Folding Arm Awning Benefits

June 8, 2023

Folding Arm Awnings – Geelong, Surf Coast, Bellarine.

  1. Sun and heat protection:

    Folding Arm Awnings provide effective protection against the sun’s rays, helping to reduce the harsh heat and glare on your outdoor area and though your windows. They provide you with a convenient shaded area, making it more comfortable for your outdoor activies and entertaining. They can also assist with preventing furniture and expensive interior surfaces from fading due to sun exposure.

  2. Versatile and adjustable:

    Given that a Folding Arm Awning is retractable, it allows you the flexibility to extend or retract the Awning to your personal needs. This flexibility allows you to enjoy as much or as little of the sun, as you desire, to create shade and protection when required. You can adjust the FAA’s position to control the amount of sunlight, entering your space at any time during the day.

  3. Space-saving design:

    Folding Arm Awnings are designed to be self-supporting, without the need of any posts or support structures. They fold away neatly when not in use, maintaining a clean and unobstructed outdoor area. This feature is particularly beneficial for small patios balconies and areas with limited space. Perfect for the cooler months when you want to entice the warmth into your home.

  4. Enhances outdoor living:

    A Folding Arm Awning can expand your usable, outdoor space, creating an additional area for relaxation, dining, or entertaining guests. They provide shade and protection from the heat; allowing you to make the most of your outdoor living area in the warmer months.

  5. UV protection:

    With today’s modern fabrics, your Folding Arm Awning will offer you a high level of UV protection. The fabric will shield you and your belongings from the harmful UV rays, reducing the risk of sunburn and long-term sun damage.

  6. Energy efficiency:

    When extended, your Folding Arm Awning will assist in reducing direct sunlight into your windows; this can assist in lowering indoor temperatures during the hot weather days. This can be enough to prevent you turning on your air conditioning system, thus reducing your cooling costs, and maintaining a comfortable internal environment.

  7. Aesthetically pleasing:

    Folding Arm Awnings come in a range of designs and colour choices; along with protective fabrics that offer a range of colours and patterns to compliment your outdoor space. The Folding Arm Awning can add a touch of elegance and sophistication to your family home.

  8. Easy to use and maintain:

    Operating a Folding Arm Awning is typically straightforward, with options for either manual or motorised control. If the motorised option is chosen, you are then free to add one or more optional sensors available to assist you in its operation… Sun, Rain, Wind & Motion sensors are smart options to think about. Maintenance requirements are generally minimal; if stored away correctly, the fabric and components are generally kept clean. A simple wipe over of the componentry and the occasional squirt of silicone spray into the moving parts. Cleaning the fabric can be relatively simple, we recommend following the cleaning instructions of the fabric manufacturer.


Overall, your Folding Arm Awning will provide a practical and stylish solution for your outdoor sun protection and comfort, allowing you to make the most of your outdoor space throughout those warm sunny days for years to come.

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