You’ve likely seen businesses sporting canopies before. Canopies can be valuable for practically any business. You offer your customers shade. You can draw in more business. You can even make your outdoor space more usable. However, some companies benefit more from the features a canopy provides. Here are some of the places that would be best to install a new canopy:
Loading Docks and Drive-Throughs
A canopy is perfect for loading docks and drive-throughs because these places are constantly sending and receiving goods. For docks, it will be easier to distribute products during intense weather, such as extreme heat, rain, or snow. Since you can customize the height of your canopy, you can ensure that it’s tall enough to allow trucks to go underneath.
Drive-throughs also make use out of canopies because they offer more convenience to the customers. People don’t want to open their car windows to get their food when the weather is ugly. With a canopy in place, customers will be able to get what they want without sacrificing comfort. It’s this small detail that will tell customers that you care about them, which encourages return visits.
Use a Canopy For Storefronts and Restaurants
Businesses with storefront displays need to be careful about sunlight. Sun can penetrate large windows and cause furniture and art to fade. With a canopy in place, you have protection from unwanted sunlight so that nothing fades out. The extra shade also keeps your business cooler, resulting in lower energy bills.
Restaurants, cafes, and bars are also perfect for canopies. You offer customers an inviting place to shelter themselves from any unappealing weather conditions. At the same time, you can draw people into your business with the various sights and aromas that your business offers.
A Canopy is Great for Schools and Libraries
Canopies are great for educational areas like schools and libraries. The extra shade can be used to keep people cool while they get work done or meet with others to work on assignments. Canopies are especially important when you have children around because they offer a safe place for them to eat, play, and wait for their caregivers to come pick them up.
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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.