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Shading Products Provide Comfort

Retractable awnings and solar shades are an integral part of any urban home or apartment. With a wide range of hues and patterns available in a multitude of fabric, awnings help bring vibrancy and recognition to businesses and residences throughout the neighborhood.

Awnings are instrumental in blocking the direct rays of the sun but allowing air-flow. Restaurants use them to create seating arrangements in the open, giving it a very romantic look, and residential applications allow retractable awnings to extend outdoor living space while also offering a shaded escape from the sun. Moreover, retractable awnings increase energy efficiency and consume little power.

Awnings allow you to extend your outdoor living space with the touch of a button. Retractable awnings can add years of comfort and enjoyment to your deck or patio area for family, friends, or customers. Motion and wind sensors can also be used to protect your awning from strong winds and storms.

For those inside the restaurant business, a commercial awning provides shade for lunch and dinner service for customers who choose to take in the outdoors while dining out. This gives your street cafe or restaurant more space to accommodate guests, thus increasing your chance at profitability. Your patio awning will maintain that patrons stay cooler in the summer.

Another benefit of retractable awnings at restaurants is the ease in which they can retract, with the simple touch of a button. After your business closes, retractable awnings can be safely retracted and stored away.

Even if you don’t own a restaurant an outdoor patio awning can still work for your company or business. Improve morale by adding a shaded outdoor workspace or add visibility and recognition to your storefront with a new custom awning.

For more information about commercial awnings and awnings for businesses, contact Eclipse Shading Systems at (800) 501-3850 today!