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Design Elements in Steel

Design Elements in Steel

Steel utilized as the main element in building infrastructure is common and used in most large commercial buildings and homes, but is often hidden in the interiors. Staircases, bridges, outdoor railings and many other uses are also common, but steel is less often used as a true visual, architectural element. Patio covers, […]

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Southwest Monsoon Protection

Southwest Monsoon Protection

We love the rain in the southwest. In fact, we count on it for a good portion of the annual rainfall in the summer months. Winter snows in the mountains and throughout northern New Mexico count for much of the balance each year. But as anyone who has lived here for a […]

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Shade Sail Design

Shade Sail Design

As shade sails can be constructed in virtually any geometric shape and designed to cover nearly any area, you might as well have some fun with it. From a massive cover which will require some center supports to multiple sails to shield a large area, the first consideration is knowing the space […]

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Domed Awnings

Domed awnings offer the classic dressy or professional profile. We see them on hotel entries, restaurants, galleries and businesses. The arched construction offers shelter from the elements and allows rain to run off the sides. Often finished with a scalloped or decorative valance, they look polished and upscale and are appealing in […]

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Building With Screens

Building With Screens

There are a surprising variety of applications for outdoor screening. Constructed of a heavy mesh, outdoor screening shields areas from 90% of UV rays from the sun and protects areas from wind and weather. Screening can be mounted as fixed protection from the elements or mounted on rollers and hung so that […]

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Annual Santa Fe Home Show

Annual Santa Fe Home Show

Have you marked your calendars?! The Annual Home Show is at the Santa Fe Convention Center March 11th and 12th. That’s THIS weekend! The Santa Fe Home Show runs both days from 10-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday. We will be there with lots of innovative ideas and sensible solutions for […]

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Retractable Awnings

Retractable Awnings

Retractable awnings are in great demand from coast to coast for the simple reason that they offer flexibility. Based on the design of a straight slope covering, the awning protects the width of a doorway or window and extends out to block the area below from the heat of the sun or […]

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Patio Screening Choices

Patio Screening Choices

Patio screening offers the best solution to shield outdoor living spaces from wind as well as shielding from heat and damage from the sun’s burning UV rays. Fabricated of a durable vinyl construction, the weave allows for flexibility, some passage of air and a high degree of visibility from the interior. Vinyl […]

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Steel Covering

Steel Covering

When awning fabric, mesh or screening is not durable enough for a job, not permanent enough or not strong enough, a steel covering or architectural detail can be a defining solution. Often used in commercial or industrial applications, a ramada or patio cover constructed of steel beams for a residential building offers […]

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Outdoor Enclosures

Outdoor Enclosures

When summer draws to a close and the scents of fall are in the air we turn our focus to winter planning. Stock up on firewood, check the seals on windows and doors, remove dead plants from the flower pots and have furnaces checked and flues cleaned. Heating bills are added to […]

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