Awnings

Outdoor Awnings

Creating a stylish atmosphere outdoors is as important as a comfortable interior. Outdoor awnings can block out the sun, glare or simply add UV protection to your flooring and furniture. External blinds and awnings are the solution to looking good on the outside. Classic Blinds & Shutters has your outdoors covered. Our Awnings and external blinds fit windows of all shapes and sizes. 

Letting natural light into your home is key in modern home design. Managing the heat and glare of the sun coming into your home can be achieved with external awnings.  Our awnings offer light-filtering qualities to diffuse light, reduce glare and help control heat gain. Installing awnings on your home can make any room more comfortable without sacrificing design.

Traditional Awnings

are sometimes called “automatic” (spring loaded) window awnings, and have been around for as long as the sun has been shining on our homes. Think of the striped canvas awnings on our grandparent’s homes.  They are very effective and give excellent heat reduction in an affordable and uncomplicated form that is time tested.

Wire Guided Awnings

Exterior roller blinds give a refined finish to your windows. A wire guide blind enables easy height adjustment, while channel guided blinds work well in higher wind areas and offer good weather protection. Add automation and weather sensors for the ultimate in laid back style. Exterior surround blinds can also extend your seasonal deck use. 

Pivot Arm Awnings

Pivot arm awnings allow plenty of air to an open window while offering sun and weather protection. They can withstand moderate amounts of wind and are ideal for large windows and doorways. Classic Blinds & Shutters uses only the best componentry for long life and reliable awnings. Choose from a wide range of fabrics to match your exterior paintwork or deck. Awnings are highly versatile and can be opened or closed as the mood takes you.

Outdoor Sideline Blinds

For temporary privacy that you can open or close, Sideline retractable blinds are perfect for balconies, terraces and garden areas. As well as providing privacy, Sideline retractable blinds can be rolled down to block out the harsh easterly or westerly sun, while leaving your outdoor area light and bright the rest of the day.

Folding Arm Awnings

Extend your outdoor living and entertaining areas with a Folding Arm Awnings. We source most of our options from Australian manufacturer, Helioscreen, whose awnings have been cleverly designed to withstand the toughest of treatments whilst reducing the sun’s penetration and absorbing the heat. We offer a number of options that are fully cossetted for maximum fabric protection and a few open options where the awning can be installed under an eave.

Pergola Shading

Sourced from Australian manufacturer, Helioscreen, we can either install onto existing pergolas or provide self-supporting sunroofs, known as a Vario Pergola, ideally for creating shaded areas for entertaining or relaxing in the summer. Available in a range of fabric types and colours they add a functional and stylish dimension to outdoor living. Available for flat and sloping glass areas too.

Ziptrak® Awnings

Ziptrak® blinds are innovative and incredibly practical for the Australian lifestyle. The channels provide extra stability for higher wind exposure and offer better insect protection. Using a spring system and specially designed slotted tracks, channel blinds stop in any position and stay in place without locks.

Straight Drop Awnings

Straight drop external awnings create a cosy and welcoming outdoor environment, protect your deck from the weather and retain your view. The slimline appearance of straight drop blinds means they are barely noticeable and sit almost flush with the wall they are attached to. When the awning is put away, the fabric retreats into an enclosed headbox that protects it from rain and harsh sun.

External Venetian Blinds

Often seen on architecturally designed homes near the coast, external Venetian blinds provide an extra level of sun protection compared to a fabric blind. External Venetians are specially constructed to be more resilient and able to withstand windier conditions than internal blinds.

Enjoy your view through either tilted or fully retracted slats. External Venetian blinds are perfect for domestic or commercial use, as the slats let in natural light whilst minimising heat and blinding glare.

What People Are Saying

Was very impressed with the outcome..

Just installed shutters and curtains for a new build. Was very impressed with the outcome, just beautiful. Thank you to all the staff who made this possible with such professional and courteous service and advice, outstanding.

Gillian Gilbert

Newcastle, Facebook Review

Fantastic customer service.

Fantastic customer service. Can’t fault the professionalism of the installers. An asset to the company

Li Lo

Newcastle, Google Review

Excellent to deal with.

Excellent to deal with. Always on time and willing to listen to what I needed. Worked with me to find the best solution within my budget as well. The work was professional, neat and tidy. All contact was polite and the quoting, measure and installation guys were terrific. Thank you again. The rooms look great now.

Jeremy Dawes

Newcastle, Google Review

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Visit the best window coverings showroom in Newcastle for inspiration, ideas and a refreshingly different approach to service, creative solutions and support.

Designed and crafted for local conditions our unique blinds, curtains and plantation shutters will enhance your home with comfort, function and style. Our friendly and helpful staff will listen and guide you through a stress-free experience from selection to installation.

Why Choose Classic Blinds & Shutters?

We are a local Newcastle business, we design and manufacture our own range of window coverings in Cardiff, New South Wales. Being locally made ensures we can offer short lead times. All of our products are researched and developed to withstand our climatic conditions for a long-lasting and stylish look. Our staff are friendly, experienced and skilled in guiding you through selection, and caring for your project until successful installation. 

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