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    Retractable Patio & Deck Awnings

    Retractable patio awnings and deck awnings are designed for sun, UV, glare & heat protection, LIGHT rain & wind up to +-20 mph (when extended) and no higher. This product type is water RESISTANT, not WATERPROOF. For residential & commercial patios, decks, courtyards, restaurants, hotels, wedding events, nightclubs, pubs, swimming pools, hot tubs & open entertainment areas.

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    Retractable Patio Covers & Pergola Covers

    Retractable patio covers and pergola covers are designed for sun, UV, glare & heat protection, HEAVY rain & HIGH winds up to 100+ mph/160+ km/hr. System & Ferrari fabric are waterPROOF meaning no water enters. For residential, commercial, institutional & government patios, decks, courtyards, restaurants, hotels, wedding events, nightclubs, pubs, swimming pools, hot tubs & open entertainment areas.

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    Retractable Window Awnings

    Retractable canopy awnings are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat protection and LIGHT wind and LIGHT rain. Solution dyed acrylic fabric used on this product type is water RESISTANT. Can be wall mounted outside any commercial, governmental, institutional or residential window or door opening.

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    Retractable Screens

    Retractable screens are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat protection & LIGHT to MODERATE wind (depending on fabric & model used) and HEAVY rain (depending on fabric & model used). For residential, commercial, governmental and institutional applications, wall mounted OR mounted on to posts around the outside of a pavilion, pergola or gazebo. Fabric can be water RESISTANT.

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    Retractable Canopies

    Retractable canopies are designed for sun, UV, glare and heat protection, LIGHT wind and LIGHT rain. Solution dyed acrylic fabric used on this product type is water RESISTANT. Can be wall mounted outside any commercial, governmental, institutional or residential window or door opening.

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    Free Standing Retractable Awnings

    Free standing retractable awnings are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat, LIGHT wind and LIGHT rain protection. The solution-dyed acrylic fabric used on this product type is water RESISTANT. Free standing awnings can be floor mounted in almost any residential, commercial, institutional or government location.

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    Electric & Motorized Awnings

    Electric & motorized retractable awnings with optional wind, rain, sun and motion sensors are designed for sun, UV, glare, heat protection & for light to heavy wind (depending on fabric & model used) and light to heavy rain (depending on fabric & model used). Electric & motorized retractable awnings are used for residential, commercial, governmental and institutional applications. Fabric can be water resistant or water proof (depending on fabric & model used).

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11 Steps to Picking the Perfect Retractable Awning for Your Home

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Springtime is here and that means you’ve probably seen dozens of advertisements pushing the newest style trends and modernizations in outdoor design. From seasonal home shows to outdoor design blogs and magazines, the trend is clear: beautifying the outside space of your home is the best way to transform your outdoor lifestyle just in time for spring and summer. With design options seemingly limitless, figuring out how to revamp your backyard and patio area can be tricky for any homeowner. But, what if there was a way to increase your outdoor living space and improve the overall aesthetic appeal of your home? The answer is in a custom high-quality retractable awning.

Picking the perfect retractable awning for your home requires vision. What does your dream outdoor living space look like? What are you trying to achieve with the addition of an awning on your deck or patio? These questions can be difficult to answer without some professional guidance. Fear not, however, because we’ve got a step-by-step guide for you! The following 11 steps will help you to pick the perfect retractable awning for your home:

  1. Head over to RetractableAwnings.com, click on our state-of-the-art Find Awning tool, and follow the simple steps

  2. Choose the type of area you would like to cover, in this case it would be a deck or patio

  3. Specify that the product is for residential use

  4. Depending on the location of your home, choose whether or not the awning needs to handle a snow load

  5. Take a look outside your home and then choose the correct type of mounting surface that the awning will be attached to

  6. Pick the level of wind strength that the awning must withstand when fully extended

  7. Pick the amount of rain that the awning must withstand when fully extended

  8. Choose the awning width that matches your vision for your outdoor space

  9. Choose the extension or drop requirements for the awning to be either angled or vertical

  10. Check out the recommended model(s) to fit your specific deck or patio needs

  11. Use the Live Help Chat Tool to discuss your findings with a retractable awning expert

 From sun shade to rain protection, retractable awnings offer the perfect way to extend the outdoor living space in your home all while dramatically improving the aesthetic of your deck or patio. Taking a look at products like the folding lateral arm retractable awnings, retractable patio and deck pergola cover systems, rotating louver roof systems, retractable vertical drop awning screens or retractable side arm awnings will reveal the endless options in customization for beautiful patio covers. Things like easy installation, options for fabric colors, and quick production and delivery time make this a simple decision. Make the most out of the sunny seasons with a custom retractable awning that’s perfect for you and your family’s needs.

Is your home ready for the outdoor seasons of spring and summer? Are you looking for a simple way to add style and function to your home’s deck or patio? Well, get ready to make your neighbors jealous! Contact our residential retractable awning and retractable patio cover experts in the USA or Canada toll free at 866-438-2964 or outside the USA or Canada at (305) 628-2424 or use the live help chat tool for professional guidance on finding the perfect retractable awning or retractable patio cover for you!