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3 Ways Patio Awnings Improve Family Time

Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2023 at 9:47 am.
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Patio awnings create more space for outdoor relaxation and fun with the family.

If you want to create more spaces for your family to spend time together and enjoy each other’s company, a patio awning may be just what you need. Without building a new home addition, you can create a comfortable, spacious, and enjoyable space. Patio awnings can be added to your existing patio to provide shade, protection from rain showers, and add aesthetic appeal. If patio awnings appeal to you, contact Carroll Architectural Shade to start designing your new home awnings

Create an Outdoor Family Entertainment Area

Patio awnings are a great way to make your outdoor space more inviting. Most homes will have outdoor space, but if you don’t add shade, comfortable furniture, or activities, what incentive does your family have to spend time in your beautiful backyard? Whether you want to entertain guests, relax with family, or play with kids and pets, adding an awning will make it easy. Awnings improve the space by providing shade from harsh, direct sunlight and protecting people, furniture, and toys from rain and outdoor debris. A new awning can also improve your existing barbecue zone or outdoor dining area, so you can sit out and enjoy the cool summer evenings during dinnertime every once in a while. 

Create a Space for Family Bonding

Family time is important, especially when young children depend on their parents to provide a sense of security and belonging. Getting some fresh air and outdoor exposure is also important for children (and adults!), as they learn good habits and understand that life cannot be lived entirely indoors. By installing patio awnings, you can create comfortable spaces for them to play with their toys and friends or even do quieter activities like reading, playing a board game, or drawing. The awnings will protect them from harsh sunlight or sudden rain showers. 

Installing new awnings that provide durable coverage allows you to install comfortable outdoor furniture. When you know that your couches and tables will be protected, you don’t have to settle for cheap items but can add some comfortable pillows or throw blankets. The sunlight will not fade the fabric, and the rain will not soak the cushions. 

More Space to Relax at Home 

If you feel stressed and overwhelmed—as many people do from time to time—it’s important to have a place you can go to unwind. It is even better to create that calm space in your own home. By installing a durable, luxurious patio awning from Carroll Architectural Shade, you can create an outdoor space that lets you unwind from the daily grind and detach from computers and high-speed communication that has you busy all day long. Your new awnings can create an outdoor oasis that lets you sit outside in the summer without overheating or sweating and enjoy the calming sounds of rain without getting wet. 

If you are ready to enjoy family time outdoors, and create a relaxing home space, start designing your patio awnings today with Carroll Architectural Shade. 


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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