Folding arm awning installed by Versatile Structures

Folding Awnings: The perfect shade solution for any space

 Jamie Howard      In

If you’re looking for a shade solution that’s both functional and stylish, look no further than folding awnings from Versatile Structures. Based in Brisbane, this multi-award-winning shade structure company has been providing quality shade solutions for many years, and their folding awnings are no exception.

So, what are folding awnings, and what are the benefits of choosing them for your space? Let’s take a closer look.

What are Folding Awnings?

Folding awnings are a type of retractable awning that can be folded up and put away when not in use. They’re typically made from durable materials like aluminium and acrylic, and come in a variety of styles and colours to suit any aesthetic.

Benefits of Folding Awnings

  1. Flexibility: One of the biggest benefits of folding awnings is their flexibility. Because they can be folded up when not in use, they’re perfect for spaces where you want the option of having shade or sunlight, depending on the time of day or the weather conditions.
  2. UV Protection: Folding awnings are designed to provide shade and UV protection, which can help keep your space cool and comfortable, while also protecting your skin from harmful UV rays.
  3. Energy Efficiency: By providing shade to your space, folding awnings can help reduce your energy costs by keeping your space cooler and reducing the need for air conditioning.
  4. Increased Value: Adding a folding awning to your home or business can increase its value and curb appeal, making it a smart investment in the long run.
  5. Customization: Folding awnings can be customized to fit any space, whether you have a small balcony or a large outdoor area. Versatile Structures can work with you to design a folding awning that meets your specific needs and complements your space.

In conclusion, folding awnings are a stylish and functional shade solution that offer flexibility, UV protection, energy efficiency, increased value, and customization options. If you’re looking to add shade to your space, consider contacting Versatile Structures for a folding awning solution that will exceed your expectations.


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    Jamie Howard - Director

    Co-founder and Director Jamie has been hands-on in the shade and steel industry since leaving school. With over 15 years’ experience in shade, membrane and steel projects, Jamie is excited about the design opportunities shade structures offer in the commercial and industrial sectors. Jamie’s extensive design skills give him a competitive edge in situations with technical design complexity. He has won two personal industry awards for his designs, alongside many company-won awards.