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Why Are Custom Entrance Canopies Important?

Posted on Thursday, November 10th, 2022 at 9:46 am.
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Custom entrance canopies can provide your home with extra comfort and style.

First impressions count, and one of the most important ways to make an excellent first impression for your home or business is by installing custom entrance canopies. Canopies not only draw attention to your entrance in a stylish and striking way, but they can provide shelter to visitors all year round. In commercial spaces like retail stores, a canopy can protect guests from rain, bright sun, or heavy winds. If a canopy is used outside a school or other building where people may be waiting outside, the canopy provides convenient shelter, so waiting outdoors is no problem. When using entrance canopies for your home, you give yourself a protected space to pull out your keys or knock the dirt off your boots. If you want to enjoy a long-lasting, beautiful canopy, contact the designers at Carroll Architectural Shade to start enjoying these benefits. 

Canopies Provide Protection From the Elements

One of the primary reasons property owners are attracted to custom entrance canopies is the protection they provide. In Carroll Architectural Shade’s service region of Maryland and Northern Virginia, rain is quite common throughout the year and sometimes unpredictable. This means that having a canopy above your entrance will undoubtedly be used several times to protect rain and mud from entering your property. The protection also lets guests close and shake off umbrellas and dry their shoes on your mat. 

Boost Property Curb Appeal 

Custom entrance canopies give you an excellent opportunity to add appeal and beauty to your building. This can be a great way to boost your property without spending thousands on updating your paint, siding, or other extensive renovations. When installing canopies on a business, you can also use this space for advertising your brand messaging and services. You can have your business name and logo printed, as well as your address and primary services. This information can help passersby notice your shop and take note of what you offer. 

Bring Attention to Your Building’s Entrance 

For many buildings, the entrance isn’t always immediately apparent. If your business has numerous doors, customers may find it difficult to find the correct entry. Placing a customized canopy above the entrance can more easily direct visitors to the right place. 

This can also be true for a house with a few different entrances. If you want to subtly invite your guests, delivery people, or neighbors to the proper front entrance, installing a canopy above that doorway is the best way to grab their attention. 

If you want to enjoy the many benefits of beautiful custom entrance canopies, contact Carroll Architectural Shade today to design your ideal shade products.


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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