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How a New Awning Increases the Enjoyment of Your Home

Posted on Thursday, February 24th, 2022 at 10:19 am.
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A new awning can provide you with a chance to increase your comfort at home.

Many homes have taken the time to design and install decks or patios on their property. However, during the spring and summer, when the sun shines bright all day long, it can quickly become uncomfortable to sit out on those decks or patios. If you want to maximize your enjoyment of your property, adding a new awning above your deck, patio, or anywhere else can make a significant difference. Adding a new awning can be a fantastic solution if you want to increase your outdoor enjoyment and even decrease some utility expenses. Read on to learn even more about what awnings from Carroll Architectural Shade can do for you. 

Lower Cooling Costs 

Windows and doors that face the sun quickly heat up the house when afternoon sunlight shines through. Because of that, many people’s cooling bills will sharply rise to counteract the heat from the sun. When you add a new awning or two above those sun-facing windows, you can add crucial shade that cuts back on that heat. Your awnings will block the sunlight and limit the amount of heat that builds inside. This can help significantly decrease how much air conditioning you use and, therefore, how much you pay. 

Protection From The Sunlight

Any furniture or hardwood floors exposed to sunlight streaming in from your windows can begin to fade. Your awnings can protect indoor furniture and floors, as well as outdoor furniture. When you install a new awning on your deck or patio, you can protect your stylish outdoor furniture from sunlight, rain, and debris. 

These outdoor awnings also help protect you from direct sunlight and the UV ray exposure and potential sunburn that can result. This means more hours can be spent outdoors without the risk of discomfort or negative effects. 

Increase Your Use of Outdoor Space 

Investing in a new awning for your home can mean that you are also investing in your enjoyment. If you are not using your outdoor spaces as much as you want, your awnings can help you fix that. Awnings are affordable and quick to install, so they are a worthwhile investment that pays off significantly in the long run. With the addition of a new awning, you can enjoy instant cooling savings, as well as an increase in your enjoyment of your home. These benefits are simply priceless. 


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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