KE Durasol Patio Awnings

Shade When You Need It and Sun When You Don’t

KE Durasol Awnings provide outdoor shading convenience for decks and patios at the touch of a button. Our motorized patio and deck solutions have been providing shade in the harsh Colorado climate for 30 years.


KE Durasol retractable patio & deck awnings

KE Durasol Patio Awnings can be the perfect solution for decks and patios where intense sun prevents their use at certain times of day. Innovative Openings has represented the KE Durasol brand in the Denver market since 1986.

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KE Durasol offers the right patio awning for every application

We offer four KE Durasol Retractable Lateral-arm Awning models.

  • The Elite Plus
  • The Regal

Learn about the different models here.

Self-supporting lateral arm awnings

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KE Durasol's lateral arm style patio awnings provide shade without support posts

  • Up to 24' wide with a 13'6" projection
  • One of the original brands of lateral arm awnings offered in the United States
  • Models available: premium quality Elite Plus awning and the value-packed Regal awning

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Lateral arm awnings are engineered for quality

Our European style lateral arm awnings have been upgraded over the years with quality castings, strong spring tension, and fine detailing to provide awnings that look as good as they perform. KE Durasol is owned by an Italian awning manufacturer that has been supplying lateral arm awning systems throughout the world for over 30 years.

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KE Durasol Outdoor Design  Awning Models

We offer 2 KE Durasol Retractable Lateral-arm Awning models.

  • The Elite Plus
  • The Regal

KE Durasol SunShelter Elite Plus retractable patio awnings set the standard for quality

durasol retractable awning seafoam stripeExpand your home beyond its interior walls and enjoy the convenience and natural elegance of the KE Durasol SunShelter Select Plus retractable awning system. The SunShelter Select Plus lateral arm awning offers you the comfort of an indoor lifestyle with the beauty of outdoor living.

With the simple touch of a button or the turn of a crank, the SunShelter Select allows you to stop the unit at any position for as little or as much sun exposure as you desire. It can be mounted on virtually any flat surface, under a soffit or even roof-mounted using KE Durasol's specially designed brackets.

Premium Features:

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  • Motorized with automatic wind sensor or manual crank operation
  • Limited lifetime frame warranty
  • Projections up to 13' 6" (5' 3", 7' 8", 8' 6", 10' 2", 11' 9", & 13' 6")
  • 6 standard frame colors:white, ivory, sand, jet black & brown.
  •  7 premium frame colors.
  • Manual Drop Valance option. Ideal for low sun exposure.
  • Adjustable pitch available with all projections for maximum sun protection
  • Overall pitch adjustment up to 50º for complete coverage
  • Built in level on front bar
  • Unique cross-arm functionality available (min. 4’)
  • Drop valances available on units up to 24’ wide  and projections up to 11’9”
  • Assembled with TÜV registered components

"We are extremely pleased with your service and product. Have been looking for five years for a patio cover which met our needs. You had exactly what we wanted and we are delighted with our choice."

R.C., Boulder, CO

KE Durasol Sunshelter Regal retractable lateral arm awning

The Regal is KE Durasol's most affordable custom made awning where style meets value.  Regal awnings provide shade when you need it and add value to your home.

The Regal exceeds quality standards for entry-level awnings, and is the perfect awning for small- to medium-sized deck and patio areas. The Regal is designed for heavy-duty performance at a light duty price.


  • Motorized or manual crank operation
  • White or Sand hardware colors
  • 8 year Frame Warranty
  • Projections up to 11' 4" ( 5' 3", 7' 8", 8' 6", 10' 2" & 11' 4")
  • Sleek design with diminutive profile
  • Designed for heavy-duty performance at a light duty price.

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KE Durasol Awning Fabrics

Stripes and solids in an array of colors.

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Black and Gray Solids

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Blue Stripes

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Blue Solids

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Green Stripes

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Green Solids

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Brown Stripes

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Brown Solids

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Yellow Stripes

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Yellow Solids

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Red Stripes

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Red Solids

Motorized KE Durasol awnings roll up automatically with a wind sensor

Aspen Patio Awning

Radio control via hand-held transmitters, wireless wall switches, and automatic sensors is the easiest way to control patio awnings and shade.  Our typical motorized patio awning includes:

  • Motor with built-in radio receiver
  • Motion-activated wind sensor
  • Waterproof radio transmitter
  • Optional interior wireless radio switch

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Taking control over your patio shading needs is the key benefit of motorization

If you have a motorized awning, you will use your patio or deck more. Hit the switch and roll it out when you need shade and roll it up when you don't.

Innovative Openings offers a full range of motors and controls designed for exterior applications. A reliable 110 V AC motor is installed inside the roller tube of your awning. The key to a motorized awning is control. Both the awning and a retractable solar screen valance can be motorized.


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