If you are thinking about buying awnings then the first thing you need to decide on is whether you want a permanently fixed awning (straight drop) or a flexible (folding arm/retractable) one. Your budget for awnings will differ depending on the type of fixture you want. Visit www.solarguardawnings.com.au to get clear idea about awing rate chart. Naturally, a permanent fixture will be cheaper than a retractable one, but the material will further influence the pricing. The flexible awnings have both manual and motorized versions.