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Outdoor canopies

Outdoor canopies

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Outdoor canopies have a very important function, in fact they help to protect the home from the sun and atmospheric agents; they are usually installed on balconies and terraces also to enhance the house in all its parts. The market offers different models for outdoor canopies, but the most widespread are the sloping ones, the domed ones and the automatic ones; the sloping roofs are positioned in such a way as to guarantee the easy fall of atmospheric agents, without affecting the appearance of the balcony or terrace. The domed outdoor canopies, on the other hand, are used on the entrance doors and have a particular shape that allows to make the entrance of the house very elegant; finally there are automatic outdoor canopies, which can be closed by simply pressing a button. Various materials are also used to make outdoor canopies, such as wood, PVC, aluminum, wrought iron and plexiglas.


The wooden outdoor canopies are very appreciated for being inserted in natural environments such as gardens and green spaces, since the wood being completely composed of natural fibers, allows you to blend into the garden and create a harmonious union that enhances the house in all its parts. Wood is a 100% eco-sustainable material, in fact at the end of its life cycle it can be biologically disposed of without causing any damage to the external environment; the wooden outdoor canopies are made with solid wood, that is the wood that is taken directly from the trunk of the trees to give greater strength and solidity over time. Thanks to its elegance, the wood adapts to any type of architectural style and makes it possible to enhance any type of environment, since it can be decorated with inlays and motifs of various kinds; the wood needs constant maintenance in order to fully show off its elegance.


PVC outdoor canopies are also very popular, a recently discovered material that has a great success in the field of doors and windows and furnishings, and is especially appreciated for its high resistance to atmospheric agents and acids , in fact it is a water repellent and fireproof material. PVC is also a very insulating material and allows you to save on heating in winter and on air conditioning in summer; moreover, despite being a petroleum derivative, PVC is not a polluting material, since it can be recycled entirely in all its components, in order to be reused for the creation of new objects. PVC outdoor canopies do not need excessive maintenance, as they can also be cleaned only with the help of a damp cloth; moreover, thanks to its ductility, PVC can take on any color and shape, to satisfy everyone's needs.


Aluminum is also a material that is often used for outdoor canopies, because it is a very light material but also very resistant to atmospheric agents, in fact thanks to the particular composition of its molecules, it is a material immune to humidity and rust , managing to always maintain the same appearance throughout the duration of its use. Being a very shiny material, the aluminum used for outdoor canopies is used in shady places, in order to obtain new light points that enhance the home more.


Wrought iron is a widely used material for outdoor doors and windows, in fact wrought-iron outdoor canopies represent the most elegant alternative, since this material integrates perfectly with any type of architectural style. Being worked entirely by hand, wrought iron needs considerable maintenance, in order to fully show off all its elegance.


Very often outdoor canopies are also made with plexiglas, a material that is much lighter than glass and also much more functional, in fact it is resistant to atmospheric agents and allows the passage of the sun's rays, blocking only those that are excessively dangerous . Plexiglas can take on different colors and shapes in order to better decorate the home.


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