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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 Pergola Covers & Louver Roofs

    Most retractable patio covers and pergola covers are designed for sun, UV, glare & heat protection, HEAVY rain & HIGH winds up to 175+ mph/281+ km/hr. Systems & fabric are waterPROOF meaning no water enters. Used for residential, commercial, institutional & government patios, decks, courtyards, restaurants, hotels, wedding events, nightclubs, pubs, swimming pools, hot tubs.

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    Retractable Side Arm / Drop Arm 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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    Retractable Free Standing Awnings

    Most free standing retractable awnings are designed for sun, UV, glare & heat protection, HEAVY rain & HIGH winds up to 175+ mph/281+ km/hr. Systems & fabric are waterPROOF meaning no water enters. Free standing awnings are floor mounted and used for residential, commercial, institutional & government patios, decks, courtyards, restaurants, hotels, wedding events, nightclubs, pubs, swimming pools & hot tubs.

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    Retractable Electric & Motorized Awnings

    Electric & motorized retractable awnings with an 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 waterproof (depending on fabric & model used).

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Retractable Free Standing Awnings

We are an international supplier and installer of free standing awnings for decks and patios. At Retractable Awnings, we have a large range of residential and commercial awning products assembled from the highest quality German TÜV Product Approved and CE Certified European components, motors, controls and fabric. This ensures you have the strength and control to effortlessly adjust your canopy or awning for the perfect shade and/or rain and/or snow coverage, or to protect outdoor furniture and more from weather damage.

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What are free standing awnings?

Free standing retractable awnings are usually large, permanent rain and/or shade/shading systems for decks and patios or any other outdoor living or work space. They are perfect for homeowners and businesses who have a very low roof height with no space to mount an attached type retractable awning, large yards, in-ground or above-ground pools or large, spacious patios and decks.

What are the benefits of a free standing awning?

More durable than makeshift canopies and pop up tents and more attractive than traditional screened in areas, free standing awnings allow you to create shaded, rain, hail, snow protected areas (depending on model installed) on your patio or deck without the need to install a permanent structure since all offer retractable roofs, retractable louver roofs or rotating louver roofs. They are easy to assemble, and offer you more flexibility with creating cool, shaded, rain, hail and snow protected spaces outdoors.  

Types of Free Standing Retractable Awnings Available

RetractableAwnings.com offers The Torino, which is stronger and sturdier than your average retractable patio umbrella. With an off-center design, you can optimize the space underneath and with the optional swivel you can adapt your shade depending on where the sun is shining. There is also a cutout that helps to promote airflow and prevent it from tipping during bad weather. Up to 4 side by side, butting units can be used to cover a 20 foot x 20 foot space.

Retractableawnings.com also offers eight free standing awning models all of which offer sun, heavy rain, hail protection and one model, the Bioclimatique, that offers sun heavy rain, hail and snow protection. 

What types of weather can a free standing awning handle?

Our Torino model awning offers a stronger aluminum support post and a weight stand which allows it to withstand light winds without the need for additional weight. Because the canopy design is peaked upward at the center, it allows adequate light rain runoff from the water resistant fabric.

The free standing awning model Perugia is for sun protection only. Free standing awning models including the Ankara, Bergamo, Bolzano, Campagnia, Forli, Hamburg and Piacenza offer sun, heavy rain, hail protection and one model, the Bioclimatique, that offers sun heavy rain, hail and even snow protection.

Can I use a free standing awning with a motorhome?

Yes, as opposed to fixed awnings, the Torino model can be transported in your motorhome, camper or RV recreational vehicle (space dependent) and set up anywhere you choose. All other free standing models are not designed to be transported within a motorhome, camper or RV.

How do I install a free standing awning? 

Installation for each free standing awning model varies by the product type/model and, most importantly, the substrate that the free standing awning is being attached to. Examples of substrates include wood, brick, concrete block, steel, aluminum, marble, travertine etc. The type, diameter and size of fastener used varies based on the substrate attaching to, product weight, bracket size, bracket hole positions and more.

How do I clean a free standing awning? 

Installation for each free standing awning model varies by the product type/model and, most importantly, the substrate that the free standing awning is being attached to. Examples of substrates include wood, brick, concrete block, steel, aluminum, marble, travertine etc. The type, diameter and size of fastener used varies based on the substrate attaching to, product weight, bracket size, bracket hole positions and more.