Five advantages of installing an awning

When considering an awning at your property, it is worth noting that this solution for your outdoors space can prove incredibly beneficial in many ways. An attractive addition to your garden or outdoors space, the awning also had a whole host of other benefits. Here, we discuss five of the central reasons that make awnings a useful, positive addition to your property:

Increased living space
By installing an awning at your property, you are building on the existing space that your home has to offer by providing an additional area in which your family and any guests can sit. For anyone whose property has enough outdoors space to fit an awning, this is a key selling point. The sheer curb appeal of an awning in itself is reason enough for you and your family to have one installed, let alone the fact that you will be able to impress your guests and visitors, offering them a stylish outdoors areas in which you and your family can entertain.

Add value to your home
As discussed above, awnings increase the living space available at your property which – in turn – will naturally increase the value of your property. For anyone considering selling their property in the near future, who may well be looking for specific ways to increase the value of their property without having to spend extortionate amounts, an awning can provide an ideal solution.


Saving money
Awnings, thanks to their ability to protect your property from weather extremes, can prove invaluable in cutting energy bills. Whether keeping your home cool during those summer months, reducing your need to switch the air conditioning on, or insulating your property from the cold during Autumn and Winter, awnings prevent the weather from adversely affecting your property’s temperature meaning you can save on bills.

Protection from the weather
It is no secret that the British weather is not always the best, even in those supposedly “hot” summer months. As a nation frequented by rain, wind and many a blustery day, rather than putting those barbeques and garden parties on hold, simply socialise beneath an awning and protect yourself and your guests from any unsavoury weather. Similarly, for those days when the sun does make an appearance, an awning can provide protection from damaging UV rays for your family and any guests.

Protection for your possessions
It is not only your guests who can be protected from the weather by an awning at your property, but your possessions too. To create your stylish outdoors living area, you are likely to have purchased good quality, attractive garden furniture; whether that be wicker chairs, cushions or drinks tables. Thanks to the weather protection provided by awnings, you can rest assured that these possessions will not be damaged by adverse weather conditions, whether that be wet and windy conditions or sun damage that may be caused by UV rays on hot, bright days.


Here at Denton Blinds, we are proud to provide a fully comprehensive service providing and installing awnings at our customers’ properties throughout Burton Upon Trent, Kettering and the surrounding areas. For more information on our range of awnings or any of our other products or services, get in touch with our friendly team of experts today – we’re happy to help, whatever the enquiry.