Alfresco Blinds in Melbourne

Enclose your outdoor pergola or alfresco area using one of the stunning solutions from our alfresco blinds range. From basic crank operated blinds to stylish side tracked blinds incorporating cassette head boxes and motorisation, we have a solution for your area. We can even link your outside blinds to your smart house system enabling them to be operated from a smart phone or tablet.

Compared to full construction costs involved with creating the outdoor room the simple more economical solution with better results is to install blinds. We have over 40 combinations of external blinds to compliment any outdoor area and we believe that every situation is different therefore we custom build to suit YOUR area.

We are not bound by any one supplier and with full in-house manufacturing facilities we can supply any alfresco blind system. The process is simple. Select the system, select the fabric (with mesh and clear PVC the most popular) and then select the colour. EASY.

Our extensive experience in enclosing outdoor areas means you’ll get the right solution. One that will last because it was built with quality components.

Phone us today on 03 9775 1726 to arrange a site consultation.

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Manufacturers Of Alfresco Blinds

Below, we list some manufacturers whose alfresco blinds we have used very successfully in various applications. Click on the manufacturer links below for more information.

Manufacturer Comparison

SolareWeinorAAGGlobalAcmedaZiptrak
PricingMid rangeHigh rangeMid rangeMid rangeMid - High rangeEntry level
QualityMid - High rangeHigh rangeMid - High rangeMid rangeHigh rangeMid range
Weather ResistanceMid - High rangeHigh rangeMid - High rangeMid - High rangeMid - High rangeMid - High range
Design & RefinementMid - High rangeHigh rangeMid - High rangeEntry - Mid rangeMid - High rangeEntry level

Solare

The Solare brand is the newest kid on the block whose primal focus is on Australian made. Every blind or awning is locally designed, locally made and locally manufactured. With nothing imported the Solare brand is here to make a statement and provide Australians with a home grown, home made high quality blind and awnings.

  • Pricing: Mid range
  • Quality: Mid - High range
  • Weather Resistance: Mid - high range
  • Design & Refinement: Mid - high range

Some information about their products as shown below.

Verticali

Australian made and owned, built right here on our premises. Specially designed to combat the elements and protect against wind, rain, UV, and insects and offer privacy on your alfresco, pergola, balcony or terrace area. Solare Verticali is also perfectly suited as a motorized window blind and is the most wind resistant and extremely durable commercial grade system within the Solare range and offers an alternative to traditional window shades with its sleek modern linear design. The stylish design incorporates an adjustable side channel enabling the installer to seamlessly install the Solare Verticali in and out of square openings minimizing the bulk and messy nature of packers and trim angles. With various head box styles or simple bracket only mounting options the design elements had extensive focus during the creative stages of development to offer a seamless presentation of retractable screen excellence.

Weinor

Premium quality German made and owned the Weinor brand is all about functionality, versatility and design. With many international design awards the Weinor range is the ultimate in alfresco blinds for the luxury home market.

  • Pricing: High range
  • Quality: High range
  • Weather Resistance: High range
  • Design & Refinement: High range

Some information about their products as shown below.

Vertitex II

The VertiTex II vertical awning offers protection from the sun, prevents the patio and indoors from becoming uncomfortably hot and shelters you from prying eyes. Regardless of whether it’s for the patio roof, pergola awning, window, balcony or conservatory: the VertiTex II is always perfect. Thanks to its compact design, the many versions offer versatile protection against prying eyes and the weather, it is a real all-rounder among vertical awnings. And its unobtrusive design gives a great look to any facade in any application.

Paravento

The stylish side awning Paravento protects against inquisitive glances, sunlight and cool side winds. As a cost-effective solution, the lean but robust cassette can be mounted practically anywhere. The Paravento creates attractive highlights in combination with a state-of-the-art pattern from the Weinor fabric collection. Special function fabrics provide privacy protection and allow an outside view during the day. Therefore, the Paravento is a flexible and elegant alternative to fixed elements such as fences, walls and hedges.

Australian Awning Group

A local Melbourne based national supplier, AAG have a special range of imported quality products and specialise in rapid supply. When you need your awnings in a rush or you have timed deadlines for your project AAG is our preferred supplier.

  • Pricing: Mid range
  • Quality: Mid - high range
  • Weather Resistance: Mid - high range
  • Design & Refinement: Mid - high range

Some information about their products as shown below.

Vertishade

The Vertishade is a vertical screen system ideally suited for alfresco enclosures that can be motorised, crank operated or fast action spring system. It incorporates an integrated side channel system with locks the fabric into the sides via a slimline zipper system. With multiple headbox options and full powder coat options available, it suits a majority of external applications.

Ezip

The E-zip is a vertical screen system ideally suited for alfresco enclosures that can be motorised, crank operated or fast action spring system. It incorporates an integrated side channel system with locks the fabric into the sides via a slimline zipper system. With multiple headbox options and full powder coat options available, it suits a majority of external applications.

Global Awning Accessories

An Australian distributor of fine BAT products from Italy, Global Awning Accessories are a household name in the Australian awning industry. Having a wide variety of external products catering for multiple aspects and retractable designs, Global have a terrific range of blinds to suit most outdoor area enclosures.

  • Pricing: Mid range
  • Quality: Mid range
  • Weather Resistance: Mid - high range
  • Design & Refinement: Entry - mid range

Some information about their products as shown below.

Vertiscreen

The Vertiscreen is an ultra sleek modern slimline external vertical screen system that can be motorised or crank operated. Its stylish headbox comes as slim as 95 x 95mm and a 125 x 125mm headbox is available for larger spans. Options for 2 different aluminium side tracks are available as well as stainless wire guides and with an automatic lock down system, the Vertiscreen holds its fabric taught. Full powder coat options available.

Screeny Tension Zip System

Screeny 130 is designed to fit windows, niche and other vertical applications, over glass roofs or pergolas, to assist in heat reduction by shading the glass or the deck areas.

  • Vertical application – maximum size 5-metre-wide with 5 metre projection.
  • Horizontal application – maximum size 4-metre-wide with 5 metre projection.

This product is only available motorised.

Vertizip

The VERTIZIP 95 & VERTIZIP 125 uses the existing Vertiscreen head-box and end caps, with a slight change to the side channels, bottom rail and some internal parts. With its stylish aluminium headbox options of 95 x 95mm and a 125 x 125mm.

The VERTIZIP Range offers a choice of 2 side channels, with 40mm being for motor and manual while the 30mm is for motor only. This is due to the thickness of the gearbox.

  • VERTIZIP 95 sizes from 900mm – 4500mm wide and drop from 900mm – 2700mm.
  • VERTIZIP 125 sizes from 900mm – 5400mm wide and drop from 900mm – 3300mm.

Acmeda

Every product in Rollease Acmeda’s extensive range delivers an innovative hardware solution that brings precision in motion to the window furnishing industry, every time. Superior systems that have evolved with time, and technologies that have been enhanced with extensive research and development, keep Rollease Acmeda at the cutting edge of window furnishing trends.

  • Pricing: Mid - high range
  • Quality: High range
  • Weather Resistance: Mid - high range
  • Design & Refinement: Mid - high range

Some information about their products as shown below.

Zipscreen

Specially designed for alfresco entertaining areas such as pergolas, verandahs and balconies, Zipscreen offers privacy and protection from the sun, wind, rain and insects all year round. Also ideal for home and office windows, it serves as a sleek, secure, and durable alternative to traditional awnings and outdoor roller shutters.

Ziptrak

Australian owned and invented Ziptrak is a pioneer of the side tracking blind system market both in Australia and internationally. With constant development the Ziptrak brand is constantly evolving and is a world leader in this market.

  • Pricing: Entry level
  • Quality: Mid range
  • Weather Resistance: Mid - high range
  • Design & Refinement: Entry level

Some information about their products as shown below.

Ziptrak

Best suited for smaller openings the Ziptrak uses an aluminium side channel to lock the fabric in place. With multiple headboxes and full powdercoat options the Ziptrak can be motorised, or spring loaded.

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