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Retractable Awnings

Also known as folding arm and cassette awnings, they are the perfect solution for extending your outdoor living and entertaining areas. Retractable awnings offer superior protection against the elements, they extend outwards over the space instead of downward, they require no posts or beams leaving your entertaining area free and clear to enjoy.

Retractable Awnings

Fabric Choices

Retractable awnings can be manufactured using a variety of different materials, ensuring that you can achieve the look and level of durability that you desire:

ACRYLIC retractable awnings


  • Allows minimal light through without sacrificing privacy
  • Protection from the harsh Australian climate
  • Offers an excellent shade factor
CANVAS retractable awning


  • Block light from penetrating through
  • UV, mould and weather resistant
  • Offers an excellent shade factor when closed
retractable awnings


  • Allows light and airflow to filter through
  • UV, mould and weather resistant
  • Some options are also flame retardant
  • Offers a good shade factor when closed

What opening combinations can we have?

Our retractable folding arm awnings can be operated in a choice of two opening combinations:

crank handle retractable awning


  • Manual operation
  • Turn the handle to extend or retract the awning
retractable remote awning


  • Choose from remote control or switch systems
  • Control multiple awnings with one remote control
  • Mains power recommended

"Just a short note to say thank you to Amaru for the wonderful job recently done. The whole experience was so professional and we are delighted with how great our windows look. Thanks again guys.

Martin, Mornington, Vic

Suitable for these areas

Retractable awnings are primarily designed for the protection of outdoor living and entertaining areas, as they can be manufactured with a massive span that ensures the space below will be sheltered from sun and rain. They can also be used on other outdoor areas around your home or business (including balconies, patios and courtyards).










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Colour Choices

To ensure that your folding arm 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

More Features & Options

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

"The price was one of the lowest that we got while comparing rates with other companies. They said it would take them just around three weeks and they have delivered on what they have promised. Installation was quick and smooth, very organised too. Quality of work was so good given the amount of time that they had. We will definitely work with them again.

Jeremie, VIC

FAQs about Retractable Awnings

What sorts of finishes are available?

Our folding arm awnings feature a powdercoated finish, which protects the frame and cassette against corrosion. Powdercoating can be done in a variety of colours to ensure that your home is complemented perfectly.

Can I use my retractable awning year round?

Awnings are not just for summer protection; our folding arm and cassette awnings have been designed for use in all weather conditions. Even heavy winds can be easily managed by installing a wind sensor to retract the awning in extreme conditions.

How do I care for my awning?

Cleaning motorised or manual retractable awnings preserves and extends their looks and service life. You can clean the top and underside using a soft brush or broom to remove any accumulated debris. For a more thorough clean, you can rinse the garden hose over the top of the home retractable awning – being very careful to keep the stream of water away from the motor (if you have one). Ensure that you allow the fabric to dry completely before retracting the awning.

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 Retractable 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 Retractable Awnings to Canberra and surrounds, including: Curtin, Belconnen, Fyshwick, Gungahlin, Queanbeyan, Mitchell, Tuggeranong and Weston.

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