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Awnings for Business: Keep Your Customers in the Shade

Awnings for business do more than just advertise your brand name, for many businesses awnings can be a great space to provide shade and extra seating space to maximize space, energy efficiency, and profits. When shopping for awnings, businesses should select an awning that is both stylish and functional; one that represents your brand and matches the style of your space. Here are some great tips about awnings for business. Choose Creative Styles and Colors The color and style of an awning can set it apart from the rest of the businesses in the area. A uniquely shaped awning or […]

Retractable Awning Wear And Tear…What Causes It?

Your business’s image truly defines who you are and provides potential customers with an initial judgement of your services. This is why keeping the exterior of your business in an aesthetically appealing condition is key to maintaining and gaining new clients. Since your storefront retractable awning contributes to your business’s image, it is wise to keep it in an excellent condition and there are numerous ways to prevent excessive wear and tear. Since an awning experiences the rough weather conditions of winter, spring, summer and fall, it is inevitable that its color may fade or get a bit dirty. Though […]

Awning Accessories Can Enhance Your Outdoor Occasions

Spending time outside on your deck or patio under the comfort of an awning is always a must when friends of family are around. The level of comfort is always greatest outside when the weather is warm and the sun isn’t beating down on you. Though you may be able to enjoy occasions like these for some hours during the day, there are many factors that can come into play to disturb this wonderful level of comfort. Fortunately, awning accessories may be the right solution to help you enjoy times like these even more, so don’t let a drop in […]

How An Awning Can Make Your Business Stand Out

Making your business stand out more than the rests is a goal for many, yet it can be a difficult one. Whether it be a restaurant, shop or some form of service provider, being noticed by people passing or recognized by people passing by can benefit you greatly. Of course there are numerous ways of obtaining attention from by passers, but making an addition to the exterior of your business that looks professional and appealing is key. Having existed for centuries, awnings have provided a significant form of advertisement and high level of appeal to businesses throughout the world. With […]

Tips for Keeping Your Retractable Awning Looking Awesome

If you own a retractable awning, you want to keep it in the best shape possible. After all, it is outdoors, and exposed to the elements constantly: from rain to dirt to storms to outdoor animals like birds and squirrels. Check out these tips for maintaining your retractable awning and keeping it looking great and in tip-top shape. Use Commercial Awning Cleaners When you find that you have a stain on your awning or there is mildew on it, use a commercial cleaner that is created for awning fabrics. Spraying the inside and outside with the cleaner, rolling it, and […]

Retractable Awnings Can Save You Money

During summer your house can easily become overheated. This phenomenon is caused because the sunbeams pass through your house windows, warming the air inside and therefore causing a heat buildup. Under such conditions, the temperature within your house is higher than it should be. Preventing this from happening is as easy as installing new awnings to your property to deflect solar radiation, which will save you loads of money in cooling. Saving Money by Preventing Overheating The most effective and economic way to prevent overheating is implementing sun protection measures such as awnings, which will allow you to reach the […]