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4 Reasons to Invest in a Business Awning

Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2022 at 10:09 am.
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When you invest in a business awning, you complete the look of your commercial location.

When creating a business, you will likely spend a fair amount of time determining how your business will look. After all, your storefront or entrance will be the first impression almost every customer gets of your business. Your building design can convey not only what your services are and what kind of company you have but can also establish professionalism and a friendly atmosphere. Every part of your business must be carefully considered. This is why you might want to invest in a business awning. Awnings can provide several key benefits that pay off for years. 

Awnings Enhance Your Visibility 

Whether you are located in a business zone or on a heavily trafficked street, you can invest in a business awning to provide a boost in visibility. At Carroll Architectural Shade, our designers will work with you to create an awning that melds well with your existing building design while including your business logo or services. Your awnings allow you to showcase your personality and communicate the essential information. 

Whether people walk past or business or drive along the street, they will notice a beautiful and well-designed awning. This can effectively draw in new customers, especially when you are a relatively new business. An impactful awning also makes it easy for customers to locate your shop on a crowded street. 

Awnings Add Excellent Aesthetic Appeal

Your new business awning can add the aesthetic appeal you want. Whether you want to add charm, style, elegance, or one-of-a-kind appeal, Carroll Architectural Shade can help. Every client has a range of fabrics and colors to choose from and numerous awning styles that they can explore. Fabric, aluminum, stationary, and retractable are just a few of our most popular commercial awnings.  

Awnings Are Easy to Maintain

In Maryland and Virginia, the weather is not often as consistent as we would like. Business owners need to be prepared for rain, wind, snow, and hot sunshine. Carroll Architectural Shade awnings are easy to maintain, with retractable awnings designed to adapt to fluctuating weather. We also offer our clients an optional winter storage service for their awnings to ensure protection through the coldest winter months. 

Your Awnings Provide Additional and Protected Space

No matter what your business is, when you invest in a business awning, you invest in protection for your guests. Your awnings work to provide shelter from all outdoor elements –sun, rain, snow, and falling debris–and can help make your business more comfortable. Entrance awnings provide guests with a spot to wipe off any rain, snow, or mud, while awnings over dining or seating areas provide extra shade and comfort. 

If you are looking to increase the visual appeal of your commercial location and boost the comfort of the place overall, it is worth investing in new business awnings. 


Through our combined locations in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., Carroll Architectural Shade provides innovative craftsmanship, superb service, competitive pricing, and unfailing attention to detail for customers throughout Maryland and Virginia.

Our highly skilled craftsmen design and custom manufacture shade products in-house, including commercial awnings, residential awnings, retractable awnings, roll-up curtains, aluminum awnings, and flat metal canopies. Founded in 1958 by James Carroll Sr., and still family-owned by his sons today, Carroll Architectural Shade remains committed to delivering top-quality craftsmanship and service.

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