Shutters & Awnings

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How to Install Hurricane Shutters

They're a vital safety measure in areas with heavy storms.

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An Introduction to Awnings

Awnings can be used not only to give a little extra aesthetic appeal to the outside of a home or mobile

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Shutter Installation for Interior Windows

Window shutter installation has been a way of ensuring privacy and controlling light while adding style

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How to Insulate Metal Awnings

Provide shade and warmth for year-round use.

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Make a Canvas Awning in 4 Steps

Shading a door or window can decrease your cooling costs.

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How to Build Custom Storm Shutters

Storm shutters are more than decorative adornments for your home.

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How To Build Exterior Wooden Shutters

Exterior wooden shutters can be decorative and serve a function.

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How to Replace Vinyl Shutters

An accent that can truly enhance the overall look of a home is the installation of vinyl shutters.

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Solutions for a Noisy Motor in Your Rolling Shutters

Like all motors, the mechanism can wear down and get noisy.

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How to Repair Canvas Window Awnings

Canvas window awnings are used to keep the sun and dirt from the window.

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How to Build Rain Proof Awnings

Awnings can be used for a number of reasons: to save energy by protecting rooms from sunlight.

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3 Tips on Painting Vinyl Awnings

Its a cheap way to change your home's look.

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How to Frame an Overhang

If you're planning to build a porch overhang, you'll need to begin with the frame.

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Removing Rolling Shutters Easily

You may want to bring your rolling shutters along when you move to a new home.

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5 Types of Hurricane Shutters

They're crucial for preventing serious storm damage.

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How to Stain Wooden Plantation Shutters

Wooden plantation shutters can be a beautiful addition to any home.

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How to Adjust Tension in Awnings

Enjoying the peaceful scenery while shaded from the hot sun by an awning is a calming image.

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Pros and Cons of Retractable Patio Awnings

Retractable patio awnings are gaining popularity worldwide because of their flexibility and versatility.

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RV Awning Repair - Replacing the Cam Lock

It seems simple, but it requires a wide assortment of tools.

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RV Awning Repair - Troubleshooting The Problem

While on a long road with the whole family for several days, expect to do RV awning repair.

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How to Make an Indoor Window Awning

An indoor awning is easy and inexpensive to make.

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How to Paint Indoor Wooden Window Shutters

Wooden window shutters can add beautiful character to an interior.

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How to Patch Holes in an RV Awning

The small holes you've found in your RV awning may appear to be nothing more than an eye sore.

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How to Install Decorative Exterior Shutters

Decorative exterior shutters add ornamental value to a home.

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Fabric Awning Repair - Reinforcing Stichings

Fabric awning repair can take on many forms from repairing holes and rips to replacing the mechanism.

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How to Build Window Awnings

Window awnings can be made from a variety of materials. Pre-made awning can be found.

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How Retractable Patio Awnings Work

Retractable patio awnings are a popular and convenient way to protect you and your possessions.

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Aluminum Awning Maintenance - 3 Tips

An aluminum awning can provide many years of shade.

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How to Prevent Birds from Nesting in Your Patio Awnings

Birds can be very frustrating, unwelcome visitors in patio awnings.

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How to Build an Awning Frame

An awning frame supports awning curtains and can provide shade and privacy.

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How to Repair Accordion Shutters

Because accordion shutters are intended to protect against hurricane winds they are generally durable.

How to Make Arched Top Window Treatments

Follow these steps to make arched window treatments.

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How to Clean Mildew from Retractable Patio Awnings

Retractable patio awnings are a great addition to you outdoor living.

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How to Convert a Manual Awning into an Electric Awning

A manual awning can be converted directly into an electrical awning to provide ease of use.

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How to Install an Awning Motor

Learning to install an awning motor doesn’t require any special skills.

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How to Remove Vinyl Shutters from Brick

Homeowners often need to remove vinyl shutters for repairing or painting the shutters.

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How to Paint Solid Wooden Shutters

You will have to paint solid wooden shutters once every few years to keep them in good condition.

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How to Remove Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are window blinds made up of slats of wood.

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4 Tips for Building Inexpensive Awnings

DIY some inexpensive shade at home and away.

RV Awning Repair: Re-tensioning the Spring

Re-tension your spring in 5 simple steps!

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How to Repair a Motorized Awning

A motorized awning is a great outdoor addition.

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How to Build Board and Batten Exterior Shutters

Board and batten exterior shutters are very popular.

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Repairing Bahama Shutters

Bahama shutters, also known as Bermuda shutters, are designed to be used during the extremes of weather,