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Keep up with the latest in the awnings and home shading industry on ERS’ website.

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.

Want to apply some of our techniques to your home? View product specifics on our Awnings page or browse images of all of the ones we’ve installed in our gallery.

Why stop there? We’ve got a wide variety of products if awnings aren’t the best fit for your home–check out our Pergola and Arbor Covers, Solar Window Screens, and Rolling Shutters.

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Exterior Shade Solution Benefits for the Transition to Fall

Transition your patio for a cozy fall retreat with ERS shading solutions. Enjoy warm evenings, extend the outdoor season, and enhance energy efficiency. Contact us today!

October 4, 2023
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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
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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
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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
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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
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