March 14, 2020

A recent installation of our high quality motorized captured edge insect screens which also act as solar protection. Somfy® motors and controls provide easy and reliable operation.

December 21, 2018

Awning Stars wishes you and your families the happiest of holiday cheer.

Please be safe this holiday season and enjoy this time with friends and family!

November 5, 2018

According to a published manuscript in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health:

“Florida has the second highest incidence of melanoma in the United States, with an estimated 5260 new cases in 2011. More than 600 Floridians die of melanoma every...

March 4, 2018

Awning Stars offers Sunbrella® high quality fabrics for Awnings, Shades, and Umbrellas.

February 6, 2018

One of the best ways to keep your Motorized Retractable Awning or Screen working consistently and smoothly is to actually use it.  

As you may or may not know, moisture is one of the keys to electronics failure.  In environments like the moist Florida weather motor...

August 11, 2017

Now that hurricane season is upon us, some customers have been asking what to do with their retractable awning during a hurricane or severe storm. 

The answer is simple and logical. 

Here is a short list of what to do:

  1. Close your awning.

  2. Unplug the power cord, or...

July 31, 2017

A fairly common call we get during the summer season is that after a storm or blackout, customers find that their awning may not react to the remote control.

(applies to motorized awnings)

They feel their awning is broken, or the motor isn’t working, or the remote is mal...