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How Awnings Contribute to Your Business Curb Appeal

Posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2022 at 9:30 am.
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Enhance your business curb appeal with the addition of custom awnings from Carroll Architectural Shade.

When you install new awnings on your business storefront, you are not only providing convenient shade and a place to illuminate your logo but are enhancing your curb appeal. Creating an attractive storefront is key to attracting passersby who may have dozens of stores to choose from in your neighborhood. By creating an original, appealing design with the team at Carroll Architectural Shade, you can create a beautiful awning that highlights your store and conveys the professionalism and personality of your business. How exactly do awnings contribute to your business curb appeal? Learn more about the three significant effects awnings can have. 

Create the Right Atmosphere 

A part of running a successful business is understanding your clientele. Who are they, what do they like, and what might motivate them to visit your store? For businesses like restaurants or cafes, the appealing atmosphere of your store increases if you have comfortable chairs and relaxing music. If you have outdoor seating, adding an awning above the chairs or tables out front illustrates that you care about your customers’ comfort and have created a clean, shaded space for them. 

Selecting the right colors for your awnings can also help convey the atmosphere of your business. For instance, if you run a soothing cafe, a fire-engine red awning may not represent the calm of your business. Instead, neutral or dark colors will be better. Adding hanging plants or string lights to your awnings can add extra beauty and business curb appeal. 

Represent Your Business

An attractive atmosphere helps bring people in off the street, but awnings do even more than create a positive environment. You can use your awning to represent your business. In crowded shopping areas, this can be especially beneficial, as you compete with many other businesses for the attention of potential customers. 

You can use your awning to highlight your business name and services in bright, bold letters. This can help people spot you from a distance and know whether you provide what they are looking for. The impact of your awning creates a business curb appeal that immediately tells people whether or not they should visit your store. 

Catch Passersby

When you boost your business’s curb appeal, you can potentially expand your client base. Creating original awnings that stand out to passersby is one way to catch someone’s attention and then make an argument for why you are worth visiting. Designing a durable and high-quality awning with Carroll Architectural Shade will appeal to customers looking for a professional, put-together company to patronize. 


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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