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Benefits of Installing a Retractable Awning

Installing a Retractable Awning over a deck or patio can turn a hot, humid, unbearable area into an outdoor oasis. Many homeowners in Delaware County don’t get to enjoy the outdoors as much as they’d like. Even when it’s nice outside, either you have to wear shoes to protect your feet, or a hat and sunglasses to protect your eyes and face.

West Chester, Garnet Valley, Kennett Square, Media, Springfield, and the surrounding areas have become very attractive places to live in the past several years. Attracting college graduates, middle income families, and elderly couples to relocate to the countryside. This has sprung up many new developments and 55+ communities. Most of which are built on flat farmland, without any nearby natural shade. Which leads to our first benefit of having a retractable awning installed onto your home.

Protection From Sun
According the the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. Those are not promising odds. Although we’re not exposed to as much sun here in Brookhaven, that doesn’t mean we’re invincible to the sun’s UV Rays. Aristocrat Awnings block up to 94% of the sun’s harmful UV rays. Aristocrat’s Sunbrella® fabrics have been submitted to the Skin Cancer Foundation for testing and were awarded the Skin Cancer Foundation Seal of Recommendation. Installing a retractable awning over your deck or patio could very well protect you, and reduce your risk of skin cancer.

Comfortable Outdoor Living
What’s better than sitting outside on a perfect day, with the perfect temperature, perfect breeze, and perfect amount of sun. Unfortunately, all of that usually doesn’t line up. It’s either too sunny, too hot, too breezy, or not enough. Where retractable awnings come in hand, is the ability to control your comfort ability while being outside. There’s no harm done in retracting your awning on a day where clouds fill the sky. Yet at the same time, what’s better than having an outdoor shaded retreat out of reach of the blazing sun. Time and time again, our customers have loved the results of their new custom designed and installed retractable awning. Not all home remodeling has to be done as a necessity. Don’t you deserve to live a little? That’s where S&S and Aristocrat Retractable Awnings and Canopies come in hand. We’re at your service to create the outdoor living space you truly want to spend your time at. There’s nothing better than investing in something that allows you to use a prior investment exponentially more often. It really is a win win scenario no matter how you slice it. Although the comfortable outdoor space a retractable awning gives you is only one of the benefits, it may just be the most important. That’s for you to judge, but it won’t be easy when you here what’s next.

Awnings Save Energy and Cut Your Cooling Costs
It’s the truth – According to a study by the University of Minnesota Center for Sustainable Research, retractable awnings do multiple things that contribute to saving energy. Awnings are proven to be low maintenance, sustainable option to decrease your emissions, lower your cooling costs, and shrink your carbon footprint.
This is how –
Retractable Awnings result in cooling energy savings by reducing direct solar gain through windows
Retractable Awnings directly reduce the impact of global warming from greenhouse gas emissions
Peak electricity demand is reduced by retractable awnings
Being green is the new black. Going green, by installing a retractable awning in your home leads directly to our next benefit.

A Good Investment
Over time, investing in a retractable awning will pay for itself. Not only in good use, but by reducing your homes energy costs. Aristocrat’s Retractable Awnings are designed to really fit into a home. They look like they’re meant to be. Which is why installing an awning on your home is not only beneficial for yourself and your own family, but it also can add value to your home when it’s time to sell. Retractable awnings can also protect your window frame and fabric treatments from harsh sun exposure, causing fading. Adding time of life to these furnishings and trim saves you money by not having to replace them any time soon. Your retractable awning will provide practical shade for your deck, patio, porch, balcony, or outdoor seating area. That enjoyment has huge value in itself. The enjoyment and extra value a retractable awning can add to your outdoor seating area is worth the investment. The American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers states that “an awning can reduce heat gain by 55 to 65 percent on southern facing exposures and 72 to 77 percent on western exposures.” That reduction in heat gain directly correlates to lowering your monthly cooling bill. The cost of living in Chester County is not cheap. Energy is no exception. Whether you’re in Brookhaven, Aston, Media, Springfield, Wallingford, West Chester, Kennett Square, Garnet Valley, or any other surrounding town, you’re most likely powered by PECO. A penny saved is a penny earned. Over time the investment you made in a retractable awning will be worth its cost in energy saved.

Bring Beauty to Your Home
Aristocrat’s Retractable Awnings are manufactured to the utmost highest quality. Here, beauty is inevitable. With over 500 exclusive fabrics to choose from, your options are endless. Whether striped or solid, whether the valence is cut straight, or serpentine, your options are vast. The world’s finest solution dyed acrylics are manufactured with meticulous care, using the highest quality raw materials together with strict quality control of the production process, from the spinning to the finished product, fabrics in the Craft-Bilt Collection will live up to your expectations regarding both design and quality. GORE™ Tenara® thread is used to sew the fabric of Aristocrat’s retractable awnings, which allows this awning to stand up to the weather and fight back. Leaving you with a custom fabric that does not fade over time like a competitor would. Your neighbors will gaze and stare at the sleek new look of your house. S&S can work towards getting our retractable awnings and fabrics approved in any community by any home owners association. Before you know it, half the neighborhood will be enjoying their Aristocrat retractable awnings installed by S&S Remodeling Contractors LLC in Brookhaven.

Buy From a Family, Become Part of the Family
Don’t hesitate to call for more info, and to have your free in home estimate scheduled today. Or to learn more about retractable awnings – Click Here. or you can read up on retractable awnings or other shade products that Aristocrat offers – Here. We’re constantly offering different specials and discounts on our shade products. We’re completely committed to providing homeowners in the Delaware Valley a truly perfect outdoor oasis. S&S is a family owned and operated business, and our values do not sway far. We treat our customers like our own, which is why our business revolves around a dedicated past customer base. Our reputation in the area is like no other. Noticed and accredited by the Mayor of Brookhaven himself, S&S is really a staple of the community. We are always fully committed to customer satisfaction, and will stop for nothing to achieve that goal. Our partnership with Aristocrat was a perfect fit. Craftbilt has also been a family owned and operated business since 1946. They purchased an old mustard factory in Souderton PA, and have been making sunrooms, screen rooms, railing, awnings, canopies, and other shade products since. If you would like to tour their facility, we can certainly set that up for anyone who may be interested. Our showroom doors are always open as well, where you’ll be greeted by either our secretary, Judy, who has been answering the phones at S&S for over 20 years. Or you could be greeted by S&S’s current owner, Gary, Grandson of the original owner, Walt. Maybe you’ll even be greeted by the 2 boys. Sons of Gary’s Gavin and Julian. Whether you’re dealing with a Subers, a Stone, or anyone else who’s a part of Aristocrat, Craftbilt, or S&S Remodeling Contractors LLC, you’re working directly with a family. People who care about you, and your happiness. We’ve been in business for 64 years by selling the highest quality products, installed by our top notch full time crew, supported by our friendly, non invasive sales team. It’s easy to see what sets S&S apart from the rest awning installers or home remodeling contractors in the area. It’s also easy to see what sets Aristocrat Awnings apart from the rest.


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