People may have outdoor areas which they would like to use all year, but it's hot outdoors in summer without shade, and cool in winter with it. Seashell Awnings, represented by Seashell Industries , offer retractable awnings that turn outdoor areas into livable spaces at any time of year. Retractable awnings are sold and installed exclusively on the Gold Coast by ‘Awesome Awnings’, which is owned by Ross Ponsonby and Greg York.

Retractable awnings are easy to operate do not require much strength. Users can simply pull the cord to open and close. Retractable awnings are designed to withstand winds of up to 70km/h before they automatically close up.

Retractable awnings are custom made to client’s requirements in a radius of 3, 4 or 5m, and in designs of between 78° to 360°, with coverage of up to 78sqm. Retractable awnings are available in a wide range of colours and combinations.

Retractable awnings are made from non-corrosive, powder coated aluminium and stainless steel to withstand salt air environments. They are waterproof and offer 100% UV protection. These retractable awnings are suitable for shading patios, barbeques and spas and also suitable for courtyard and pool areas.

Commercial uses of retractable awnings include:

  • Car yards
  • Pre-schools
  • Hotels
  • Outdoor restaurants
  • Housing estates
  • Retirement villages