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Benefits of Installing Retractable Awnings in Your Home

5 Benefits of Installing Retractable Awnings in Your Home 

If you’re looking for a smart investment in your home, look no further than retractable awnings. Discover how this simple addition can make your outdoor space more versatile, so the entire family can enjoy it more often – whatever the harsh Sydney weather throws at you. 


When aesthetics and costs both matter, you can achieve a sleek look for an instant home upgrade. Find out why retractable awnings are a no-brainer for homeowners in Sydney, Newcastle and across New South Wales. 

Maximise the use of your outdoor space

Breathe some life into your back yard or garden. Whether you’re the leading host and you love to entertain, or you just want a beautiful chill-out space for your family, retractable awnings enhance the aesthetics of your garden and transform it into a more liveable space.  


With a variety of colour and style options such as the Titan Awnings Series, you can choose on-trend designs that suit your garden’s aesthetic. Added accessories such as screens keep you protected and comfortable, keeping pesky bugs and wind at bay.

A retractable pergola sets you apart from the competition. It offers a variety of exciting branding opportunities, so you can seamlessly blend your shade system with your existing decor, add your logo and colour scheme, and accentuate what your brand is all about.

Protect your outdoor furniture

Bringing the indoors outside is a trend that isn’t going anywhere, and when you’ve invested in stunning outdoor furniture, you want to make sure it’s well protected. Retractable awnings do more than just keep your furniture dry; they also prevent the fading of your rugs, couches, curtains and other furniture, by blocking out the harsh sun. 

Sun & UV protection

On average, New South Wales gets 2600 hours of sun every year. The rising UV levels can be worrying – especially if you’ve got small children – but OZTECH has the solution to ensure the sunshine doesn’t drive you indoors. 


Awnings block 99% of harmful UV rays, and are actually recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation as an effective UVA and UVB protectant. So, when things start heating up and getting uncomfortable, simply roll out your awnings to protect yourself and your family. 

Cut energy costs

Awnings are an investment that could save you money in the long run, by cutting energy costs such as your air conditioning. An effective temperature control system, retractable awnings such as the Titan and Family Series actually block the sun from your walls and windows, to keep your home cooler. That means lower bills and a reduced carbon footprint.  

Add value to the home

You may not want to sell your home in the near future, but it’s nice to know that you’ve taken steps to boost your property’s value when the time does come. Sydney buyers are looking for versatility and liveability in their new home, and awnings add just that. Retractable awnings help potential buyers to envision a laid-back lifestyle and long evenings spent on the patio.  


Plus, our awnings are built to last, so you can be confident you won’t need to replace them anytime soon. 

Contact OZTECH

We’d love to discuss our outdoor retractable roof options in more detail with you. If you have a business in Newcastle, Sydney or across NSW, the team at OZTECH have the shade solution for you. Get in touch on 1300 552 516 or to get started with a custom quote.

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