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5 Reasons to Consider Adding an Aluminum Awning to Your Property

Posted on Thursday, March 4th, 2021 at 9:53 am.
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Discover the benefits of adding an aluminum awning to your home.

If you have been putting off installing a new aluminum awning, now is the time to finally take the leap and add that brand new, beneficial addition to your property. If you are concerned about installation, durability, maintenance, or curb appeal, read on to learn how you don’t have to fear any of those factors when adding an aluminum awning to your property. 

Aluminum Awnings Are Low Maintenance

It is understandable that some homeowners may not want to take on any more accessories or additions that require upkeep. Fortunately, aluminum awnings require little to no maintenance and are, in fact, one of the lowest-maintenance awning options. 

Rainwater will drain off the aluminum, so you don’t need to worry about accumulation. If dirt or debris builds up, a hose can be enough to spray the dirt off. If your awnings are placed above windows or doors, you prevent dirt buildup on those features because the awning prevents weather from contacting the glass. 

Additionally, aluminum awnings can withstand the winter. You don’t need to worry about removing the entire awning. Instead, you can just scrape away any icicles that may form along the edges. 

Awnings Built to Last

Year after year, your new aluminum awning will be able to withstand wind, rain, snow, and heat. Aluminum awnings remain firmly in place and intact because of their solid structure. 

Energy Efficiency

Strategic placement of your new awnings will ensure that the sun’s heat is absorbed, rather than entering your home and increasing your cooling costs. The insulating layers of the awnings help the areas underneath the awning stay cool, so no extra heat enters your home. 

An Increase In Curb Appeal

Like other awning styles, aluminum awnings come in various colors, styles, and shapes. You can work with an awning designer to determine the best style for your needs and your existing home. Whether you have a modern or traditional style, you can find an awning that blends in seamlessly and even adds to the appeal and attractiveness of your home. 


Aluminum awnings are quite affordably priced. When you take into account the energy savings they can provide you and how long these awnings last, their value is excellent. 

Anytime is a good time to install new aluminum awnings. Contact Carroll Architectural Shade today to determine which awning design and placement may be best for your home. 


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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