An awning does a lot for your home or business. It provides people with a shaded place to enjoy the outdoors, especially during the hot summer weather. Awnings will keep your home cooler and your energy bill lower. You want to be sure your awning is installed by a reliable awning contractor. There are many awning installation companies in the business, so you’ll need to do your homework and make sure you pick the best company for the job. Here is what you can do to help you pick the most reliable awning contractor.
Ask if the Awning Contractor is Licensed and Insured
Any awning contractor worth your time will have licensing and insurance. A contracting license proves that they are reliable professionals who will perform high-quality service for you. By picking an insured company, you protect yourself and your property in the even of an accident.
Make Sure Your Awning Contractor Listens to Your Wants and Needs
Some contractors think they know everything that needs to be done before they even speak with you. However, just because they are the professionals, it does not mean your voice should not be heard. Make sure that your awning contractor is listening to your concerns throughout the project. They should recognize that they are not just working on a project; they’re working on YOUR project! If you find that your contractor is not listening to you or is getting combative, you should look for another company to work with you.
Ensure That They Are Using High-Quality Materials
Some companies will try to get away with using cheap materials to save money. You deserve more than cheap fabric and framing. An awning contractor that tries to get away with using cheap materials is not keeping your best interests at heart. Only go with a company that will produce a high-quality awning made from high-quality materials.
Contact Carroll Architectural Shade Today
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.