3 reasons to purchase an awning

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Whether it’s for your home or your office, it’s difficult to look past awnings as an incredible addition to your building. Whether it’s a straight drop shade or a  window awning, there are many benefits from owning one no matter what type you choose.

But what exactly are these benefits? In this article, we’ll go through some of the advantages of purchasing an awning.

Increasing the usable space

One of the things that Sydney is known for is its unpredictable weather. This can pose a problem if you’re regularly entertaining guests in your home.

An effective way to combat the occasionally inclement weather is to install an awning.

Awnings, such as retractable pergolas and folding arm awnings, are ideal if you want to quickly set up a stylish outdoor living area without having to commit to a fixed structure built. With any of these, you’ll be able to accommodate your guests outdoors with ease no matter the weather.

outdoor space with awnings

Saving money

During the summer months, one of the most common ways to keep cool is to stay indoors and turn on your air conditioners or fans. Despite their effectiveness, having these running throughout the day can result in a massive jump in your power bill, which can give you quite a shock when you receive it.

A great way to be more energy efficient is to install an awning. This will allow you to take in the warm breeze whilst letting you stay out of the sun. If you’re looking to enjoy summer rather than endure it, consider buying an awning for your home or office.

outdoor retractable awnings

Improving your property’s value

Installing an awning is a great opportunity to improve your property’s value in two ways – aesthetic and market.

An awning is the perfect solution if you’re looking to add some contemporary flair to your building, bringing with it both form and function. Alongside aesthetic value, some types such as straight drop awnings can be used as a form of advertising, making them perfect for business establishments.

Your property’s market value can also be improved by installing a retractable awning. No matter what outdoor extension or structure you put beside your building, it is almost guaranteed to enhance its market appeal. Knowing this, all that matters is the type of structure you want.

outdoor retractable awning on business property


These are just some of the reasons why you should install awnings to your home or business property. If you’re looking to purchase one, talk to Eureka Awnings, one of Sydney’s leading awning installers. We have a wide range of high-quality awnings for sale and we’ll work with you to find the one that will suit your needs best.

If you’d like to learn more, give us a call on 1300 789 886 today.