How to Build Awning Windows

The awning windows can help dress up the outside of the house. Awnings avoid entering the water on windows and block the sun. They can be installed by a professional, but it will end up costing several hundred dollars per window. A simple awning can be manufactured quickly to protect from strong sunlight or rain. Make your own awning can also save a lot of money.

Measures the width of the awning windows to determine the size of cut for two by four, using a tape. Cut two sections of two by four to the width of your window, using a saw. Cut fabric width size of the window. Cut it with a scissors to have 24 inch (61 cm) long and the width of the window 8 inches (20.3 cm) additional.

Create external boxes for awning windows. Selects one of two December 4 inches (30.5 cm), and cut at 45 degrees at each end along the same size. Place two sections uncut 12 inches (30.5 cm) to form a wood frame L-shaped, nail them in place with two nails. Cutting section positioned 12 inches (30.5 cm) into the L-shaped structure to form a triangle. Two pins placed at each end of the cut section to anchor the part in place.