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Does Your Home Need Window Awnings?

Posted on Thursday, October 12th, 2023 at 9:49 am.
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Does your home need window awnings? Discover the benefit of these installations.

You may have noticed that more homes have window awnings displayed beautifully on their exterior. But have you considered window awnings for your home yet? These installations are not merely decorative but can provide energy savings and comfort and boost your overall home value with the protection and style they provide. If you are unsure whether home awnings from Carroll Architectural Shade will suit your home, consider whether you want to enjoy the following advantages. This may let you know whether your home needs window awnings. 

Do You Want Protection From Weather? 

If you want to be able to open your windows on spring days to hear the rain gently fall but don’t want to let any raindrops into your home, awnings can help. Window awnings hang above your window, so they protect that zone. During gentle rain showers, the awnings can easily prevent rain from entering your home as it is blocked by the awning from directly entering through your window. This is not only aesthetically appealing but practical, too. By keeping moisture away from the window, your awning prevents water damage to the window sill and trim. 

Do You Want to Update Your Home’s Style?

If you want to boost your curb appeal but are not interested in a huge remodel or design overhaul, your home may need window awnings. Custom-designed window awnings from Carroll Architectural Shade instantly improve your home’s curb appeal. When you design your awnings with experienced designers, you create awnings that suit your home design perfectly and complement your window design for maximum effect. 

Do You Want More Energy Savings? 

If you are looking for ways to reduce your utility costs wherever you can, your home needs window awnings. Window awnings block direct sunlight from entering your home, significantly reducing the heat buildup in your home during hot days. This means your air conditioning is required to run less to maintain a cool temperature. 

If you install retractable window awnings, you can close your awnings during winter to let the sun in. This enables the sunlight to naturally warm up your home during the afternoon, so you rely less on heating throughout the day. 

Do You Want UV Protection? 

UV rays from the sun can damage your property if it enters through your windows. When your walls, furniture, carpets, and artwork are exposed to UV rays and sunlight for extended periods, they can fade permanently. Your home needs window awnings to block the harsh sunlight from fading and damaging your valuable possessions. 


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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