8 June 2020
Tension structures, also known as tensile structures or simply fabric structures, are an amazing architectural feat with modern, awe-inspiring commercial applications.
1 June 2020
Saving energy is one of the best ways to cut your household budget, and there are probably many more ways to do it than you realize … including installing residential awnings!
Conservation is primarily about reducing how much electricity you use. Electricity is likely your greatest utility expense, and your... ... Read More
25 May 2020
There are few places you can enjoy outdoor living spaces more than here in the Southeast, and one of the best ways to add to the experience is with porch curtains and outdoor screens.
Outdoor living doesn’t have to be entirely dependent on the weather. With the right accoutrements, your... ... Read More
18 May 2020
At the time we’re writing this (May 2020), many Coastal Empire businesses are struggling to recover in the midst of an ongoing pandemic. In this post we’ll look at timeless strategies for recovery and how branding your commercial awnings, patio enclosures and signage can help.
No matter when you’re reading... ... Read More
11 May 2020
Metal canopies and metal awnings are a great investment for businesses and many homes. They’re highly durable, provide excellent protection and last for years.
It’s important to protect your investment by keeping them looking good, and that means regular cleaning.
Read on to learn how to properly clean your metal... ... Read More
4 May 2020
When you think of shade, what comes to mind? There are many options for shade structures. Attractive and versatile, shade sails (or patio sails) have become one of the most popular.
This man-made shade solution dating back to the ancient world has become a functional art form today. Shade sails... ... Read More
27 April 2020
Has your hotel always looked a little bare to you? Or does it seem a bit worse for wear? The condition of your commercial awnings - or lack of them - has a major impact on the look of your establishment.
Hotels and other hospitality businesses lack key benefits without... ... Read More
20 April 2020
Whether it’s a time where finances are stretched a bit thin, or you’re just interested in making your family budget as lean as possible, saving energy can really help.
Energy is a recurring expense that can feel uncontrollable. Families often try to cut costs in other ways, like using coupons... ... Read More
13 April 2020
Here in the Savannah area, hurricane season is always either here or coming around again. Do you know your options for storm protection? These days, there are several kinds of hurricane-rated storm shutters, and they all beat plywood as a solution!
Note: You may be reading this at a time... ... Read More
6 April 2020
Our customers love motorized screens. What’s not to love about retractable screens for windows and patio enclosures you can lower with the push of a button?
Yes, they’re wonderful … but how do you clean them?
Note: You may be reading this at a time when we cannot immediately fulfill... ... Read More
23 March 2020
At the time we’re publishing this, a lot of families are staying at home because of the coronavirus. But even if you’re reading this long after the crisis has passed, we hope you find these tips on making use of your outdoor living spaces useful whenever spending time... ... Read More
16 March 2020
Looking for retractable awnings for your home or business? Great choice! The ability to easily extend or retract your awnings make this an attractive option.
Of course, you naturally have one burning question:
How much does it cost?
The answer, as you’ll find any time you research a customizable product... ... Read More
9 March 2020
Wondering how to advertise your business in ways that will make you profitable and keep you profitable? The key to that second part - staying power in your industry - is integrity.
As an awning, signage and graphics company, we frequently act as consultants to our small business clients who,... ... Read More
6 March 2020
Coastal Canvas is proud to have been recently featured in the 'With You In Mind Publication'
2 March 2020
Own a storefront business? It might be stating the obvious, but you can’t get sales if you can’t get people in the door. Commercial awnings can help.
Maybe more than you think.
24 February 2020
The thing about pergolas is that they’re more about aesthetics than function. There are lots of... ... Read More
17 February 2020
There are lots of good reasons to improve your front porch look, and porch curtains are a great place to start!
14 February 2020
Coastal Canvas is proud to be the 2020 winner for Best Outdoor Shade/Awnings presented by Savannah Magazine.... Read More
10 February 2020
Like most homeowners, you’re interested in new ways of saving energy that aren’t too complicated. And residential awnings are a good place to start looking.
Why do you want to cut your energy use?
3 February 2020
Tension structures (a.k.a. fabric structures or tensile fabric structures) are, simply put, support structures with durable fabric stretched over and between them. But they are more than simple coverings.
These are nothing less than architectural works of art.
Their beauty may be easy to see. But to truly... ... Read More
27 January 2020
When you buy a building for a restaurant, commercial awnings aren’t necessarily the first thing you think about.
Your mind is on the menu. The ambiance you want to create. What hours you’ll be open - whether you want to be known as a brunch nook or a great place... ... Read More
20 January 2020
So you’re in the market for a metal canopy (a.k.a. metal awning) for your business and you just want a straight answer to what seems like a simple question:
How much does it cost?
Well, let’s start by giving you as accurate an answer as you’ll get anywhere online: it... ... Read More
13 January 2020
Residents of South Carolina and Georgia’s coastal areas like you know the importance of storm protection for your home or business. And that storm shutters are a good solution.
You may already know that hurricane shutters are built tough to protect your windows.
But you might not know that there... ... Read More
6 January 2020
If you live in sunny coastal areas - like Hilton Head or St. Simon’s Island, or a bit more inland in Savannah or Palmetto Bluff - and you’re not concerned about UV protection, you should be. And shade sails might be the perfect solution.
The threat of UV exposure for... ... Read More
30 December 2019
What color should my retractable awnings be? We get that question a lot, as our customers everywhere from St. Simon’s Island, GA up the coast to Beaufort, SC naturally want to be smart about how their investment in exterior design looks.
23 December 2019
Most folks around here in the vicinity of Savannah and Hilton Head Island are familiar with some type of solar screens. They’re an attractive option for providing shade in our sunny corner of the world. But you might not realize just how great solar screens are at saving energy.
Read... ... Read More
16 December 2019
Whether fitted to residential awnings or commercial awnings, exterior fabrics are a major investment. You should know how to properly protect your canvas awnings.
2 December 2019
Coastal Canvas Products is extremely excited to share our news that we have officially moved into our spacious new location on Chatham Parkway in Savannah, Georgia. Conveniently located near I-95 and I-16 and only 15 minutes from downtown Savannah our new facility has over 37,000 square feet of manufacturing space... ... Read More
23 September 2019
This summer we were so excited to have had the opportunity to flex our fabrication muscles and show our multi-faceted skills to the community on a very special project for us, the new Enmarket located on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Savannah, GA. As many of you know, we are... ... Read More
1 August 2019
Coastal Canvas is proud to announce they recently completed and graduated from the JE Dunn MCD Program.
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13 June 2019
Restaurant Sales increase when outdoor patio spaces are cool and comfortable.
That’s what restaurant owners throughout have realized again and again. The more comfortable their customers are the longer they will sit to drink & dine; and therefore, the more money the customers... ... Read More
13 June 2019
Skin cancer is a disease that affects people of every age, gender and ethnicity. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer by the age of 70; in fact, more people are diagnosed with skin cancer each year in the U.S. than all other cancers combined..but there is good news.... ... Read More
12 June 2019
With 2 years in a row of hurricane damage to our personal and business locations, we are no longer secure in the belief that severe storms do not hit in our Low Country area. It is critical to strategize and plan now on how to protect your home or business... ... Read More
30 March 2019
Shade Sails are a series of overlapping geometric shades that create a canopy shelter to provide sun shade and UV protection for a limitless variety of uses. The geometric forms are primarily rectangular. The inward curves along the sides of each shade fabric panel are engineered to help spread and... ... Read More
25 January 2019
In order to protect your home properly from a hurricane it is highly recommended that you take the necessary precautionary steps long before the first threat of a storm comes to our area. Here in the Low Country - from Charleston, South Carolina through Savannah, Georgia and down to Jacksonville,... ... Read More
1 January 2019
Let us first begin by wishing you a very Happy New Year. We are excited about the possibilities that a new year will bring here at Coastal Canvas Products. Our days begin each day with a new energy and quest to do more, accomplish more, and succeed at more.
We... ... Read More