Awning Buyer’s Guide

There is no easier way to help keep the temperature from rising during the summer months than a retractable awning or sunscreen from Olympia Fireplace & Spa. These unobtrusive and durable awnings are an attractive way to control the temperature level of homes, sun rooms, outdoor living spaces and what ever else you need protection from the sun. Many people make the mistake of buying one on impulse at the local warehouse store only to find out that they do not know how to install one or even how one is designed to work. There’s quite a bit to know and plan for when purchasing a retractable awning or sunscreen, but your backyard professionals at Olympia Fireplace & Spa are more than willing to help.

Keeping the temperature down begins with keeping the suns harmful UV rays out before they make it into the home. Where are you going to mount your awning? Do you have enough room above the window to the overhanging eve? Can the awning be mounted on the roof? Since the awning will act as a huge sail or wall, how are you going to support the awning or protect it from the wind? How that you have it mounted way up there, how are you going to extend it out and bring it back in? These are just the beginning questions that have to be addressed before you can sit down and start choosing colors. We can take care of all the measuring, placement and mounting concerns and also how your sun protection will be operated so all you have to do is show us what you want protected and what colors will match your current decor. So for the very best selection and legendary customer service you can come visit us in Downtown Olympia, or if you’re one of our Lewis County neighbors, stop by our Chehalis location.


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Thank you all for a job extremely well done on installing our new Quadrafire Cumberland wood stove last year, there have been no rain leaks or any other problems. The unusual installation would have taken me at least three days with countless trips into town for different parts. The stove’s ease of operation is more than we expected, as well as the heating capabilities. We had an earth stove for years in our last house and I have to say the Cumberland is not only better to look at, but easier to clean out as well.
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