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Pete M. Myers

Wanted an awning for our home that we could install ourselves. We are not very handy and were worried that this might be too much of a project for us. It turns out this was a little tough because the awning is so long and a little hard to wrangle when installing. The best part for us is the automatic extension and retraction because we really did not want to spend our time spinning a crank by hand. Although the fabric is paper-thin, it works pretty well blocking the sun, but you really have to be careful if the wind even picks up a little. When it does move even a little, it really starts to creak, and it seems like one good gust could rip it right off the wall. I guess since all the parts are made in China I shouldn’t expect more 🙁