FAQs

What Wind Speeds will an Awning Withstand?

This is quite a difficult question to answer as there are so many factors involved with wind in the real world, gusting, steady and swirling winds all create different effects. 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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Do you supply umbrellas that will work in high winds?

Yes we do, and very high wind speeds too..
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What is a butterfly awning?

This is a generic term for goalpost steel or aluminium structure with 2 awnings fitted at the top which when extended form the shape of a butterfly wings (sort of) providing weather protection whilst being free standing
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What does a butterfly awning do?

This is a generic term for a self supported structure with 2 or more retractable awnings projecting either side of a goal post arrangement and therefore looks like a butterfly when extended
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