Retractable & Folding Arm Awnings

When it comes to enhancing your outdoor lifestyle, few things can rival the versatility and functionality of retractable awnings. Shades Direct, proudly designed and made in New Zealand, offers a range of Folding Arm Awnings that are packed with innovative features. From custom sizing to a variety of colour choices, our retractable awnings are designed to provide you with the perfect blend of shade, style, and shelter for your outdoor space.

Our Folding Arm Awnings come with the below incredible features.

Custom-Made to Fit Your Space

One size doesn’t fit all, and we understand that. That’s why our Folding Arm Awnings are custom-made to suit your needs. Whether your space calls for a compact 2.8m width or a more expansive 5.8m width, we have you covered. You can also choose between arm projections of 2500mm and 3500mm, allowing you to tailor your awning to your exact requirements.

Flexible Fitting Attachments

Our Folding Arm Awnings are designed to fit seamlessly into most situations, thanks to their flexible fitting attachments. We’ve ensured that your awning installation will be hassle-free, adapting to the unique characteristics of your outdoor area.

Exceptional Features for Your Comfort

Our Retractable Awnings come with an array of incredible features to enhance your outdoor experience:

  • 90 Degree Arm Adjustment: Customise the angle of your awning to precisely control the amount of shade and sunlight in your space.

  • Choice of Powder Coat Colors: Select from three stylish powder coat colours to complement your outdoor decor seamlessly.

  • Stainless Fasteners: Built to last, our awnings are constructed with stainless fasteners that resist corrosion and maintain their strength over time.

  • Protective Weather Box Option: Extend the lifespan of your awning with the protective weather box option, safeguarding it from the elements when not in use.

  • Manual or Electric Options: Choose the convenience of manual operation or opt for the effortless ease of electric control.

  • Huge Range of Fabric Colors: Personalise your awning with a vast selection of fabric colours to match your style and aesthetic preferences.

Transform Your Outdoor Space

With Shades Direct’s retractable awnings, you can effortlessly transform your outdoor space into a haven of comfort and style. Whether you’re looking for a retractable sunshade, enhanced outdoor lifestyle, or versatile shade and shelter options, our awnings have got you covered.

  • Provides shade and protection from the sun's intense heat.

  • Shields against harmful UV rays, promoting outdoor safety.

  • Offers shelter during unexpected rain showers, keeping outdoor gatherings dry.

  • Enhances the aesthetic appeal of the deck or patio, adding style and ambiance.

  • Retractable feature allows flexibility to enjoy the sun or open skies when desired.

  • Creates an inviting outdoor space for relaxation, socialising, and entertainment.

Experience Exceptional Service

We pride ourselves on offering exceptional service, from the initial design consultation to expert installation. We understand that your outdoor space is a valuable extension of your home, and we’re dedicated to helping you make the most of it.

At Shades Direct, we never compromise on quality and strength to save a few dollars. We are proud to be the best in class, and we stand by our New Zealand-made products.

FREE no obligation design, measure and quote

All Shades Direct agents, spread across 17 regions in New Zealand, are more than just experts in the shade industry – they’re independent owner-operators. They take pride in their work and stand firmly behind their designs and installation craftsmanship. When you choose us, you’re guaranteed a top-tier product and service.


Showroom Location

5/63 Corinthian Drive
Albany, Auckland 0632
New Zealand

Monday – Friday
8.30am – 4.00pm,
or by appointment.

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