If you are thinking about investing in awnings it might be helpful to find out what is currently available in the market. Doing a simple search for Tri state awnings will provide you with a list of the local vendors that are selling these awnings. Given the large number of companies that you could buy from it may be advantageous for you to get some of these firms to provide you with a proposal of what it will cost to install the awnings. These proposals should clearly itemize all of the costs with the installation, there should be a section on the proposal that covers warranties and testimonials from clients who bought their awnings from the company. If you are not sure about whether the firm you are considering is a good choice you can use a search engine and type in the name of the company, that search will be comprehensive enough to let you know what everyone has ever said about the vendor. Only when you know that the vendor is legitimate can you move forward with the decision to buy from them.