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The 6 Advantages of Installing Window Awnings on Your Property

Posted on Thursday, May 25th, 2023 at 9:12 am.
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Installing window awnings can provide you with many benefits.

Window awnings are rising in popularity with residential and commercial property owners. This is because more and more people realize the many benefits of these practical yet stylish accessories every year. No matter the architecture of your home, the type of business you own, or the weather conditions of your location, you can find a window awning that suits your needs. Installing window awnings with Carroll Architectural Shade can help you enjoy these six advantages. 

Block Out Rainfall 

If you want to hear and smell the rain while keeping your window open but don’t want your rain to enter your building, window awnings can help. Your window awnings redirect precipitation away from your window, which also helps prevent water damage to the window sill and trim. 

Enhance the Aesthetics of Your Property 

One clear advantage of installing window awnings is their immediate boost to your building’s curb appeal. However, you must select the best awning for your home and design it to suit your existing building exterior. When you work with the experienced awning designers at Carroll Architectural Shade, you can explore the many awning styles, fabric colors, and patterns to create awnings that fit your property well. 

Saving on Heating and Cooling Expenses 

Many people want to keep their property cool in the summer without constantly running their air conditioner on high. One of the best ways to find this happy medium is to install window awnings that block the sun’s heat before it enters your property. Awnings provide shade in the way that trees do, so you can still feel the warmth without the extreme heat that comes with direct sunlight. This means your home can remain cool in summer without constant air conditioning. If you install retractable awnings, you can close your awnings in fall and winter to let the warm sunlight in and naturally warm your house when needed. 


The variety of window awnings is one of its best features. They can be used in place of other window frames and with different window styles, like casements, bay windows, bow windows, double-hung, picture windows, and more, to create appealing style variations. 

UV Protection 

UV rays from the sun can damage your property if it enters your windows. When exposed to direct sunshine, furniture, walls, carpets, and even artwork can fade. Installing window awnings will help shade the space and protect it from damaging sunlight. 

Customized Appearance 

When you design and install awnings from Carroll Architectural Shade, you can explore a range of fabric and frame colors to match your decor. You can also select patterns, and if you own a business, you can add your logo, services, or street address. The options are numerous with window awnings, so call Carroll Architectural Shade today to find your best 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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