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Here’s Why You Should Opt for Motorize Awnings

Why Motorize awnings

Motorized retractable awnings are the perfect shade solutions for homes across the country. If you’re tired of the hot sun ruining your attempt to relax in your outdoor living space, motorized awnings are the solution, but be sure to choose only the best motorized shades so you can have the best experience and you’ll be able to even create the illusion of people being home, even if you’re away.

By motorizing the awnings, we will ensure that they provide us with perfect spaces for:

  • Host gatherings with friends and loved ones
  • Make your children play in the safety of the shade
  • You can relax and catch up on the new book from your favorite author
  • Grow sun-sensitive plants like bromeliads

Characteristics of motorized awnings


You’ll be able to choose from a wide variety of fabric styles, so you’re sure to find a pattern and color you like.

mold resistance

Your new awning won’t succumb to unsightly fungal growth.


These awnings are built to withstand winds greater than the industry recommended which is 45 mph.

Why motorize retractable awnings?

With motorizing retractable awnings, we are making a great investment for both, companies and homes. Whether you’re looking for more shade from the sun, protection from the rain, or a cooler room, motorized retractable awnings offer many long-lasting benefits. They add aesthetic appeal to your establishment or home. You can get an idea why choosing a motorized retractable awning is the best option. Here are some of the main advantages that come with it:

Energy saving

One of the best and fastest ways to reduce energy costs is by reducing electricity consumption for cooling. Some owners find this extremely difficult. Investing in motorized retractable awnings has a huge impact. Helps block up to 75% of the sun’s rays during the day, making the area hotter. Reduces the amount of energy required by the climate control system to achieve the most favorable comfort levels.

Health benefits

Motorized retractable awnings keep out most of the sunlight and therefore reduce the dangers associated with excessive UV exposure. Owners can decide when to use the screen and when to retract it.


Before the motorized retractable awning was invented, owners had to manually extend the awning, usually using a crank. This would be difficult, especially for older people. However, with today’s advances in technology, all it takes is the flip of a switch. The awning automatically extends and retracts and stops once it is completely finished.

Fabric protection

The sun’s rays can damage the interiors of your home. It can cause fabric used in curtains and sofas to fade. Using the motorized retractable awning during direct sun exposure can reduce damage and extend the life of your furniture.

Slow closing mechanism

They are specifically designed to be sealed every time it is closed. This ensures safety even when no one is around. Its mechanism ensures that the locking system is in place.


A motorized retractable awning contributes greatly to your energy savings each month. Initial costs may be slightly higher than manual awnings, but can provide big savings each month. Because it takes less time and effort to open and close, you can save that time and use it to do something more productive.

Overall Protection

New technological advances have paved the way for a more technological protection mechanism. Sensors can be added that can cause the awnings to automatically extend and retract during stormy weather conditions or high winds. This is even more important in places that experience heavy rain and sun exposure.

Motorization makes the task much easier for anyone who uses it. Motorized retractable awnings are really easy to use. They can provide shade at the touch of a button. These retractable awnings are a must for any business or homeowner.

Doubts regarding motorizing the awnings

Motorizing the awnings ensures that we have the strength and control to effortlessly adjust our awning for the perfect shade and/or coverage from rain and/or snow, or to protect it from weather damage.

Can I leave my retractable awning open all year?

Your folding side arm motorized retractable awning needs to be retracted for heavy rain and strong wind but can be used otherwise year-round. If you live in a climate with heavy rain or regular snowfall, we recommend one of the motorized retractable pergolas or the bioclimatic louvered roof that is designed for this type of climate.

Are motorized and electric awnings waterproof or water resistant?

Motorized and electric awnings can be waterproof or water resistant. The folding side arm motorized awnings are waterproof. Most motorized electric retractable patio and terrace pergolas and motorized bioclimatic louvered roofs are waterproof as well.

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