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Awning Pro Tips: Enhance Your Branding

Every awning tells a story and sends a very specific message. Whether you are making sure that your business is easy to identify or using an awning to promote a product, promotion, or event – there are some good design essentials to consider in order to make them look their best. These commercial awning tips will help solidify your business’s brand identity and increase eye-catching visual impact.  It’s Not Just What You Say, But How You Say It In conversation, it’s not just what you say. How you look, how you sound, and how sincere what you’re saying seems all play a […]

Motorized v. Manual Retractable Awnings

You know the benefits of owning an awning for your commercial or residential property, but now you have to choose between a motorized or manual retractable awning for your beautiful new installation. Retractable awnings are great for businesses and homes, as they can be taken down and stored when they aren’t actively in use. Whether your awning is prominently placed on Main Street proudly displaying your business’s name or framing your patio and providing much-needed shade, there are different pros and cons to both awning types. Motorized Retractable Awnings Motorized retractable awnings have numerous advantages for your home or business. […]

Choosing the Right Awning Material

Adding an awning to a home or business can add style and function to outdoor areas. There are many considerations when choosing an awning, and among the most important is the type of material that the awning will be made from. Different materials may better serve different purposes and may affect the lifespan of the awning. Canvas Awnings Canvas awnings are common, and can be made from different materials such as polyester or cotton. Canvas awnings were once very popular and can still be purchased today, but these awnings have a number of disadvantages. Canvas awnings are susceptible to mold […]

Getting Your Eclipse Awning

Awnings are everywhere we look from store fronts to backyard patios. Awnings provide shelter from the rain and sun as well as create a welcoming and visually appealing addition to any home or business.  The Design Process At Eclipse Shading Systems, we offer guidance and input throughout the entire design process while still giving you the best realized version of your dream. Every customer receives a thorough consultation with one of our experienced designers and is allowed multiple iterations of drafts to make sure that everything fits with your needs and expectations. The typical design process usually takes the customer […]

How to Keep Your Awning Looking Brand New

Awnings are an investment in your home and exterior look and style of your home, so it’s always good to keep them looking brand new. But after hours of exposure to the sun and elements, what are the best methods for keeping an awning in great shape? Generally speaking, to keep awnings in their best shape, regular maintenance typically includes a thorough once-a-year cleaning. To keep the fabric looking fresh, the fabric should first be hosed down to remove any loose debris.  Using a soft brush with a mild natural soap like Ivory Flakes or Woolite in lukewarm water, no […]

Retractable Patio Awnings Add Shade, Save Money

During those hot summer months of the year, do you ever wish that you could get a little bit of reprieve from the heat and the sun? Perhaps your backyard doesn’t have any trees, so you can’t sit in the shade anywhere. If this is the case, then it’s time to consider residential retractable awnings. But which option is the right one for you? At Eclipse Shading Systems, we offer different options for you to choose from. Below are several benefits of retractable patio awnings for your yard. Protection from the Sun Residential retractable awnings offer protection from the sunlight when […]