09 Apr 2019

Are Electrical Retractable Awnings Durable?

by John Fulton

If you’re looking for a way to add shade to your property and protect your interior from the harsh Australian sun, then there is often no greater choice than with the installation of Awnings. Designed specifically to shield your home from damaging UV rays, they are an excellent choice for any home – and a huge range of design and fabric options mean they are sure to suit your architecture as well! If you want to take your awnings to the next level, then motorisation could be the ideal addition. However, you may want to consider if an electrical retractable awning is durable before making any investments.


Choosing the Right Fabric

We only use the highest quality fabrics for our awnings, but in doing so, we offer a range of choice to ensure you achieve the look you’re after without compromising on strength and durability.

  • Canvas: One of the more traditional options, canvas awnings are ideal for shading your home, and is capable of standing up to even the harshest weather conditions. Even better, it’s UV and mold resistant, so you don’t need to worry about damage during day to day use.
  • Acrylic: Perfect for modern applications, acrylic awnings are ideally suited to motorisation thanks to the contemporary appearance that they offer. They are designed for our climate, so you know they can handle whatever the weather throws at them.
  • Mesh: Another contemporary style, if you’re looking for electrical awnings that still offer excellent breathability, this could be the ideal choice. Not only that, they are also UV and Mold resistant, offering peace of mind that they will stand the test of time.

Long-Lasting Components

It isn’t only the fabric that needs to be able to stand the test of time, the components that make up the framing of the awnings is durable as well. Whether you choose a PVC frame or a powder coated aluminium option, you can rest assured that we’re using a lightweight yet incredibly strong material that has been selected specifically for its durability.

Full Installation Offered

One of the best ways to ensure your awnings will stand the test of time is to take advantage of our full installation services on offer. Using qualified technicians, we take the care needed to ensure everything is operating safely and effectively – regardless of the power method or control system you’ve chosen. Rather than take the chance with a handyman who may not know their way around our awnings and controls or attempt a DIY job and hope for the best, make the decision that will save you money in the long run.

As you can see, the key to investing in electrical retractable awnings with durable, hardwearing parts is in partnering in a first-rate, reputable window fashions company. Our team prides ourselves on the premium components and Australian made quality that we use in all our awnings, and better yet, our installations come with a five-year limited warranty! If you want to learn more about the awnings that we carry, or you want to create a custom unit specifically for your home, then contact us on 1300 362 670 for an obligation free quote today!