Awing Specifications

Standard Artcraft Awning Company building specifications

Frames

  1. Constructed with ¾” square galvanized steel tubing with Gatorshield protective coatingGatorshield has corrosion resistant coating applied to interior & exterior of tubing minimum 0.813 x 16 gauge
  2. Tie bar shall be a minimum ½” x .5 x 18 gauge round bar
  3. Rafter spacing shall be no further than 36” apart
  4. Framing will be fully welded with mitered corners and joints are primed with cold galvanized compound
  5. Frames are painted with Rus-Kil H2O Acrylic Enamel paint to match covers
  6. Top track is 1” aluminum “C” channel for PVC tubing sewn in top hem of cover

Covers

  1. Made with Sunbrella, 100% Solution Dyed Acrylic Fiber awning fabric
  2. Sunbrella limited warranty coverage of 10 years from the date of original installation and covers full replacement of fabric only for the first seven years and is pro-rated for the remaining three years.
  3. Sunbrella pattern choices can be seen at sunbrella.com/showroom
  4. Panel seams are heat welded
  5. Track and lacing are sewn with closest color coordinated thread available. “Tenara lifetime thread is preferred.”

Installation

  1. All frames will be mounted with “Z” brackets into masonry or wood using galvanized ¾” or greater expansion anchors approximately every 3’ along the length and a minimum of two per side of awning.
  2. Clear silicone caulk will be applied between back bar of awning frame and wall to prevent leaking
  3. Awning will be installed level and plumb

Our awnings carry a one year warranty from our company on all aspects (frame, cover and installation).