Highlight the charm of your home with a retractable awning! If you are on the lookout for new trends, an awning is a great solution.
The Groupe Bellon Prestige has been a specialist in retractable awnings for over 120 years. All our awnings are designed and manufactured in our factory. With our large selection of awnings, you will certainly find the perfect awning that harmonizes with the aesthetics of your space and your budget.
A retractable awning is designed with an aluminum or extruded aluminum structure. This structure is then assembled and clings to the wall of your home. We then cover the structure with an acrylic fabric that protects against the sun, mold, rot, discoloration. The canvas is already waterproof, you use your canopy during fine precipitation.
As the awning is attached to the wall of your home, it’s a great way to add a room to it. An awning allows you to enjoy your outdoor space during the summer season.
The difference with the fixed awning is that the retractable awning has arms to retract it. So, if you want to get some sun, you can. If you prefer to have some shade, it’s possible.
It is also possible to have a motorized retractable model that can be connected to a wall switch or a home automation system. Our manual awnings are equipped with a crank that is available in several colors and lengths. We also offer over 500 color choices and fabric patterns for the canvasses, and the structure is available in twenty colors.
It is good to note that the retractable awnings are 3 seasons, you will have to close it during the winter season. You can buy covers to cover it and avoid an invasion of small rodents (squirrels) that could come to make a nest. It is not mandatory to remove it for the winter, just important to remember not to open it.
Awnings protect you from the sun and allow you to enjoy your terrace. They create shade in the house, which cools rooms and reduces air conditioning costs. They also hide you from your neighbors’ prying eyes.
It is inadvisable to leave the awning open in strong winds and rain. The awnings are easy to maintain, robust, and allow you to extend your summers on your terrace.
Other advantages :
Possibility to have a freestanding awning if you do not want it to be hooked to your outside wall. It can be installed in a specific place in your outdoor area.
Variable slope on some models to adapt the shadow according to the sun.
Possibility to have a chest for your retractable awning.
Fabrics: We offer acrylic canvasses to cut UV rays and the sun. These canvasses are available in over 300 different colors and patterns.
Festoon: Make your awning unique with a festoon. More than 100 options are available. We offer single, double or swing festoons.
Wind and rain detector: You can also have a detector that allows the awning to retract automatically in case of strong wind or rain. It is possible to have several settings on this detector.
We offer a full range of services related to our awnings. Feel free to ask for a quote to take advantage of our measurement service. A representative will come to your home to make a quote and take the first measurements. Once the bid is signed, a project manager will take the exact measurements. Our service can be done by appointment or not, according to your preferences.
To receive more information on retractable awnings, contact us!
To get started, you can send us a quote request through our website or call us directly. When you call us, our customer service team will ask you a few questions about the nature of your project, and then ask for your contact information in order to assign you an awning, shelter, and landscaping specialist.
If you decide to go through our website, an expert will contact you within 24 to 48 hours of your request. Feel free to include as much detail as possible and to include photos. Our specialist will propose solutions adapted to your needs.
Our team of experts is always happy to come to your home or business to discuss your project.
By being on site, it is much easier to understand your needs and to propose the best solution. In addition, our experts always carry their fabric catalogs with them so that you can touch them directly. This will allow you to easily determine the color that will complement your outdoor space.
We will then take the first measurements in order to prepare our quote. Depending on the scope and size of your project, it may be possible for our specialist to do an onsite price.
Our winter shelter specialist will email you a copy of your quote with a price. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us so that our representative can help you.
Once the quote is accepted and the contract is signed, we send a project manager to your address to take the exact measurements. Depending on your preference, you can request an appointment to be present when the project manager comes to take the measurements. Alternatively, we can proceed without an appointment, which saves you time and gives you unparalleled peace of mind.
Once the measurements are taken, our project manager prepares a technical drawing of the project. This drawing is used for the production of your product in our 35,000 square foot factory in Montreal. Once completed, our purchasing manager orders, if necessary, the parts required for the production of your product.
This is where our craftsmen get to work. Using the technical drawing, our seamstresses and seamstresses prepare your fabric with the best fabrics on the market. Our hardware experts prepare the structure of your project. With over 125 years of experience in manufacturing custom awnings, canopies and shelters, rest assured that your investment is in good hands.
If there is one thing that is important to our team, it is the durability of your investment. Once production is complete, our quality control officers thoroughly and rigorously inspect the finished product to eliminate any imperfections and ensure that the final product will exceed your expectations.
Our Director of Facilities and Dispatch will call you to determine, with you, the best time to proceed with the installation. Again, depending on your preference, you can request to be present at the installation or not.
When properly maintained, your investment can last for more than a decade. To take good care of it, we offer several after-sales services such as storage, cleaning and waterproofing.
Before buying a new canvas, opt for the repair.
Restore your investment to its former glory with our cleaning service.
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Treat yourself to an investment that will last for years. Made to measure by our craftsmen in Montreal, our custom solutions are made to last.
The Bellon experience doesn’t stop after your custom solution is installed. We offer several after-sales services to maximize the life of your investment.
Don’t hesitate to contact us for your outdoor landscaping projects. Our experts will be happy to put their knowledge at your disposal.
Want to buy a custom-made terrace awning? Here are the questions most frequently asked by our customers.
At the time of signing, allow 4 weeks before installation. Of course, depending on the season, there may be variations. At the time of signing the contract, your landscaping specialist will tell you how long it will take to install.
Yes, it is possible. However, we recommend that you let our experts do it for you.
Yes, we do! We even have a turnkey service. We take care of installing, uninstalling and storing your tarp during the cold season. Once the winter is over, we come and put the tarp back on the structure so you can enjoy the summer.
Find out what our customers are saying about our excellent service.
I dealt with Bellon Prestige five years ago to make screen curtains for my back deck and two years ago to install an awning on a balcony. Every year since then, Bellon has come to pick up the awning, clean it and store it before reinstalling it. In every contact I have had, for every product I have requested, the service has been impeccable. The representatives have always been very courteous, the installations have been done with great care and the products are solid and of very good quality. In fact, both the screen curtains and the awning are still very beautiful. No breakage, no problems. I often recommend Bellon Prestige. A family business, competent and responsible, it is rare…
4.0 / 5 out of 60 reviews
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