Bright sunny days are often a clarion call to leave the confines of your home or office in order to enjoy the fresh air. What begins as an enjoyable time outdoors may turn into a quick retreat inside to escape the sun’s intensity. Many home and business owners are seeking ways to create comfortable, shaded spaces in their outdoor areas. One versatile solution is the retractable awning.

What are Retractable Awnings?

Retractable awnings are an outdoor shade solution used to provide shade and protection from the sun or light rain. They are installed on the exterior of homes, restaurants or places of business and can be extended or retracted as needed. Awnings are an excellent solution for uncovered decks or patios.

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Benefits of Retractable Awnings

Retractable awnings offer many advantages to home and business owners, making them a popular addition to residential or commercial properties.

Sun and UV Protection

Retractable awnings are designed to provide effective shade, shielding you and your family from the harsh rays of the sun. This not only helps prevent sunburn but also reduces the risk of long-term sun-related skin damage. Additionally, it allows you to enjoy the outdoors without worrying about the discomfort of excessive heat. 

Energy Efficiency

By shading windows and outdoor areas exposed to direct sunlight, retractable awnings contribute to the energy efficiency of your home. Less heat enters your indoor living space, reducing the need for air conditioning. This can lead to lower energy bills and a more sustainable lifestyle.

Comfortable Outdoor Living

Transforming your outdoor space into a comfortable oasis, retractable awnings make it possible to lounge, dine, or entertain guests in a shaded environment. They create a cozy ambiance that encourages outdoor activities, even on the hottest days.

Protection from Light Rain

While not intended for heavy rain, retractable awnings can provide some protection during light rain showers. This feature allows you to continue enjoying your outdoor space without worrying about getting wet.

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Retractable awnings offer flexibility that fixed structures cannot match. You can easily extend or retract the awning to adjust the level of shade based on weather conditions or your preferences. This adaptability ensures you get the right amount of sunlight at any given moment. Retractable awnings can be installed over various outdoor areas, including patios, decks, windows, doors, and even poolside areas. This versatility allows homeowners to enjoy shade and protection where it is needed most.

Aesthetic Enhancement

Retractable awnings can be customized to match the aesthetics of your home or outdoor area. When not in use, the awning is housed in a wall mounted cassette that comes in three frame colors, white, bronze, or beige. The cassette will blend in seamlessly with your space when you choose a color close to your current exterior. Retractable awnings not only provide practical benefits but also enhance the overall look of your property.

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Increased Property Value

The addition of a retractable awning can add value to your property by extending your usable outdoor living space. Potential buyers often appreciate the comfort and versatility that an awning provides.

Standout features of retractable awnings

Integrity Blinds and Shutters offers the highest quality of retractable awnings through our Sunpro products. Each of the features listed below allows you to enjoy the full benefits of an outdoor awning while customizing it to your preferences.


Many retractable awnings are available with motorized options making them easy to extend or retract with the push of a button or through a remote control. This convenient feature comes as a standard option when purchasing retractable awnings at Integrity Blinds & Shutters.


Homeowners can tailor the size, shape, and features of their retractable awnings to suit specific needs or preferences, ensuring it fits your outdoor space perfectly. 


Our Sunpro retractable awnings come in 30 in-stock fabrics across five color groups. There are also more than 300 custom fabric options available upon special order.

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Frame size

Custom frame sizes are available to accommodate widths from 10 to 40 feet, and awnings can project  by either 8, 10 or 12 feet. 

Valance Style

You may choose from two different valance styles, straight or sea-wave.

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Built-in, Dimmable Lights

Your outdoor gatherings will not have to end when the sun sets with this standard feature! Dimmable LED lights are built into each of the arms of the awning, giving you the ability to choose your desired nighttime lighting.

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On top of creating retractable awnings out of durable materials, Sunpro offers a 10 year warranty because they are committed to long-term customer satisfaction.

Easy Use and Maintenance

High-quality retractable awnings are built to withstand the elements and require minimal maintenance. Sunpro awnings have an EZ-Pitch adjustment system that allows you to raise or lower the pitch of your awning without having to use a ladder. By turning a simple crank, you can raise or lower your awning to protect against the sun or to allow water to runoff. 

Awnings are easy to clean as well. Simply brush off any loose dirt or hose down with cold water. You may also use a cleaning solution of water and dishwashing liquid with a soft bristle brush to scrub. Be sure to thoroughly rinse all soap residue from your awning and allow it to air dry completely.

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Retractable awnings are a remarkable fusion of form and function. They offer a practical solution to weather-related challenges while enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your home. With their versatility, you can create a space that mirrors your lifestyle and preferences, ultimately leading to a more enjoyable living experience.

So, why wait? Consider investing in Sunpro’s retractable awnings today. Schedule a free in-home consultation with one of our design specialists and unlock a world of possibilities for your outdoor living space. Embrace elegance, comfort, and convenience, all in one magnificent addition to your home.

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