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Old 01-20-2015, 07:51 PM
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I do need to find someone to put a canvas cover over my bird cage. Any body have this done? Is it the best way to go to cover the bird cage?

Thank you for any ideas or contractor you may know.

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Old 01-20-2015, 09:04 PM
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I do not know of a canvas cover, but they do offer screening with various levels of sun blocking, from almost none to 25%, 50%, and 75%. If you are after canvas to block the rain, I think you will be out of luck as I do not believe the method used to secure the existing screening will hold up to the occasional high winds with canvas installed. It is possible that the entire structure might not be suitable for the wind load.
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Also that might come under the jurisdiction of the ARB........might want to check that before investing.
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Very good point, you are right, canvas probably does not fit.
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Sorry I can't give a referral but, my neighbor had a canvas cove installed over his birdcage about 5 yrs ago and he has never had a problem. It was custom made so it is a snug fit. It is very attractive.
Just a suggestion, in your travels, if you see something out there that you like, stop in at that residence and ask for reference.
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In Saturday's Daily Sun there is an interior designer, Ruth Dwyer, who writes a weekly article. She redid a lanai and birdcage that included the canvas covering. Maybe you could contact her for additional information.
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I had a friend in Duval that just had their birdcage covered. I will get the name from them tomorrow.
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We used Sunshine Awning in Leesburg.
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We used Sunshine Awning in Leesburg.

Does it have wind holes? I am amazed the sometimes strong winds don't lift the structure.

The wind tears our tethered sun screen on the lanai loose from it's holders all of the time.
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No, it doesn't have wind holes. They build a frame and put the canvas on somehow and then bolt it to the top of the birdcage.
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No, it doesn't have wind holes. They build a frame and put the canvas on somehow and then bolt it to the top of the birdcage.

Please show us a picture. That sounds wonderful.
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I do need to find someone to put a canvas cover over my bird cage. Any body have this done? Is it the best way to go to cover the bird cage?

Thank you for any ideas or contractor you may know.

Maureen
352-753-6435
Sunshine Awnings 352 787 4436 put a cover on our Birdcage. Good local company. Wind does not affect the canvas, it is custom fitted to your area. We love it. Can sit out in the rain and it does not wet our room/furniture, unless of course the rain in blown in sideways by the wind.
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Please get an Arc to cover your birdcage it is required!
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We also used Sunshine Awnings and are totally satisfied. We recommended them to others who were also satisfied. Very professional and quality conscious.
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