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How Long Does It Take to Install a Retractable Awning?

Newly installed awning over window

The hot summer weather can sometimes be too scorching to bask under the sun. On such days, you can cool off indoors in the AC or relax under a retractable awning over your patio. Staying outside seems the better idea since it provides a better landscape view and saves on your electricity bill. However, as…

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Give Your Awnings a Fresh Look With New Fabric

Newly installed awning over window

Awnings are an excellent way to add personality and style to your home. They are also practical, protecting you from the elements and helping lower energy costs. A high-quality awning can lower the temperature of your outside space by as much as 25°, which is welcome news during a hot Florida summer. With all these…

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How to Clean a Bug Screen

Bug screens on a large window

If you live in Florida, you have a lot of very small neighbors, and it’s a fact of life that those neighbors want to bite you. These insects (including mosquitoes, biting flies, and midges) can easily prevent you from enjoying Florida’s gorgeous weather. That’s where Solarus USA in Palm Beach, Martin, and Broward counties comes…

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How Much Do Retractable Awnings Cost?

Low Angle Of A Blue And White Stripped Retractable Awning

Given their convenient features and sun-blocking capabilities, more and more homeowners and commercial businesses are choosing to add retractable awnings to their space. If you are interested in installing one of these sun solutions, you may be wondering how much it costs. Solarus USA, an award-winning company that specializes in producing custom-made awnings and solar…

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Solar Screen vs. Window Tint: Which Is Better?

Close-Up Look Of A Solar Screen Highlighting Its Fabric

According to the Department of Energy, about 76% of the sunlight that falls on standard double-pane windows enters a home or business and becomes heat. This heat can lead to uncomfortable temperatures and high energy bills when attempting to reduce the heat. But there’s good news – window treatments, such as solar screens and tints,…

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How to Clean Solar Screens

Yellow And White Striped Awning Against A Blue Sky

Solar screens offer homeowners an added layer of protection against harsh outdoor elements while still providing scenic views of the beautiful outdoors. They create luxurious patios and outdoor living spaces for all to enjoy. To ensure these functional home features last many years, homeowners need to take the necessary precautions, such as proper maintenance. Here,…

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How Long Will a Retractable Awning Last?

Outdoor High-Quality Automatic Sliding Canopy Retractable Rook System

Homeowners looking to improve their outdoor living spaces may benefit from buying a retractable awning. This unique sun solution allows you to block out the intense heat from the sun while spending time outdoors. The retractable feature permits you to roll back the awning to enjoy cool summer evenings gazing at the beautiful sunset. The…

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