Helioscreen’s retractable awning range will enhance your outdoor and entertainment space using innovative designs coupled with the capability to withstand the Australian climate.
Built to handle tough Australian conditions
Australian’s love using their outdoor spaces, but when the weather’s not on your side, it’s hard to enjoy them to their full potential. Retractable awnings give you the flexibility to control light and protect yourself from the elements whilst adding value and style to your home.
Our retractable awnings combine style, value and security to provide an affordable, high-quality solution for residential and commercial spaces. They can be customised to suit your needs, with over 50 colours and patterns of fabric to choose from, as well as inclusions such as motorisation and sun and wind sensors.
Helioscreen’s retractable awning range has been the preferred choice for architects, designers and builders for over 30 years. We combine industry leading machinery with craftsman-like attention to detail to deliver custom made awnings of the highest quality, backed by a 5 year warranty.
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5 year warranty
Maximum projection 4.5m
Maximum width up to 8m (single units)
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
Optional retractable valance up to 1.6m drop
The Helioshade® Cassette is the superior model of the Helioshade® series from Helioscreen. Using innovative German technology and stylish Italian design, it perfectly protects the awning fabric and articulated arms from the harsh Australian environment with a fully closing cassette.
Top quality materials along with precision engineering down to the last detail ensure optimal functionality and durability. High strength extruded brackets guarantee a sound fixing, even on difficult facades. The Helioshade® Cassette can be fully automated with sun /wind / rain sensors, or via smart devices.
The Rubix Cassette awning offers a premium shading solution with a focus on clean lines to suit the finest architecture.
Designed to integrate seamlessly onto modern facades, the Rubix Cassette provides a streamlined architectural finish along with full protection to the arms and fabric when not in use.
Utilising the highest quality materials available including chromatised aluminium, Dulux powdercoating finishes, high grade stainless steel screws, along with precision engineering and design down to the last detail, ensures long lasting durability and functionality for many years.
When modern architecture calls for slim and compact the Helioshade Cocoon Cassette awning offers the ideal shading solution.
Designed for the minimalist, the Cocoon offers a slimline cassette that fully encloses the fabric, arms and moving parts, ensuring protection from the elements when not in use. Utilising the highest quality materials available including chromatised aluminium, Dulux powder coating finishes, high grade stainless steel screws, power coated cast end caps along with precision engineering and design down to the last detail, ensures long lasting durability and functionality for many years.
The Fabric Cassette folding arm awning elegantly provides the fabric and motor full protection from the elements.
With it’s cleverly designed cassette, it keeps the fabric away from air pollution, sticks, leaves, and bird droppings when not in use. It is mounted via an integrated torque bar with numerous fixing options, making this awning a versatile option for a large range of applications, from Decks, courtyards, pool areas or commercial alfresco dining spaces.
Thanks to the chromatising of all aluminium parts as well as screws and nuts made of marine grade stainless steel, the Helioshade® Classic range is extremely resistant to corrosion.
The awning can be deployed manually with a crank handle or motorised with a SOMFY motor for convenience & ease of use, and the ability to automate via sun / wind / rain sensors, or smart devices.
The Classic folding arm awning offers a simple yet stylish awning design to protect you from the elements.
The Classic awning is mounted via an integrated torque bar with numerous mounting options, making the Helioshade® Classic range a versatile option for a large range of applications.
Thanks to the chromatising of all aluminium parts as well as screws and nuts made of marine grade stainless steel, the Helioshade® Classic range is extremely resistant to corrosion. The awning can be deployed manually with a crank handle or motorised with a SOMFY motor for convenience & ease of use, and the ability to automate via sun / wind / rain sensors, or smart devices.
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Customisable to your needs
Helioscreen’s retractable awning range has been the selection of choice for many of Australia’s leading architects, designers and builders over the past 30 years. We’re proud to have supplied hundreds of prestigious commercial projects throughout Australia and New Zealand. When it comes to quality, our awnings are the market leaders, being used by both home and business owners Australia wide.
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.
All our retractable awning models are able to be customised to suit the needs of your application. Helioscreen Awnings customizations have been developed to include remote-operated motorisation or automated with sun and wind sensors.
Lasting durability, functionality & performance
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.
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.
Helioscreen’s Cassette Awning range ensures your outdoor space can be utilised all year round. Combining style, functionality and durability, the Cassette Awning provides your outdoor space with protection from the elements all year round.
Engineered with German technology and Italian design, the Cassette Awning is one of the superior Helioscreen models. Its fully closing cassette protects the fabric and parts from exposure to harsh Australian conditions. The awning features precision engineering as well as chromatised aluminium and marine grade stainless steel screws, ensuring it delivers on both functionality and durability.
With the Helioscreen Rubix Cassette Awning, your outdoor entertaining plans no longer have to be reliant on the weather. The Rubix Cassette offers a shade solution that is both aesthetic and practical, featuring a slimline casing that fits discreetly into any modern facade.
Its slimline, fully closing cassette design protects the fabric and folding arms from weather damage. It is long-lasting, durable and perfect for Australian conditions. Using the highest quality materials like chromatised aluminium, Dulux powder coating finishes and stainless steel screws, the Rubix Cassette is built to last.
The Helioscreen Cocoon Cassette provides you with protection from the elements in one simple design. It’s sleek and minimalist, offering a slim and compact shading solution built to last for years to come.
The Cocoon Cassette boasts quality features such as chromatised aluminium, stainless steel screws, Dulux powder coated finishes and powder coated cast end caps. Its design offers the system and fabric full protection from the elements when not in use, ensuring maximum durability.
The Helioscreen Fabric Cassette Awning is the perfect all-rounder for residential and commercial uses. Its elegant, classic and compact design make it a stylish option for protecting your home or customers from the elements.
The Fabric Cassette can be mounted in a variety of ways thanks to its integrated torque bar, making it a great awning for a variety of applications. The adjustable angle cassette protects both the awning motor and fabric from the elements. When paired with the addition of a Vario-Valance, the Fabric Cassette awning can be adapted to block sun from just about every direction.
If you are after a simple and stylish retractable awning to protect you from the elements, look no further than the Helioscreen Classic Awning.The classic awning is elegant, compact and built to last, making it the perfect addition to any residential or commercial outdoor space.
Mounted with an integrated torque bar, the Classic Awning suits a variety of areas including terraces and small balconies. All components of the awning are made with chromatised aluminium and marine-grade steel nuts and screws, meaning it is highly resistant to corrosion and built to last.
The convenience of a motorised retractable awning allows you to maximise your awning’s potential. Having a motorised awning that can easily be retracted when not in use or when conditions become unsuitable protects the fabrics and longevity of your awning. Helioscreen’s retractable awning range can include the option for motorisation, allowing you to extend or retract your awning at the touch of a button.
The convenient operation of a motorised awning is unmatched, with the option to install timers that schedule the opening and closing of your awning throughout the day. Remote operated motorisation through a Somfy motor offers glare and sun protection for your home or business. If the weather suddenly changes, you can quickly compensate by easily extending or retracting your awning without the need for manual operation.
Our additional feature options allow you to get the most out of your awning. Some of our most popular retractable awning add-ons include:
If you have been thinking about purchasing a retractable awning, our awning price calculator tool is a great place to start. It’s a no-obligation, free and easy to use tool to help you get a better understanding of how much your dream awning will cost. Simply enter your desired awning type, width and projection and you’ll get a price estimate within seconds. Try it out today!
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Retractable Awning FAQ’s
Both the retractable awning and drop awning are popular with our customers. Retractable Awnings extend out horizontally via articulated “arms” that contain springs which force out the fabric, usually at a pitch of approx 10 to 20 degrees. They provide shade from the high summer sun in the hottest parts of the year, greaty increasing the usability of decks and balconies.
In comparison, the Straight Drop Awning drops vertically over a window to provide interiors with protection from heat and control of external light.
Both types of awning can be manually operated with a crank handle, or motorised for greater convenience.
The cost of a retractable awning is dependent on several things. There are different awning models that have different features and size capabilities that need to be taken into account.
Our awnings start in price from approx $2,800 (for a small sized manually operated basic model), and can reach as high as over $12,000 for a large top of the line motorised awning system.
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The price is indicative of the quality. Helioscreen is a local manufacturer with operations out of the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The team comprises of experienced, highly skilled individuals who have developed and implemented a continuous improvement process that responds to customer feedback, global trends, and industry standards. The product price reflects the use of industry leading components, custom built to the highest standards with care and attention second to none.
A superior quality retractable awning will incorporate these features:
Retractable awnings can be used in a range of residential and commercial settings. Generally, the primary purpose of a retractable awning is to provide shade to outdoor living and dining areas.
In homes, retractable awnings improve the appearance of and add value to a space by creating additional livable outdoor areas. Somewhere to enjoy the fresh air or views without baking in the full sun. Specifically, they are used to shade decks, pools, verandas or patios, and can be used very creatively in areas like rooftop gardens.
As a commercial product, they are mostly seen outside of cafes, restaurants and bars, and can greatly extend the usable commercial space for patrons to dine in comfort all year round.
Helioscreen is the no-risk choice for retractable awnings. In an industry where cheap products are common, a provider must be experienced, and have the manufacturing knowledge and capability to construct a high-quality product.
The Helioscreen Retractable Awning range is quality from start to finish. From the initial consultation, customers can rest assured their product is constructed in Australia with components designed, engineered, and manufactured in Europe. A vital indicator of a quality product is the warranty provided. All Helioscreen systems come with a generous 5-year warranty.
Helioscreen Awnings use quality components designed, engineered, and manufactured in Austria. 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, and reduce energy costs. Some key identifiers to look for when comparing our world-class products to our competitors are:
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