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 supply lean to glass extensions?

Yes we do, but they are generally called glass verandas by most people.
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Do you supply traditional style verandas?

Yes we do, the definition of which varies slightly but is usually a visual detail in the framework.
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The general do’s and dont’s of operating a patio awning

With a retractable self supporting awning there are some general rules to stick to with daily usage.

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What sizes are the retractable patio awnings available in?

Most of the retractable patio awnings we offer are available in any sizes, made to order, up to the maximum width for each model.
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What are the glass rooms manufactured from?

The main framework is all aluminium extrusions with minimal steel components and of course glass
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Why should I choose Samson Awnings to install a glass room or veranda?

Mainly because of our complete transparent pricing policy and our level of skills in installation of bespoke products such as the glass rooms. We do not sit with you for hours in your home trying to make you order on the day, no pressure selling tactics are used, we are a long established family firm.
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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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How can I get a rough price for a glass room or glass roof system?

We would love to have a simple price per square metre system and have looked at this as a possibility, but it just isn’t possible with the huge variations in specifications. We will however give you guide prices all day long, never avoiding the question of price.
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