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Category Archive for: Enclosures

Exterior Signage for All Seasons

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Here in New England, we live with the extremes: from the cold and wind of Nor’easters to the heat and glaring sun of the summer These weather extremes are an excellent reason why awnings and enclosures can be so valuable: reduce your energy costs and save you money. When calculating the return on investment for awnings or enclosures though, in addition to this reduction in costs, there is an even bigger benefit: they increase your revenue by increasing your selling […]

Tips for Getting the Best Commercial Awning for Your Business

Some signage manufacturers don’t do awnings. We do. Some stick with just the basics. We do a little more. If you’re in the market for a new awning, enclosure, or canopy for your business, we invite you to contact us to discuss your plans, needs, branding and budget.

Call us at 978.319.6561 or send us a note about your business plans.

Looking for Awning Ideas?

Below are some of our most popular posts and publications on awnings and enclosures. If you have questions about size […]

Awnings & Canopy Structure: Purposefully Shaped, Designed to Please

When we’re talking about awnings and canopies, size, shape, design, and materials matter.  Although they are designed for practical purposes, awning and canopies also add interest and eye-catching appeal to buildings and entrances.

Awning Shapes, Canopy Designs

Shed and waterfall awnings are what most people think of when they think of as traditional awning shapes.

Alternatives to the most traditional awning shapes include concave, elongated dome, gable designs, and other “artistic” awnings that function as design features, especially on otherwise unremarkable building architecture.

Designed […]

Enclosures and Canopies Serve Many Purposes

Did you know that Metro Sign and Awning works with many hotel and restaurant owners to create semi-temporary enclosures that add a degree of weather-proofing to their outdoor areas?

Properly done, these enclosures extend the outdoor seating season and thereby add revenue for restaurants.  They’re able to contain heaters placed in the enclosed area, as necessary, to allow the space to be used quite comfortably during the colder months, here in New England.

We’ve also worked with hotels to create enclosures to […]

EMCs Examined: Sign Technology Has Come a Long, Long Way

EMCs Examined: Sign Technology Has Come a Long, Long Way

I walked into my local grocer the other day and was surprised and pleased to see a brand new Samsung video screen hung high over the counter and used as an Electronic Message Center (EMC). With its text and graphics capabilities, it is everything you could want a sign to be: vivid,clear, attention grabbing, and memorable. It’s also cost effective.

The sight made me think back over the history of variable message […]

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