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Elite® Retractable Patio Awnings

The Essential Luxury™

The Best Above All Retractable Awnings in Orange County and San Diego, CA

Accent’s Elite® awnings retract seamlessly, use best-in-class Sunbrella® certified fabric, include a warranty that covers everything from material to mechanisms, and are built-to-spec in our state-of-the-art Southern California factory. These custom patio awnings are designed to meet the specific needs of our clients in Orange County, CA, and the IE, LA, and San Diego, CA counties, providing unmatched residential patio awning solutions.

What Are Retractable Awnings?

Retractable awnings—versus ‘fixed’ awnings—have two or more movable metal ‘arms’ that extend (unfold) and retract (fold), adjusting the coverage area of the fabric ‘shade,’ as desired. This versatile awning system provides a patio canopy style with a roll out awning feature, enhancing the use of your outdoor living space.

With 4 motorized retractable awning and manual retractable awning options to choose from, over 120 different fabric styles, and feature options like remote-controlled retractability, wind sensors, sun sensors, and timers – there are plenty of ways to create and customize shade with a canvas awning for your patio.

Elite® awnings are considered the premier solar protection when it comes to versatility, durability, and elegance. And, over time, these retractable awnings for patios practically pay for themselves, halving energy costs when installed and used properly. Embodying qualities of the best retractable awnings on the market, these custom retractable awnings combine both functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Why Accent Retractable Awnings?
  • They are the premier solution for solar protection
  • World-class Sunbrella® certified fabric in 120+ different styles
  • Seamless retractability
  • Our retractable awning warranty covers everything from the fabric to mechanical parts
  • Retractability during extreme weather protects your investment
  • Over time, retractable awnings practically pay for themselves, halving energy costs when properly installed and used
  • 4 retractable options to choose from
  • Features like remotely controlled retractability, wind and sun sensors, and timers
Learn More About Our Elite® Retractable Patio Awning Options

➔ Multiple widths (6–40 feet)
➔ Six projections (5–13 feet)
➔ Protective hoods
➔ Multiple hard-ware colors
➔ 120 Sunbrella® cover fabrics to choose from
➔ Vertical drop valances
➔ Slope adjustment system
➔ Heavy-duty arm support
➔ Manual, electronic switch, and remote operation options

Product Specifications

• Sunbrella®-brand solution-dyed acrylic – 100 plus solids and stripes
• Marine/awning grade
• Water repellant
• Fade and stain resistant

• SolarFix PTFE
• Three times more durable than bonded polyester

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

Hardware Colors:
• White (RAL 9010)
• Brown (RAL 8019)
• Cream (RAL 1015)

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 have been tumble-polished and powder-coated
• Cables and springs are TEFLON coated

Arm Projections:
• 5ft ~ 6.5ft ~ 8ft ~ 10ft ~ 11.5ft. ~ 13ft

Pitch Adjustment:
• Arms up to 10ft. have a slope ranging from 5—85 degrees
• Arms of 11.5 & 13 ft. have a slope ranging from 5—45 degrees

• 6ft. to 80 ft., cut to the customer’s exact requirement

Mounting Bar:
• 40mm x 40mm powder-coated 6063-T5 aluminum extrusion

Front Bar:
• Custom extruded 6063-T5 aluminum powder-coated profile

Roller Tube:
• 6063-T5 Aluminum extrusion 72mm diameter & Galvanized steel roll-formed 78mm diameter

• 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

Optional Features
  • Wind Sensors: These sensors can automatically detect strong winds and retract your house awnings to prevent them from being damaged.
  • Sun/Wind Sensors: These combined sensors can not only detect strong winds but also changes in sunlight, which will allow them to extend or retract your retractable awnings for your house accordingly.
  • Timers: Timers can be installed to automatically retract or extend your awnings at different points of the day.
  • Remote Control Systems: Enjoy the convenience of motorized retractable awnings; by installing a remote control system, you can control your awnings with a touch of a button.
  • Manual Override Motor: Manually operate the awning if required. SOMFY electronic controls add both convenience and protection to your awning.
  • Variable Pitch: Quickly and easily adjust the angle of the awning. See More
  • Variable Valance: A vertical drop valance that rolls down at the front of your retractable awning to provide additional protection against late afternoon sun. See More
  • Optional Hood: Adds to the aesthetic appeal of the awning and provides additional protection for the fabric when in the retracted position. See More
  • Minimum Width Bypass: The DSX Cross-Over Arm System allows the arms to overlap each other, thereby enabling small widths on projections that would otherwise not be possible. This is sometimes suitable in small recesses where a large projection is required. Applies to limited sizes only. See More
Request Customized Retractable Awnings for Your Property

Explore our other custom retractable patio awnings, including: Elite Cassette Retractable Patio Awnings, Uni-Lux Retractable Patio Awnings, and Econo-Lux Retractable Patio Awnings.

Looking to enhance your outdoor living space? Consider adding a retractable canvas deck awning or a roll out awning for your patio and decide between a manual or motorized retractable awning for your home. These additions not only provide shade and comfort, allowing you to enjoy the outdoors regardless of the weather, but they also add an aesthetic appeal to your property. Whether you’re seeking a cozy area for outdoor dining or a shaded retreat from the sun, our selection of retractable awnings offer the perfect solution.

We offer free in-house estimates 6 days a week and service clients in Orange County, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, and San Diego, CA counties. Check out our Sunbrella® Fabric Showroom and explore our electronic options.

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