The Awning Selection Process: Consider These Three Things

There’s nothing quite like springtime in Arkansas. The days start to get a little longer and a little warmer, and it’s a perfect time to add a fresh coat of paint to the house, and get a head start on that summer yard work. It’s also a great time to get around to some of those household upgrades that you’ve been talking about for the past few years.

Maple Leaf Awning & Canvas has been Arkansas’ leading provider of custom awning solutions for almost three decades, and our awnings adorn businesses all over Arkansas. But did you know that we also offer a wide variety of residential canvas awnings and custom shade solutions? It’s true. An awning offers numerous benefits to homeowners, and we offer free, no-obligation design consultations. Bring us some photos of your home, and we’ll load them into our Awning Composer software and show you how they’ll look. Here are a few of the benefits of adding an awning to your home:

Convenience – Covered porches are great when you need to find your front door key in the rain, but why stop there? With the right shade solution, you can enjoy outdoor activities with your family and friends all year long, no matter what’s in the weather forecast.

Style – Our canvas awnings are all manufactured to order in-house from top quality Sunbrella Fabric. You have your choice of hundreds of colors and patterns, as well as several awning shapes and styles. Your home will be the talk of the neighborhood, and you may be also able to increase its resale value.

Energy Savings – Sunbrella fabric offers 98% UV protection, and installing canvas awnings in your home can lead to significant energy savings. In fact, the U.S. Department of Energy has reported that awnings can reduce summer solar heat gain by up to 65% for south-facing windows and up to 77% on west-facing windows (

When it comes to making household upgrades, an awning is a modest expense that offers maximum “bang for the buck.” Our team of shade specialists are always available any time that you have questions, and you can always buy with confidence, because we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all orders. Schedule your consultation here, or call (501) 834-8891.