Residential Awnings

Residential Awnings Add Beauty and Style

Residential awnings beautify your home while increasing your outdoor living space. We create awnings in a variety of styles and colors to complement any home. Contact Canvasworks today to start designing your custom residential awning.

construction of a residential awning over a deck

5 Reasons to Add an Awning to Your Home

Residential awnings offer a wide range of benefits. Adding one to your home can help:

What homeowner doesn’t want to save money on their utilities? Residential awnings can reduce cooling costs up to 50 percent, according to a study by the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association, commissioned through the Center for Sustainable Research at the University of Minnesota. The savings can be even greater if you have an older, less energy-efficient home. Researchers also determined that reducing direct solar gain through windows in turn helps reduce electricity demand during peak periods and decreases the need for new generators. The bottom line: Residential awnings are a very green solution for your home.

The sun’s powerful rays streaming in through your windows can fade all of your interiors, including furniture, carpets, floors, and walls. A residential awning can provide shade to a large portion of your home’s exterior, protecting whatever’s inside the windows from the direct rays.

In Minnesota, we all want to make the most out of the warmer months. Adding an awning to your home immediately increases your outdoor living space by providing a comfortable, shaded place to grill, relax, or entertain.

Our residential awnings are stylish and eye-catching. With a wide variety of colors and fabrics to choose from, you’re sure to find something that complements your needs, style, and budget.

When your home is more beautiful, it’s more appealing to visitors and potential buyers. It’s possible that your awning could even pay for itself over time by boosting your curb appeal and increasing the value of your home.

Custom Designed for Function and Style

In addition to manufacturing your residential awning to the precise measurements of your home, we also offer a wide range of fabrics, frame colors, and optional features so your new awning will look and function just how you want it to.

Awning Specifications

  • A wide variety of fabric options, including Sunbrella™ and Cooley-Brite II™.
  • Fabric welded main seams to eliminate thread rot and leakage.
  • ​All awning frames are created in-house using heavy duty aluminum tubing.
  • Welded with our aluminum pulse MIG or TIG welder for stronger and better-looking welds.
  • Staple stitch or lace-on style awnings, depending on the needs of your home.

All of our products, including residential awnings, carry our five-year limited warranty on workmanship. In addition, some fabrics we utilize for the awnings carry a manufacturer’s warranty, which can be up to eight years.

View our gallery to see photos of residential awnings we’ve created, and don’t forget to read our tips to keep your awning looking as good as new.

Contact Us Today!

Canvasworks Inc. is your one-stop shop for canvas and metalwork in Minnesota. Located in Cokato, we serve the greater Twin Cities area and beyond. When it comes to custom projects, our talented craftsmen have the experience and know-how to design basically anything you can imagine out of canvas and aluminum. To get started on your custom residential awning, give us a call at 320-559-0165, or email the shop with details about your project.

What Our Customers Are Saying

“I had a new cover put on my pontoon in September. It was done in a timely manner and fits snug to the existing snaps. Quality workmanship, material and friendly staff. Absolutely love the finished product. Thank you so much. I would recommend Canvasworks to anyone.”

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