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What Custom Awnings Can Do For Apartment Buildings

Posted on Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 10:24 am.
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Awnings can add significant visibility and convenience to all varieties of apartment buildings.

Awnings are great additions to a variety of commercial buildings, including apartment complexes. When you are constructing or renovating an apartment building, you want to make sure that the front of the building is appealing to current and potential tenants. One great way to add appeal to your building is to add custom awnings. When adding awnings to apartment buildings, you can tailor these awnings to suit your building style, advertise your apartments, and provide protection from the elements. 

Improved Curb Appeal 

Owners and managers of apartment buildings prefer that as many units are occupied as possible. An attractive environment is necessary for attracting potential tenants and creating a great living environment for them once they move in. Awnings are a great way to improve the curb appeal of any building, including apartments. 

A new awning can make your entryway cleaner and more sheltered from the weather. Selecting bright, attractive colors can also add some impressive style to the building. Keeping your awnings clean and in excellent condition also illustrates that you care about cleanliness and managing the entire building in an efficient and tidy way. 

Advertising for Your Apartment Buildings

An awning is an excellent spot on which to advertise the name and address of your apartments. If the apartment complex has a name, you can have the logo design printed on the front or sides of the awning. When people pass by your building on the street, a clearly displayed name will provide them with the information they are looking for. You can also print the number of your rental agency on your most prominent awning so anyone interested in your building has the most critical information right away. 

Increased Shade and Weather Protection 

If your building has a doorman, an awning ensures that this person does not have to stand outside in the elements. Instead, they can stand under an awning that provides shade and protection from rain or snowfall. This awning can also protect residents when they enter the building or wait for a car or a friend to arrive. This extra shade and weather protection that awnings provide is just yet another quality of awnings that will help make your building more comfortable and welcoming to live in. 

If you’re looking to attract and keep tenants for your apartment building, custom awnings can be an excellent accessory to consider. The designers at Carroll Architectural Shade can help you create the best awning design for your building. 


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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