It is one of our most popular awnings. It adds loads of curb appeal. Although easy to assemble and install. the HOUSTONIAN has been engineered and tested to withstand serious wind and snow loads. Testing included extreme wind tunnel up/down draft. obstacle and weight positioning. All Beauty-Mark fixed awnings are easy to install. The frame is manufactured with powder coated structural aluminum and hardware. Awnings have the ability to transform a drab exterior on any building. You will surely enjoy years of reliable service and energy savings from the HOUSTONIAN.