The Awnings Blog - Dorchester Awning

The Awnings Blog - Dorchester Awning

Custom Awnings vs. Canopies: What’s the Difference?

Digital Strategies Support - Monday, June 25, 2018

To the average consumer, it might seem like canopies and awnings are essentially the same thing. However, if you’re looking to make the investment, and an aesthetic addition to your home, you should understand the differences. Not only in appearance, but also in utility, installation, and maintenance, there are important distinctions to be made that will influence your purchase of a custom awning or canopy. Read More

6 Frequently Asked Questions About Awning Installation

Digital Strategies Support - Monday, June 11, 2018

While our trained professionals are the ones handling your awning installation, you still want to know what the process entails, what your options are, and what you can expect afterward. We want our customers to be fully educated before the awning installation process, so our installation professionals can make sure they get the job done to your exact specifications. Home and business owners want their awnings to not only be aesthetically pleasing, but also to serve their desired function, and having an understanding of common installation questions will help you choose the perfect awning for your needs. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions. Read More

What Makes Dorchester One of the Top Awning Makers in New England

Digital Strategies Support - Friday, May 25, 2018

An awning is an important addition to your home or business. It may be the first thing a prospective customer sees before entering your store, or it may be essential for that BBQ or party to go off without a hitch. Learn why Dorchester Awnings is New England’s premier awning makers.

Who Are We?

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3 Reasons You Should Consider an All-Weather Awning

Digital Strategies Support - Friday, May 11, 2018

For anyone who likes to entertain, all-weather awnings are a must-have. They allow you to host parties, events, or even the casual family BBQ rain or shine, and give you the aesthetic flexibility you need to alter the look of your backyard at the drop of a hat. Here are some of the benefits of all-weather awnings.

What Is a Retractable Awning?

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7 Steps to Finding the Perfect Building Canopy Design for Your Business

Digital Strategies Support - Wednesday, April 25, 2018

We strongly believe that every business should have its own unique look, and strive to carve out a distinct personality. A customized building canopy design is a great way to do this. Canopies and awnings are not only useful for keeping the rain away, but also, if designed correctly, they can really tell the story of your business and invite potential customers inside. We want our clients to stand out from the rest, so we encourage you to customize your fabric choice, logo, awning style, and more. Our designs are tailored to fit your exact requirements, and we’ll go through an extensive collaboration process, where we help you create the most attractive awning for your business. The design process is both fun and exciting, but you should be aware of the various steps involved. Read More

Welcome Guests in Style with a Quality Entrance Awning

Digital Strategies Support - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The presentation of a business is often the deciding factor in whether a customer will choose to shop there. There are many factors that go into creating a positive customer experience, from employee friendliness to store layout and accessibility. But before the customer sees any of that, they must be attracted to the storefront in the first place. An attractive, effective entrance awning fits with the business’ aesthetic and invites customers inside. Especially in today’s world of online reviews and rapid word-of-mouth opinion spreading, first impressions and a positive guest experience are everything. Here’s how Dorchester Awnings can help give you the perfect curb appeal. Read More

Awning Styles A-Z

Digital Strategies Support - Sunday, March 25, 2018

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Is a Commercial Awning in Your Marketing Plan for 2018?

Digital Strategies Support - Sunday, March 11, 2018

If you’re like most marketers in today’s world, you’re focusing your efforts on your business’s digital presence. It makes sense! (You’re reading this blog online, after all.)  Read More

The Dorchester Awning Company: A History of Excellence

Digital Strategies Support - Sunday, February 25, 2018

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Impress Your Guests with a Professional Hotel Awning

Digital Strategies Support - Sunday, February 11, 2018

As anyone in the hotel business knows, first impressions are everything! Read More

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