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  • Folding Arm Awnings  Folding Canopies

    Folding Arm Awnings & Folding Canopies

    Folding arm canopies and awnings for homes can reduce your cooling costs while protecting your outdoor furniture from harmful UV rays.

  • Retractable Pergola Covers  Awnings

    Retractable Pergola Covers & Awnings

    Retractable pergola covers are best for residents in areas prone to heavy rain and high wind while also adding beauty and interest to your outdoor space.

  • Retractable Drop Arm Awnings

    Retractable Drop Arm Awnings

    Retractable home drop arm awnings provide shelter for windows and doors. They are available in a multitude of color options to complement your personal style.

  • Retractable Patio Screens and Vertical Drop Awnings

    Retractable Patio Screens and Vertical Drop Awnings

    Retractable screens fit nicely in the spaces of gazebos and pergolas to provide your backyard with some extra privacy. Vertical screens can also be installed over windows.

  • Retractable Window Awnings

    Retractable Window Awnings

    Retractable canopies add a little interest to the exterior of your home. They’re a great option if you want to add some UV protection to windows and doors.

  • Retractable Free Standing Awnings and Canopies

    Retractable Free Standing Awnings and Canopies

    Provide shelter to your patio or deck with retractable free standing awnings and canopies. They are easy to install and the louver roof option can handle snow load.

  • Retractable Lateral Arm Awnings

    Retractable Lateral Arm Awnings

    Retractable lateral arm awnings are commonly used for commercial decks and patios to provide protection from UV rays and light rain. They are installed to the wall, fascia, beam, roof, or an eave/soffit/overhang.

  • Retractable Pergola Roof Covers

    Retractable Pergola Roof Covers 

    Retractable pergola roof covers can be free-standing or installed on a building, patio or deck. These durable structures can handle heavy rain, high wind and are chosen for both practical and decorative purposes.

  • Retractable Side Arm | Drop Arm Awnings

    Retractable Side Arm | Drop Arm Awnings

    Retractable side arm / drop arm commercial awnings protect windows and doors from the sun, rain, and other weather conditions. They are easily customizable with a large variety of fabric options.

  • Power Retractable Screens

    Power Retractable Screens

    Retractable vertical drop screens are flexible window awnings that can be retracted and rolled up into a cassette box. For privacy, you can install them inside or outside a rectangular or square opening, such as on the sides of pergolas and gazebos.

  • Retractable Canopies for Commercial Buildings

    Retractable Canopies for Commercial Buildings

    Retractable canopies protect areas from sun, UV rays, light rain, and light wind. They are available in a variety of colors for coordinating with your business’s color scheme or logo.

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Somfy® Brand Motors, Controls & Automation

Somfy is the largest and most varied manufacturers for awning components. Somfy's products include everything from traditional wired awning motors to state of the art interior environment sensors. That technical description is a bit dry for a manufacturing and engineering company that prides itself on intangible benefits: clear vision, ambitious ecological leadership, and mechanical precision.

Fifty years ago, Somfy was founded in Cluses, France, a city in the Mont Blanc region bordering France and Switzerland. The region is known for Swiss timepieces, and Somfy opened in 1960 already steeped in an atmosphere of demanding detail and precision.

As part of its emphasis on quality, Somfy line-tests 100% of its products before distribution. Additionally, Somy operates an internal testing lab that conducts over 2000 types of tests and with almost 100 dedicated testing and quality assurance engineers.

As part of its vision of the future, Somfy actively participates in architectural groups with an eye to foster ecologically-minded design. Its variety of products – for retractable awnings and other systems like blinds, garage doors, and lighting – is to simplify managing a home or building so that it enhances natural lighting, cooling, and heating.

Since 1960, Somfy has expanded to 8 manufacturing sites and subsidiaries in 53 countries. Over 220 million households use Somfy products, with more than 4 million people using their wireless motor technology for retractable awnings.

RetractableAwnings.com offers all Somfy components for retractable awnings, from motors to controls to sensors. RetractableAwnings.com is proudly an approved Somfy's Exterior Products Expert.


  • Wireless motors with proprietary radio technology

  • Wired motors

  • Timers

  • A full range of controls, including mounted table controls, keypads, remote controls, and switches

  • Climate and environment sensors, including exterior brightness, interior light/temperature, rain, motion, and wind


  • ISO 9001 manufacturing certification

  • Underwriters Laboratories safety approval

  • Canadian Standard Association safety approval

  • Internal testing laboratory, operating for over 30 years

  • 100% of products are tested at the assembly line

  • 5-year warranty

  • Earned more than 600 national approvals in 40 countries

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