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Retractable Awnings and Canopies Add Style and Protection to Your Windows

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Whether the warm spring air, the hot scorching summer sun, the brisk fall season or the cold winter temperatures, spending time outdoors with family, friends or even employees is something we all take great joy in.  From backyard celebrations and gatherings, to company holiday events and festivities, the occasions and celebrations are many.  Whether you are scheduling that special birthday party, an Easter egg hunt, Fourth of July fireworks, a Halloween ghostly event or the most festive companywide holiday gathering, ensuring that your guests are both happy and comfortable makes for a successful event.  With that said, the team here at Durkin’s, Inc. takes pride in our top-of-the-line canopies and retractable awnings we offer all our valued clients. 

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How to Reduce Energy Usage with Stylish Window Awnings

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Reducing energy consumption is something every homeowner and business owner has made a
priority in their efforts to improve not only the environment and their individual energy efficiency
but their overall utility costs as well. There are a number of measures both residential and
commercial property owners can take with regard to appliances, electronic devices and other
technical components on the interior of their home or business, but very limited measures you can
take on the exterior of your property to reduce overall energy usage. One of the most effective
measures you can take on the exterior of your business or home is that of installing energy efficient
and cost-effective window awnings from the folks here at Durkin’s Inc.

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Why Commercial Awnings are a Good Investment for Business Owners

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Durkin’s Inc. has been in business for over 100 years and is recognized as one of the best all round providers of commercial awnings in the Northeast.  Many Connecticut business owners have relied upon our durable, stylish and custom-made awnings for years.  With that in mind, the team here at Durkin’s wants to share some of the many benefits you can enjoy when you choose to install commercial awnings for your business.

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What Type of Canopy is Right for You?

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If you are like so many other homeowners, you are always looking for ways to enhance both the aesthetic appeal as well as the value of your home.  There are a number of ways to do that and here at Durkin’s Inc. we can help.  Whether you are looking for shelter from the sun on your backyard patio or deck or perhaps you want to create and design a new outdoor living space, rest assured the professionals here at Durkin’s Inc. have got you covered. 

Here at Durkins we offer a wide range of canopies from pergolas and shade canopies to even stylish garden canopies.   Depending upon your individual needs you can always rely upon the pros here at Durkins to help with all your important-decision making when it comes to the look, feel and comfort of your outdoor living space. 

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Tips for a Complete Tent Rental Checklist

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If you are planning a special outdoor event with family and friends you are sure to find yourself faced with a number of questions and challenges.  When planning any event, you want to ensure that your event is as perfect as perfect can be.  With that said, adhering to a checklist can certainly help you accomplish this very task. 

First and foremost, it makes good sense to work with a professional rental company who can ensure that a) you don’t miss any of the details, b) you stay within budget and c) your event is successful.  When you rely upon a tent rental company you can be sure every ‘T’ will be crossed and every ‘I’ will be dotted.  

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The Best Awning or Canopy for Your Home This Fall

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Choosing an awning takes planning to figure out which one is right for you. One of the most important factors when choosing an awning is knowing when you plan to use your awning. Some families enjoy escaping the summer sun under the shade of an awning, while others enjoy sitting outside in the cooler spring and fall weather. Different types of awnings are more suitable for different seasons, and it’s important to figure out which one will fit your needs best. 

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How to Use a Tent to Promote Your Business

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Tents are not only useful for parties and events, they can also be used for businesses, venues, or expos. Many businesses use a variety of tents small and large for all kinds of purposes. Tents have provided businesses a way to promote themselves to many people, with lots of positive results. Here’s how tents can help expand your businesses when at venues.

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Why You Should Move Your Venue to a Tent This Summer

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One of the most important parts of planning an event is acquiring the perfect space. From weddings, to business gatherings, to social events, the right venue can be the difference between a successful get together and a crumby one. With the summer sunshine upon us, everyone wants to get outside. The appeal of a warm breeze and fresh air is enough to make anyone want to leave their indoor gathering. So what if you could move your event outdoors? With a high quality rental tent, you and your guests can enjoy all the benefits of being outside during your gathering.

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How to Choose the Perfect Commercial Awning

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An awning is a great way to attract customers and raise the curb appeal of your commercial property. When done right, commercial awnings look great and come with many added benefits for a business. But when improperly chosen, a commercial awning can appear dated, low quality, or plain awkward. Here are some tips for choosing your commercial awning:

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Why You Should Invest in an Awning This Summer

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Many homes have decks or patios that rarely get used because it is uncomfortable to spend time on a hot and unprotected outdoor living space. Instead the outdoors in the summertime, families are forced to stay inside to escape the elements. 

Another issue that comes with summer is rising electricity bills. Windows and doors that face the sun can quickly heat up the house when the afternoon heat rules around. Because of this, many people’s cooling bills start to rise, and furniture unprotected from the rays can fade. 

An attractive and affordable solution to these issues lies in the form of an awning. Retractable and stationary awnings are great additions to patios, doorways, and windows. As well, they provide shade and UV protection while reducing energy costs. They can also transform your outdoor living space by making it a cool and comfortable area to relax in. 

Below are three ways that an awning can help your home, especially during the summer months:

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