Awning Ideas / February 23, 2019 / Muriel Sargent
By controlling sunlight you ll find yourself getting more use out of the amenities and spaces you already own: poolside deck balcony patio; grill gazebo outdoor bar hot tub. But there s more. Awnings act as an extension of your home adding square footage to your home or commercial building. They allow you to expand the look and feel of your interior into the outdoors serving as an architectural addition but without the typical costs. No contractor or expensive installation is required. In the residential setting this results in outdoor space for entertaining relaxing and eating. In the business setting it means additional room to seat patrons serve customers or hold meetings. In both cases the "outdoor rooms" end up adding value to the business or home. On top of this awnings result in direct energy savings. Installed strategically they make the inside of a building up to 15 degrees cooler cutting direct sunlight and shading windows.
This makes it very easy to find the perfect match for your home. The Finishing Touch to a Business Location Patio Awnings provide a finishing touch to any business location. However they also offer respite from bright sunlight that can fade business furnishings and become a distraction to regular workflow. But there is also a subtlety to patio awnings for a business. They create a professional look curb appeal and impulse buying. A business facade adorned with patio awnings is another way of saying "Welcome". Potential customers notice businesses with awnings because the premises facade appears stylishly "dressed" by comparison to plain facades that blend one into the others. Choosing Awnings For a Business Facade When selecting a style of awning for a facade the color and design should be compatible with the nature of the business as well as complimentary to the locality s community. When choosing awning colors it s a good idea to carry out the business logo colors for better identification as well as customer recognition.
Does your restaurant fit the neighborhood? Does it stand out in a productive and meaningful manner? And is the restaurant s signage appropriate for the space? Failure to pass these basic tests may mean a loss of business - something no restaurant owner wants to see happen. Awnings and canopies are ideal ways to invite a positive dining experience. Awnings are both functional and promotional items. On one hand they protect patrons from the elements providing a measure of wind shield shade during sultry summer evenings and of course protection from rain and even snow. But their aesthetic value is equally key. Retractable or fixed and made from a variety of materials namely aluminum fabric mesh and combinations of the three awnings can immediately set the mood via their shape and logos.