Originally Posted by lenasmith
We would like to try and fix before buying new awning.
Not that much of a job with 2 people with ladders, just cumbersome. Have installed an 18' by myself and that is a JOB! Takes 2 ladders and a few clamps, but can be done if you're determined. If the tube is bent/broken, you will have to take the material off the trailer and that is a job. I made a T the height of the awning mount to hold the awning.