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    Fixed Guide Awnings

    Fixed guide awnings are a popular choice for windows in Australia, as they are durable, easy to operate, and affordable. They are also a good option for high or difficult-to-reach windows, as they can be operated from the ground using a crank or motor.

    Fixed guide awnings are typically made from acrylic or canvas fabric, which is available in a variety of colours and patterns. The fabric is threaded through vertical guide rails that are attached to the side of the building or window. The awning can then be raised or lowered to provide the desired amount of shade and protection.

    Fixed Guide Awning

    Fixed Guide Awnings Features

    Fixed Guide Awnings Colours Available

    Canvas (Barrington Artisan)

    Canvas (Barrington Colours)

    Canvas (Barrington Colours)

    Canvas (Brella Classic)

    Canvas (Brella Classic Ho)

    Canvas (Brella Linear)

    Acrylic(Docril)

    Mesh (Outlook Mode Colours)

    Mesh (Outlook Design)

    Mesh (Outlook Mode Privacy)

    Mesh (Outlook Mode Textures)

    Vistaweave – Stripe

    Vistaweave 95

    Vistaweave 99

    Frequently Asked Questions on Fixed Guide Awnings

    Fixed guide awnings, also known as track awnings or channel awnings, are a type of non-retractable awning that extends over a window or door and is guided by a track or channel attached to the building. They are a popular choice for businesses and homes that want a permanent, durable, and stylish awning solution.

    Fixed guide awnings offer several advantages, including:

    • Year-round protection: Fixed guide awnings provide continuous shade and 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: Fixed guide 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, fixed guide awnings can help lower cooling expenses during summer months.

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

    Fixed guide awnings have a few drawbacks to consider:

    • Permanence: Unlike retractable awnings, fixed guide awnings are permanent fixtures and cannot be retracted.

    • Limited shade control: While they provide continuous shade, fixed guide awnings offer less control over the amount of shade compared to retractable awnings.

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

    When selecting fixed guide 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. Fixed guide awnings require regular cleaning and occasional inspections.

    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.

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