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Canopies for terraces

Canopies for terraces

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Furnishing your home and taking care of the outside of your home is the duty of every person, because it reflects your personality and is a business card for guests who will be welcomed in this house. The canopies for terraces are part of the external furnishing of the houses, useful to create a shelter against rain, snow or hail, and to have an extra space in which to spend relaxing moments together with friends and family; the canopies for terraces they are also elegant and embellish the exterior appearance of the house. Covering the terrace with any shed means creating an extra seat, a new room where you can spend your free time and play with your children. In general the canopies for terraces they are composed of an inclined plane usually composed of sheets of glass that allow the sun to enter and heat the underlying environment, supported by four pillars of various materials that support the roof, without however having the external walls, allowing to widen the view towards the outside and create vanishing points that allow entry and exit when necessary.


The canopies for terraces can be of various materials and models, depending on the needs of each one, to furnish well the exterior of their homes: first of all the most used material is wood, a very elegant material that gives the house a rustic look and noble at the same time; wood is a 100% eco-sustainable material to help protect the environment. The wood used for terrace canopies is mostly used for dwellings located in the countryside, because it fits perfectly into the natural landscape and has no environmental impact whatsoever; wood for terrace canopies has many advantages, starting with its resistance over time, since the wood is very stable and does not change over time. Another advantage is represented by the safety of this material used for the canopies, since the wood is elastic and resistant and, even during earthquakes, it is able to withstand well, as it is stressed less than other materials. Usually the wood used for the canopies for terraces is solid wood, that is that wood that is taken directly from the trunk of the trees and is much more resistant, allowing it to be used in any type of construction; moreover, wood is an insulating material, which with a reduced thickness manages to isolate any type of construction both from a thermal and acoustic point of view. Finally, another characteristic of wood is represented by its ductility, which lends itself to the multiple decorations and designs chosen specifically according to one's needs and tastes. Another material used for the construction of canopies for terraces is PVC, a material of recent composition, but very widespread in the real estate market and in all types of windows and doors; PVC patio canopies are the best choice for those who want to have a solid and long-lasting structure, in fact PVC is a very resistant material to humidity, since it is totally hydrophobic and, therefore, although the canopies are placed at outside, it does not suffer from atmospheric agents it also resists any type of acid and its maintenance is really minimal, since it is possible to clean the PVC only with the help of a damp cloth. Although PVC is a material derived from petroleum, it is still highly eco-sustainable and recyclable, since PVC waste is used for other buildings and does not end up in landfills; this material used in the construction of canopies for terraces is very resistant to driving rain and shocks of all kinds, in fact it does not scratch and does not show signs of collapse, but lasts over time, consolidating any type of roof and being able to give solidity to the home. PVC is also a highly insulating material that saves on heating in winter and air conditioning in summer; You can choose the color that best suits your needs, since PVC is very ductile and lends itself to any type of treatment used to decorate homes. Aluminum is also widely used to build canopies for terraces, a material widely used for outdoor constructions, since its main characteristic is the high resistance to external agents, because its molecules allow it not to be prone to rust. and therefore able to withstand for many years even without any kind of maintenance. Aluminum for terrace canopies is mainly used for city buildings, since it is a material suitable for creating new light points for the building in which it is placed, giving brightness to the house; moreover, aluminum enables solid but at the same time very elegant canopies thanks to its ductility and the fact that it is not polluting, respecting the environment and giving elegance to the home.


There are also many models available for terrace canopies, starting with the fixed ones, especially used for permanent constructions, which want to be used for every type of season, both for summer and winter periods. There are also canopies for sliding terraces, ie retractable, whose movement is operated by remote control or by hand through special knobs; the sliding canopies for terraces are used especially to prevent the attacks of atmospheric agents, through the installation of particular sensors that in front of the wind and the rain will allow the roof to close automatically. The sliding canopies are very comfortable because they can be closed and opened at any time of the year, allowing you to choose the right time based on everyone's needs.
Choosing canopies for terraces means giving your home or any other building a more elegant appearance, which allows you to enlarge the building, to create a place where you can share unique moments with friends and relatives; thanks to the canopies it will be possible to shelter from the rain while remaining outside the house. Therefore it is only necessary to choose between the myriad of models and materials available and to install a roof for terraces in your home.