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3 Benefits of Awnings

Posted on Friday, December 21st, 2018 at 1:34 pm.
3 Benefits of Awnings

If you’re on the fence about installing a new awning at home or your commercial property, consider how the quality of your experience will rise.

Window awnings serve many purposes. They add aesthetic value to your property, and they also function as a way to block the sun, allowing people to enjoy your property more. If you’re on the fence about installing a new awning at home or your commercial property, consider how the quality of your experience will improve. Here are three benefits of awnings.


One of the greatest benefits of installing an awning is the protection that they provide from the elements. It’s the perfect way to make your home or business more accessible in the rain, allowing people to gather themselves before entering or leaving. This also helps keep your entryway dry as people can shake out their umbrellas before coming in. Similarly, awnings will also help block direct exposure from the sun, making your home more comfortable throughout the year.    

Cost Efficiency

Speaking of direct sunlight, when the sun beams directly into your home or business it also increases the heat. This means that you’ll spend more money keeping your home cool, especially in the spring and summer. With an awning, you could see an impactful decrease in your energy costs. The awning will effectively block that sunlight, making your home more comfortable. In addition to raising the temperature, the sun can also damage your furniture. Rugs and chairs that are exposed to the light all day take on a lighter color than the rest of the furniture in your room. You’ll find yourself having to rearrange the furniture or replace them periodically. Save more money, and your furniture, by blocking the sunlight with an awning.  

More Living Space

Extend our outdoor living space with an awning. Direct sunlight can make your patio or deck uncomfortable to spend an extended amount of time outside. With an awning, you can dramatically decrease the temperature around your home and take the brightness down a notch. Even in the rain when it’s not too hard or windy, you can enjoy a cool breeze under cover of your awning.  


Ready to get the perfect shade structure for your apartment building, business, or home? Carroll Architectural Shade (formerly known as Carroll Awning) has the expertise and equipment to make and install the perfect residential or commercial shade structure to give your home or business an even cooler exterior. We can design, create, and install custom canopies and awnings all year long. For a free estimate and to get started designing your dream awning, give us a call at 1-800-999-5617 or visit us online. To see examples of our work, follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+, and LinkedIn.


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