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Movin’ On Up: Awnings and Apartment Buildings

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An awning at an apartment building creates an inviting entrance for your prospective tenants!

Property developers are starting to discover the value of awnings on their apartment buildings. When constructing or renovating an apartment building, one of the key design strategies is making the front of the building appealing to potential tenants. Installing a new awning is a great way to make your building more appealing while also providing some protection from the elements. If you’re a developer working on a new or renovated apartment building, here are a few good reasons why you should install an awning on it.

Boosting Curb Appeal

An apartment building with great curb appeal has the best chance of ensuring that all of the units will be occupied. An awning is a perfect way to give the building major curb appeal and help it stand out from the pack, especially on a busy street. A new awning makes the front entryway of the apartments more inviting to your current tenants as well as any prospective ones.

Shade and Weather Protection

If you’re planning on having doormen on staff, a new awning installation can ensure that your doormen don’t have to be subjected to the elements while waiting outside. While choosing an awning design, have some thought towards planning a doorway covering. This will offer good protection from the sun, rain, and even snow. Your new awning covering will also protect tenants as they are entering a building or waiting on a taxi.

A Great Way to Advertise Your Apartment Building

An awning is the perfect place to advertise the name and address of your apartments. Use this opportunity to display a logo that will really pop and stand out to potential tenants. When people pass the building on the street, they can see a clearly displayed name and address, which will provide consistent advertising for your apartments. You can also add information such as the street number and the phone number or website of your rental agency!

Have it Made in the Shade

Ready to get the perfect commercial awning with your logo for your business? Carroll Awning Company has the expertise and equipment to make and install the perfect commercial awning to give your business a cool historic flair. We can design, create, and install custom canopies and awnings all year long. You can check out some of our commercial awning work in the Baltimore area here. For a free estimate and to get started designing your dream awning, give us a call at 1-800-999-5617 or visit us online. To see examples of our work, follow us on FacebookTwitterGoogle+, and LinkedIn.