Six Advantages Of Having An Awning Put On Your Business Facility


If you feel that your commercial business facility looks too plain on the outside and is inefficient, you might want to consider some methods of improving its value and function. One great option is adding an awning to your facility.

The following are six advantages of having an awning put on your business facility that you might want to consider:

1. Maximizing the efficiency of your HVAC system

Awnings help to shield a structure from heat and sunlight in the summer months. They can also have some value in the winter months in terms of insolation.

Consider how much your HVAC costs are and how much they add to your bottom line. You may be able to save money in the long term by investing in the installation of awnings to make your facilities more efficient. 

2. Keeping precipitation away from your windows, porch, and entry areas

Awnings provide protection against precipitation and will keep snow and rain away from your building's perimeter.

Snowfall around your windows and doors creates more labor for your employees. Also, rainfall can cause excessive moisture to build up around your facility's perimeter and lead to problems like leaks and foundation damage. 

Awnings will control moisture and optimize the condition of landscaping features like your flowerbeds. 

3. Preventing excessively bright sunlight from penetrating into your interiors

It's easier to control the interiors of your facility when you're shielding out sunlight with awnings. Bright sunlight in your interiors can cause glare on computer screens and a variety of additional issues. With awnings, you have more control over lighting in your office space and other commercial interiors. 

4. Improving the appearance of your commercial facility's exterior

In many facilities, commercial awnings can allow for a more professional and luxurious appearance. If you'd like to add more color and visual appeal to your facility, commercial awnings might be the perfect solution. 

5. Keeping ultraviolet rays from causing interior decor features to fade

If you have a lot of window space around your facility, the sunlight shining in through your windows could cause interior decor features to fade prematurely. Commercial awnings from a company like Aubrey Sign Co can provide some shade and allow your carpets and furniture to last longer. 

6. Creating additional space for commercial functions

A large commercial awning can create a sheltered space around your facility that can be great for special functions taking place outdoors. Put an awning on your facility and you can extend your usable commercial space for your business.


14 June 2018

Never Underestimate the Importance of Good Business Signs

When I started my first business, I had taken a few business classes in college, but I still had a lot to learn. I had a good product to sell, but at first, sales were very slow. I wasn't sure just how to drum up business, and I didn't have money left in my budget to invest in a big marketing campaign. I was very lucky that local marketing professional stopped into my business, and although I couldn't afford to hire him, he did give me one free important tip: invest in better signage! Since signs are relatively affordable, I took his advice and traded in my old banner for a quality professionally designed sign. Foot traffic and sales increased rapidly. I learned a lot during the sign design process that I want to share on my new blog to help other small business owners out there who are struggling!