Lake Gaston Awning

Sun – Protection Headquarters

5965 Highway 903, Bracey, VA 23919



Lake Gaston Awning designs custom solar shades, window treatments, and other solutions for windows, entryways, patios, decks and more.


Lake Gaston Awning designs awnings and signage for business owners to not only provide weather protection, but also glare from the sun.

Dock & Boat House Shades

We specialize in solar screens and retractable solar shades for docks and boat houses, giving privacy and protection for your investment.

Why Choose Us

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Family History

Family history of melanoma dedicates us not only to high quality products and workmanship, but also to helping our clients protect the lives of their loved ones, visitors and customers.

We have lived and worked in the Lake Gaston area for over 40 years, and we know how important it is to you to protect your property from damage caused by sun and weather.

Our master craftsmen have over 40 years’ experience in canvas and metal fabrication – you can trust us to work with you to find a solution that meets your needs and requirements – and we’ll get it right for you.

Materials Made to Last


  • Custom welded frames of heavy aluminum or galvanized steel square tubing.

  • Painted to compliment your choice of hundreds of available fabrics.

  • Sewn with Tenara™ thread, impervious to sun, weather or water damage.

  • Covers attached with fabric-covered aluminum strips, screwed directly onto the frame. No ropes, no sagging, no staples, no plastic strips.

  • Hundreds of fabrics to choose – from breathable, mildew-resistant and fade-resistant solution dyed acrylics to back-lit translucent vinyl suitable for commercial signage – we can meet your lifestyle or business needs every time.


Our Promise to You

  • You will experience unsurpassed customer service – we’re local and we care about our reputation.
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  • We will work with you and with our suppliers and craftsmen to deliver premium quality coverings and shades at a fair price – you may be able to find a cheaper option, but no one can beat us on value.
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  • We offer the top warranty terms in the marketplace.

Our Experience

With over 40 years of experience, you know what lasts.

Lake Gaston Awning Frame

  • Welded Thick Wall Aluminum
  • Painted with Sherwin Williams DTM Acrylic Paint
  • Covers are sewn lock stitch with Teflon thread (will not unravel or rot)
  • Covers attached with aluminum strip in sewn-in sleeve

Competitors Frame

  • Slip-Fit with lace on cover
  • Bare Galvanized metal
  • Cover is chain- stitched with polyester thread (subject to unravel & rot)
  • Not Painted


Our Vendors

Use this section as a resource to learn more about our quality products and see styles we can discuss together.

Ballew’s flat pan covers are made from aluminum, custom cut to the size that fits your needs. They have a handsome baked-on finish as well as the strength of aluminum to give you beauty and durability along with minimal maintenance cost.

Reach out to us,your local Hunter Douglas specialists, to schedule a meeting where we will suggest options based on your specific needs, as well as styles that will complement your room’s aesthetics.

Awarded the “Seal of Recommendation” by The Skin Cancer Foundation. The Seal signifies that Sunbrella® fabrics have passed the Foundation’s rigorous testing criteria and offer significant levels of sun protection. All of this with a 10 year warranty.

Home of extraordinary retractable deck and patio awnings, solar screens, canopies, and window awnings. Leading National Manufacturer of Retractable Awnings, solar shades, and Specialty Shading Systems.

One of the world’s leading retractable awning manufacturers offering a one touch button operation. Somfy® features sun and wind sensor controls for your awning that will retract your awning for you, even if you are not at home.