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3 Reasons to Add a Metal Awning to Your Home Patio

Posted on Thursday, March 30th, 2023 at 9:39 am.
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Add a metal awning to your home patio with Carroll Architectural Shade.

Your patio is an essential part of your backyard. Patios help you enjoy the beauty of your landscape while relaxing and socializing outdoors in a comfortable area where you can place your favorite outdoor furniture, barbeque supplies, and decorative lighting. If you want to protect your outdoor items and provide year-round comfort, consider the reasons to add a metal awning to your home patio. When you design your new awning with Carroll Architectural Shade, you have access to the best metal awning products from Datum. If these home accessories sound appealing to you, contact us today to find your best fit. 

Metal Awnings Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal

While functionality is often the priority when adding a metal awning to your home patio, these additions also provide aesthetic appeal. You can find metal awnings in many styles, shapes, and colors, so you can create an awning design that blends seamlessly with your existing home design and structure. You can find an awning that suits your traditional or modern home design. The experienced awning design team at Carroll Architectural Shade can help you determine the best design if you feel overwhelmed by the options at hand. 

Shield Your Home Patio From Sunlight and Sun Damage

During most summer days, the sun can get so hot on your patio when there’s no shade structure that it becomes an uncomfortable experience to sit out and enjoy your backyard. When you add a metal awning to your home patio, you block the direct sunlight so you can still feel the warmth outside without being hit with the hottest rays of sunlight. This keeps you comfortable and protects you from UV ray exposure and potential sunburns and skin damage. This also protects your patio furniture, which can quickly fade and lose its comfort after long hours exposed to harsh sunlight. 

Stay Outside During Inclement Weather 

Adding metal awnings to your patio gives you more flexibility and time to enjoy your backyard space. No matter the weather, you can sit on your patio and enjoy some alone time outdoors or spend some quality time with friends and family. With a sturdy and robust metal awning made from premier Datum materials, you can rest assured that your patio awning will shield you. With the addition of this new home accessory, you can create an outdoor space that is versatile and always comfortable for you and your guests.


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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