Well built, solid door awning
The instructions were easy to follow, but a bit more detail would be nice (some hardware positions were inferred, but not stated, such as 'step 10, install awning to wall hold-down screws'. As long as you are comfortable with most household projects, this item should be relatively simple to install. Anything longer than four feet will take two helpers to put up.
Sturdy & beautiful in an Americana sort of way.
Easily installed with two people. It's light enough but unwieldy. I didn't have clearance under the eaves to position the hanging bar the called distance above the door ( the issue is your door, when open, hitting the underside of the canopy). I positioned that bar 8-9" above the door and gained open-door clearance room by placing a 1/4" spacer washer under the bottom mount point of each canopy side panel. A tip: I dropped the tailgate and did the initial assembly on an old blanket in the bed of
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my pickup - lot easier on the back. Pricey.
Overall, high quality and good appearance
Bought it so I could "hear the rain" but it really adds to appearance of upstairs balcony with French doors. Bought the largest available so wife and I can sit under it with our coffee while it rains. Will also help protect the wood doors from sun and rain. Thought it was a little pricy and more difficult to install than I expected but nothing too bad. Two people would have been easier but only had myself. I considered one without sides but glad I paid the extra. Sides make it much more durable
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and better looking.
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