Provide Shade For You and Your Patio
Retractable awnings from Lifetime Exterior Shades are one of the best shading systems on the market today. Designed to keep you and your deck cool using the highest quality parts and fabrics, these patio awnings are built and installed to last.
All of our sun and weather blocking retractable awnings are custom built to fit the places in your home where you want to keep cool in the hotter months and keep the rain off in the cooler ones.
Modern Shade Solutions
Retractable awnings from Lifetime Exterior Shades are:
- European designed
- Built with heavy-duty aluminum construction
- Have Corrosion-resistant hardware
- Optional remote control electric operators and full automation
- Drop arm awnings are versatile and provide shade, character and privacy
What are some of the benefits of Retractable Awnings?
- Reduce your cooling costs by blocking the sun from beating down on your patio and windows
- Protect your skin from harmful UV rays
- Protect your furniture from UV rays
- Spend more time on your patio and deck
- Block the sun and not the view
High Quality Suppliers and Materials
Our awnings are supplied by Rolltec in Ontario. Rolltec has been manufacturing retractable awning systems for over 30 years in Canada and we are proud to supply their systems on Vancouver Island. Rolltec manufactures all of their components at their facility in Ontario. This is very important for innovation, supply chain management and quality control. Rolltec’s exclusive World of Elegance fabric collection of 100% solution dyed marine grade acrylic fabrics. This designer collection is available in a wide variety of solid and striped patterns to satisfy any taste and compliment any home’s décor. The World of Elegance collection is carefully selected from leading European fabric mills, which assures the finest quality and exclusive designs for the North American market. Acrylic fabrics are engineered for a substantially longer lifespan when compared to non-acrylic fabrics such as polyester and cotton canvas (used in low quality awnings).
For motorised awnings, we use products from Somfy, a world renowned motor manufacturer who supports their products with decades of experience, quality control and constant development. Somfy’s line of awning and shade motors is second to none and their line of accessories such as remote controls and environmental sensors put them even further ahead of other companies. Mark Tizya is a factory certified Somfy expert.