FAQs

Can I use a Patio Awning in the rain?

The simple rule of thumb is common sense but to use a retractable awning in the rain the awning it should be installed with the fabric cover set at a minimum pitch of 14 degrees
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What makes an awning waterproof ?

The superb fabrics on the top quality patio awnings have a highly impressive water resistance level.   If the awning is correctly pitched at 14 degrees the awning will cope with rainfall commensurate with weather conditions for the awning’s standard classification of wind class 2, Beaufort 5, 17-23mph.
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Are the patio awning fabrics waterproof?

Nearly all high quality awning and terrace cover fabrics are water resistant to a very high level as standard. It is possible to order special water proofed fabrics.
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Should my patio awning fabric be cleaned and how?

Yes, like many products keeping the unit clean, expecially the fabric will ensure the very best life span and operation
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Why are the Markilux fabric covers so good?

Markilux are one the the largest manufacturers of retractable awnings in the world and invest most of their time and efforts into new technology,their fabrics are no exception.
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