Straight Drop Awnings

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A style for any home.

Straight Drop Awnings in Great Newcastle

Our range of straight drop outdoor awnings can offer your Greater Newcastle home both sun protection and privacy, while also enhancing its outdoor appearance with a modern and chic finish – an ideal solution for space-conscious homeowners. We have a variety of options available to suit your specific needs and preferences.

Straight Drop Awnings Newcastle and Hunter Valley

Straight drop awnings are a popular choice for outdoor shading solutions, and they offer several features and benefits, including:

Sun protection

Straight drop awnings are designed to provide effective shade and block out harmful UV rays, helping to protect your outdoor living spaces and furnishings from sun damage.


With their vertical design, straight drop awnings provide excellent privacy, creating a private space for outdoor activities, such as dining or relaxation.


Straight drop awnings can be customised to fit a range of outdoor spaces, including patios, balconies, and verandas. They are available in different sizes, fabrics, and colours, making them a versatile choice for homeowners.

Energy savings

By blocking out the sun's heat, straight drop awnings can help reduce the amount of energy required to cool your home, potentially saving you money on your energy bills.

Stylish and contemporary

With their sleek and modern design, straight drop awnings can add a stylish and contemporary touch to any home. They are available in a range of colours and patterns, allowing you to choose an option that complements your home's existing décor.

Easy to use

Straight drop awnings are simple to operate, with manual or motorised options available. They can be raised or lowered to the desired height, providing flexibility and convenience for homeowners.

Find the Perfect Look for Your Straight Drop Awnings

Blinds Nice is pleased to offer an extensive range of straight drop awnings that provide a practical and stylish shading solution for your outdoor living spaces. Our straight drop awnings come in a variety of sizes, fabrics, and colours to suit your specific needs and preferences. The fabric we use is of the highest quality, ensuring durability, resistance to fading, and protection from the elements. Our range of styles includes manual, motorised, and automated options, allowing you to choose the option that best suits your needs and budget. With our straight drop awnings, you can enjoy the benefits of sun protection, privacy, energy savings, and a modern outdoor appearance. Our experienced installation team will ensure your awnings are installed correctly, so they function optimally and add value to your property.

Choose from our range of Straight Drop Awnings in Newcastle

At Blinds Nice, we understand that every home and homeowner is unique, which is why we offer custom-made awnings to fit your specific requirements. Our Style Consultants will work with you to find the perfect solution for your windows, taking into consideration your taste, style, and budget.

We offer four different styles of awnings to choose from: 

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Verandah Awning

Ideal for enclosing your verandah for protection from the sun or for privacy. Using a traditional and very simple operation method, pulleys and ropes are used to raise and lower the blind. Verandah awnings are the simple and functional additional to any verandah. 

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Straight Drop Awning

Spring Straight Drop Awnings have a spring loaded top roller to tension fabric and uses straps to hold down in place. Geared Straight Drop Awnings is easily operated using a crank handle to raise and lower the product.

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Wire Guide Awning

Wire guide awnings add a little bit of luxury. These stylish awnings operate on guide wires which are tensioned and permanently fixed. With the ability to be stopped at any level down the guides, the wire guide awning lends itself particularly well to motorisation.

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Channel Rollup Awning

Side Channels that are especially designed with indents so the awning can easily be pulled down and locked into position.Suitable for enclosing a verandah or between posts in a patio to shade and shelter the outdoor living area.The side channel eliminates light gaps at the sides and has a very quiet spring operation. 

Custom Made Straight Drop Awnings

Blinds Nice’s straight drop verandah awning is the perfect solution for enclosing your verandah area without breaking the bank. Our verandah awning is available in a wide range of fabric choices, including acrylic, mesh, PVC, and canvas, allowing you to choose the perfect material to suit your specific needs and style preferences.

Our verandah awning is custom made to fit your exact area, ensuring a perfect fit every time. With the ability to connect vertically from the top roll or at an angle for the sun, our verandah awning provides optimal sun protection and privacy. The easy-to-use straight drop mechanism allows you to quickly and easily extend or retract your verandah awning as needed.

One of the best features of our verandah awning is its ability to allow air flow, as the blind does not seal on all sides. This means you can enjoy the fresh air and breeze while still being protected from the sun and elements. Our verandah awning is also versatile enough to suit both modern and older styles of homes.

Whether you want coverage just to the banister/railing or right to the floor, our verandah awning is the perfect choice. Contact us today to learn more about our Straight Drop Verandah Awning and how it can help you create the perfect outdoor living space.

Straight Drop Verandah Awnings

At Blinds Nice, we are proud to offer the straight drop verandah awning, a traditional awning style that is perfect for providing sun and UV protection, air flow, and privacy. This outdoor shading solution is very similar to an internal blind but has been specifically designed for outdoor use, with materials and components that can withstand the elements.

Our straight drop verandah awning can be customised with or without a hood to suit your specific needs and style preferences. This versatile awning is ideal for situations where channels or frames are not suitable or too costly. The straight drop fitting style provides an easy and hassle-free option for outdoor cover, without the need for extra fixtures.

At Blinds Nice, we pride ourselves on using high-quality materials and providing expert installation services to ensure that your straight drop verandah awning is the perfect addition to your outdoor living area. Contact us today to learn more about our outdoor shading solutions and how they can help you create the perfect outdoor living space. 


A straight drop awning is a type of outdoor shading solution that provides sun protection and privacy. It is a vertical awning that is fixed at the top and can be extended or retracted vertically to suit your needs.

At Blinds Nice, we use high-quality materials, such as acrylic or polyester, for our straight drop awnings. The fabric we use is durable, UV-resistant, and designed to withstand the elements.

Yes, straight drop awnings can be motorised, making them easy to operate with the push of a button. Motorised straight drop awnings offer added convenience and can be programmed to operate automatically at certain times of the day.

At Blinds Nice, our experienced installation team will ensure your straight drop awnings are installed correctly for optimal function and appearance. We provide a hassle-free installation process that ensures your awnings are securely mounted to your home.

Cleaning your straight drop awnings is easy. Simply use a soft-bristled brush and a mild soap solution to gently scrub away dirt and debris. Rinse thoroughly with clean water and allow to air dry completely before retracting the awning.

The lifespan of your straight drop awnings will depend on various factors, such as the quality of materials used, how well they are maintained, and how often they are used. At Blinds Nice, we use high-quality materials that are designed to last, and our products come with a warranty to provide added peace of mind.

Alternative Products

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Metal Louvre Awnings​

Metal Louvre Awnings

One of the most effective solutions for heat control and sun protection on balconies and external windows. Available in both Fixed and Adjustable Louvres.
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Ziptrack Awnings

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lock arm awnings

Lock Arm Awnings

A perfect choice for close fitting windows on the ground floor or onto a balcony. They minimise space with minimal projection. A very popular design providing an affordable solution to shade, keeping your home cool in summer.

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