Modern technology provides so many ways for consumers to inexpensively acquire goods and services online, but the good news for small business owners is that there are a lot of people who still love to shop. And we all shop at big box retailers from time to time, because it’s quick and close.

But nothing beats the experience of finding a great local mom-and-pop business that does one thing, and does it well. Small business owners with a quality product survive on their reputation, which is earned by people noticing them and, most importantly, walking in the front door. You may be the best in the world at what you do, but your greatness will never be achieved if your customers can’t find your business. Awnings and canopies are inexpensive ways to brand a business, and help it stand apart in an otherwise nondescript shopping center.


Awnings and patio covers come in several different sizes and styles, which can be tailor-fit to the needs of the business. Traditional styles and colors would be a good way to represent an upscale men’s haberdashery, or you could promote your novelty t-shirt shop with our popular concave style in eye-catching colors. Whatever your decision, it will be custom tailored on durable and color-fast Sunbrella Fabric, which is strong enough to hold up against the elements, and resistant to fading after extended outdoor usage.

Maple Leaf Awning and Canvas’ award-winning team is the only awning and shade solution product manufacturer with an active Arkansas Commercial Contractors License (# 0253990314) in Little Rock. Our design consultants will work with you to find the solution that will be the best fit for your brand and location, and have years of experience installing patio covers and awnings.

Little Rock is a market poised for continuing growth, and local consumers are continuing to demonstrate an interest in spending their money locally. An awning is one of the most cost-effective investments you can make to represent your brand, and invite customers inside. And let’s not forget that it’s hot here for 6-9 months a year. Providing shade is a service to our community.

If you have any additional questions, or would like to schedule a free design consultation, contact us online, or at (501) 834-8891.