As a small business owner, you look for as many ways possible to make your company or storefront standout, attract business, and create a comfortable atmosphere inside your property. Before you spend copious amounts on advertising or a new heating or cooling system, consider another option: commercial awnings.
Your business can get several benefits of having custom awnings created and installed on your storefront or property. Here are a few.
1. Improve Your Building's Appearance
If you own a small business on a busy street, you likely have to work to make your business stand out. Instead of spending money painting the structure, invest in an aluminum or fabric awning. The awning will make your space stand out and make your business easier for individuals to locate. Awnings are available in a variety of colors that are sure to attract a potential patron's eye.
If you're looking for a way to liven up your drab commercial space, an awning is a great option.
Between hiring an advertising firm, maintaining a website, and even utilizing social media, you can spend a lot of money to let people know how amazing your business is. A commercial awning can be crafted to feature your business logo and the name of your business.
A custom awning can include your choice of color, font, and design. This is a great way to both let people know who you are and what types of services you offer.
3. Lower Your Cooling Costs
A storefront or office space with plenty of windows is great because windows make your business feel more accessible while allowing people walking by to do some window shopping. Unfortunately, all those windows can let in a lot of light and heat. This will make your cooling costs skyrocket in the summer.
Additionally, if you're striving to create and maintain an environmentally-friendly small business, an energy-saving awning can help you attract clients and customers who want to work with an establishment that cares for the environment.
An awning strategically placed on top of the windows that let in the most light can help you save big money on your monthly air conditioning bills. Awnings here will also lengthen the life of your HVAC system. The cooler atmosphere will be welcoming to any patrons or clients looking to escape the Florida heat.
4. Create a Comfortable Outdoor Space
An outdoor seating area will attract crowds to a restaurant or bar. Unfortunately, if your deck or patio is exposed to the elements, patrons will think twice about enjoying a drink or meal in the sun. Installing awnings over your outdoor space will make this area more welcoming while adding a splash of color or another opportunity to advertise your business.
Several types and sizes of awnings will work in your outdoor space, including tension structures. Tension structures use poles that create tension on lightweight fabric to create a structure that is aesthetically-pleasing and utilitarian structure. This is ideal if your outdoor seating area is several feet from the main structure.
5. Keep Your Outdoor Space Clean
Exposure to rain and sunlight will cause the exterior of your property or storefront to fade. Rain and winds can also make a huge mess on your front sidewalk, making your storefront uninviting and potentially-hazardous for customers and clients. Awnings will help keep the wind, rain, and sun from fading your building's exterior while keeping the elements from making a mess on your sidewalk.
From making your business stand out to the ability to create an attractive and comfortable outdoor seating area, you can get several advantages to commercial awnings. If you have any more questions or want to customize an awning, contact American Awning Co, Inc.