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How Commercial Entrance Canopies Can Support Your Business

Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2020 at 1:12 pm.
benefits of commercial entrance canopies

Commercial entrance canopies can provide several benefits to your property.

If you are seeking a new way to help your business stand out and attract more customers, you may consider installing a new commercial entrance canopy. While every business owner knows how important it is to create a clean and well-designed interior for their store, it is equally important to create an impressive exterior. Carroll Architectural Shade has designed numerous commercial entrance canopies for our clients, which are created to enhance the existing business and attract more visitors. If you are curious about what else these stylish and long-lasting canopies can provide, read on for additional benefits. 

Entrance Canopies Give Your Storefront a Visual Boost

The first way a new canopy can support your business is by creating an attractive and vibrant new storefront. A well-designed entrance canopy will draw the eye of returning and potential customers and highlight your store name and the location of your entrance. The inviting look of a beautiful new canopy may even encourage passersby to give you a visit! 

A New Canopy Helps Communicate Your Brand

Commercial entrance canopies can help you communicate your brand clearly. By designing a canopy with your business name or logo, you can increase your business visibility and quickly communicate to passing visitors what it is that you do. 

Canopies Protect Your Store from the Elements

As with all awnings and canopies, your new entrance canopy can be crucial in protecting products and customers from the elements. Commercial entrance canopies can provide shelter during rainstorms, or act as shade during especially sunny days. By providing a dry walkway into your store, you prevent the buildup of wet footprints or muddy tracks at your store entrance, which can be a severe safety hazard. 

Entrance canopies can also prevent harsh sunlight from entering through store windows and potentially damaging heat-sensitive products, or increasing indoor temperatures. 

Canopies Increase Usable Workspace

You can design your commercial entrance canopy to provide you more workspace outside of your store. This can be helpful for any business that occasionally requires employees or customers to conduct business outside. Fortunately, with a new canopy, people never need to feel inconvenienced by being outside. 

If you are eager to enjoy the advantages of commercial entrance canopies, contact Carroll Architectural Shade to begin planning your future design. 


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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