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Engineered for external use in any weather.

Designed to make verandas, pergolas and other alfresco areas more comfortable, zip awnings are ideal for outdoor applications. A sleek, flexible and robust alternative to traditional awnings, zip awnings are also a favourite for home and office windows. Enjoy year-round privacy, weather and pest protection.

Searching for zip awnings in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie or the Hunter Valley? At Heritage Blinds & Shutters, we supply and install Acmeda Zipscreen awnings. Book a complimentary consultation to receive your no-obligation quote.

Discover the benefits of Zipscreen awnings

Hassle-free operation

Featuring a simple yet sophisticated design, Zipscreen awnings can be crank operated, spring operated or motorised for complete convenience. Plus, the track-guided system secures the blind in place whilst allowing it to slide smoothly. No ropes or pulleys necessary.

All-weather protection

Entertain family and friends outside, come rain, hail or shine. With a high wind rating, optional weather sensors for automatic retraction and unique track-guided system that creates an unrivalled seal, zip awnings protect your space from UV rays and intense weather.

Day-to-night privacy

Want to unwind outside without interruption? A Zipscreen awning offers the perfect amount of privacy whenever desired. Choose a blockout polyester awning for total discretion, or a PVC or mesh fabric to enjoy some peace and quiet while preserving the view.

A contemporary touch

This minimal awning design creates a modern, architectural look. With the zips and fabric concealed within channels, you can enjoy a clean finish, free from flapping. Discover an array of fabrics and colours to enhance your style, as well as the choice of an open or enclosed roller.

More room to relax

Extend your outdoor living area with a Zipscreen awning, custom-made for your unique home or office. Need to reduce glare inside without taking up valuable space? Simply install this external awning on your windows to enjoy shade without the clutter.

Energy-efficient comfort

Outdoor zip screens minimise air transfer, in turn keeping you cool during hot summer days and cosy on chilly winter nights! This also means more cost-effective temperature regulation.

Insect-free spaces

Don’t let insects get in the way of a good time outside. Zipscreen awnings utilise innovative z-LOCK™ technology to provide a complete seal between the fabric screen and side channels, preventing pests from invading your alfresco area.

Automate your Zipscreen awning with Somfy®

It’s time to enjoy effortless privacy and sun protection. Discover the exclusive Radio Technology Somfy® (RTS) wireless control system or raise and lower your motorised Zipscreen blind with voice command.

Plus, optional weather sensors trigger the awning to retract automatically in harsh conditions. That means minimal wear and tear for maximum longevity.

Why choose Heritage Blinds & Shutters?

Personalised to your space

We will custom design your zip awning to complement your unique home or office. From fabric and colour to operation system and placement, you can make your awning yours with a few simple selections.

Made locally for lasting results

Acmeda Zipscreen awnings are made in Australia using premium materials for outstanding durability. Carefully curated for their top quality, each awning comes with a 5-year warranty.

Zero hidden fees

We like to keep our pricing fair and affordable. That’s why our awning specialists will provide you with a tailored and transparent quote that covers all required work (even electrical). Expect a clear and cost-effective estimate, every time.

Free measuring for a flush fit

With Heritage Blinds & Shutters complimentary measuring service, you can be confident that your Zipscreen awning will integrate seamlessly into your outdoor area. Our specialists will assess the space to confirm all specs first.

Customer care you can count on

Keeping our customers happy is our number one priority - which is why we’ve been local favourites for three decades and counting. With in-house zip awning specialists on hand, you can receive expert support whenever you need.

We're here to help you find the right Zipscreen awning. Chat to our experienced team.

Thank you for our blinds Lisa. We're extremely pleased with them and Mathew did a great job installing them. We'll certainly be using your company for all our future work. We appreciate your work and would have no hesitation recommending you to anyone in the future.

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