Traditional / Automatic Awnings Melbourne

Outdoor Awnings Offer Sleek Designs for Beautiful Outdoor Style

Optimise and beautify your windows with some traditional awnings or automatic outdoor awnings that project minimally outwards. Take full advantage of your home or business' windows with Alfresco Blinds Co's huge range of outdoor awnings.

Add a pop of colour and character to your Melbourne home’s façade by dressing up your windows with traditional window awnings. Select from a range of canvas awnings and fabrics that provide 100% UV blockout, or retain your views by selecting one of our many window awning compatible screen mesh fabrics that will allow light to filter into your home.

Our external window awnings come in a large range of hood designs and bottom trims so you can customise your design for a personalised touch. Browse our range of Traditional & Automatic Window Awnings below!

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Outdoor Window Awnings Offer Effective Weather Protection

Excellent performance against nature’s elements is a key benefit of these blinds. Outdoor window awnings screen the sun’s glare and heat more effectively than interior blinds. The tough, durable fabrics and fixtures on our external window awnings retain their sleek appearance and protective qualities season after season, allowing you to extend the longevity of your furniture and flooring while creating a great first impression.

We have a huge range of canvas fabrics available that provide 100% UV blockout, or retain your views by selecting one of our many external screen mesh fabrics which allow light to filter into your home.

Whether you’re after a motorised automatic awning or window awnings with manual winding cranks, wire-guides, ropes and poles, you’ll find all that you need here at Alfresco Blinds Co.

Our window awnings come in a range of prints, including classic strip and block colour to give your home a fresh and contemporary look. No matter how your Melbourne home is styled, you are sure to find the perfect products here to suit your needs.

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Drop Arm Awnings

Palladio – Semi Cassette Drop-Arm Awnings are a great way of providing shade for your home or business. These blinds are ideal over doorways, terraces, balconies and shop fronts. Drop arm awnings can be motorised or manually operated so large areas can be covered easily. Reduce room temperatures, prevent wooden flooring from warping and carpets from fading. Protect soft-furnishings or commercial stock, fixtures and fittings from the damaging effect of the harsh sun with drop arm window awnings.

Ideal for any window, motorised installations are particularly suitable for those on upper floors. Manual operation suits ground and lower levels with easy access. Drop-Arm outdoor window awnings can act as a canopy and function as an ideal alternative to Folding Arm Awnings. Choose a Canvas or Acrylic fabric to create a near-total blockout. Otherwise, opt for a mesh fabric to optimise protection from the sun while keeping your views.

Benefits and Features of Drop-arm Awnings

  • Provide shade and reduces the internal room temperature
  • UV ray blockage of up to 95%
  • Reduction of heat and glare
  • Energy consumption lowered by up to 30%
  • Environmentally-friendly way to cool your home or business
  • Protects interior from sun damage
  • Adds value to your home or commercial property
  • Ideal for sites where a folding-arm is unsuitable
  • Custom made to span a range of widths and drops

Window Shades & Awnings in Melbourne

Add a touch of elegance to your business or residence with Window Shades and Canvas Awnings.

Window shades are a secondary cover that overhangs window outside, typically made with fabric such as canvas, cotton or polyester. Window awnings in Melbourne are an excellent choice for residents as they are not only visually appealing but can also provide protection from the harsh Australian weather.

There are a number of reasons to invest in Window Shades and Canvas Awnings. Alfresco Blinds Co provides an extensive range of awning styles to complement your home, restaurant or business with professional installation from experts.


Fixed Guide Awnings & Blinds

Palladio – Semi Cassette If you need a shade solution for an upstairs window, a spring-loaded cord-operated blind is an excellent choice. With the choice of stainless steel or galvanised rods and cable guides. Our window awnings come standard with Colorbond headbox hooding in a variety of material types.

Full Motorisation and Custom Designs

Fixed Guide awnings and blinds are versatile and can be operated from the outside with pulleys and cords or motorised for your convenience. For installations within arms-reach (e.g. ground floor installs) our fixed guide awning can be operated using a crank handle & gearbox.

Motorisation allows you to control your awnings individually or simultaneously, as well as supporting other useful functions such as timers and climate sensors. Motorised functionality as the effortless touch of a button. At Alfresco, we opt for well-known motor and component brands such as Somfy or Becker motors. Wind and Sun sensors provide constant protection, as the motorised awning will automatically extend when it detects sun and retracts in high winds to avoid damage. Wired and wireless options are available.

Take a look at our selection of eShade straight drop, fixed guide or wire guide awnings.

Auto Sunblinds

Traditional pull-down sunblinds are the most economical window awning system available to shade the windows on your home or office.

We have an excellent range of patterned and plain acrylic canvas, canvas or shade mesh fabrics to choose from. 

The sunblind can conveniently lock into any intermediate position due to the spring-loaded Top Roller.

Sunblinds are suitable for windows that open outwards thanks to the spring arms that are available in 150mm, 300mm and 450mm long. Special aluminium arms are also available with powdercoated rail guides.

The bottom valance of your sunblind is available in a square - straight finish or in traditional scallops. The choice is yours!

Fabric Awnings

At Alfresco Blinds Co, we provide a varied range of awning’s fabrics to choose from. Choose from mesh, acrylic and canvas fabrics to construct your outdoor window awnings.

Furthermore, we offer fabrics from a range of designer brands, including Brella, Docril acrylic, HVG Visiontex, Vistaweave, Ricky Richards and many others. You’re sure to find the perfect match with us!

Ready for a brand new Alfresco Blinds Co installation?

Our friendly and experienced team at Alfresco Blinds Co are ready to help you find the best Traditional and Automatic Awnings for your space. We provide recommendations that are ideal in terms of practicality for heating, cooling and lifestyle factors, as well as aesthetic features that seamlessly fit into your indoor interior look.

Get your free measure and quote in Melbourne today! Simply contact us now on 1300 735 077 or send us an online enquiry and we’ll get back to you right away.

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