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Tips To Choose the Right Caravan Awnings

Author: Ryan Bulluss
by Ryan Bulluss
Posted: Mar 08, 2020

Caravan awnings and porches are specifically designed for use in different conditions. Like caravans, awnings can go in a great number of dimensions and configurations. A caravan awning allows you to do daily activities outdoors, plus getting some fresh air out of direct sunlight. Caravan awnings can be quite expensive and can also take a lot of your time as you decide on which is best for you from the various types available. Choosing the right one can avoid frequent Caravan awning repairs in Mandurah in the future. Here we have mentioned a few tips to choose the right Caravan awning.


Before you start shopping for an awning, you need to understand the different types in the market. Traditional awnings are typically fixed on the caravan, and they have a changeable roof and walls. Another type is the modular awning which can be easily fixed to other awning helping you get more covered space. On the other hand, a leaning porch awning extends from the caravan as a roof, and it has three walls. A freestanding awning stands alone with four walls. The other type is a sunroof awning which only has a roof with no walls.


The frame used can be glass fiber, steel, or aluminum. If you want your awning to stay out for an extended period without frequent Caravan awning repairs in Mandurah, then steel frames are ideal for you. However, steel frames are tough to handle. On the other hand, steel and aluminum frames are easy to handle but not suitable if the awning will stay erected for a long time.


Caravan awnings are made using different fabric types. The fabrics differ in terms of looks, weight, and ease of drying. Caravan awning made from light polyester fabrics are easy to use, dries faster, are lighter and more comfortable to pack. However, they are not very durable. On the other hand, those made from using heavy polyester fabric last longer, but they are heavy and more taught and rigid.


It is essential for you to ensure that the awning is compatible with your caravan. If you want a full awning, its size should depend on your caravan’s length. Thus, you need to take accurate measurements of your caravan unless you want to buy the freestanding type. You can visit the website of your caravan manufacturer to check the size of caravan awnings compatible with your caravan. This saves you time and measuring headache.

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The author of this article has been working in a company that offers Caravan awning repairs in Mandurah. In this article, he has mentioned a few tips to choose the right caravan awning. Visit

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"Frontier RV is located in the Mandurah Industrial area. It has been offering high quality work and service to customers located in Western Australia for many years now.

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