Outdoor shading convenience for decks and patios at the touch of a button from the motorization experts at Innovative Openings! Our motorized patio and deck solutions have been installed in the harsh Colorado climate for 30 years.
Durasol retractable patio & deck awnings
Durasol Retractable 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 Durasol brand in the Denver market since 1986.
Durasol offers the right patio awning for every application
We are offering two Durasol Retractable Lateral-arm Awning models. Our Elite Plus premium lateral arm style awning offers projections up to 13′-6″ and a full range of options including a motorized drop valance for west-facing decks. Our Regal entry level lateral arm style awning is our most affordable solution with great quality features and a modest price.
Lateral arm style patio awnings can provide shade without support posts
Up to 30' wide X 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
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. Durasol is owned by an Italian awning manufacturer that has been supplying lateral arm awning systems throughout the world for over 30 years.
Durasol SunShelter Elite Plus retractable patio awning sets the standard for quality
Expand your home beyond its interior walls and enjoy the convenience and natural elegance of the 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 Durasol's specially designed brackets.
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")
5 standard frame colors:white, ivory, sand, brown, & charcoal
7 premium frame colors.
Manual or motorized 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 upto 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
Durasol Sunshelter Regal retractable lateral arm awning
The Regal is 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
Motorized patio awnings roll up automatically with wind sensor
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
Taking control over your patio shading needs is the key benefit of motorization
If you have a motorized awning, you will you 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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