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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 Pergola Canopy Covers - Awnings, Roofs & Shades

    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 Side Arm / Drop Arm Awnings

Modern side arm / drop arm retractable awnings are the perfect way to protect smaller areas from weather elements while adding a uniquely beautiful accessory to a building or home’s exterior. With many customization options, side / drop arm awnings allow for you or your client to create a durable sun shading solution suitable for any window or door in need of a practical and visually-appealing upgrade.

RetractableAwnings.com offers two state-of-the-art retractable window awning models: the Livorno and the Trieste.

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How do I install a side / drop arm awnings?

Installation for a side arm / drop arm awning is very simple. First, attach the cassette box above the window or door using the brackets provided. Next, attach the left arm to the wall on the left side of the window  or door and then the right arm to the right side of the window or door and insert the detachable crank. That’s it! Of course if you purchased the motorized version you will need to insert the plug in to a standard 110V outlet (GFI recommended).

Can I customize my side side / drop arm awning?

With a side arm / drop arm retractable awning, you can customize the following for you or your client:

  1. Choose a custom width and specify a size to as little as ⅛”

  2. Choose one of several standard side arm / drop arm projections

  3. Choose the solution dyed acrylic fabric color from hundreds of solids, tweeds and stripes

  4. Choose the valance style from any of these six

  5. Choose motorized operation for ease of use and convenience or manual operation with a detachable crank

How much do side arm and drop arm awnings cost?

Pricing for retractable side arm / drop arm awnings ranges from about $500 to a little over $2,000 for the largest size available with the optional cassette hood box.

Can a side arm awning reduce my utility bills?

Unlike interior blinds, a window awning not only provides privacy, but also reflects UV rays, and blocks the heat from entering into your home, business or RV. With the ability to reject and therefore exclude heat from entering, retractable side arm / drop arm awnings will definitely help lower your utility bill. By simply acting as a barrier to the sun your indoor temperature can dip as much as 20 degrees, which translates into as much as a 77 percent decrease in air conditioning use.

How easy is it to clean side and drop arm awnings?

To clean a retractable side arm / drop arm awning frame and fabric simply spray gently with a hose. If your side arm / drop arm awning fabric has a stain like grease, wine or ketchup review the fabric manufacturers cleaning instructions for that particular stain type. Do not under any circumstances attempt to clean the frame or fabric with a pressure washer as the high pressure will rip holes in the fabric and damage the motor, neither of which is covered under warranty.