FAQ

Awnings

For our luxurious awnings, we only work with the finest European Awning Brands: Markilux and Brustor. The ingenious technique of awnings of our partners goes hand in hand with a beautiful design. The high acrylic fabrics withstand all weather conditions and some can resist wind class 3!

If we talk about retractable awnings, we talk about patio or deck covers that can be retracted into their housing mechanism when not in use. This is the best pro of a shade cover above fixed shade sails of parasols. You have control over your shade in your garden, it’s like you can control the sun. Retractable awnings can be custom made @Acoola, so we can  decide the length and width of nearly any patio of deck.

The length and width of your awning depends on your wishes. Retractable awnings can be custom made @Acoola, so we can decide the length and width of nearly any patio of deck.

Acoola's awnings are designed to be long-lasting. The hardware and frames are very durable and operate smoothly for at least a decade. To be clear, the fabrics of our premium brands lasts up to 10 years – or even longer – with minimal care. It’s important to know that you have to be mindful of extreme weather and that an awning should not be used for anything but a sunshade. It will not protect you against wind, rain or snow.

For the cleaning of the fabric of the awning, it is recommended to use a solution of mild detergent and water. Do not start scrubbing with force but instead use a sponge or very soft brush. After letting the solution stand for some minutes, just rinse it thoroughly off with clean water.

An awning is a type of roof that extends further than a typical roof, providing shade for the part of the house it covers. So yes, you can use your (retractable) awning for cooling your house. For maximum cooling, you’ll want to invest in other systems of sun blocking.

The high acrylic fabrics of the awnings of Acoola, withstand all weather conditions and some can even resist wind class 3! This means your awning can withstand winds up to 39 to max 49 miles per hour. But, it’s important to know that you have to be mindful of extreme weather and that an awning should not be used for anything but a sunshade.

It’s important to know that you have to be mindful of extreme weather and that an awning should not be used for anything but a sunshade. It will not protect you against wind, rain or snow. This means that – when we have cold winter days – you don’t should think about using your awning. You should better let them into their housing mechanism and open them when summer is coming.

A light color will reflect more radiant energy of whatever type, both heat and light. Black awnings will certainly get hotter than white, but dark awnings have a higher effect of stopping direct sunlight getting to your patio. The color of your awning depends on your wishes. But, the type of fabric and the overall ventilation of the awning installation will have a greater effect on how dark it will be under your awning (and also on the resistance of heat)

Depending on the type of fabric of the awning, usually there can be chosen out of a wide range of colors, varying from white, off white, sand, beige, brown, taupe, blue, grey, silver, anthracite and black.

It’s important to know that you have to be mindful of extreme weather and that an awning should not be used for anything but a sunshade. It will not protect you against wind, rain or snow. This means that – when we have rainy days – you don’t should think about using your awning.

For us this question is similar to: what is the price of a car? Well it depends.., do you want a brand new Jaguar, Smart or 20 year old Land Rover…? Like with cars, the sky is the limit. A price indication cannot be given without specified measurements and on-site pictures. Please contact us for your personal awning plan.