Compare our Retractable Awning Models

The first step in customizing your retractable awning is to choose a model. Choose and compare Standard and Select Retractable Awning below and select a fabric in step 3).
Features Comparison - Retractable Awnings: Standard Model and Select Model

  Standard Model Select Model "Others"
Sunbrella Designer Fabrics
With our huge selection of high quality 100% solution-dyed Acrylic fabrics, which are known for durability against fading and mildew. At no additional charge you can create a unique retractable awning with a color scheme that you like.
Full choice on both models from more than 160 fabrics.
Limited number of colors and patterns

"Plastic" Multi-Ply fabrics

Valance Styles
Eight valance styles to choose from at no extra cost.  This is the part of the awning that will always be visible, even when retracted. Choose the style that you like and that fits your home design. No Choice 
Operator Options
The Standard Model and the Select Model both come with a Manual Crank, but to get the most out of your awning we recommend one of the following motorized operators:
  • Motor
  • Motor w/ Remote
  • Motor w/ Gear Override
Some motorized, some manual with poles on the side that make operation cumbersome
Adjustable Pitch
4-step easy adjust brackets

 

Continuous adjustment at any angle from 0 to 85 to perfectly match your mounting situation factory set only, not user adjustable
Available Sizes
Awning Width Each Awning is custom made to your specification. Choose your width in increments of
1 inch.

Max. Width 20ft

To cover larger areas, combine two or more awnings.

Each Awning is custom made to your specification. Choose your width in increments of
1 inch.

Max. Width 35ft

To cover larger areas, combine two or more awnings.

Width increments of
1 foot.

 

Awning Projection The Standard Model is available in the following projections to fit the depth of you deck/patio
  • 8ft 2in
  • 10ft
The Select Model is available in the following projections to fit the depth of you deck/patio
  • 6ft 7in
  • 8ft 2in
  • 10ft
  • 11ft 6in
  • 13ft
  • 16ft (call)
Mostly limited choice

few up to 13ft
 

Technical Specifications
Roller Tube
The Roller Tube is a 78mm cold rolled galvanized steel, for minimal sagging and extra strength
 
  
Aluminum Support Bar Up to a projection of 11'6" the 40mm square Support Bar is manufactured using aluminum over steel to minimize rust and corrosion and add to the durability of the awning.  
Heavy Duty
Steel Support Bar

  n/a

For projections of 13ft or more a stronger, coated 50mm square steel to tube is need. For safety reason do not buy a large projection awning with aluminum support bars!
Arms The Standard Model has one heavy duty steel spring to provide high tension in order to keep the fabric from sagging. The Select Model has two heavy duty steel springs in awnings with up to 6'11" arms, and three heavy duty steel springs in awnings 8' 7" and above, to provide high tension in order to keep the fabric from sagging. One Spring, some Two
Hinges aka. Elbows Twin PVC coated stainless steel Hinge/Cable. Twin PVC coated stainless steel Hinge/Cable. Exposed, some regular steel that is susceptible to corrosion.
Frame Colors
 

White

Camel

The Standard Model is available in two frame colors at no additional cost so you can choose the frame color that matches your siding, roof, or awning fabric best.

White Camel
Ivory Bronze

The Select Model is available in four frame colors at no additional cost so you can choose the frame color that matches your siding, roof, or awning fabric best.

Mostly no Choice, maybe two choices.

Tell me again which model is right for me?

Choose the Standard Retractable Awning Model if you:

  • Want a quality awning for the lowest price.
  • Do not need an awning wider than 20 feet.
  • Do not need an awning projection deeper than 10 feet.

Click Here to choose the Standard Awning and begin the second step in customizing your awning.

Choose the Select Model if you:

  • Want the strongest awning available.
  • Need an awning wider than 20 feet.
  • Need an awning projection deeper than 10 feet.
  • Would like a larger selection of frame colors.
  • Want a safety margin.

Click Here to choose the Select Model and begin the second step in customizing your awning.