Aluminum Frames (1/8" wall)

Why do some home owners use 100% Aluminum Frames?
  • Wood or combustible materials may not be allowed in the area.
  • Owners desire a more maintenance-free structure.
  • Termites do not eat aluminum.
  • Aluminum does not warp, twist, nor dry out

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18. 14' by 18' Freestanding with rear louver blinds
19. The opening roof is a perfect solution for dog kennels

20. 19' x 15' attached structure

Satisfies the owners desire to have a protected area for furnishings, yet allow light into the two ajoining areas when needed.

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21. 40'x16' Three section aluminum rafter frame area added to existing columns and wood header.

22. The first half is "Eclipse Opening Roof", while the far end is a 50% open fixed lattice. Under which side do you think the owners spend their time?

Exposure to the south made time spent outside very uncomfortable prior to the Eclipse installation.

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23. The Eclipse end allows the owners to control the light into the glass doors.
24. 20'x18' peaked area supported by corner concrete columns

25. Closed for maximum shade.

Open partially for some shade and complete ventilation.

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26. Corbel design cuts give the heavy wall aluminum a wood appearance.

A combination of opening roof and fixed slat areas was used.

 

27.The walls of this home would not allow the height desired, so two trusses were added to give an open feel.

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28. 24'x16' built to replace aged wood cover, corbels and three poly columns add style.
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