by Christine Crockett Grindle
Installing awnings in areas where salt laden air is present requires extra care on the part of the owner. Salt air is extremely corrosive on all objects, including non-ferrous metals like aluminum and stainless steel.
NuImage Awnings are manufactured from the finest materials available based on the requirements for performance, strength, and longevity. The frame components are manufactured with a combination of aluminum, stainless steel, and corrosion-resistant carbon steel where high strength is required.
Awnings exposed to salt air must be treated with the same care as would be given to a boat or other metal equipment in order to prevent accelerated salt environment corrosion of the fasteners and finish.
This simple preventative maintenance process will significantly extend the life of