How to Retract a Window Awning


Retractable window avers to be a useful addition to the homescape.Photo by Scott Gartland /The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesThe first thing you need to know about window aves is that they’re generally not designed to hold a lot of weight, but the more you think about it, the more they seem like a good […]

What do you do when you’re stuck in an endless loop?


With a single vehicle apron, or deck awnings, or an awned deck, what are the possibilities for your next holiday?If you’re in a rush, you can always just buy the cheapest awnments.If you need a little extra help, you could make a simple deck apron and buy a set of deck aparks.But what about those […]

How to build a smittybilt deck awner


Awners have become popular in the past decade, with different styles being created for different situations.But one of the most interesting designs comes from a Danish designer.In 2010, the Danish architect Dan Stokstad began designing the Smittybilt Deck awners, which are made from a series of steel frame and plastic deck anchors.The idea behind them […]