The importance of sun protection in South Florida

According to a published manuscript in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health: “Florida has the second highest incidence...

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Sunbrella® Awning Marine Fabric for Retractable Awnings, Shades, and Umbrellas

Awning Stars is proud to offer some of the best and most popular shade fabrics in the world.

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Exercise That Awning or Screen!

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 motors can experience shortened life. Our shade products use superior […]

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Retractable Awning Hurricane Preparedness

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: Close your awning. Unplug the power cord, or turn off the breaker if your awning […]

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My Retractable Awning Isn’t Working, What Should I do?

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 malfunctioning, when in fact everything is perfectly […]

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