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Canvas vs. Metal Awnings ǀ Awnings Greenville, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Rocky Mount, North Carolina, Greenville, NC, and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

If you’re a local business owner on the market for new awnings, you may find yourself asking which is better: canvas vs. metal awnings? The truth is that there isn’t one particular answer to this question; it all depends on your needs and desires. So, let’s compare the two:

Metal awnings are your most durable option when it comes to awnings. They last for years and can withstand the elements. Maintenance for metal awnings is minimal. The major drawback to metal awnings is the initial cost, which is a bit more than canvas awnings. However, because of their long life, metal awnings tend to end up being cheaper in the long run because they rarely need to be replaced.

Canvas awnings are your most affordable option. They also allow you to customize your storefront as much as you want; you can choose from colors, patterns, and designs to create the perfect canvas awning. Canvas awnings to require a bit more upkeep to prevent staining and tearing, but they provide the traditional storefront look that many desire.

In the end, whether you choose metal or canvas awnings for your business front, we are happy to fabricate, install, and maintain your business’s awnings. Contact us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company, where we proudly serve Rocky Mount and Greenville, NC.

Signs That You Need a New Sign ǀ Signs Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Rocky Mount, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

If you are a business owner or manager, you may find yourself wondering if your storefront needs a new sign. So, here are some signs that your business needs a new sign:

  • Is the sign faded so that it looks dated or is hard to read?
  • Has the name of your company changed? Or has your company’s logo changed?
  • Have you changed your hours or are you under new management?
  • Is there are a grammatical error on your sign?
  • Is the font style or color on your sign difficult to read?
  • Are you looking to change up the look of your storefront?
  • Is your sign just plain boring?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then it’s time for you to get a new sign for your storefront. Signs not only attract new customers, they are also often the first impression your customers get about your company.

The good news is that if your company needs a new sign, we are here to help. We can make a sign for you, whether it’s for your storefront, a company truck, or whatever else you may need. If you have an idea, you can sit down with our sign experts and we can help to make your ideas become a reality.

For all of your awning and custom sign needs in and around Rocky Mount, NC, stop by to see us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company.

Awnings and Snow ǀ Awnings Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Rocky Mount, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

With winter just around the corner, we’ve already seen some snow here in North Carolina. This wintry weather can wreak havoc on buildings. Whether you have a canvas or a metal awning, you want to make sure to remove snow and ice as soon as you can to prevent any potential damage. If you let the snow pile up, it can potentially collapse your awning.

An easy way to remove snow from your awning is with a snow broom or leaf blower. Just be sure to follow all safety protocol when doing so.

It’s also important to remove icicles from awnings as soon as you can. These can fall and hurt passersby. Use a shovel or broom to knock these off your awning, but be sure to stand clear so you don’t get hurt in the process.

Once you are done removing all the snow and ice from your awning, use a water hose to clean it off. This can remove any dirt or remaining snow left over on your awning.

If you’re on the market for awnings or custom signs and tarpaulins, contact us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company. We are in the business of making your business look great!

Drawing in Holiday Business ǀ Signs Greenville, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Greenville, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

This time of year, millions of shoppers swarm stores all across the United States in search of the perfect Christmas presents. Unfortunately, many shoppers turn first to the big box stores for their purchases and overlook small businesses in their area.

Here are some tips from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help you attract holiday shoppers:

  • If you are in a location where you can draw in business with foot traffic, a holiday window display is a great idea. It will catch the attention of potential shoppers who may pass your store by otherwise. It’s also a fun and festive way to advertise some of the products you are selling inside.
  • Don’t forget about your current customers. While new customers are always important, you also want to keep your existing customers coming back. You can do so by sending out promotional e-mails to touch base and share deals with these customers.
  • Aside from window displays, there are a number of ways to vamp up your Christmas spirit. You can also dress up the inside of your store with welcoming scents and cheerful Christmas music. You can even encourage your employees in get in the holiday spirit and dress up. Another way to celebrate the season and attract customers is to hold an open house with Christmas cookies and special deals.

And, of course, for we are happy to make custom business signs to help you advertise any Christmas sales or special events you have going on with your company!

For all of your awning and sign needs, contact us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company, where we proudly serve Greenville and Rocky Mount, NC.

Small Business Advertising ǀ Awnings Greenville, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Greenville, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

We specialize in creating avenues for your business to make itself known and to attract new clients. As a small business ourselves, we especially want to work to help our community grow and thrive by building up other small businesses in the area.

Here are some tips from Small Business Trends about advertising for your small business:

  • Some of the more traditional advertising methods include putting ads in the local newspaper and creating an advertisement to play on your local radio station.
  • For the more technological age that we live in, there are also plenty of ways to advertise onine including purchasing search advertising and placing banner ads on other businesses’ websites.
  • If you have the e-mails of your client base, you can also start an e-mail newsletter to keep them updated on what’s new with your company.
  • Other ways to get the word out about your company include leaving business cards with other local companies, sponsoring local events, offering coupons, and creating a float for a local parade.

For even more ideas about local advertising, visit Small Business Trend’s article on the topic.

For all of your business storefront needs, including signs, awnings, and canopies, contact us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company. We are proud to serve Greenville and Rocky Mount, NC.

Holiday Signs ǀ Signs Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Greenville, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

With Thanksgiving and Chirstmas just around the corner, events and parties are happening all over the place. And, we are here to supply you with all of your sign needs for the holidays.

If your company is throwing a big holiday sale or a party for your valued employees and customers, a beautiful sign is a great way to let your clients know. We can use festive holiday colors and fonts, along with any eye-catching graphics you’d like.

For personal use, we can also create signs for the holidays. You can use our signs to provide directions for party guests, or as a fun and festive way to wish your neighbors and passersby a happy holiday season.

Church and charities can use our signs to inform the public of any holiday services or charity events they have going on.

If you have any holiday sign needs, we can take your ideas and bring them to life and help you celebrate this wonderful time of year. For all of your awning and sign needs in and around Rocky Mount, NC, come to see us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company.

An Attractive Storefront ǀ Awnings Greenville, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Greenville, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

If your company has a store or office for your clients to visit, your storefront is often the first impression customers get of your company. What does your storefront say about your business? Of course, you want it to show your customers that you are reliable and successful– a company they want to work with.

One major way that your storefront can send the wrong message is through dirtiness and disrepair. If you can’t keep your windows clean or your awnings in good condition, why should a customer trust you to do your job right for them? With that said, we suggest that you regularly clean your windows and awning, sweep outside of your storefront, and call us to replace or repair your awnings and signs when they need it.

One way that you can give a great impression to potential clients is through your storefront. Install a sign that is unique, yet bold and easy to read. Bright and clean awnings are another way to make your storefront stand out from the rest.

If your business takes to the road, we can also help you there. We can create custom decals and logos for your company cars or trucks.

If you want to make a great first impression with your customers, or if you’ve noticed that your storefront could use a pick-me-up, contact us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company in Greenville, NC. We have had you covered since 1925!

Service That Stands Out ǀ Awnings Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving Greenville, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

At Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company, we are in the business of helping your business grow. With that in mind, we thought we’d share with you some information about what makes our company so special.

One feature of our company that sets us apart is the fact that we offer multiple services to help your company: custom awnings, business signs, and tarpaulins. All of these products can be used to help improve your storefront as well as to advertise for your company.

When you purchase a service from us, you can be assured that we will work with you to create a product that works for your business’ needs. You can bring an idea to us, and we can work to help you develop it and then customize it into a custom sign or awning for your company. Then, we will fabricate and install it ourselves.

Another feature that makes us so special is that we are a one-stop shop. By that, we mean that we design, create, install, and repair all of our products. That means that you won’t have to shop around and work with multiple companies; instead you can go directly through us, and we guarantee your satisfaction.

With over 90 years of experience, we know that we can help your company become a success with our custom awnings and signs. Come see us at Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company in Rocky Mount, NC, where we’ve had you covered since 1925.

Growing Your Client Base ǀ Signs Greenville, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving, Greenville, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come.

Since we are in the business of helping your business grow, we thought we’d talk about how to grow your client base. Here are some tips from Entrepreneur.com:

  • Advertising is an an essential step to getting new customers. Before you can get new clients, they have to know that your business exists. We can help you with this step by providing signs, awnings, and canopies for your business.
  • Once you begin to get customers, your business will then grow from referrals. Make sure that you make customer service the top priority for your business so that you can keep your customers coming back. And, if you do your job well, your customers will bring other new customers with them the next time they do business with you.
  • Work with other small businesses in your community. Find companies that attract the same client base as you (like a gym and a health food store) and work together to help one another’s business grow.

At Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company, we’ve had you covered when it comes to your business needs since 1925. It is our business to help your business. So, contact us for all of your sign, awning and canopy needs in Greenville, NC and the surrounding areas.

Custom Tarpaulins ǀ Signs Greenville, NC

Rocky Mount Awning & Tent Company is an awning and custom signs company that has been serving, Greenville, North Carolina and surrounding areas since 1925. We are an in-house fabricator of custom awnings and canopies, that can help make your storefront dreams a reality. We’re a one-stop-shop that can create, install, and service our signs, awnings and canopies for years to come. We’re dedicated to provide the branding you need for every area of your Rocky Mount, NC business and that includes tarpaulins.
When it comes to custom tarpaulins, we’re happy to design, fabricate, and repair:

Fire Truck Hose Bed Covers
Roll Tarps
Lumber Tarps
Asphalt Tarps
Hopper Bottom Tarps
Dump Truck Covers
Vinyl Hoses
Tobacco Curtains
Plant Bed Trailer Curtains
Grill Covers
Box Covers

Tarpaulins can be used to advertise your company on your company’s trucks, or we can make them into everyday items for your employees and customers, such as grill covers. Grill covers are a great accessory that can both advertise and keep your prized grill safe from the elements. Whether you’re having a company cookout or giving merchandise to loyal clients, these are a great way to advertise for you company in an eye-catching and practical way.
For our brave men and women firefighters, we are happy to create vinyl hoses and fire truck hose bed covers. For asphalt and sealing companies, we make asphalt tarps. And, for trash collectors, we make dump truck covers. Whatever your business, we can meet your needs.
No matter your what your business is, whether you’re seeking awnings, signs, or tents, Greenville, NC, Rocky Mount, NC& surrounding areas— We’re ready to help.