patio
I love the design of the timber awnings, the beauty glows with fixtures attached to light the area.
10. Cougar Mountain House
The awnings got a modern style with a frosted glass and custom metal fabrication as the materials used.
11. West Virginia Retreat
The metal awning is made from aluminum, perfect design for timber decks.
12. Lebaron Farm
The woven awning that is curved and forming like barrel fits perfectly as a decor for the exterior of a farm.
13. Cafe Awning
Instead of the traditional window treatment, try to add awning as a window treatment for a more dramatic look of a themed room.
14. Monarch Bay
Instead of other material, a natural wicker is perfect as a patio cover especially in coastal cottage.
15. Entry Porch
There is striking flair for the front door with the vaulted cooper awning and with lights from below for a dramatic effect.
16. Traditional Window Awning
Window awning really makes the exterior of your houses look fabulous!
17. Sheep’s Run
The fabric awning softens the textures of the bricks and metals creating a lovely exterior and landscape.
18. Front Entrances
This front door is perfectly detailed with decors, the pots and wall sconces at both sides and the frosted glass for awning makes a brilliant front door design.
The black French door is perfect with the striped black awning completing a beautiful look.
20. Rutherford Residence
The awnings are made with fabrics and can be manually opened and closed depending on your choice.
This one’s really a great accessory that amplifies the versatility and usefulness which the owners benefits from decks and patio. Since this awning prevent the sun to go through windows and doors, definitely it can keep the temperature of your area cooler and you can save much on air-conditioning costs. And of course for decks and patios, it can help prevent the carpets and furniture from fading. This is really a very efficient decor that can turn your houses into a well-designed structure.