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The Advantages of Home Aluminum Awnings

Posted on Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at 9:58 am.
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Home aluminum awnings have many potential benefits.

If you are looking to add affordable curb appeal and long-lasting style and function to your home, an aluminum awning might be a perfect choice. Aluminum awnings can add shade, protect your siding and windows from rain and debris, and help you increase your energy efficiency. If you are interested in the many types of awnings available to you, read on to consider what home aluminum awnings can provide and why they may be the best selection for your Maryland property. 

Aluminum Awnings are Durable

Because these awnings are constructed from aluminum, they are better equipped than other materials to withstand the changing conditions of your environment. If you live in an area prone to high winds, extreme winds, rain, snow, or excessive heat, your aluminum awnings can withstand the elements year after year without warping or stretching. With regular maintenance, your home aluminum awnings can last as long as 50 years.

Affordable Awnings

Aluminum awnings are reasonably priced, which gives homeowners a cost-effective solution for protecting their homes. If you select smaller awnings constructed in more traditional shapes, you can often save even more money if you are on a tight budget. 

Flexible Styling Options

Home aluminum awnings are available in a range of colors, which allows homeowners a lot of flexibility in styling their new awnings. They can select a color that matches or complements their existing home exterior. Additionally, homeowners can choose traditional or modern aluminum awning styles to further create an awning that perfectly fits their home design. 

Low Maintenance Awnings

Your new home awnings require little maintenance to stay beautiful and durable. The only regular maintenance required is spraying the awnings with a hose to remove dirt buildup from the surface. This means that you can rest assured that your awnings will remain beautiful and strong even when you don’t have time to commit to daily or weekly maintenance. 

Improved Energy Efficiency

Like all awnings, your home aluminum awnings help improve your home’s energy efficiency. Awnings help absorb some of the heat from the sun directed at your home and shades the windows and doors where light usually filters in. This shading prevents your indoor temperatures from rising and gives your air conditioner a break. When you run your air conditioner less frequently, you lower your utility expenses. 

If these benefits sound appealing to you, contact Carroll Architectural Shade to explore your home aluminum awning options today. 


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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