Aluminum has become the new standard in awning construction. Canvas is prone to fading in color, and can be torn or ripped. It is also necesary to retract a large canvas awning during any significant wind. An aluminum awning provides a solid structure to shelter your outdoor living space from rain or sunshine. They can also tolerate mild to moderate snow fall. The low maintenance is such a valuable aspect of owning an aluminum awning. It is an investment sure to stand the test of time. You can contact Aluminum Awnings & Underdecking of the Carolinas at 828-217-3553.