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Zip channel awnings allow you to fully enclose an alfresco area, keeping insects and the elements out for all-weather, year-round outdoor entertaining. The sleek, modern design of our channel awning uses zip locking technology to add tension to the fabric. As the blind lowers, it locks neatly into a zip mechanism between two side channels on either side of the awning.
Amaru's custom-made zip channel awnings can be created from various materials that perform different functions depending on the elements you wish to block and the aesthetic you desire.
Our custom zip channel awnings can be operated in a choice of three opening combinations:
Side-channel awnings are perfect for alfresco living and entertaining areas, including balconies, decks, patios and verandahs. They can be mounted in the spaces between posts and can sit on top of balustrading or pass in front of it to ensure complete protection. Zip awnings can also be installed on the wall over windows, doors and other openings, allowing them to pass down over the top of them.
To ensure the best custom zip channel awnings in Melbourne are a perfect complement for your home, Amaru offers an extensive range of colours across our awning shade fabric options. From neutrals through to bold colours and traditional stripes. Need help deciding on the perfect shade for your channel blinds? Our professional home décor consultants are here to help.
* Actual fabric colours may appear differently due to variations in monitors and browsers. The best way to ensure your colour choices are correct is to view a physical sample by booking a free measure and quote or visiting our showroom to see our channel awnings for sale in Melbourne or Canberra.
There are a number of additional features and options that can be added to your outdoor channel awnings to enhance their use. Speak with your consultant to see what is possible with your choice of fabric and application.
Standard zip channel awning installation includes a colour coordinated pelmet head box, which protects the awning and roller mechanism when not in use. Awning headboxes are colour-matched to your home guttering or custom powder-coated to the colour of your choice.
The secure zip fastening and durable design of Amaru’s channel awnings allow them to withstand wind-pressure of up to 80km/hr, making them suitable for use in windy and coastal areas.
Our custom zip awnings are made right here in Australia in our Melbourne based facility using high-quality, durable materials to ensure they protect your home from our harsh weather conditions and scorching summer sun.
Zip channel awnings not only offer protection from the sun and wind but by allowing you to fully enclose your outdoor spaces, they keep out insects, frost, dust and rain.
Installing zip channel awnings on windows helps improve home energy efficiency by keeping sun and heat off your windows during the summer and blocking frost in winter. When used as alfresco blinds, they improve the effectiveness of patio heaters.
Commercial zip channel awnings are a popular choice for screening off alfresco dining areas in cafes and restaurants and improving office comfort by reducing heat and glare.
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