OUR SERVICES

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU

MINOR & MAJOR REPAIRS

Commonly, shop awning repair is the solution when the existing awning does not need to be replaced structurally. Shelter Awnings is able to solve and prevent your problems by providing you with this economical solution. When major …

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repairs are required, Shelter Awnings provides the full package from start to finish, including heritage, steel structural, roof and gutter, ceiling, eye bolt and tie rod restoration work.

We have vast experience working on commercial and heritage buildings across Sydney. After a site inspection, we provide detailed quotations before any work starts to ensure you understand all services being provided.

All works comply to Australian Standards.

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TIE ROD & EYE BOLT REPLACEMENT

The majority of a suspended shop awning’s weight is held by the tension of the tie rods, which then gets loaded onto the internal eye bolts. Although an awning’s eye bolts may look in good condition, in many circumstances…

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they are severely rusted internally due to condensation and water build up seeping through the wall cavity. Shelter Awnings offers a full variety of eye bolt and tie rod replacement.

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DEMOLITION

Shelter Awnings handles every aspect of the demolition process from start to finish. All of our sites are managed in accordance with applicable Australian laws and regulations with all necessary paperwork, notifications…

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and information lodged to relevant bodies before undertaking any demolition works.

COUNCIL LIAISING

Shelter Awnings provides the full package, including communicating with your local council and lodging the required documentation such as development applications, and engineering and architectural drawings…

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When required, we also communicate with council heritage architects, lodge complying development applications and apply for footpath and road permits (including road occupancy licenses from NSW Transport).

INSURANCE CLAIMS: AWNINGS IMPACTED BY HEAVY VEHICLES OR SEVERE WEATHER

It is common for trucks and buses to collide with an awning when it has not been cut back after the kerb adjacent to it was widened. Occasionally, awnings may also be impacted by severe weather, such as storms and strong winds…

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Shelter Awnings will take care of your building insurance claim, supplying all relevant drawings and documentation to your local council and insurance company. We will modify and repair your awning to Australian Standards and council guidelines which will eliminate the chance of an incident reoccurring.

FABRICATION & ERECTION

We work to manufacture products to the highest industry standard from the design and drafting process to the fabrication and installation of our products. We are always prepared, equipped and able to execute…

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even the most complex of projects with all work to Australian Standards.

HERITAGE AWNINGS IN SYDNEY

Whether it’s a complete replication and replacement or comprehensive restoration, we work together with heritage architects and our engineers to complete all proposed works without taking away any original aspects …

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of the awning or building. Shelter Awnings is experienced in preserving Sydney’s beautiful heritage architecture and landmarks. Some of the projects we have worked on include the 100-year replacement of the Australian Hotel Broadway’s commercial awning, the full 140 lineal meter restoration of the Aaron’s Hotel’s heritage awning and others, including 1-5 The Corsos, Manly and 81 York St, Sydney.

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DESIGN AND BUILD

Not only are awnings designed for functionality, but also to compliment the existing building structure. Shelter Awnings provides the best possible solutions when it comes to awning design, including those having…

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the best balance of cost, function, efficiency, maintainability and delivery for a particular project.

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SAFETY AND COMMUNICATION

With three decades in the industry and a 0% accident or injury policy, Shelter Awnings follows a strict set of safety guidelines which we aim to improve every year. Working with companies such as Lend Lease Australia…

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Multiplex Australasia and for the Sydney Light Rail project, Shelter Awnings staff are constantly attending safety seminars and meetings. We believe communication is the best approach to preventing accident and injury, following the motto if you can’t work safe then you shouldn’t be working.

All safety harnesses and equipment used by Shelter Awnings is tested and tagged as per Australian Standards. Furthermore, Shelter Awnings provides full sets of Safe Work Method Statements and all employees undertake yearly safety refresher courses required by Work Health and Safety Australia (as below).

  • All employees trained in Working Safely at Heights (RIIWHS204D)
  • All employees trained in Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)
  • All employees trained in Elevating Work Platform – (RIIHAN301D)
  • All employees trained in Working Safely Near Live Electrical Apparatus – (UETTDREL14A)
  • All employees trained in Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – (HLTAID001)
  • All employees trained in Remove friable asbestos – (CPCCDE3015A)
  • All employees trained in Remove Non-Friable Asbestos – (CPCCDE3014A)
  • Shelter Awnings site supervisor trained in Supervise Asbestos Removal – (CPCCBC4051A)

POLE CUT OUTS & AWNINGS CUT BACKS

Sydney’s building and transport infrastructure is rapidly growing. We have been redesigning awnings to fit seamlessly into our developing cityscape. Shelter Awnings provides the full package of awning designs and alterations…

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including modifying the structural elements of existing awnings to support smart pole and light pole cut outs as well as cutting back awnings for proposed lane widening.

Shelter Awnings has been a part of many Sydney projects including the Lend Lease smart pole project, Lend Lease bicycle lanes project, Downer light pole project, Sydney Light Rail project and many more.

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Eye Bolt & Cantilevered Awning Pressure Testing & Certification

Onsite pressure testing confirms the structural integrity of an eye-bolt anchoring system. Our tests are carried out with regularly-calibrated equipment designed by Hilti Australia, including the Hilti DPG-100 which allows a pressure test of up to 10,000kg…

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All structural anchor points on cantilevered awning projects are tested to ensure all works comply with engineer specifications. Shelter Awnings provides consultants a written report of the pressure test, including test data signed by a certified structural engineer. Eye bolt pressure testing and certification is required by building owners to ensure compliance to Australian Standards and local council guidelines.

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ASBESTOS REMOVAL

Asbestos ceilings are common in older awnings. Asbestos is a hazardous material and under Australian law must be disposed of by professionals following strict guidelines to ensure the safety of all involved…

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Shelter Awnings employees are trained and qualified in the removal of friable and non-friable asbestos.

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