Folding Arm Awnings

Folding Arm Awnings

Folding arm awnings help to extend outdoor living spaces that can be used to relax or dine in, or for entertaining guests. They act as an additional covering that helps to control any heat or sun exposure the area receives, as well as offering protection from rain and wind.

Get a Manual or Automatic Retractable Awning in Melbourne

Fantastic Blinds & Shutters stocks both manual crank and motorised folding arm retractable awnings that are quick and easy to operate. If you’re looking for an automatic  retractable folding arm awning in Melbourne, we also offer optional sun, rain or wind sensors for our awnings. These sensors enable the awnings to automatically reposition themselves depending on the conditions, providing unparalleled convenience. Enquire with our experts today to find a suitable solution for your property.

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If you’re looking to buy a folding arm awning in Melbournecontact our friendly and knowledgeable sales team by calling (03) 8820 3999. Our expert consultants will be happy to provide you with a quote and offer you low-cost manual or motorised folding arm retractable awnings that meet your needs.

Enjoy Sun & Shade

Retractable awnings from Fantastic Blinds & Shutters are an ideal choice for creating shaded space when needed, allowing you to enjoy either sun or shade depending on your preferences. They’re most particularly suitable for patios, balconies, swimming pools, terrace homes and café environments.

Strong & Durable

Fantastic Blinds & Shutters offers folding arming awnings that are strong and durable, meaning you can rely on them to withstand Melbourne’s often unpredictable weather conditions. We make both our manual and motorised folding arm awning products with heavy-duty arms that stay strong in the wind so you can depend on them for years to come.

Our Guarantees

We offer guarantees to provide our customers with peace of mind knowing they’re making the best choice.

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7 Year Warranty on All of Our Products

Should any structural failure occur within 7 years, we’ll repair your shutters or blinds at no cost.

Perfect-Fit Guarantee

Our perfect-fit guarantee ensures your new shutters or blinds will fit perfectly onto your windows.

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Our experienced installation team will determine the best structure and brackets for fitting the awnings. We believe in "MEASURE TWICE, MAKE ONCE". Our check measure process eliminates 99% of mistakes. We proudly present a less than 0.2% fault rate for a continuous 5 years.

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Our Process


One of our design consultants will work with you to understand your requirements and will help you choose the right materials and solution that suits your space.



We will provide an exact quote that covers the cost of manufacturing & installing your new shade system. Any additional charges will be discussed prior to commencing any work.


Check Measurements

Once the quote has been approved, we will drawings and/or 3D renders using the colours, patterns, materials and dimensions you've chosen with your consultant.



When you have approved the designs, we will manufacture your shade system using state of the art technology in our Melbourne workshop according to your specifications.


Delivery & Installation

Our experienced technicians will book a suitable time with you to deliver and install your window covering or shade system while adhering to high professional standards.



Our technicians will give you a quick demonstration on how to use your new window covering and/or shade system. This includes using any automation app or motorized systems



You are now the proud owner of the best window coverings and/or shade systems so enjoy your updated space while shielding yourself from the harsh Melbourne conditions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Folding arm retractable awnings can withstand strong winds up to 50km an hour. For peace of mind, we recommend getting a motion sensor that will detect strong winds, starting automatic retraction of the motorised retractable awning. Our patio awnings offer the flexibility to adjust the shade as per your preference, allowing you to relish the sun’s warmth or cool off in the shade.

Yes. Fantastic Blinds & Shutters offers motorised folding arm awnings for Melbourne homes.

The usual lifespan of the awning fabrics we use is between 10-15 years. All our folding arm awnings come with a 15 year warranty and can be very easily replaced. Our patio awnings are crafted using premium materials to ensure durability and longevity, even in Melbourne’s unpredictable climate.

Most of these awnings are made out of acrylic, canvas or mesh. We can recommend what material would be best for your home when you get in touch with us.

Make an Enquiry

If you’re looking to buy window coverings and aren’t sure where to start, contact our friendly sales team by calling (03) 8820 3999 to book a free, no-obligation consultation. One of our experienced consultants will walk you through the process and help you select the perfect solution for your property.

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