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Who Can Benefit from a New Retractable Awning?

Posted on Thursday, August 6th, 2020 at 3:14 pm.
benefits of a new retractable awning

Many homeowners can benefit from a new retractable awning.

Awnings are an excellent addition to any home, able to provide comfortable shade to numerous outdoor living spaces. Some homeowners may not know that while many awnings can be permanently installed, retractable awnings are just as commonplace and beneficial to many homes. If you are a homeowner considering installing a new retractable awning, read on to learn who can benefit most from these flexible and advantageous home accessories. 

Homeowners Who Want Flexible Shade Options 

A unique benefit that comes with a new retractable awning is your ability to customize your shade. A retractable awning allows you to pull back the shade covering on cloudier or cooler days when you don’t need as much protection from the sun. Additionally, you can close your awning when severe weather is about to arrive, so your awning remains protected from the elements.

Homeowners Who Want to Save on Energy Costs

Every homeowner would be happy to see lower numbers on their utility bills, and a new retractable awning may just help you do that. When you use your retractable awning in the summer, the shade created by the expansive shelter prevents your backyard space and home interior from heating up. With significantly less sunlight passing through your windows, your home will heat up less quickly, and you will use less air conditioning. 

In the winter, you can retract your awning and let sunlight into your home to increase your indoor temperature, which will reduce the stress on your heating unit. Your awning can also save you some electricity costs by letting in more natural light when you choose, so you require fewer indoor lights throughout the day. 

Homeowners Who Want to Expand Their Comfortable Living Space

Any chance you have to expand your home space is an exciting opportunity. Instead of spending time and money on building an addition to your home, you can install a new retractable awning and create a dynamic and comfortable outdoor living space. 

The shade provided by the awning lowers the temperature of your outdoor living space, making it as comfortable as indoor rooms. Additionally, the awning shields outdoor furniture from fading and weather damage, so you can place comfortable outdoor furniture in your new space without fear of damaging your new belongings. 

A new retractable awning is ideal for any homeowner who wants to create a comfortable outdoor living space, save money, and enjoy flexible design options. 


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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