In Southern California, spear awnings have become popular because of the Spanish and Mediterranean architecture influences. These awnings are decorative accents and are typically mounted over windows.
Spear awnings feature metal spears that thrust through the shade structure and mounts to the wall. (See below for a picture). The decorative accents to the awning add a flare and style to the home that recalls Mediterranean architecture.
If you’re considering adding spear awnings to your home here are some things to think about before you install: