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Econo-Lux Retractable Patio Awning

Quality Products That Won’t Break the Bank

Get Affordable Ready-Made Awnings for Your Home in Orange County & San Diego, CA.

The Econo-Lux is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a ready-made, high-quality retractable patio awning at an affordable price, with years of trouble-free performance. Offering motorized retractable awning and manual retractable awning options, the Econo-Lux awning system is designed to meet the specific needs of every Southern California customer looking for a residential patio awning or awning for their business.

Econo-Lux awnings are made according to the same rigorous standards as our high-end custom products, in our Southern California factory, and subjected to rigorous inspection and testing to ensure superior quality.

The Econo-Lux, a versatile patio canopy, is available in pre-manufactured sizes and five fabric colors (Bone, Hunter Green, Coastal Blue, Midnight Black, and Burgundy), with feature options like sun and wind sensors, timers, remote controls, and protective hoods.

According to a California Energy Report, the Econo-Lux awning system can lower incoming heat by as much as 23% and contribute to lowering electricity costs, virtually paying for itself over time.

Learn More About Retractable Awnings

A retractable awning, often referred to as a roll-out awning, is simply an awning with at least two movable metal arms that extend and retract the fabric cover. This canvas awning for patio provides excellent protection against the sun, enhancing outdoor comfort. For those with other areas in need of shade, a retractable awning for the deck offers a versatile solution to manage sunlight exposure effectively.

Adding a retractable awning for patio enhances your outdoor living space by providing adjustable sun protection, making it ideal for any time of the day. Our ready-made awnings, like the Econo-Lux, are designed for durability and ease of use, offering a significant upgrade to your home’s functionality and aesthetics.

Product Specifications

Fabric:

  • Solution dyed acrylic in five popular solid colors (Blue, Green, Black, Burgundy, and Bone)
  • Marine/Awning grade
  • Water Repellant
  • Fade and stain resistant

Thread:

  • SolarFix PTFE
  • Three times more durable than bonded polyester

Hardware Finish:

  • Electro-statically applied powder-coated finish that’s oven baked for superior durability

Hardware Colors:

  • White (RAL 9010)

Arm Construction:

  • Two-part spring-loaded folding arm
  • The arm consists of a thick-walled tubular aluminum extrusion with dual cable connected to individual inner tension springs
  • Arm joints are high-quality cast aluminum that are tumble-polished and then powder-coated
  • Cables and springs are TEFLON coated

Arm Projections:

  • 5ft ~ 6.5ft ~ 8ft

Pitch Adjustment:

  • Slope adjustment ranging from 5-85 degrees

Widths:

  • Three specific widths only
  • 8’1″ wide ~ 12’0″ wide ~ 15’11” wide

Mounting Bar:

  • 40mm x 40mm powder-coated 6063-T5 aluminum extrusion

Front Bar:

  • Custom extruded 6063-T5 aluminum powder-coated profile

Roller Tube:

  • 70mm and 78mm diameter galvanized steel

Operation:

  • Manually – Worm gear and crank handle
  • Motorized – SOMFY tubular motors housed inside the fabric roller tube

Nuts & Bolts

  • Aircraft quality stainless steel nuts and bolts utilized throughout construction and installation

Explore a Range of Optional Features

  • Wind Sensors: You want to make sure that your awnings for your home are protected. Unfortunately, storms can sometimes come through without warning; if your awning is extended, then it could be torn off by strong winds, which could result in costly repairs. Wind sensors are a way to mitigate this problem, as they can automatically detect high winds and retract your awning for you.
  • Sun/Wind Sensors: Sun sensors are another useful feature to include with your awnings. These sensors can detect how much light is hitting your awning and extend and retract it accordingly. This, in turn, can help you enjoy the optimal amount of shade, regardless of the time of day. We offer combined wind and sun sensors to ensure you get the best product possible.
  • Timers: You likely won’t need to have your awnings extended at all hours of the day. Timers can be an excellent way to control when your awnings are extended or retracted without additional interference. You can simply set the timer, and your awnings for your home will extend or retract automatically, helping you to enjoy the shade.
  • Remote Control Systems: Manual systems can sometimes be frustrating to deal with. A remote control system can be an excellent way to avoid the hassle of manually extending or retracting your awning; you’ll be able to control your awnings for your home with just a push of a button, allowing for easy adjustments and superior solar protection.
  • Optional Hood: Keeping your awnings safe is important. An excellent way to help protect them from the elements is to install a hood. These hoods will not only protect your awning from debris but can also enhance the aesthetic appeal of your property. Our awnings come with a range of different options to choose from so that you can find something that fits your style. See More
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Choose Us and See the Difference We Can Make

If you’re looking for the best retractable awning, you’re in the right place. We’ll help you choose the right awning system and handle the installation, from start to finish. We provide free in-house estimates and proudly serve clients in Orange County, as well as the IE, LA, and San Diego counties, offering solutions that meet retractable awning California standards.

Explore our other retractable awnings, including our Elite Retractable Patio Awnings, Elite Cassette Retractable Awnings, and Uni-Lux Retractable Patio Awnings, known for being some of the highest quality roll out awnings available!

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