When it comes to buying an awning, you’re more concerned with things like the structure, shape, and the look of your investment. But remember, the basic building blocks of your awning start with the fabric and thread used to construct it.
The most basic element of your awning is probably the thread. You might be wondering why you should care about what kind of thread is used in your awning. Well, it’s actually quite important! The thread is what keeps the fabric together and tight on the frame. If it’s not strong, durable, and reliable, then your awning will eventually fall apart.
Also, keep in mind your seams needs to last and using the right thread will help ensure longevity. Seams are an essential part of any fabric construction; they hold the fabric together and help give it its shape. Using strong and durable thread for your seam is really a must if you’re looking for a product that will stand up to the elements.
So, when it comes to awning thread, what should you consider using? American Awning & Blind Co. uses GORE® TENARA® Sewing Thread because of its reliability, strength, and guarantee the thread will outlast the fabric it’s sewn into! Tenara thread is built with UV resistance and not coated with an additive or chemical that eventually wears off. The thread is also weather-proof and remains flexible and strong even in hot or cold weather. The thread is also water-proof and even resists acid rain, salt water, pollution, snow and freezing! Imagine having thread this strong keep your awning fabric together and tight on your frame!