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Why the Classic Awning is Here to Stay

Posted on Thursday, February 11th, 2021 at 4:45 pm.
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The classic awning will remain a go-to feature for a variety of buildings.

Classic awnings have been an architectural mainstay for countless years. These awnings provide relief from increased heat inside a property and protection from rain and other weather. Businesses and homeowners equally enjoy using a classic awning to provide convenience, beauty, and comfort to their properties. The classic awning has been around for years and years and has no intention of going out of style. Read on to find out how traditional awnings are beneficial to families and businesses of all kinds. 

A Classic Awning Enhances a Family Home

One of the most popular uses of awnings is as part of a family home. Classic awnings can extend over windows or doorways, as well as over patios or decks. Homeowners enjoy the comfort and flexibility these awnings create for their home. An awning over your patio or deck, for instance, enables you to more fully enjoy your outdoor spaces by providing shade and shelter from rain and UV rays. At the same time, a classic awning placed over a window or entrance can help prevent sunlight and heat from entering your home and increasing your energy bills. 

Awnings Increase Business Accessibility and Comfort

A classic awning can help a business enhance its exterior appearance while providing comfort to customers. Your Carroll Architectural Shade awning can be designed to fit your business’s style while beautifully highlighting your brand name. This awning will function as an attention-grabber for passersby and potential customers. A new entrance awning also keeps a business entrance clean and safe and protects customers from the elements as they prepare to enter your store. 

An Awning Can Improve Restaurant Seating

Awnings are also a favorite with restaurant owners. The right classic awning can turn an uncomfortable outdoor restaurant space into an inviting and versatile patio. A new awning for a restaurant can increase the amount of seating available and encourage customers to sit outside under the comfort of a protective awning. Awnings are much easier to care for and more reliable than umbrellas placed over tables. 

If you’re looking for a way to boost the appearance and comfort of your home, business, or restaurant, a classic awning is always going to be an excellent solution. 


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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