RETRACTABLE AWNING FAQS
Here are some common Retractable Awning Faqs and answers for retractable awning:
Are they waterproof?
The fabric is made of acrylic waterresistant fabric. It will stand some wind and rain but its not design for heavy rain or strong wind.Its a sunshade.
How strong are they? Can they resist wind?
The arms are made of heavy duty aluminium alloy. But we recommend retracting the arms in strong winds.
Does it have UV protection? What is the UV rating of the fabric?
Yes, the UPF is 80+
How much space do we need from the ceiling/soffit to install the awnings?
The awning will require at least 20 cm mounting space.
How high should the awning be from the ground?
How much space should the projection be away from the post?
When fully extended it must be 50 cm away.
What are the frames made of?
They are made of aluminium, so they won’t rust.
What wall area is required to mount the awnings?
For wall mounting, try to find the studs in the walls and measure from stud to stud to whatever width you require. If you are unsure please call us.
What kind of mounting brackets do you provide?
But you can have for an extra cost:
-Ceiling Brackets (installation to the eve)
-Softfit Brackets (installation front of Gutter)
-Roof Brackets (installation on the roof)
Can the awnings be motorized?
IMPORTANT: Installation cost and motor unit cost does not include electrical work. This must be carried out by a licensed electrician and is be arranged by the customer at their cost.