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How Awnings Add Curb Appeal To Homes

Posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 12:49 am.

Are you looking for ways to enhance your home’s curb appeal? If yes, Carroll Awnings is here to help you enhance your curb appeal with awnings. Read to learn how awnings can be a home improvement project that instantly adds value to your home.


Awnings are a great way to add curb appeal to your home because they can add a unique beauty and charm to the exterior of your home, while enhancing the function of your home.


Awnings can help you enjoy your outdoor activities no mater rain or shine. They can help your home avoid excessive heat and sun exposure. Awnings can also save you from high-energy bills by controlling shade and light exposure upon your deck, window, patio, terrace and balcony.


Awnings can even protect the interior of your home such as your carpet, furniture and drapes by blocking UV Rays from entering your home through windows that bring in direct sunlight that fades your carpet and furniture.


How To Position Awnings To Protect Your Home From The Elements


For your home to enhance its curb appeal and protect itself from the elements, you need to make sure your awning face appropriate directions. For example, awnings can reduce the interior temperatures of your home when warm weather happens between 8 to 15 degrees, while reducing your air conditioning energy costs. If your awnings are placed on south facing windows, you can reduce solar heat gain by 65 percent. If your awnings are placed on the west facing windows, you could reduce solar heat gain by 77 percent.


What Kinds Of Awnings Are Available?


Awnings come in three types of structures – stationary, freestanding and retractable. The traditional awnings are able to have sides, be open, and their pitch can be adjusted.  A standard awning is usually made to be half the height of your window. For example, if you have windows measured on your home at 48” in height, your awnings would have a 24” projection.


Awnings are mounted on both window frames and exterior wall to keep the awnings leveled. If awnings cannot be mounted to window frames or exterior walls, they are mounted on roof brackets.


If you are ready to reduce your home’s energy consumption, and improve your home’s curb appeal today, let Carroll Awning Company install your canvas awnings today.


Through our combined locations and experience, Carroll Awning Company provides innovative craftsmanship, superb service, competitive pricing and unfailing attention to details in order to deliver a product that exceeds expectations.


A satisfied customer is always our first priority. We work with each of our customers to design an awning or canopy product that meets all the requirements of the situation. Thousands of projects and satisfied, repeat customers have taught us price is a primary concern but not the only concern. Therefore, quality and longevity of your awning are important factors in determining the true cost of the product. Material costs vary greatly and reflect the life expectancy and warrant they carry.


We can help you determine which products will provide the truly cost effective awning. For more information, fabric swatches and free quotation call Carroll Awning at 1-800-999-5617 or click here today!


Awnings can be used to advertise a business, beautify a building or home, offer shelter from the weather or control energy costs — or all of these things at once. We custom make many different kinds of awnings for many different clients, both commercial and residential. Let Carroll Awning serve you.


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