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Dutch Hood & Canopy

One of the more popular methods of protecting doorways and windows from the elements, hoods and canopy awnings are mounted to the wall above the opening and extend outwards. This provides great protection to windows, doorways and offers a functional and elegant solution to shop fronts and commercial properties.

Dutch Hood and Canop

Style Options

Hoods and canopies are available in a variety of different shapes and styles, ensuring that you can achieve the exact look you are after.



  • Front is rounded while sides are flat
  • Huge range of colours and designs
  • Traditional and contemporary look


  • Right-angled triangular in shape
  • The angled edge of the triangle faces outwards
  • Excellent for commercial applications


  • Rounded or elliptical in shape
  • Resembles an eyelid blinking, hence its name
  • Offers vintage appeal

Trim Options

Hoods and canopies are available in a variety of different finishes. The trim refers to the edging of your hood and can really make or break the look of your finished product. Both our trim options allow you to customise your awning, especially when coupled with different shapes, colours and materials - ensuring that you can achieve the exact look you are after.



  • Distinctive wave pattern
  • Can be lined with a colour banding that stands out or matches the fabric colour
  • Customised look


  • Straight, uninterrupted clean line
  • Offers a contemporary or commercial look

Fabric Choices

Dutch hoods and canopies can be manufactured using a variety of different materials, ensuring that you can achieve the look and level of durability that you desire. You can be confident the finish will be uniquely yours, complementing your home or business with awnings that stand the test of time.


"I just loved the shades of the awning I purchased last week. They are complementing best with my room interiors and furniture. I am one of the many happy customers of yours. I will surely visit your store again. Best wishes. Keep up the good work.

Tom Anderson, Vic

What opening combinations can we have?

Most of our Dutch/canopy awnings are fixed, which means that they remain in place once they have been installed. Some hoods, however, can be made to retract when required.

canopy awnings

Suitable for these areas

Although they can be used in residential applications, we have found that Dutch hood awnings are an incredibly popular fixture of commercial, retail and hospitality premises. This is because they can provide adequate protection against the elements (from sun to rain) without encroaching too much on the footpath.










Colour Choices

To ensure that your Dutch canopy awnings are the perfect complement for your home, Amaru offers an extensive range of colours across all of our fabric options. Go neutral or stand out from the crowd by choosing a brighter shade. Not sure what colour you want? Our décor consultants are here to help!

*Due to variations in monitors and browsers, colours may appear differently. The best way to ensure that your colour choices are correct is to view a sample by booking a free measure or visiting our showroom.

More options available! Call us on 1300 362 670

"Recently renovated our whole house and contacted Amaru through word of mouth of colleagues…couldn’t be more satisfied with the end result! They came out and advised on products to suit our budget and went further to match our décor and chose a colour to match in perfectly!! It was ordered and installed in the timeframe they specified! I WILL be recommending this company to others…very professional…couldn’t be happier with our experience. Thank you!

Renee Burrowes, Vic

More Features & Options

There are a number of additional features and options that could be added to Dutch hoods and canopies to enhance their use. Speak with your consultant to see what is possible with your choice of fabric, style and application.

FAQs about Dutch Hoods & Canopies

What sizes are available?

All of our Dutch hoods and canopies are custom made to your requirements. In saying that, they can be made up to 6 meters in width and can project off your wall by up to 1.8 metres.

How do I care for my hoods?

The good news is that most window canopy designs are relatively easy to look after, particularly if you regularly dust them to remove built up debris. This can be achieved with a hard bristled brush or broom. For a more thorough clean, the window canopies can also be hosed down. Spot clean stains and other marks using a brush and mild detergent solution. If the hood is retractable, be sure to retract it during inclement weather to avoid damage.

Our Showrooms

We come to you or you can visit us at our showrooms.



1300 362 670

In-Home Free Measure & Quote Hours

Monday to Friday: 8am - 7pm

Saturday: 9am - 2pm

Showroom/Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: Showroom by appointment

Head Office & Location Map

Unit 1, 198 Princes Highway, Dandenong North VIC 3175, Australia

Area We Service - Melbourne & Surrounds

We are proud to offer Dutch Hood & Canopy awnings to Melbourne and surrounds, including: Berwick, Lyndhurst, Cranbourne, Springvale, Brighton, Hawthorn, Kew, Doncaster, Ringwood, Highett, Hampton, Malvern, Mt Waverley, Oakleigh, Caulfield, and Richmond.

Canberra (By appointment only)


1300 362 670

In-Home Free Measure & Quote Hours

Monday to Friday: 8am - 5pm

Saturday: 9am - 2pm

Office Hours

By phone - Monday to Friday: 9am - 5pm

Visiting - By appointment only

Our Address

95 Freda Gibson Cct, Theodore ACT 2905

Area We Service - Canberra & Surrounds

We are proud to offer Dutch Hood & Canopy awnings to Canberra and surrounds, including: Curtin, Belconnen, Fyshwick, Gungahlin, Queanbeyan, Mitchell, Tuggeranong and Weston.

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