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Retractable Awnings: Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space

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Transform your patio or deck with our premium retractable awnings. Our range of awnings combines modern design with advanced functionality to provide you with the perfect outdoor shade solution. Here’s an overview of the different types of retractable awnings and the options available to customise them to your needs.

Types of Retractable Awnings

1. Cassette Awnings

Cassette awnings offer the highest level of protection and a sleek design. When retracted, the fabric and arms are completely enclosed, protecting them from the elements.


  • Maximum dimensions: 550 x 300 cm
  • Motorized with optional LED lighting
  • Suitable for balconies and terraces



  • Maximum dimensions: 650 x 350 cm
  • Integrated rain gutter for enhanced protection

    Erhardt C


  • Maximum dimensions: 700 x 400 cm
  • Available with Vario-Valance and optional LED lighting

    Erhardt KD

2. Open Folding Arm Awnings

Ideal for protected areas, these awnings have exposed mechanisms and fabric, offering a cost-effective and stylish shade solution.


  • Maximum dimensions: 600 x 300 cm
  • Optional rain cover for added protection

    Erhardt S


  • Maximum dimensions: 700 x 400 cm
  • Includes valance and Vario-Valance options

    Erhardt BSD

3. Sleeve Awnings

Sleeve awnings provide full protection for the fabric roll with an aluminum sleeve while leaving the arms exposed.


  • Maximum dimensions: 700 x 400 cm
  • Offers a designer drop profile option

    Erhardt BS

4. Pergola Awnings

Perfect for larger areas, pergola awnings combine robust aluminum structures with flexible weather protection.


  • Maximum width: 650 cm, maximum projection: 500 cm
  • Suitable for high-wind areas with additional vertical or side awnings

    Erhardt PM

Customisation Options

Fabric and Color Choices

Choose from a wide range of fabrics and colors to match your outdoor décor. Our awnings are made with weather-resistant materials to ensure durability and longevity.

Erhardt Fabrics

Motorisation and Controls

Enhance convenience with motorized controls, including remote operation and integration with smart home systems. Sensors for sun, wind, and rain can automatically adjust the awning for optimal comfort.

Wind Sensors

Additional Features

Integrated LED Lighting: Brighten your outdoor space with built-in lighting options.

LED Strips

Vario-Valance: Add a drop-down valance for extra shade and privacy.


Rain Protection: Ensure effective water runoff with a minimum pitch of 15-20 degrees.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How durable are retractable awnings?

Our retractable awnings are built with high-quality materials like aluminum and stainless steel, offering excellent durability and a lifespan of 15 years or more with proper maintenance.

2. Can awnings be used in the rain?

Yes, with the correct pitch and robust models, our awnings can handle light rain. However, it’s recommended to retract them during heavy rain or storms.

3. Are there options for automated control?

Absolutely! Our awnings can be equipped with motorized systems and sensors for automatic adjustment based on weather conditions.

Enhance your outdoor living space with our top-of-the-line retractable awnings. Contact us today to find the perfect solution for your home and enjoy year-round comfort and style.