FAQs

What Wind Speeds will an Awning Withstand?

This is a very difficult question to answer as there are so many factors involved with wind in the real world outside. Most higher specification awnings will have a 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.

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What is a Weinor Pergotex?

The Weinor Pergotex is a newly developed and highly effective retractable fabric roof canopy system using a very tough vinyl fabric, far thicker and stronger than normal awning fabric.
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Do you provide systems that can cover very large areas?

Yes we do, in fact it is almost possible to say the sizes are infinite for some of the products but of course there are some sensible limits….
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What is the largest size for a retractable roof system?

There really is no maximum size as most of the systems are designed to bolt to one another to have as wide as required. There is a maximum projection however.
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What awning system is best for sun and rain protection on my patio?

This question has become a lot easier to answer in the last few years with the arrival of several patio and terrace cover products specifically developed for dealing with rain and higher winds which unfortunately we have to live with in the UK. Continue reading →

How can I effectively shade over bi-folding doors?

There are a few solutions for such a requirement with large projections also possible.
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What is the best retractable roof system?

This is a bit difficult as it depends on the intended use for the terrace cover
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What types of sun shading products do you offer?

Samson Awnings offer the highest quality German engineered retractable awnings for domestic patios and light commercial use with varying degrees of weather protection.
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