Apollo Blinds, Awnings, and Shutters

    See all Apollo's awnings and ranges that will definitely match your indoor and outdoor areas.

    Convertible Awnings

    This is the most popular type of Awning due to its versatility. It is suitable for both ground floor and upper level applications and can be operated externally with rope, tape or a winch or internally with tape or a winch. Optional hoods are available in 16 colours, to protect the fabric on the roller when retracted. Apollo’s Convertible Awning uses a 5 sided bottom rail, which is available in 12 colours, with spring loaded arms for better Awning stability.

    Convertible Awnings Features

    Convertible Awnings White

    Convertible Awnings Applications

    Convertible Awnings Colours Available

    Canvas (Brella Classic Ho)

    Acrylic(Docril)

    Vistaweave 99

    Frequently Asked Questions on Convertible Awnings

    Convertible awnings, also known as hybrid awnings, are a versatile type of awning that combines the features of both retractable and fixed awnings. They offer the flexibility of retractable awnings with the permanence and durability of fixed awnings. Convertible awnings are a good choice for businesses and homes that want the best of both worlds.

    Convertible awnings offer several advantages, including:

    • Flexible shade control: Convertible awnings can be extended or retracted as needed, providing shade when you want it and open views when you don’t.

    • Year-round protection: Convertible awnings can provide protection from the sun, rain, and wind throughout the year.

    • Durability: These awnings are constructed from sturdy materials like aluminum and high-quality fabrics, ensuring long-lasting performance.

    • Enhanced curb appeal: Convertible awnings add a touch of elegance and sophistication to a building’s exterior, improving its overall aesthetics.

    • Reduced energy costs: By providing shade and reducing heat gain, convertible awnings can help lower cooling expenses during summer months.

    • Increased visibility: Convertible awnings can be customized with business logos or branding elements, enhancing visibility and brand recognition.

    Convertible awnings have a few drawbacks to consider:

    • Cost: Convertible awnings are typically more expensive than fixed guide awnings due to their more complex design and mechanisms.

    • Maintenance requirements: Regular cleaning and maintenance are necessary to keep convertible awnings in good condition and extend their lifespan.

    • Limited shade control: While they provide more flexibility than fixed guide awnings, convertible awnings may not offer full shade control in all situations.

    When selecting convertible awnings, consider these factors to ensure they meet your specific needs and preferences:

    1. Size and Coverage: Determine the area you want to cover and choose an awning that provides adequate shade. Consider the height and width of the opening, as well as any obstructions or irregular shapes.

    2. Material and Style: Choose materials that suit your style and climate. Aluminum frames are durable and lightweight, while vinyl or acrylic fabrics offer weather resistance and fade-resistance. Consider the desired style, such as traditional, modern, or curved.

    3. Maintenance Requirements: Consider the level of maintenance you are comfortable with. Convertible awnings require regular cleaning, occasional inspections, and lubrication of moving parts.

    4. Budget: Set a realistic budget and compare options from different vendors to find the best value for your investment.

    5. Professional Installation: Engage a qualified professional for installation to ensure proper mounting, safety, and adherence to local building codes.

    Call Your Local Apollo Agent

    Please call your local Apollo Blinds Specialist and they will be able to assist you with your selection of colours and styles of Blinds Awnings and Shutters to suit your home or business.

    Blogs Related To Awnings and Outdoor Blinds

    Convertible Awnings at Apollo Blinds