Awnings are popular in the larger cities of Australia, including Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Home owners seek to add awnings to their properties because they work well in harsh Australian climates, because they add value to their home, and also because they help extend the living space that they have available.
There are two main types of awnings – fabric awnings and aluminium awnings. Both offer benefits to a home owner, however the metal style of awnings is more permanent and durable. If you are seeking to make a serious investment into your home, you may decide on aluminium awnings, however if you want a light and flexible option, the fabric awnings might be more suited to you and your family.
Awnings in Sydney
Awnings are popular on Sydney homes and also many types of cafes and shops. You will often find tables and chairs underneath an overhanging awning for a city sidewalk café, and fruit and vegetable shops also use them to keep their fresh goods protected from the summer sun.
Just like commercial businesses do, home owners use awnings to provide shade for their families and protect their homes. If you live in the suburbs and you have a yard, even a small yard, you may choose to maximize the space with awnings. Outdoor space is a luxury in the city of Sydney, so make the most of what you have. Awnings can be exceptionally good for creating entertaining areas, or shady places for young children to play. You can protect the area from the sun’s glare, so it is comfortable for everyone who is in it.
Awnings in Melbourne
Awnings are also popular on cafes and street stalls in Melbourne, and they are even more popular on homes because of the diverse weather that the city experiences. Awnings will protect your home, not only from sun, but from wind and rain also.
Melbourne is known for having several ‘seasons’ within one day. One moment can be miserable and wet, and then the sun will suddenly shine, before an onset of wind arrives. Awnings are perfect for this weather, because they protect the home and the family who lives there, but because they can be easily adjusted as the weather changes. Awnings provide you with complete control over how much protection you need, even when you can’t change the weather around you.
Awnings in Brisbane
Brisbane is in Queensland, which is called the ‘sunshine state’. Awnings are incredibly popular there because every home needs proper protection from the sun. As you drive through the streets of Brisbane and surrounding areas, you will find many streets with awnings on all of the houses. These residents understand that when the sun shines down on Brisbane, it has some serious energy. At any time of year, the weather in Brisbane is warm, so awnings make a popular choice for adding patches of shade to your property.