Now tents are used very often. This is due to the fact that they have such advantages: strength, durability, resistance to fading, reasonable cost. That is why some of them are used to protect cars, create a canopy, gazebos or even verandas. Tailoring of awnings to order is required in order to precisely select the desired sizes. It is also necessary to determine the material of manufacture, since quality and properties will depend on it. Consider the basic fabrics that can be used to create an awning, what you need to pay attention to.
So, in order to choose the right awning according to the material of manufacture, we suggest you analyze the main types of fabrics:
- Tarpaulin. This material is made by combining cotton and linen. This is an environmentally friendly material that does not harm human health. Very often tents from this fabric are used for agricultural purposes or during construction. The advantages of using can also include the following properties and qualities: wear resistance, long term use, resistance to moisture, low cost relative to other types of awnings. But there are also disadvantages of use, namely: the material is rather hard and unpleasant to the touch, mold may form on the coating and inside, it loses shape with prolonged use;
- PVC The basis for the manufacture of PVC awning is a polyester fabric. It is covered with a special protective layer based on PVC. The positive qualities include: low cost, lightness, strength, despite the subtlety, ease of installation and operation. You can also use PVC awning at almost any temperature, while its quality deteriorates, it will not. But to make the seams perfectly tight, you need professional equipment and work experience. Therefore, you need to contact specialists;
- Acrylic. The material is wear-resistant, represented by a wide variety of shades. In addition, the material does not fade in the sun, and for a long time retains its color. The main disadvantage is that the material does not leak moisture, and also loses its elasticity and shape during use;
- Rubberized fabrics. Awnings from such fabrics are used very rarely. The disadvantages include the following qualities: high weight and fairly high cost. The pluses are high quality, durability.