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Thursday, 21 November 2013 18:42

St Pete Awnings - Add Curb Appeal to You Home

Awnings in St Pete Add Value to Your Home with Curb Appeal

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Fabric awnings from West Coast Awnings can add curb appeal and value to your home.  Our awning customers in St Pete have seen this time and again when comparing the sale price of their home to comparable real estate in their neighborhood.  Much like landscaping, awnings are a simple addition to a property that can pay big dividends when your home is for sale.  An otherwise plain-looking home can get the upscale look that demands top dollar when classic canvas awnings are added over windows and exterior doors.  Sometimes, home owners are so pleased with the new look of their home that they decided not to sell the home afterall!  We hope that all of our customers love their new awnings that much, but if you still decide to sell your home, we hope you stay in Pinellas county with us!

We value the opportunity to be your St Pete awning supplier.  West Coast Awnings has been working tirelessly since 1957 to make beautiful awnings for our customers in St Petersburg and we hope that you will give us the opportunity to work for you.  We are family-owned and operated and believe that customer satisfaction will keep us successful for more decades to come.  If you are looking for an awnings contractor that you can trust in and around St Petersburg, you have come to the right place.  We look forward to hearing from you soon!  Don't forget to tell us that you found this article and read the entire thing, it makes the guy who writes them happy to know someone actually reads them!!

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St Pete Awnings Keep You Cool All Summer

In a recent study conducted by PAMA, fabric awnings were shown to reduce cooling energy use by 20-30% during the summer months in the Tampa Bay Area.  For homeowners in St Pete, awnings can yield a valuable and functional addition to any window or patio space.  By blocking the direct sunlight before it reaches the structure, awnings in St Petersburg can save thousands of dollars and save on expensive maintenance of central A/C systems.  The simplicity of an awning in St Pete as a means of cooling an interior room or outdoor living space means little to no awning maintenence will be necessary for a decade or more.  Made from the finest acrylic canvas or vinyl materials, a St Pete awning is the right solution to your window shading needs.

In fact, in other parts of the world where electricty is much more expensive than here in the United States, the first thing people do is shade their windows with awnings!  Before anyone in another country would install an expensive A/C unit, they stop the sunlight from reaching the window glass and subsequently heating up the interior of the building.  We're not suggesting that we should follow the lead of other countries when it comes to most things, but for energy efficiency, following their lead could save us all money, so count me in!  If you have a hot room with windows, awnings are the first and best solution for you.

Give us a call today to schedule a FREE on-site consulation with one of our experienced awning professionals.



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Thursday, 07 November 2013 13:36

Awnings in St Pete - Florida Designed, Florida Made

Awnings in St Petersburg, FL - Local Manufacturing

Here in Pinellas County, we have many local shops and small factories that actually produce many of the products we use every day.  For instance, canvas awnings in St Petesburg.  Technically, our facility is located in Clearwater, but we service every inch of Pinellas right up to the North end of the Skyway Bridge.  When you purchase a fabric awning from West Coast Awnings, your St Pete awning is being built by your friends and neighbors, by hand, from scratch.  As a custom awning manufacturer, we exist to make awnings that fit your St Pete home or business exactly with the care and craftsmanship that has has earned us over 50 years in business.  We are a family owned and operated company and take great pride in building St Pete awnings for our South Pinellas customers.  Some of our awning benefits include:

  • Awnings in St Pete can reduce interior temperatures by as much as 15 degrees.
  • Interior furnishings are protected from harmful UV light with St Pete awnings.
  • Our acrylic canvas fabrics carry warranties up to 10 years against fade, rot, mold, and mildew.
  • In St Pete, awnings have been proven to complement the exterior design of many classic structures.
  • Our St Petersburg awnings are built from rust-proof aluminum frame members that are welded together by experienced professionals
  • With the unpredictable weather in St Pete, our awnings must be build to the current Florida Building Code in order to be reliable in heavy winds and rain.

If you would like to learn more, check out our fabric awnings page or give us a call to schedule a free on-site consultation.

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St Petersburg Canvas and Metal Awnings - Buy Local in Pinellas County

Welcome to West Coast Awnings, St Petersburg's Premier Local Awning Manufacturer.

Use the Links Above to Navigate to the Type of Awnings You are Interested in Learning More About!

We've been producing awnings for our neighbors and friends in St Pete for over 50 years.  If you need a new cover for your Canvas Awning or a new frame and cover combination, we are your source for the highest quality products and finest customer service available.  We also specialize in Metal Awnings made from the finest Aluminum that will not rust or fall apart like steel awnings always do.  Our frame will give decades of trouble free use.

No matter how many awnings we make (and we've made A LOT of awnings), we still get excited every day about new challenges.  It is a niche industry and we have very few in the awning business who share our passion for making awnings in new and exciting ways.  Awnings have been around since the ancient Egyptians used animal skins as shades stretched between posts, but we are always finding new ways to solve age-old problems.  Give us a call to see what clever ideas we can come up with that will improve your life!

You can use our Contact Us page link or give us a call at 727-447-3461 to set up a FREE on-site consulation with one of our highly trained field agents.  We will sit down with you and disucss different solutions to your shading or weather protection needs.  We have many ways to solve your problems to fit many different budgets.  You can also visit us at our showroom at 1424 S. Missouri Ave just South of Downtown Clearwater.  We would love the opportunity to earn your business.

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