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Use a Commercial Awning for your Business

Posted on Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 9:12 am.
Why a Commercial Awning Can Help Your Business

Many businesses can benefit from the addition of a commercial awning.

Depending on your business, a structure such as a commercial awning may or may not be vital to the design of your building. Certain venues, such as restaurants, make excellent use of commercial awnings. But they are not the only ones that can benefit from having one on the property. Many businesses can benefit from the addition of a commercial awning.

Increase Your Usable Outdoor Space

Some businesses, including cafes and restaurants, use awnings to give themselves more space to seat customers. With a commercial awning, the space outside of your business is more usable and inviting. People are more encouraged to stay on your property when you have a commercial awning that can shield them from unpleasant weather such as rain and intense sun. It gives them a safe haven to escape from the elements.

Better Visibility

A commercial awning will make your building more noticeable, capturing the attention of people who pass by it. When you have a captivating awning on your premises, it will pique the curiosity of passersby, resulting in more people visiting your business. Also, if your business has a multitude of locations, you can add a company brand to your commercial awning so that you’ll have a recognizable symbol for people to associate with your business no matter which location they’re visiting.


A commercial awning is the perfect feature for promoting your business’s brand. They are large enough to be seen from great distances. Also, because awnings are always attached to the building, they serve as an around-the-clock form of advertisement.


Not only do commercial awnings protect people and products that are around your outdoor landscape, but they also protect items that are inside of your building too. Intense sunlight can cause damage to your floors, walls, and furniture. With a commercial awning, you shield your property from the damaging UV rays. Also, since your awning will protect people from rain and snow, they will track less rain and snow into your business when they come inside.

Money Savings

You can save money with a commercial awning. This is because you block off heat that the sun would get inside of your building. As a result, you don’t have to spend as much money on air conditioning to keep your building cool.

Contact Carroll Architectural Shade Today

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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