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Modern luxurious and elegant brown-themed patio with access to home garden installed with Evo Awnings by Norman. Available at Complete Blinds Sydney. Straight-Drop Awnings for modern homes.

Best Awnings For Modern Homes

Selecting the ideal awnings for your home can present a significant challenge, given the multitude of options available. From various types to considerations of style, colour, and design, the process can be overwhelming. Striving for a timeless appeal without evoking a dated aesthetic adds another layer of complexity to the decision-making process. In this article, we will explore the best awnings for modern homes.

Types of Awnings available:


Traditional home design with windows installed with Straight Drop Awnings by Luxaflex.

1. Straight Drop Awnings

Straight Drop Awnings offer a modern touch to your home while delivering all the benefits of awnings. Unlike traditional styles, they come in various options: batten, channel stop, gear-operated, roller, and wire-guided. Each style offers unique features, from rope and pulley systems to motorized options, ensuring versatility to suit different preferences. Traditional styles, with newer materials and colours, also provide a modern aesthetic for those seeking a more classic look.


Patio of mid-century home style with dinning table, covered by a Motorised Folding Arm Awning by Luxaflex. It can be retracted too. Made in Australia.

2. Retractable Awnings

Retractable Awnings come in a variety of styles and materials to create just the look you are seeking for your modern home.


Black folding arm awnings installed at patio.

3. Motorised Awnings

Motorised Awnings can be helpful to those who don’t want to put in the manpower to open and close the awning, or someone who can’t easily operate the manual variety. Like the other types, they can also come in a variety of colours, patterns, and styles.


Canopy, stationary style awnings. Vintage black and white pinstripe design, installed at home patio.

4. Stationary Style Awnings

Stationary Style is the last type. These are permanently set up and are not removable. They can create an intimate space in your yard, or create a backyard oasis.


In the end, the preference and style that will be best for your modern home will depend on your idea of what you want. Straight drop awnings are the more modern choice, but that’s not to say that any of the other options cannot create a modern look.

When you are looking for ideas about awnings, or are ready to pick out the perfect one for your home, Complete Blinds would love to be your supplier and installer of choice. Stop by our store today and see how we can help create exactly what you are looking for.

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