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6 Reasons to Design Custom Awnings

Posted on Thursday, January 20th, 2022 at 10:52 am.
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Work with Carroll Architectural Shade to design custom awnings that suit your building exactly.

While it might seem easier to select ready-made awnings for your commercial or residential building, customization will always provide a more satisfying result. Customization isn’t just for property owners who want specific designs but has many practical uses that help guarantee the very best results. At Carroll Architectural Shade, our experts are ready to design custom awnings for your building. Read on to learn more about all the advantages customization brings. 

Unique Designs 

Of course, the first benefit of designing custom awnings is the ability to select every part. You can decide which fabric, color, awning length, and more are best for you. If you are designing a commercial awning, you can also select how you would like your logo, business name, or contact information placed on the awning. 

Avoid Blind Spots 

If you order a ready-made awning, you may be disappointed when that awning turns out to leave blind spots of coverage. When you design custom awnings, you ensure that you avoid any blind spots. Your awning is designed to provide complete shade to the chosen area without any gaps or bothersome deficits. 

Can Suit Any Building 

Every building is different, and even some windows and doors of a single property can be built differently. If every door and window is different, it doesn’t make sense to use ready-made awnings as a one-size-fits-all solution. This is where custom awnings come in: they help you select the best size, color, and style for every unique window, door, porch, or patio you may be covering. 

You Can Be Involved 

Because custom awnings are designed to meet the customer’s desires, this means that the customer is heavily involved in the design process. This means that you can select the best materials for your awning and ensure that every part of the awning is to your liking. 

The Best of Everything

When you decide to design custom awnings with Carroll Architectural Shade, you are getting the best possible awnings you can. Original awnings offer you the best of everything: the best hardware and fabric your budget can afford, designed by professionals and awning design experts. 

You Get More Value For Your Money 

Custom options may cost a bit more than ready-made standard options, but that is because the long-lasting value of custom awnings is much greater. Custom awnings are guaranteed to be of excellent quality, and when you get to be a part of the design process, you can be confident that you will receive an awning you love and want to use for many years to come. 


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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