Retractable Folding Arm AWnings
Helioscreen’s retractable awning range will enhance your outdoor and entertainment space using innovative designs coupled with the capability to withstand the Australian climate. Our retractable awnings showcase high-quality, affordable solutions which combine style, value, and security for residential or commercial spaces. Optional models include the fully enclosed Helioscreen Cassette, the Fabric-Cassette, Rubix, Cocoon, or Classic models, and more.
The Helioscreen range of retractable awnings feature an articulated arm manufactured with the highest quality chromatised aluminium, durable die-cast parts, and secure steel cables. Continued observation of these quality materials has resulted in outstanding functionality with long-lasting, trouble-free operations supported with a five-year warranty. Helioscreen Awnings customizations have been developed to include remote-operated motorisation or automated with sun and wind sensors. The awning fabric compliments any external facade with over 50 colours and patterns to choose from, all made from long-lasting water and UV-resistant materials.
Retractable Awning FEATURES
- 5 year warranty
- Maximum projection 4.5m
- Maximum width up to 8m (single units)
- Optional retractable valance up to 1.6m drop
- High grade aluminium and stainless steel parts
- Wall / Ceiling / Fascia mount options
- Awning pitch can be set between 0 and 40 degrees
- Rated 6 on Beaufort wind scale
Retractable Awning SPECIFICATIONS
Helioscreen’s retractable awnings use quality components designed, engineered, and manufactured in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. Each part requires compliance assurance with the industry’s strict European standards before Helioscreen will include them in local manufacturing operations.
As with many of our products, we have a full range of Folding Arm Awnings designed to suit various needs. Below is a rough guide on how to best select a system that suits your specific requirements. We recommend consulting with a Helioscreen Specialist to get expert advice on which system will work best for you. Click on a Product Name to learn more.
External Folding Arm Awnings
Helioshade Cocoon Video
Retractable Awning FABRICS
As with many of our products we have a range of fabric collections to suit various needs. Below is a rough guide on how to best select a fabric for your individual needs. We recommend consulting with a Helioscreen Specialist before deciding on which fabric best suits your needs.
our Retractable awnings perform UNDER PRESSURE
See why the Helioshade Awning has the highest wind rating, as it handles these very windy conditions.
Retractable Awning FAQ's
Both the retractable awning and drop awning are popular with our customers. The difference between the two is based primarily on the positioning and capabilities. The Retractable Awning can extend or retract in response to weather conditions or entertainment preferences. With a motorised mechanism controlled by remote or automatic function, this awning style offers assorted options to suit changing needs.
In comparison, the Straight Drop Awnings is a traditional style that drops vertically to provide protection from heat and control of external light; this option is typically available as spring operation, crank handle operation, or motorisation.
The cost of a retractable awning is dependent on several aspects. Firstly, compared to their counterparts, retractable awnings provide an increased life span of the awnings due to their ability to retract. This capability sees a reduction in expose to conditions that are detrimental to fixed awnings.
The price is indicative of the quality, Helioscreens is an Australian-based, local manufacturer with operations out of the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The team comprises experienced, highly skilled individuals who developed and implement a continuous improvement process that responds to customer feedback, global trends, and industry standards. The retractable systems’ components adhere to the industry’s stringent European standards. The final product reflects the time, resources, skills, and means contributing to this high-quality product.
A superior quality retractable awning will incorporate these features:
- options for opening and closing the awning
- designed to suit space
- come in a range of shapes and sizes
- offer a range of colours and patterns
- components meet European standards
- components and parts sourced from Europe
- made of UV resistant material
- 5-year warranty
- maximum projection 4.5m
- maximum width up to 8m (single units)
- optional retractable valance up to 1.6m drop
- wall / ceiling / fascia mount options
- awning pitch can be set between 0 and 40 degrees
The retractable awning is a product used in a range of residential and commercial settings. Generally, the primary purpose of a retractable awning is to provide outdoor living options in various weather conditions.
In homes, retractable awnings improve the appearance and add value to a space by creating additional outdoor areas operative in varied conditions. Specifically, they are used for decks, pools, verandas, patios, and very creatively in areas like rooftop gardens, as privacy and security from close neighbours to create additional storage space around the home.
As a commercial product, they are most recognizable outside of cafes, restaurants, bars, and generally places people gather. Due to the products’ nature, Helioscreen can provide a creative and attractive solution for any commercial awning vision.
Helioscreen is the no-risk choice for retractable awnings. In an industry where cheap products are common, a provider must be experienced, provide customer testimonials, and have the manufacturing knowledge and capability to construct a high-quality product.
The Helioscreen Retractable Awning is quality from start to finish. From the initial consultation, customers can rest assured their product is constructed in the Sydney location with components designed, engineered, and manufactured in Europe. Once the product is assembled, the color, pattern, and calibration are completed and ready to install to your design’s specifications. A vital indicator of a quality product is the warranty and after-sales service provided by an organisation – and Helioscreen is a leader in this important avenue. Besides providing customers with a generous 5-year warranty, Helioscreen provides ongoing product support and after-sales service for all customers. This fundamental element cornerstone of the reputation of trust they hold in the industry.
Key benefits of Helioscreen Awnings over other cheaper options
Helioscreen Awnings use quality components designed, engineered, and manufactured in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. Each part requires compliance assurance with the industry’s strict European standards before Helioscreen will include them in local manufacturing operations.
Helioscreen has developed a range of aesthetic and functional solutions to expand external living spaces, create security and privacy and reduce energy costs. Some key identifiers to look for when comparing our world-class products to our competitors are:
- Our components are made in Europe, while cheaper alternatives are only designed in Europe
- We manufacture your retractable awnings in Australia (so we can design your product with precision, exact specifications and provide an efficient turnaround time); in comparison, cheaper alternatives may offer long timeframes, which could reflect overseas manufacturing and often incurs hidden delivery costs and difficulty should issues arise
- We talk the talk. We know our products and can answer any question you have. We have been in this business for over 30 years and know what works and what doesn’t. Suppose the company you’re working with cannot answer your questions. In that case, it’s potentially indicative of a lack of experience, and we suggest seeking a second opinion.