Category Archives: awnings

Cafe

Fixed Cafe Awning is a fixed wedge shape, available with or without ends. The frame is assembled on site made from non rusting aluminium.

Fabric … Available in Draylon, Canvas, Vinyl or Mesh with a straight or wavy valance to complete this modern looking awning.

Frame … Standard frame is clear anodized aluminium which can be powder coated any colour at an extra cost.

Twist Lock Channel Guide

Best suited for smaller openings, twist lock channel guide awnings are manually operated by twisting the bottom rail and locking the blind into the desired position. This blind can be stopped at predetermined positions of the drop. The fabric is rolled around a galvanized top tube with a spring tensioning system that can be altered to your desired requirements. The channels and brackets are powder coated to any standard colour to suit your decor and give a sleek and minimal effect.

Available in a range of fabrics including; Acrylic, Canvas, Vinyl, Mesh and PVC.

Modern Blinds is confident in customising our Awnings to suit your needs. For more information of our extensive range of Awnings please fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side or call us on 07 5591 7777 (Gold Coast) or  07 3290 5777 (Brisbane).

Gear Operated Straight Drop

Gear Operated Awnings provide another solution for winding up large blinds without visible ropes & pulleys, being wound up and down with a crank handle. This design is preferable for wide awnings, offering ease of operation that is ideal for our older customers.

Stainless Steel Wire Guides can also be added, where the blind is guided by stainless wires and fittings running vertically on either side of the blind.

For the next level in class and operation; motorisation is available, complete with remote controls. We can also provide attached sun and wind sensors for complete automation. These settings are fully customisable to your needs.

Available in a range of fabrics; Draylon, Canvas, Vinyl, Mesh or PVC Clear or Tint.

Available with pivot arms for sloping solution (pictured) or as a straight-drop awning.

Modern Blinds is confident in customising our Awnings to suit your needs. For more information of our extensive range of Awnings please fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side or call us on 07 5591 7777 (Gold Coast) or  07 3290 5777 (Brisbane).

Cord & Reel

Our Cord & Reel Awnings are fixed within a weather box or brackets and can be operated by a heavy duty rope pulley around a steel reel. The weather box is made of durable Colourbond and available in a range of colours to suit the external facade of your home. The arms are manufactured in aluminium, providing lightweight strength. To keep the awning in place, straps are attached to the bottom and eyelets are fixed into the ground.

Ideally suited to second floor windows as awning operation can be driven from inside your home.

Available in a range of fabrics including; Draylon, Canvas, Vinyl or Mesh.

Modern Blinds is confident in customising our Awnings to suit your needs. For more information of our extensive range of Awnings please fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side or call us on 07 5591 7777 (Gold Coast) or  07 3290 5777 (Brisbane).

spring roller

The Spring Roller awning has a top roller fixed within a weather box or brackets, with a 38mm bottom tube fixed in a pocket. It can be operated up and down by simply pulling on the bottom bar.

As this awning has a spring loaded roller, the blind is under tension so will roll up once unsecured. Saddles are attached to the bottom rail, and stops are attached to the structure on either side at the desired level for locking off.

A variety of fabric options are available including; Canvas, Vinyl, Mesh in a variety of colours, with clear PVC options also.

Modern Blinds is confident in customising our Awnings to suit your needs. For more information of our extensive range of Awnings please fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side or call us on 07 5591 7777 (Gold Coast) or  07 3290 5777 (Brisbane).

Automatic

Automatic awnings can be pulled up and down to stop at any given point, and then retract back up into a weather box when not in use. This is a great feature both aesthetically and practically, providing a sleek finish to your awnings and offering a protective casement at the same time. Available with colour co-ordinated weather box, bottom rail & arms to complement your external facade.

Available in a range of fabrics including; Acrylic, Canvas and Mesh.

Componentry and structural information: Guides are available in standard 316 marine grade stainless steel, screwed to your wall or posts to enable the arms to glide freely up and down. Auto Arms are powder coated with UV treated black polymer end fittings. Projection of the arms can be: 150mm, 300mm, 450mm. Larger arms are available upon request.

Modern Blinds is confident in customising our Awnings to suit your needs. For more information of our extensive range of Awnings please fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side or call us on 07 5591 7777 (Gold Coast) or  07 3290 5777 (Brisbane).

reskins

Modern Blinds offers reskins to existing awnings as well as new awnings. Offering an affordable option for when your operating system and framing is in tact, fabric that is damaged can be replaced.

A change in fabric type or colour can give an old home a modern facade and is a popular option for updating an outdoor area or front entry.

Modern Blinds is confident in customising our Awnings to suit your needs. For more information of our extensive range of Awnings please fill in the enquiry form on the right hand side or call us on 07 5591 7777 (Gold Coast) or  07 3290 5777 (Brisbane).

Striped awnings zip screen inside modern living room

Zipscreen Blinds

The Acmeda Zipscreen System is the ultimate external screening solution for outdoor areas such as verandas, balconies and pergolas or to control heat, light and noise on windows in your home or business.

Specially designed for alfresco entertaining areas, Zipscreen offers privacy and protection from the sun, wind, rain, and insects all year round. Also ideal for home and office windows, it serves as a sleek, secure, and durable alternative to traditional awnings and outdoor roller shutters.

Versatile and Durable Zipscreen Blinds

Zipscreen blinds are suitable for both residential and commercial applications with many customisable options available including fabric type to control the amount of visibility, a range of colours to contrast or match your exterior, easy-to-use controls and enclosed box covers to suit your individual requirements.

The simple, yet stylish design of the Acmeda Zipscreen system improves the presentation of any home or office, defining outdoor areas and extending your entertaining space from your kitchen or lounge. It also provides a sleek external finish to any window.

All Acmeda Zipscreens come with a 5-year warranty and your choice of motorised, manual crank, or spring-loaded handle operation.

Custom-Made for the Perfect Fit

Your Zipscreens are all custom-made to your exact specifications to ensure a perfect edge-to-edge fit with no gaps to allow the elements to enter, and can be manufactured from blackout material to block light, or screen mesh for protected views.

You can enjoy outdoor entertaining without pesky insects ruining the experience and you’ll never again have to worry about the weather because you’ll be protected from harsh sun, wind and rain.

For more information, download the Zipscreen brochure.

Acmeda Zipscreen Blinds from Modern Blinds

Modern Blinds offers professional advice on choosing and customising your Zipscreen external screen solutions, and we can help you find exactly the right window coverings to complement and enhance the décor in your home or business. For more information on our extensive range of blinds, awnings and shutters, please fill in the enquiry form or call us on 07 5591 7777 (Gold Coast) or  07 3290 5777 (Brisbane).