Got my order a couple of days ago and just installed it! It is great. Just what I wanted and looks terrific. Very easy installation, well constructed, good directions, shipped and delivered just like you quoted. Best of all your over the phone suggestions about sizing and fit were right on the money. You made a recommendation regarding my measurements and you were absolutely right!! Thanks.
I've had the Panorama Window Awnings on my upstairs windows now for 28 years... yes, 28 years. We are just now repainting them for the first time. They Look like new considering, except for the loss of the bottom slat on each awning, they've been through so many storms, hurricanes w/ 145mph winds and our Florida "SUN". Getting them was one of the best decisions we made when we built our home. They were well worth the investment and I recommend others to consider them for their homes. I just thought I'd share this with you.
Many, many years ago I purchased an awning for the front of my home (8-feet wide) from the Sears Catalog, which no longer exists. I later installed two windows which were also on the front of the house. I searched for years to find one that matched the one I got from Sears.
Recently, while searching again for aluminum awnings, I found General Awnings. I looked through their designs and there it was -- the exact same style as the one I had gotten years ago. I ordered two 4-foot wide ones and installed them. They assembled in the same manner as my older one and was just as easy to hang.
The individual slats allow hot air to pass through and not build up underneath by the window. The support rails were a little longer than I desired, but were easily shortened with my multi-tool. I have received many compliments as to their nice appearance.
A.P., New Jersey
You are selling a quality product. I was pleased when I opened the boxes, and saw the high quality of the material. The installation was very easy. The instructions were clear. I was able to install the awnings with no help. The installation took me approximately 4 hours, because I had to make several modifications, and required a trip to the hardware store and some woodworking.
I modified the connection where the adjusting arms connect to the awning by installing a clevis pin to make for easier adjusting. One of the awnings had to be mounted on a piece of wood that I mounted on my siding because I was unable to locate a header or stud under the siding. The awnings look great and they really have cooled down the two rooms, by blocking the afternoon sunlight.
I love the awnings! It took our handyman just a couple of hours to put them up, and they look great. They are on west facing windows which have no protection from the afternoon sun, so they have done wonders keeping my home much cooler. I was concerned about their stability because we have heavy west winds, especially all spring, but the shades are steady as a rock. Highly recommended. Thank you!
V.H., New Mexico
We were a little apprehensive about DIY aspect, but since the instructions were pretty clear- went up in a short time. Delivered on time, minor damage (a little ding, but was on inside edge- away from outer edging. On a scale of 1-5, we'd give it a 5 for ease of installation, instructions, quality of materials, workmanship, and Customer Satisfaction!
The awning made a HUGE difference on the upstairs. It is bearable now during the summer months!!!!
I am completely satisfied and love the effect it has for the room. Also no complaints from my husband who installed in. It must of not caused him any problems.
I am VERY pleased. The awning arrived within 5 business days, we put it up on July 4th with relative ease. I believe it goes very well with the house and will give me many years of service. Many compliments have been received.
We are very pleased with the awning. The dimensions were exactly as I had ordered and the installation was fairly easy. With summer coming to Austin, this awning on our west side will be very useful.