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The most traditional style of Awnings the Auto runs on guide rails attached to the wall. This allows the Awning to stay at a pre-determined distance from you window. To operate simply pull the Awning straight down and once released the arms lock into place. Most Auto Awnings come with a head-box to protect the fabric when it is retracted.
There is a wide range of fabrics canvas, mesh and acrylic and the valance can be straight or scalloped.
Mesh – The most popular fabric for this style of External Blind allows you to maintain your view whilst protecting you from heat and glare. Made from a combination of Polyester and PVC they are hardwearing and easy to clean. Darker colours will give you a better view whist reducing the glare and the lighter colours will reflect more heat. 95% Block out.
Acrylic – fabrics offer superior UV protection and have excellent resistance to stretching and tearing. The fabric of choice for Folding Arm Awnings, Acrylic is used to maximize heat reduction and maintain your privacy. Acrylic fabrics are also water resistant and come with a 10year warranty.
Canvas – Once the most popular choice for awnings, canvas has now taken a back seat. It is mostly used on west facing windows or traditional style homes where clients want to match their existing Awnings. 100% Block out.
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