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Retractable awnings are a great way to block sun and rain on a patio, deck, skylights, balcony, cafe, restaurant, al fresco dining area, pool area and numerous other outdoor environments.

September 16, 2014

Sydney Retractable awningsRetractable awnings are a great way to block sun and rain on a patio, deck, skylights, balcony, cafe, restaurant, al fresco dining area, pool area and numerous other outdoor environments. They include conservatory awnings that retract the fabric into a roller and concertina-style retractable roof awnings or pergola awnings that fold the fabric back in pleats. Unlike Louvre style roofs such as the Vergola, retractable awnings mount directly to the house and expand over the attached outdoor area when needed, and can be completely retracted into their housing mechanism when not in use. These awnings can be custom made to fit the width and length of nearly any outdoor area. They are typically made of a durable fabric and corrosion resistant materials, and are available in a wide range of colour and pattern choices.

The Many Benefits of Using Retractable Awnings

1.  Versatility and Practicality

Retractable awnings provide an excellent way to gain extended use of outdoor space by providing shade whenever needed, and also by protecting the space from unexpected summer and spring showers. With a retractable awning, you can either enjoy al fresco dining and entertaining while your skin’s sun-kissed or enjoy various outdoor activities with the shades protecting you from the suns UV rays.

2. Functionality

Retractable awnings and roof systems are designed for the outdoors and can therefore be operated in almost any weather to provide protection. On those hot/wet days, the awning can beSydney Retractable awnings extended to provide shelter from the elements while still providing alfresco dining. Because they are easy and quick to operate, they give you more flexibility in the use of your outdoor area. Retractable awnings are ideal for residential, hospitality and commercial uses.

3. Longevity

Made from the highest quality materials, retractable awnings are designed to last. They will withstand the elements every day, all year-long. Some of the materials used in the construction of retractable awnings include stainless steel fitting, powder coated aluminium frames and tear-resistant, durable fabrics. These awnings often come with a warranty so you can be sure about the quality of the product.

5. Choices

Retractable awnings are available in a wide range of options. The options for different awnings include different projections and widths as well as several mounting methods depending on the application. These roof systems choices can be assembled to fit your specific requirements and match the style of your house. There is also a huge selection of quality fabrics and colours to choice from as well as several methods of operating the awning, including full automation with timers and sun and wind sensors.

6. Installation

The installation of retractable awnings is much easier and less expensive than construction of a patio or deck. They are also easier to install than the awnings that don’t fold away. The installation typically involved only attaching it to your roof and no setting up of expensive pillars and other structures is required.
A retractable roof awning will allow you to enjoy full weather protection from harsh conditions for your outdoor area. When you install one, you can take advantage of its versatility to have it open and enjoy a lovely day or clos it to provide shelter. The awning will provide protection against the potential harmful effect of the sun rays, protect your outdoor furniture, and also help add value to your property.

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