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Find the Best Awning Companies in Beaver Dam, WI

Awnings provide shade from the sun on hot days and a cozy place to sit outside on a drizzly day, while protecting your deck and outdoor furniture. WiscNews has partnered with ConsumerAffairs to create this guide by comparing product selection and customer reviews of 23 businesses and choosing four favorites from the best awning installers in Beaver Dam.

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Types of awnings in Beaver Dam

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When choosing an awning for your outdoor space in Beaver Dam, unpredictable weather will be a major consideration. With many types of awnings to choose from, look for materials that hold up to and block the sun’s UV rays to protect you and your outdoor furniture. Consider how fabric versus metal styles of awnings hold up to different outdoor conditions. In Beaver Dam, water-resistant awnings can keep you dry on rainy days and resist mildew growth. Retractable fabric awnings are suitable for poor weather conditions because they can rolled up. If you want an awning that’s easy to clean, look for machine-washable options.

  • Retractable awnings: Roll-up awnings can be pulled back to adjust coverage. Motorized options operate by remote or touch of a button, while hand-operated awnings typically have a crank. Retractable awnings are a great option for Beaver Dam residents, since they can be rolled up to prevent damage during storms.
  • Stationary awnings: Stationary awnings can transform an unshaded outdoor area into a space you can use more frequently during both sunny and rainy weather in Beaver Dam. For those who want to save money while improving the yard, fixed awnings provide budget-friendly options.
  • Commercial awnings: Commercial awnings add character to the facade of a business, while shading doors and windows to protect customers and merchandise. Typically, fixed options work well for commercial applications.
  • Window awnings: Window awnings provide homeowners with many benefits, especially shade and decreased cooling costs. Spear awnings also add curb appeal and help maintain a home’s value. Choose adjustable or stationary models.
  • Aluminum awnings: Aluminum awnings are generally stationary, though you might find some retractable options. Aluminum is durable, cost-effective, low-maintenance and water-resistant. For Beaver Dam residents, aluminum provides protection from the region’s varied climate — sun, rain and snow.

Many Beaver Dam awnings companies offer installation and awning maintenance, such as cleaning and application of protective coatings. Some provide winter storage for customers who need to remove awnings to prevent damage during cold months. Many companies also offer custom awning design and solutions for gazebos and other indoor/outdoor structures. When choosing an awning company, look for warranty information on materials and a guarantee on installation workmanship.

Awning prices in Beaver Dam

In general, awnings cost about $250 to $3,500, which may or may not include installation. Average awnings cost in Wisconsin is about $2,000. The price of awnings largely depends on they type, material and whether installation is included. Retractable awnings cost depends on whether the model is motorized or manually operated. Motorized options cost more. Retractable awnings price also goes up when you add features such as remote control or automatic roll-up in certain weather conditions. Prices are higher for custom and larger sizes. Ask about discounts and payment plans.

Beaver Dam awnings FAQ

How much clearance is needed for a retractable awning?

Retractable awnings must be at least 8 feet off the ground. Factor in an additional 10 to 12 inches of space over a swinging door for retractable awning installation. Projection lengths vary. You can ask a sales rep to help you find options to fit your space.

How much do window awnings cost in Beaver Dam?

In Wisconsin, the average cost for window awnings is about $2,000, including installation.

How do I install a metal awning?

Some companies offer DIY instructions for installation. You can also hire a contractor to install an awning. Many awning companies provide installation services along with sales.

Beaver Dam awning installation company information

SunSetter Awnings

SunSetter specializes in manual and motorized retractable fabric awnings. Installation can be done by the homeowner, or you can contact a local dealer for assistance. The company sells 100% waterproof options. The largest model extends 11 feet, 8 inches from the home. You can shop online, request free fabric samples and see how the awning would look on your home. All models can withstand wind gusts from 55 to 75 mph. Some models close automatically on windy or rainy days. SunSetter offers a 90-day money-back trial and five- to 10-year warranties on select models.

SunSetter Awnings

Baraboo Tent and Awning

Baraboo Tent and Awning specializes in commercial custom awnings, canopies and fabric structures. The company also provides many residential options, including aluminum awnings, porch and gazebo curtains, patio and deck coverings and retractable awnings. Ask about custom solutions for protecting your screened-in porch. The company offers a one-year warranty on workmanship. Baraboo Tent and Awning is located at 1111 Walnut St., Baraboo, WI 53913.

Baraboo Tent and Awning

Gallagher Tent and Awning

Gallagher Tent and Awning sells, installs and maintains Sunbrella and Sunesta products, along with many other commercial and residential canopy and awning brands. Inventory includes awnings with projections up to 29 feet. The company can also customize fabric awnings, aluminum awnings, door canopies, patio covers, gazebos, umbrellas, solar screens and porch curtains. Additional services include lighting and heating solutions integrated into awnings. Visit Gallagher Tent and Awning’s showroom at 809 Plaenert Drive, Madison, WI 53713.

Gallagher Tent and Awning

Appleton Awning Shop

Appleton Awning Shop sells and installs residential, commercial, retractable, solar-powered, stationary and custom awnings. The company has over 200 colors of fabric to choose from, plus aluminum options that can be left out year-round. Motorized or manual retractable options are available. The company provides storage service for fabric awnings and repair service on all models. It customizes awnings and retractable screens with options for shade, bug-proofing or heat retention during cool months. A lifetime frame warranty is included on retractable awnings from Sunesta. Appleton Awning Shop is located at 3052 W. Elberg Ave., Appleton, WI 54914.

Appleton Awning Shop