Designing the perfect screened in porch with Mastershade retractable screens by Sunair

Mon, February 05, 2024

The desire for a “screened porch” to protect you and your family from the elements and those pesky mosquitos has been a popular must have option for homeowners for generations.  They have been designed and built the same way for many years, with a permanent porch roof, and metal screen...

Choosing an adjustable Louvered pergola vs. a Retractable fabric Pergola

Wed, January 10, 2024

Sometimes it can be a difficult decision to choose which pergola shade system is best for your situation and needs.  Regardless of which you choose, both the adjustable Louvered pergolas and retractable fabric pergolas are a fantastic addition to your outdoor space.  You will have many years of...

Advantage of motorized adjustable Louvered Pergolas

Mon, January 08, 2024

Louvered pergolas are a fantastic addition to outdoor spaces, offering a blend of functionality and aesthetics. This modern new concept is quickly becoming fashionable, and many homeowners and restaurants are incorporating them into their outdoor design. There are many benefits, including...

Keeping your Sunair® retractable awning safe from wind damage

Mon, November 06, 2023

There are several ways to keep a retractable awning safe from wind damage; depending on the type and quality of your awning, the weather conditions, and the accessories you have. Here are some general tips:

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What makes a Sunair® retractable awning better than the competition

Wed, October 18, 2023

A retractable awning is a great way to add shade and comfort to your outdoor space. But not all retractable awnings are created equal. There are many components that make up a quality retractable awning, and you should know what to look for before you buy one. Here are some of the main components...

Benefits of Installing exterior rolling window shades vs. interior

Tue, August 22, 2023

Sunair Awnings & Solar Screens produces both exterior and interior rolling shades. The SC2000, 2500, 3000, 4000, and 4500 & 4600 models are our exterior shading systems. The ISC6000 and ISC7000 are our interior mounted rolling shade systems. Both types of sunscreens can help reduce the...

How A Sunair Awning can Save On Energy Costs

Fri, August 11, 2023

A Sunair® awning is a great way to add style and comfort to your home. But did you know that they can also help you save energy and money? They reduce the heat during summer months and maximize natural light. Sunair® awnings offer great benefits in reducing energy costs while keeping you cool...

How to Measure for a Retractable Awning

Fri, August 04, 2023

Retractable awnings are a great way to add shade and comfort to your outdoor space. They can also help you save energy and protect your furniture from fading. But before you buy one, you need to know how to measure for a retractable awning that fits your space and your needs.

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Picking The Right Awning Fabric

Thu, June 22, 2023

Awnings are a great way to add shade, style, and protection to your outdoor space. But how do you choose the right fabric for your awning? There are many factors to consider, such as durability, weather resistance, color, and budget. In this blog, we will guide you through some of the most common...

How a Sunair Retractable Awnings Can Enhance Your Outdoor Living

Wed, June 14, 2023

If you love spending time outdoors but want to enjoy the comfort and convenience of your home, you might want to consider installing a retractable awning. A retractable awning is a type of awning that can be extended or retracted depending on your needs and preferences. It can provide shade,...

Designing the perfect outdoor room with retractable awnings or motorized pergola roofs

Wed, June 07, 2023

The outdoor room and outdoor living have evolved over the years.  It has become more than just an outdoor area to drink a morning coffee or get a breath of fresh air while enjoying your garden.  Today’s outdoor spaces are designed to create a seamless extension of the indoor living space to...

Choosing the correct mesh fabric for my Sunair retractable screen

Wed, June 07, 2023

There are many manufacturers of mesh screen fabrics on the market.  Some fabrics are made of polyester while some are made of fiberglass.  Openness factors range from 1 % to 45% as well as complete Black out for privacy.  The recommended fabric to use will depend on what type of

Home Automation Smart Phone and Tablet use for Sunair awnings and shades

Tue, April 04, 2023

In recent years, home automation has experienced massive technology changes and been made less expensive and simpler to integrate. We all want this technology for its convenience and the comfort it provides. For most of us probably our first experience was with smart cameras and doorbells like...

How to Choose a Retractable Awning

Thu, March 30, 2023

As the Summer season creeps closer, last year's memories of hot, unusable decks come back. A nice, quality, well made awning completes the deck and makes it a magnate for fun. So what are the factors in choosing one? First, limit your investment to retractables made and serviced by a financially...

Sunair Solar screens save Seasonally

Wed, March 29, 2023

Not every window is appropriate for awnings, but many still get baked by the Summer sun, heating up window glass, radiating UV damaging rays and heat gain into your home.  Solar Screens may be the solution. Installed on the exterior preferably or on the interior as an option, Solar screens will...