Sunday, May 24, 2015

What to do if Your Awning is Damaged

The Guide to Keeping You Safe

Awnings these days are designed to withstand many elements; however even the strongest construction and fabrics can be affected by extreme conditions. Safety should always come first.

This goes for small damages even to fabrics. Sometimes, by being proactive simple repairs can be done that will save the remaining awning.

After any major storm that consist of heavy rain, hail, and wind you should inspect your awning to see if it has weakened or received damage. If you see any damage or have a worry that damage exists, you should call Seguin Canvas & Awning to come and inspect your awning.

Examples of Simple Repairs
  • Small Tears
  • Stitching that has Torn due to Extreme Wind
  • Binding that is loose due to Damage
  • Sealant against the wall has come Loose
  • Awning doesn't seem as secure to Dwelling

If you are not experienced in repairing or taking down an awning, be sure to call before attempting to take down an awning. Sometimes awnings can appear to be light or easy to take down, but they can be challenging. In addition, this could cause additionally damage and may void any warranties that you might have. Call us if you have any issues. We are here to help!