Commercial Awnings & Canopies in Los Angeles, CA

Universal Awning is a professional awning company that serves commercial clients of all sizes in the Greater Los Angeles area. For projects large to small, we provide Los Angeles businesses with new awnings, canopies, pergolas, shades and curtains constructed from fabric and metal for storefront entrances, windows, doors, outdoor patios, swimming pool areas and more. Your restaurant, retail space, car wash, school, neighborhood park, and hotel projects will always be installed with professionalism, precision, and price-consciousness.

Our Materials

We are Southern Californias premier awning company.

Awning Fabrics


This awning fabric offers excellent fade, weather, and water resistance.The strength of these popular fabrics has made them the number one preference for awning and marine applications, such as retractable awnings, boat awnings, commercial awnings, window awnings, patio awnings, RV awnings, and many others! This fabric is made from 100% Sunbrella Acrylic, is heat-sealable with seam seal tape, mildew resistant, water repellent, and meets California Technical Bulletin 117-2013 Class 1 standards.


Made from vinyl-encapsulated polyester, AwnTex sun screen fabric is ideal for patio awnings, umbrella applications, window covers, and other shade structures. AwnTex provides excellent shading advantages without trapping heat or airflow. The unique material offers the translucent trait of mesh with the attractive design of shade cloth. The high-quality outdoor fabric is UV ray, mildew, and water resistant.Granting an additional level of protection, AwnTex is infused with Microban® antimicrobial technology. Microban inhibits the growth of stains and odor-causing bacteria, keeping your awning fabrics cleaner for longer. Because the solution is baked in, it won’t wash or wear away for the lifetime of the fabric.

Commercial FR

Commercial NinetyFive 340 was specially designed for use in shade sails. The shade sail fabric is made of durable UV-stabilized HDPE monofilament and tape. Applications include medium-sized shade sails, canopies, covers, awnings, and other fabric tension structures. Strong and reliable, it provides optimal sun protection for commercial and architectural purposes, like sporting facilities, parking structures, outdoor cafes, school playgrounds, car dealerships, outdoor pool areas, and more. The industrial fabric performs well in rectangle and triangle shade sail configurations. Built to breathe, Commercial NinetyFive 340 allows air to flow through, creating a cooler space beneath. The fabric knitted, lock-stitch structure prevents tearing and fraying when cut. For easy upkeep, the fabric resists mildew. Colors remain vivid for years.


Made from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Polytex shade sail fabric is highly durable and flexible. The monofilament and tape are knitted together using a “Raschel Knit” construction. This ensures the fabric will not tear or fray if cut or pierced by sharp objects. This high-quality fabric has a UVA and UVB protection greater than 95% and a high strength-to-weight ratio. With its UV performance and fire rating, Polytex is ideal for small-scale architectural shade sails and various shade structures.This fabric provides great sun protection from harmful rays while offering hours of relaxation for your customers.

Textilene 95

Textilene offers durable and tough synthetic fabrics made of PVC coated polyester. Designed to reduce heat transfer through windows, this high quality fabric also reduces the glare and harmful UV rays from the sun. Flame resistant and fade resistant, Textilene heavy duty fabrics are a durable alternative for insect screens as it blocks up to 90% of the sun’s rays. Not only will this reduce your home’s energy cost, it will also provide protection to your home’s indoor furnishings.


Produced with pride in the USA, SATTLER OUTDURA is the trusted brand for performance fabric for casual furniture. Made with superior quality and powered by Sattler, a world-wide leader in textiles since 1875, we offer the industry’s best 10-Year Warranty.


Tempotest fabrics integrate perfectly in any outdoor space creating a protection from the sun radiation, adding a touch of colour and elegance. Tempotest is the biggest fabric collection for awning, created for any lifestyle. The quality of the solution dyed fibre and the innovative finishing Teflon Extreme by Para, make Tempotest fabrics water/oil repellent, resistant to mould, stains, salt and U.V. fading.


Covin Sales & Converting offers fabricators the best products for their manufacturing needs. Covin Sales stocks specialty and industrial fabrics for many industries. We distribute Sundown solution-dyed acrylics, WeatherMAX® fabrics, Marlen fabrics, Phifertex® mesh, vinyls, marine and awning bindings, webbing, nylon and polyester fabrics. We offer custom laminating for marine interiors, die cutting and slitting services.

Starlight FR

Starlight is a line of fabrics produced with an innovative 100% PET fibre dyed in the mass with added UV Absorbers to make them perfectly stable and resistant to UV rays. The fabrics have an outstanding resistance to deformation and traction, making them especially suited for use in large structures, sails with fabric that have hanging brackets that are subject to a high degree of traction and box awnings. When used for basket awnings these fabrics significantly reduce the risk of micro-perforations due to the mechanical action of opening and closing. Given the outstanding elastic recovery of the fabrics, they are resistant to all types of deformation and their appearance is always in line with user expectations. STARLIGHT is also available in a resin-treated version for situations requiring greater water resistance and comes in a flame retardant version for use in public spaces.


Cooley-Brite is the industry’s original backlit sign and awning material. This heavy-duty awning fabric is treated with anti-wick ultraviolet stabilizers, fungicides, and whiteners for excellent color protection, durability, and long life. Cooley-Brite awnings are highly durable, easily cleaned and provide the fastest, most economical method of sign and awning decoration. They are also built to accommodate numerous graphics applications including pressure-sensitive vinyls, heat transfer, screen printing and spray painting.


Our selection of Starfire awning fabrics are made with an acrylic topcoat, this awning fabric material is tough and long lasting, while remaining flexible and soft. The fabric’s unique blend of cotton and polyester makes it a popular choice for applications where painted or screen-printed graphics are needed. Customers can use Starfire flame-retardant fabrics for a wide variety of outdoor fabric needs. These include commercial canvas awnings, tents, signs, street pole banners, outfitters tents, and more. Starfire can shrink to fit around awning or tent frames, offering crucial performance advantages for shade structures.

Serge Ferrari

Soltis Proof 502 (formerly Précontraint® Satin) is a high-performance awning fabric. The patented composite material grants leading structural stability. Offered in a spectrum of colors, this waterproof awning fabric gives a designer look. It provides UV resistance and protection from heat and weather for long-lasting use. It is used in a range of awning, canopy, and other shade applications. The fabric is ideal for fixed frame awnings, light structures, commercial or residential awnings, half-spherical awnings, pergolas, and entrance canopies. Soltis Proof 502 offers a desirable satin finish and a PVDF coating on each side for long-term dirt resistance. With a smooth, thick coating, maintaining the awning fabric is easy.


Hot rolled steel is rolled at the factory at over 1700 degrees Fahrenheit. Hot rolled products often will have a scaly finish and more rounded and less precise corners than cold rolled steel will. This is the most common of steel.

Stainless steel Type 304 has good resistance to corrosion by a great number of chemicals. But there are a number of marine applications where 304 and other 300-series types are inadequate. By adding more nickel and 2% molybdenum to 304 stainless, you get type 316, which has the best corrosion resistance among standard stainless steels. It resists pitting and corrosion by most chemicals, and is particularly resistant to salt water corrosion.

Cold rolled steel is rolled at the factory around room temperature. Cold finished steel bar has a much smoother appearance and has square corners more accurate in dimension and finish then hot rolled products.

Aluminum is a relatively soft, durable, lightweight, ductile metal. It is nonmagnetic and Corrosion resistance can be excellent due to a thin surface layer of aluminum oxide that forms when the metal is exposed to air, effectively preventing further oxidation.

Top-Notch Commercial
Awning Service in Los Angeles

Our awning company has the knowledge and technical experience to ensure your awning project is completed on schedule and hassle-free. Whether you’re a developer, architect  or builder requiring awnings for a new construction project, or an owner needing to replace the awning over your front entrance or patio, we can help design and install something custom for your business application. 

We service all types of Los Angeles businesses, large and small, in need of new or replacement or recover awnings, canopies, pergolas, shades or curtains.

Take Your Los Angeles
to the Next Level

Outside your Los Angeles storefront or building, a beautiful awning can set you apart from the rest of the street. Our professional awning experts are here in Los Angeles and the greater Southern California area to offer ideas on creating a big impact using various styles and materials in ways you might not have considered.

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Call us today at 818-882-0027.

We’re excited to work with you – lets throw shade!