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How Commercial Awnings Can Boost Your Ocean City Business

Posted on Thursday, August 24th, 2023 at 10:09 am.
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Design original commercial awnings to help improve your Ocean City business.

Adding a decorative awning to your Ocean City business is an efficient and cost-effective way to attract old and new customers. Your new awning can draw attention to your storefront and keep it competitive, with the surrounding businesses all vying for the attention of potential customers. Your custom awning will also help people find and locate your business when they are looking for it, making sure you draw in all customers and make a fantastic first impression. At Carroll Architectural Shade, we specialize in designing and installing custom commercial awnings for all kinds of businesses. If you want to boost your Ocean City business, installing a new awning can provide you with the following advantages. 

Create a Distinctive Look 

A crucial factor for success is how easily customers can find your business. Your shop has to stand out from the crowd, and creating a distinctive look helps customers find you and intrigues those passing by. A custom awning will also help people remember your store. You can further your brand by adding your company colors or logo to the awning, so anyone familiar with your business can spot you from a distance. Awnings also provide you with extra exterior space for lighting, which can further improve your store visibility after sunset. 

Improve Comfort For Your Shoppers

The space under commercial awnings is a shaded relief from summer sunshine and a cover from rain and show. Shoppers at your Ocean City business can seek shelter under your awning during unexpected rain storms or enjoy the relief of refreshing shade. This space can also be a place to add tables, chairs, or benches, especially if you serve food. You might also pull out sale items and place them under the awning for comfortable browsing from passing customers. 

Encourage People to Stop and Visit

The comfort of an awning space encourages people to pause when they might have otherwise kept walking. While seeking shelter from the sun or rain, they can stop under your awning and take the opportunity to view outdoor sales racks or displays in your front windows. Commercial awnings help draw people in, and once they get closer to your store, you can add advertisements and displays that can get them in the door. 

Increase Your Available Retail Space

Your commercial awnings can help boost your Ocean City business by giving you extra room for sales. You can bring merchandise outside when you have awning coverage and entice passersby with sales or unique merchandise. You may even use your outdoor space for product demonstrations to draw even more attention. 

Incorporating commercial awnings from Carroll Architectural Shade allows you to create a comfortable space for your customers and attract new business in a competitive market like Ocean City.


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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