Installing retractable awning on vinyl siding:
A retractable awning is an outdoor roof covering which allows you to cover up your windows without having to buy additional roofing materials or hiring extra labor. A retractable awning can be installed quickly and easily. You will need to have some basic tools available like screwdriver, hammer, drill bit and nails.
In order to install a retractable awning on vinyl siding, you will first need to determine if it is possible. If it is not possible then you will need to decide whether or not you want to go ahead with the project. There are many reasons why a retractable roof may be impossible; however, there are other benefits as well.
If you cannot install a retractable roof on your home, then you might consider buying a new roof instead. However, if you already own the house and wish to keep it intact while adding retractable roofing to it, then you will need to make certain that the existing structure does not collapse due to excessive weight.
You may also want to consider purchasing an RV (Recreational Vehicle) so that you can enjoy the outdoors even more when traveling around town.
When you decide to travel by RV, you can stay in campsites that have water hookups, or you can simply park the RV somewhere safe and use a hose for a water supply. It all just depends on how much freedom you want and what you’re willing to spend on your RV vacation.
If you like being outdoors (and who doesn’t!) then an RV vacation is definitely for you. You can go just about anywhere in the country and camp out in beautiful scenery you’ve only seen on postcards.
Sometimes a traditional tent just doesn’t provide the kind of comfort that is needed after a long day of hiking or sight-seeing, and if you’re like me, you don’t want to be bothered with the hassle of setting up a bulky RV. This is where the pop-up camper comes in! These campers are light enough to be towed by a normal sized car, yet they still provide more than enough space for your needs.
A pop-up camper can fit two adults and a child with no problems, but it can get a little cramped if you’re planning on taking along more than one child. I once knew a family of four who tried to fit into one of these things; needless to say it was a really bad trip.
Sources & references used in this article:
- Awning brackets and frame (D Lamotte – US Patent 8,458,964, 2013 – Google Patents)
- Header rail for awning (K Becker – US Patent 5,560,411, 1996 – Google Patents)
- Awning brackets and panel (D Lamotte – US Patent 8,769,885, 2014 – Google Patents)
- Awning system with snap-on functional components (L Fisher, W Fisher – US Patent 7,699,091, 2010 – Google Patents)
- Awning hook for recreational vehicle (RW Pelletier, I Pelletier – US Patent 5,174,536, 1992 – Google Patents)
- Awning installation device (H Mukai – US Patent 6,739,371, 2004 – Google Patents)
- The zero-carbon house (MG Cook – 2011 – books.google.com)
- Siding panel end plug and method of installation (SW Steffes – US Patent App. 16/351,257, 2019 – Google Patents)