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Protect Your Outdoor Furniture with Home Awnings

Posted on Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at 10:17 am.
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Home awnings can protect outdoor furniture in addition to providing comfortable shade and energy savings.

If you want to furnish your beautiful front porch or back deck with equally charming furniture, but you’re worried about the effects of weather, you’re not alone. Many outdoor furniture has been worn down before its time due to exposure to rain, moisture, sunshine, and natural debris. If you want your furniture to not only remain comfortable and attractive but to last a long time, installing home awnings can be one way to protect your outdoor furniture. Fortunately, home awnings provide even more surprising benefits for your house. Read on to learn how home awnings protect your home investments and maintain the beauty of your family home. 

Awnings Protect Outdoor Furniture 

An awning placed over your porch, deck, or patio can provide sufficient outdoor furniture protection. When the hot sun beats down on your furniture, it can fade the upholstery and material. When it rains, your cushions can get soggy and collect moisture, leading to mildew or foul odors. Your awning shields your furniture and keeps it untouched by harsh sunlight and excessive rain to avoid these negative consequences. 

Improve the Appearance of Your Home

Home awnings do a number of things that work to improve the appearance of your home. Your custom awnings protect your outdoor furniture and keep these items looking beautiful and vibrant. Awnings additionally protect any wood and vinyl decks from fading and looking drab. You can also boost your home’s curb appeal by selecting stylish and colorful awnings that pair well with your existing home design. These pops of color or patterns can do a lot to make your home look brand new. 

Keep Extra Money In Your Pocket

Another attractive benefit of home awnings are their energy-saving features. During the summer, a home without awnings may have to work its air conditioning overtime to compensate for the many hours of bright sunlight pouring into the home. This unfiltered sunlight increases indoor temperatures and places a burden on your air conditioning, which naturally raises your utility expenses. 

When you place awnings over your windows or glass doors, you provide some essential shade that eliminates the amount of sunlight that pours into your home. Now, your air conditioning can work less while keeping your home cooler for longer. This means that you can cut down on your utility expenses and keep some of that extra money for something else. 


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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