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Frequently Asked Awning Questions

Throwing some light on the question of shade...

1. How do I clean my fabric awning?

  • You can easily maintain your awning's longevity! Clean fabric awnings regularly using mild soap and water. Our tailored fabric awnings are designed for easy maintenance.

2. Are fabric awnings waterproof?

  • Yes and no. It depends on the fabric that you select for your awning. Patriot Awning can tailor your awning to fit any needs regarding it being waterproof or just for shade

3. Can I replace the fabric on my awning?

  • Absolutely! Patriot Awning offers fabric replacement services, allowing you to refresh your awning's appearance with new, customized materials.

4. What is the lifespan of a Patriot Awning fabric awning?

  • Our high-quality fabric awnings are designed for longevity, providing years of shade and protection. Regular maintenance ensures an extended lifespan. Warranties on fabric usually run from 5-10 years!

5. Are Patriot Awning's fabric awnings suitable for all weather conditions in Charlotte, NC?

  • Yes, our fabric awnings are crafted to withstand Charlotte's diverse weather conditions, providing reliable protection throughout the seasons. They do not need to be removed seasonally in our climate!

6. How do I choose the right fabric for awning?

  • Patriot Awning offers a range of customizable options. Consider factors like color, design, and durability and water repellency when selecting the perfect fabric for your awning.

7. Can I install a fabric awning myself, or do I need professional help?

  • While DIY installation is possible, we recommend professional installation services for optimal results. Our team ensures a seamless and secure installation process. If you choose to install the awning yourself we will not offer a warranty.

8. What maintenance is required for Patriot Awning's fabric awnings?

  • Regular cleaning and inspections are recommended. Patriot Awning provides maintenance tips to keep your fabric awning in pristine condition. See our "Care and Cleaning" section on our website.

9. Are fabric awnings customizable in terms of color and design?

  • Yes, our fabric awnings can be customized to match your preferences. Choose from a variety of colors and designs to enhance your outdoor space. We can even provide (in most cases) a rendering of what your awning will look like on your home!

10. What are the advantages of metal awnings in Charlotte, NC?

  • Our EconoDeck aluminum metal awnings offer functionality and are affordable. Aluminum awnings are known for their resilience against weather elements.

  • Our AmeriDeck extruded aluminum awnings offer durability with a vast array of fascia options and decking options. The AmeriDeck awning has a powdercoated finish offering any RAL color and durability.

11. Can I paint my metal awning to match my house?

  • Why would you do that? Patriot Awning can personalize your metal awning with paint to complement your home's aesthetic. Patriot Awning's metal awnings are designed for customization.

12. How do I prevent dents and scratches on my  metal awning?

  • Follow our care recommendations to minimize dents and scratches. Our metal awnings are built to withstand daily wear and tear.

13. What is the lifespan of a metal awning?

  • Patriot Awning's metal awnings are built for durability, ensuring a long lifespan. The AmeriDeck with extruded decking will realize the longest lifespan because the decking doesn't succumb to hail damage as easily as fabric or roll-formed decking.

14. Are metal awnings suitable for high wind areas?

  • Yes, our metal awnings are engineered to withstand Charlotte's wind conditions. They provide reliable protection even in high-wind areas.

15. Can I install a metal awning on my own?

  • No. Our name is on our EconoDeck & AmeriDeck awnings and we want to make certain that these are installed correctly to prevent damage to property or injury.

Awnings in Charlotte? Patriot Awning is your awning company!

We are excited to discuss your project! You can email us plans for your commercial or new construction awning project at the below email address! We don't get many people that come by our awning manufacturing facility, but we will be happy to schedule a tour so you can see how awnings are made in our plant! Everything listed on our website is made by us except for retractable awnings! 
  • Fabric Awnings and Canopies
  • Awning Graphics
  • Retractable Awnings
  • Metal Awnings
  • Aluminum Awnings
  • Aluminum Canopies
  • Corrugated Metal Awnings
  • Patio Enclosures
  • Curtain Enclosures with Clear Windows
  • Architectural Aluminum Louvers
  • Hurricane Shutters
  • Charlotte Awnings
  • Shopping Center Awnings
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