Project Description

Folding Arm Awnings

Folding Arm Awnings are a very popular option. Create an entertaining area while also offering protection from the elements.

Find the perfect option for your outdoor area.

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folding arm awnings

Benefits of Folding Arm Awnings

  • Multi-Functional

  • Create a multifunctional entertaining area

  • Easy To Use

  • Protection from the sun

  • Reliable

  • Durable

  • Lifetime Warranty

  • Adds value to your home

For the past 60 years in Melbourne, A1 Blinds have been providing our valued customers with beautiful customised folding arm awnings. With 100’s of premium fabrics and modern operations to choose from, we help you every step of the way.

Customer Reviews

Raving Reviews From Our Customers

The people from A1 – from quote right through to installation were professional, courteous and reliable. We just had an exterior awning installed and it’s exactly what we had hoped for.

Penelope

The whole process from first making the enquiry to having my blinds installed has been so easy and seamless.

Tracey Ryan

Great service. great prices too. quality product and was quoted and supplied without delay. We highly recommend A1 Blinds.

Vicky

Customer Reviews

Raving Reviews From Our Customers

The people from A1 – from quote right through to installation were professional, courteous and reliable. We just had an exterior awning installed and it’s exactly what we had hoped for.

Penelope

The whole process from first making the enquiry to having my blinds installed has been so easy and seamless.

Tracey Ryan

Great service. great prices too. quality product and was quoted and supplied without delay. We highly recommend A1 Blinds.

Vicky

Folding Arm Awning Options

We have 4 options available.

Option 1

Standard Type – The Australia Awning

standard folding arm awnings

This option can be face-mounted to a wall, ceiling mounted under the eave or installed under the gutter through the facia and connected to the roof rafters with a Colourbond pelmet to match your guttering.

This option can be fitted in a variety of ways to ensure you have the right amount of room and coverage required. This awning also offers an adjustable feature called “variable pitch” allowing the awning to be adjusted for both summer and winter conditions.

Australia Brochure

Option 2

Semi Cassette – The Global 2020

semi cassette folding arm awnings Melbourne

One of our best sellers.

This sleek semi-Cassette awning has a modern design. Protected from the weather with aa aluminium hood and broad front bar. It can also have a projection of 4.1m which gives maximum coverage. An affordably priced awning with a modern appearance.

This option has all the benefits of The Australia Awning with a larger front bar. When retracted it gives the appearance and looks of a full cassette by concealing the arms and material.

Global-2020 Brochure

Option 3

Semi Cassette – The Palladio

semi cassette folding arm awning

The Palladio is a beautiful European style folding arm awning. This is a great alternative to a full cassette option as it has a similar look and function. The fabric and arm are stored behind the facia providing a compact and streamline look while helping to protect the material from the elements.

Palladio Brochure

Option 4

Full Cassette – The Armony Plus

full cassette folding arm awning

This option has a fully enclosed casing. When retracted the casing completely hides and protects the entire unit. Making for a beautiful, ultra-minimal and clean design.

Available in remote control only.

Armony Plus Brochure
folding arm awning fabric choices

Fabric Options

Choose from over 100’s of colours and designs to decorate your awnings with our selection of 100 % solution-dyed premium acrylic fabrics. The perfect combination of high-end design with superior functionality. Following our care guide your folding arm awnings will performance year after, even in Melbourne’s harshest outdoor environments.

Sattler Elements Brochure
Sattler Lumera3D Brochure
folding arm awning operations

Operation Choices

Depending on which option of awning you choose, folding arm awnings are available with either a manual crank operation or the very popular remote control motorised operation and adjustable pitch control.

Crank

Crank handle to extend and retract.

Motorised

Effortless operation using either a switch, remote control, smartphone or voice control using Google Home or Alexa. They are the easiest way to quickly open and close your awning in the most convenient and efficient way.

Extras

State of the art wind, sun and rain sensors.

motorised folding arm awnings

A1 Blinds motorised awnings comply with Australian standards. All orders are supplied with an Australian electrical certificate of compliance, your guarantee of the highest quality workmanship. By using our electrician, all works including the motor and wiring are covered by our lifetime warranty.

motorised folding arm awnings by Somfy

FAQ

What type of operations are available?

  1. Remote control. These include 1 channel, 2 channel, 5 channel and 16 channel. Having multiple channel remotes allows several blinds/awnings to operated either individually or as a group.
  2. WiFi. Operate blinds via a smartphone or tablet. With accessories such as Alexa or Google Home, blinds can now be operated by voice commands taking simplicity to another level. All WiFi operated blinds have the option to preset times and can be operated anywhere, from your home, your office, wherever you have access to WiFi.

Do I have to find my own electrician?

A1 Blinds provide a complete package with all our products and motorisation is no different.

All our blinds are wired by our A-Grade electrician and you’re provided with a certificate of compliance guaranteeing the job has been completed to Australian standards and Australian law.

What if there’s an issue with the motor, who do I call?

All motorisation is covered under our lifetime warranty. If there’s an issue, we don’t ask you to contact the maker of the motor directly or pay extra for an electrician to come out. We inspect the blinds under warranty saving you time and money.

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