Retractable Awnings

Retractable awnings extend your outdoor living space while protecting you from natural elements such as rain, heat, glare, and harmful UV rays.

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Retractable Awnings benefits:

Motorization option

Working with top brands (Somfy, Lutron Hunter Douglas & More!)

Kids Safety

Safeguard your home with our range of kid-friendly window treatments

Room Darkening

Perfect for bedrooms and entertainment rooms

Custom for your needs

Hundreds of colors, tones, and textures are available

Why Choose Our Retractable Awnings?

When it comes to choosing the perfect retractable awnings, our brand stands above the rest, offering a compelling array of reasons to make us your top choice. With a commitment to unmatched quality, our retractable awnings are crafted from premium materials, ensuring long-lasting durability and superior performance. We take pride in providing customizable options that cater to every taste and style, allowing you to create a tailored outdoor space that reflects your unique personality. Whether you seek shade from the harsh sun or unpredictable weather, our retractable awnings guarantee year-round enjoyment and protection. Embrace energy efficiency and potential savings on cooling costs as our awnings reduce heat gain and create a cooler indoor environment. For a seamless installation and exceptional customer experience, choose our retractable awnings and take your outdoor living to new heights of comfort and elegance.

More about Retractable Awnings...

Our custom retractable awnings are available in many styles, patterns and methods of operation.

When choosing the perfect awning for your residential or commercial space, we recommend a motorized option.ย  Motorized retractable awnings allow you easier access to lift and raise your awning, schedule your awning, and control them from virtually anywhere. Motorized shading solutions such as this also lowers the everyday wear and tear which creates a longer life span.

Shades By Designโ€™s retractable awning systems are the perfect choice for many residential and commercial applications. They are very durable, and designed to provide solar and water protection in windy situations as well. Their versatile design reduces temperature and allows you to set your preferred sun exposure over sunrooms, pergolas and any other open outdoor area. Our retractable awning systems expand your livable space and add beauty and value to your home without the worry of a sunburn. We offer a complete line of retractable awning systems for residential and commercial applications.

All you need to know about Retractable Awnings

Retractable awnings are equipped with a manual or motorized mechanism that allows them to extend and retract. Manual awnings are operated by a hand-crank, while motorized ones use an electric motor controlled by a switch or remote. Some advanced models even come with sensors that automatically retract the awning based on weather conditions.

Most retractable awnings are water-resistant but not completely waterproof. They can handle light rain showers without any issues. However, during heavy rainfall, some water might seep through the fabric seams or collect on the surface. It’s essential to retract the awning during heavy rain to prevent any potential damage.
Most retractable awnings are designed to withstand moderate winds, typically up to around 20-25 mph (32-40 km/h). However, it’s essential to retract the awning during windy conditions or storms to prevent damage. Some modern retractable awnings come with wind sensors that automatically retract the awning when strong winds are detected.
Yes, regular maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity and smooth operation of your retractable awning. Keep the awning clean, lubricate moving parts if necessary, and inspect it for any signs of wear or damage. Additionally, retract the awning during harsh weather conditions to prevent unnecessary strain on the structure.
Retractable awnings are suitable for use in spring, summer, and early fall when weather conditions are milder. However, in regions with harsh winters or heavy snowfall, it is advisable to retract the awning and store it properly during the winter months to protect it from damage.

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