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Case Study: Markilux MX3 Retractable Awning

Markilux MX3 Retractable Awning- Get £500 OFF when you order an awning this summer.

Spring is here, and it is the perfect time to breathe a new life into your home! We are getting busier with the requests for outdoor shading solutions so let us show you one of the recent installations for a local customer in Northampton.

Markilux MX3 in domestic application MX3 when it is retracted Evergreen Heater for MX3 awning

 

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Can I Personalise My Awning?

Can I Personalise My Awning?

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Can my awning be used in the rain and snow?

Can my awning be used in the rain and snow?

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Do awnings and canopies add value to your home?

The simple answer is yes, because a good quality awning will offer several advantages to your home and outdoor space..

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Does my house wall need special preparation for a retractable awning?

If you are fixing a patio awning to a straight forward, 2 plus storey brick house, there will generally be nothing further needed. Single storey buildings, some substrates and some size awnings may require additional bracketing, which we can and will provide. However, a lot of ultra modern homes using super lightweight blocks can be a problem requiring a further framework for support and spreading the loadings..
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What is the best retractable awning for a home?

The best retractable awnings sold in the UK are from Markilux, Weinor and Erhardt in terms of a high quality, established manufacturer offering a very wide range of awning models to suit various applications. These 3 manufacturers happen to be German, but all have UK bases and are well established in the UK with excellent back up and warranties. Proven and tested technology and quality….
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How much does a retractable awning cost?

An average, but also made to measure, high quality self supporting retractable awning will cost anywhere between around £2,000 and £8,000 and whilst there are awnings out there at £199 to £999 they are completely different construction and only suitable for the calmest sunny days in the UK. There are so many different models depending on whether you want to protect from just the sun or the sun and rain and then options such as LED lighting and drop down front valances too. Our awning ranges offer over 70 standard cassette colurs and then over 500 fabric choices, manual or electric, 2m wide up to 14m wide and many other features for your perfect awning..
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What wind speeds will an awning withstand?

Generally a self supporting retractable awning wil stand up to wind speeds of around 20mph. Most higher specification awnings will have a tested and certified wind rating based on km/h or the Beaufort scale, but of course no one is ever really monitoring the wind speed in their back garden or patio to make a judgement on this…

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Can I install a retractable awning by myself?

Yes, it is perfectly possible, but most of the awnings are very heavy and require a minimum of 2 people for installation and lifting into place. The wall bracket fixtures are one of the most important components to ensure a sound and safe installation and the positioning and fixing of these brackets should be carefully considered.
Extra brackets are frequently used to spread the weight across a wall safely.
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Using Your awning in wind, rain and snow

Awning use in wind, rain, snow and ice…

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How can I order? Our approach

For many years we’ve helped our domestic and commercial awning and canopy customers.

How can I order? Our approach

1. Take several pictures of the area where you are looking to create an outdoor space.
2. Send your images with your details.
3. Tell us a little about what you want to achieve e.g. sun protection, rain protection, all year round use of space and so on.
4. If you have any preferences already, things such as retractable, fixed or both in one system. Don’t worry if you haven’t as we can advise and guide you later if needed. Read more

Email us today or call us on 01933 448 844 to discuss your requirements.

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