Shady dealings: screens, shades and shutters

February 1st, 2020

As awareness over the protections and savings offered by shading systems grows, screens, shades and shutters are finding wider acceptance and use, fueled by innovations in technology and fabrics.  by Pamela Mills-Senn While many people appreciate the outdoors, most folks prefer to be shielded from the elements, with their environment climate controlled. Products like screens, […]

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Shade options that go beyond the basics

August 1st, 2017

Successful marketing and selling means reaching, educating and caring for customers—in print, in person and online. Awnings, shades and screens offer a wide and appealing range of benefits, attested to by virtually every website in the business. But homeowners in particular concentrate on five letters: s-h-a-d-e. “UV protection is important, but not mentioned as much […]

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Midwest Awnings opens after fire

April 1st, 2016

After fire tore through its Cameron, Ill., manufacturing facility in December, Midwest Awnings Inc., Galesburg, Ill., is open at a temporary location north of the original plant. No employees were injured in the blaze; however, there was a lot of fabric in the building at the time of the fire. Midwest Awnings manufactures awnings, shades, […]

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