Aleko awning is the first choice of most home owners who choose a manually-operated awning, because for just low cost, giving you up to 80 square feet more coverage and protection! This model requires no electricity. It opens and closes easily in less than a minute, using a simple hand crank that operates smoothly and quietly. It even comes with pre-drilled holes to make accessory attachment a breeze. Excellent sun and rain protection. All in all, a terrific value!