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Choosing the Right Retractable Awning Company

Retractable awnings are great accessories to keep in mind if you’re looking to redecorate. They improve the look and feel of your home, adding style and class to the windows and doorways of your home or business. And more than that, retractable awnings can be a great way to spruce up the windows or doorways to your home or business. But awnings vary greatly in quality and style, so here are a few ideas to help you in your search for a retractable awning company. A GOOD COMPANY SHOULD HAVE STRONG, DURABLE PRODUCTS Materials are one of the first things to consider […]

Retractable Awnings Help You Enjoy the Outside in Any Weather

April showers bring May flowers and sadly, strong rains can ruin your patio furniture, interrupt a barbecue and force you to quickly move your party indoors. Retractable awnings are a great way to take the edge off the weather. Retractable awnings make sure your patio stays dry in the rain and keeps you in the shade during the summer. Even more importantly, retractable awnings can dramatically increase your patio outdoor living space. They even help reduce energy costs by blocking the sun from getting to your windows. And, if it’s too windy, motorized retractable awnings have sensors that tell them to retract to make sure […]

Create Your Backyard Living Room This Summer

With a retractable awning installation backyard living “room” is more than just a storage area for your deck, grill, pool and patio furniture; it’s an outdoor living and entertaining area you can turn into a livable, fun and functional part of your home. It can extend your existing entertaining area into your backyard or create an entertaining area if you don’t already have one. Don’t you want your backyard to look like one of these? Contact an Eclipse dealer and professional awning installer to help you decide what’s best for your backyard. Remember, your backyard is a flexible outdoor living […]

Awnings Create the Ultimate Outdoor Living Space

For many of us, our back deck becomes the most popular outdoor living space in our homes during the summertime. To make those backyard barbecues and lazy summer afternoons even more enjoyable there is one addition that will make your patio the ultimate summer space: a retractable awning.  Most retractable awnings can be installed on any wall surface, including wood, brick, stucco, aluminum and vinyl siding.   Best of all, adding an awning to your deck or patio makes the space more usable and therefore can add value for resale. Either way, be sure to consult an expert before starting an awning project. Here […]

5 Things to Ask Before You Buy a Retractable Awning

Eclipse Shading Systems has answers to the most common questions about retractable awnings for your property. Since 2002, we’ve helped myriad customers enhance their properties by creating new outdoor living spaces. A high-quality patio awning helped turn space in their back yard into their family’s new favorite room. In the process, they’ve had a lot of different types of questions. Our awning experts have answered every one of them, because we believe informed customers will be happy customers. So you’re in the market for a retractable awning? That’s a wise choice! But it’s a big purchase. You’re a smart buyer […]

Awnings for Business: Keep Your Customers in the Shade

A retractable awning from Eclipse Shading Systems can help you make the most of your business. We hear the same thing from both homeowners and business owners: They wish they had more space. Business owners in particular feel that crushing feeling. Commercial real estate requires a lot of compromising, after all. It’s hard to find the perfect retail space at a reasonable price, and the layout of a space may require you to alter your workflow. These days, small business owners need all the advantages they can get. Have you thought about what a retractable awning could do for your […]