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3 Ways to Enjoy Home Awnings in Autumn

Posted on Thursday, September 24th, 2020 at 4:12 pm.
home awnings in autumn

Learn how you can enjoy your home awnings in autumn.

Autumn officially begins this week, and with the temperature already changing, many people are starting to settle into this new season. While home awnings provide cool shade during the summer, they can be equally great home additions during the fall season. One of the best parts of owning an awning is that you can customize them as you wish. As autumn begins, you can learn how to appreciate your awning in a whole new way. There are a few ways you can enjoy home awnings in autumn: you can decide to add an awning, you can check up on ones you already have, and you can use the awnings to inspire creative decorations. 

Add a Retractable Home Awning

If you have been considering adding an awning to your home, the fall is an excellent time! Adding a retractable awning is especially useful during autumn as the temperatures can fluctuate through September and October. One day may be sunny and warm, and the next may be cool and cloudy. A retractable awning lets you decide how to use your shade fixture as the weather fluctuates. Home awnings can be excellent additions to home areas, including above windows, entrances, over decks or porches, and over outdoor staircases. 

Take Care of Your Current Home Awnings

If you already own awnings, fall is a great time to check up on them and give them a little extra care for the fall and winter months. Gently clean the fabric of your awning to keep it looking new. If you want expert advice on how to touch up your home awnings, you can contact us at Carroll Architectural Shade. Additionally, if you want to keep your home awnings shielded from harsher weather, you can utilize our winter storage service through the coldest months of the year. 

Accentuate Your Home’s Design

Home awnings can inspire creativity in your entire home design. Your home awning already draws attention to your home’s appearance, so why not increase the beauty of your house by adding autumnal decorations? Consider your awnings as a focal point around which you can add various visual elements. In autumn, corn stalks, pumpkins, or strings of twinkling lights can all highlight your awning as well as your home design. 

If you want to enjoy the benefits an awning can bring to your home, fall may be the perfect time to start.


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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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