Do you wish to spend your pleasant evenings in the open air, enjoying a barbecue with your colleagues, friends, and family? In most cases, the weather is not so friendly, and one has to find a temporary way out. However, with TG Glass Works glass canopy installed at your facility, you can enjoy the pleasant moments within your garden throughout the year, without being forced to make some last minutes arrangements for unfriendly weather.
If you are able to get a reliable solution installed, you could unlock endless possibilities of enjoyment. Moreover, with additional custom vertical elements installed, you could turn the glass canopy into a complete glasshouse with protection from wind and rain from all sides.
This sounds interesting, right? However, we should caution you that in order to enjoy an uninterrupted excellent experience throughout the year, it is vital to do the basics right. To help you with canopy installation, we are giving you a framework to ensure an excellent experience and avoid any untoward incident later on.
Whenever you are to install the glass canopy at your commercial or residential facility, here are the five basic questions to ask.
- What Size Fits into My Needs?
The foremost question is about the need assessment. When planning to install a canopy, make sure to ask yourself and vender what size, angle, and elevation will serve your needs. At times, people need canopy just to cover the front door for various reasons, but it is not something everyone would want.
Remember, a well-designed glass canopy can make your facility more energy-efficient by stopping the sun’s rays from heating the entrance and exposure area. There are folks who need a sort of glasshouse to arrange outdoor activities and parties, so be sure to determine your long-term needs prior to making an order.
- What Would be an Ideal Canopy Height?
The next question should be about the height as placing it too high may lead to a bunch of problems. For example, in extreme weather conditions, rainwater may drive under the actual canopy. Designs like this are impractical and may prove out to be ineffective in the face of serious weather conditions. You should better sit with the installation team and determine the ideal height – maybe through trials and error testing or taking a guess from standards in your surrounding areas.
- What Color Suites My Building?
Picking the right color and aesthetic elements are vital for the installation’s compatibility with your surrounding. In most cases, transparent glass canopy is the preferred choice as it creates a classic look when paired with other materials like wood and steel. Minimalism is the hallmark of modern design and offers better sun protection. You can opt for frosted or tinted glass as per your needs and the building’s colors. In short, your canopy’s material and color should be in harmony with the aesthetics of the building.
- Is My Vendor Certified?
Picking the right vendor is probably the single most important decision you will make. When consulting a glass vendor, you should check out a few elements on their profile. You should check out their domain expertise, number of years in the industry, the team members’ skills-set, and certification/registration status.
We would like to inform that TG Glass Works is a registered provider and has been helping clients for the past decade with a qualified team of experts. We fabricate tailor-made glass canopies as per the client’s needs and installation requirements.
- What is Your Budget?
Among many other things, the budget plays an important role in making a decision. Before you place the order, you should make the budget call, as to how much you are willing to pay for the facility. For a corporate office, the scope of needs is wider and may require flexible budget since the options are multiple. Conversely, residential customers have a different case as the scope of usage is different. In both cases, the budget has to be in line with expert advice on the needs and the available options.
Advantages of Installing Glass Canopies
For corporate clients, the entrance canopy is a very important investment as they offer shelter to the customers standing outside, and also offer some space for outdoor functions. If you are a hotel, this is a very important addition to the entrance as it could serve the guests who may be waiting for the taxi.
While we have covered a bit of information about the general advantages of canopies, here is a brief snapshot of the key advantages of installing them.
- Weather Management
By using glass canopies, a facility administration can manage the negative fallouts of the extreme weather conditions. For example, they can help entrance stay pleasant in all types of conditions and also provide shelter to visitors and bystanders.
- Natural Light
If you aspire to keep your indoor environment pleasant and healthy, it is vital to integrate glass doors and entrance systems. Glass canopies facilitate penetration of natural light, and may also help save a decent amount in terms of energy bills.
- Modern Outlook
Entrance canopies are a vital element to add more to the beauty of the building. If you could harmonize it with the colors and material of the building, it can add a lot to the beauty.
Glass canopies could be a valuable investment for your facility. They offer a number of advantages including saving your bills, offering extra space for parties, adding more to the beauty of the facility, and passing more natural light indoors. Now, when you have got the idea of how valuable they could be, your next move is to select the right vendor, the team of experts, and the type of solution for your building.
At TG Glass Works, we are fully committed to helping our clients with the solution of their choice. If you need glass canopies of any type, our experts can offer the best advice and solution as per needs, aesthetics, and building.