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See awning dreams and ideas personified–we post some of our favorite awning projects that we’ve installed for our clients throughout the Bay Area right here.
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Awnings | Lifestyle | Rolling Shutters | Solar Window Screens
Back to School, Back to Home Safety: Securing your Home with ERS Shading Solutions
As the excitement of the new school year settles in and families find themselves back in the swing of routines, it's the perfect time to take a closer look at your home's safety. With children focused on their studies and parents managing various responsibilities, ensuring a secure living environment is paramount.
September 21, 2023
Awnings | Lifestyle
Creating Your Outdoor Oasis: How Exterior Shading Enhances Your Fall Relaxation
As the vibrant colors of summer fade away, and the crispness of fall fills the air, it's the perfect time to transform your outdoor space into a cozy oasis where you can unwind and embrace the beauty of the changing seasons.
September 12, 2023
Retractable Patio Awnings
In the midst of sunny, scorching summers — or really, throughout the year — there’s a recurring inner debate most Californians struggle with: enjoying the weather vs. staying cool indoors. The solution? Don’t choose between the two — create your own relief with a backyard patio awning and get the best of both worlds.
July 22, 2023
Before & After: Poolside Area Remodel
How do you turn a sun-soaked pool area into a relaxing place? We worked hard on this Los Gatos home to turn their pool area into an amazing relaxing place of serenity and entertaining. We documented the before and after process so you can see how this custom feature transformed the backyard area.
March 9, 2021
Awnings | Solar Window Screens
San Carlos Balcony Goes from Hot to Comfortable–Thanks to Retractable Awning & Solar Screens
The deck of this San Carlos home was constantly bathed in harsh sunlight making the outdoor sitting and recreation area unusable. The western location of the deck resulted in near constant sunlight during the day–baking the outdoor and indoor area in heat and harsh sunlight. The large glass doors near the balcony were resulting in higher energy costs due to warmer temperatures from the harsh sunlight. Here's the transformation of this San Carlos home.
September 17, 2020