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“We love to entertain, but our patio was too hot in the summer. My wife wanted an open arbor while I preferred the closed type. Equinox gives us the best of both worlds. We plan to enjoy it a long, long time.”

– Florida Homeowner

“Our Equinox system is the best investment I’ve put into my home, the one that has the most value to me.”

Arizona homeowner

“We close it when it rains, go outside and experience the rainfall. The gutter system is fabulous; there’s never any water on our porch. Equinox delivers the quality it promised.”

Wisconsin homeowner

“We never really enjoyed our backyard until we got an Equinox. The tables and umbrellas around our pool were always hot, and we didn’t have enough shade. Now, groups of people don’t have to squeeze under an umbrella, and we adjust our Equinox roof as the sun moves during the day.”

North Carolina homeowner

“We wanted a system that would give us both light and shade. Our Equinox adds another room to our house and gives us options we didn’t have before. We’re delighted how Equinox has expanded our space and lets us enjoy the outdoors.”

California homeowners

Warranty Information

20-Year Limited Warranty

For full Limited Warranty details and additional information, click the links below.

Equinox Louvered Roof Manufacturer’s Warranty

OmniMax International, Inc. d/b/a Amerimax Home Products(hereinafter referred to as “Amerimax”) provides the following limited material warranty for the Equinox® Louvered Roof which is installed at the location shown on this warranty certificate. This warranty is subject to limitations, exclusions and conditions as detail in this warranty certificate.

  • The louvers and all support components (beams, gutters and posts) are warranted for twenty (20) years from the date on installation against defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service.
  • The finish on the louvers and all support components will not chip, peel, flake or blister under conditions of normal wear for the twenty (20) years from the date of installation under normal outdoor atmospheric conditions, subject to any exclusions or limitations of the pass-through warranty provided by the paint manufacturer on this product.
  • The power components (motor, solar panel, link bar, electronic controls) are warranted for three (3) years (parts replacement only) from the date of installation. Batteries are warranted for one (1) year from date of installation.
  • All accessories that are sold with Equinox will be subject to the manufacturer’s provided warranty and Amerimax does not provide any additional warranty on those accessory products or any warranties on
  • This warranty is offered only to the original retail purchaser and is not transferable.
  • The warranty only applies to manufacturing defects in the products. Steel products are not warranted against rust. The warranty covers residential and commercial applications. Amerimax does not warrant the product if the product is modified or altered in any manner that is not consistent with the original installation instructions.

Claims Procedure

To make a warranty claim, you must fill out a warranty claim form at www.equinoxroof.com/resources within 30 days of discovering the claimed defect.   This written notification must include a description of the defect, the address of the installed product, plus the date of installation, and the name and address of the contractor who installed the product. As Amerimax must have a reasonable opportunity to inspect the claim, do not begin any repairs prior to said inspection or the terms of the warranty could be voided.

1) If, after inspection by Amerimax it is determined that said defect is covered by the warranty, Amerimax shall have one hundred twenty (120) days to deliver to you a refund, repair, or new products to remedy the defective product as follows:

2) During the first (1) year of installation, Amerimax has the option to repair, refinish, or replace the defective product at no cost to the homeowner, except for power components.

3) From the second (2) year through the twentieth (20) year, Amerimax has the option to repair, refinish, or replace defective product, but the homeowner is responsible for the labor and product shipping charges.

Amerimax shall not be liable for any shipping, labor, removal, or installation costs to remedy the defective products following the first year of the warranty period. In no event shall Amerimax’s obligations exceed the original fully installed purchase price.

Exclusions and Limitations

Amerimax does not warrant the qualifications of the person installing its products. Also, this warranty does not cover installation or any consequences of faulty installation, normal weathering, chalking, fading, corrosive atmosphere contaminated with chemical fumes or salt, or any act of God, explosions or other causes beyond the control of Amerimax. This warranty does not cover the louvers being weather tight.

It is important that the homeowner follows the Care and Cleaning Instructions outlined in this Warranty. Amerimax does not warrant when aggressive environmental conditions are manifested. That includes, but not limited to, black streaking on the beams and louvers.

This warranty shall not be valid or enforceable unless it is registered with Amerimax within thirty (30) days after completion of the original installation of the product covered herby and registered by filling out the warranty form at www.equinoxroof.com/resources.

Amerimax reserves the right to discontinue and make changes in any of its products. In the event that products covered by this warranty are not available, Amerimax shall have the right to substitute products that in Amerimax’s discretion are of comparable grade, quality, or price. This limited warranty only applies to products erected within the continental United States and Canada.

AMERIMAX MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE GOODS SHALL BE MERCHANTABLE OR FIT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NOR DOES AMERIMAX MAKE ANY OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, BY OPERATION OF LAW OR OTHERWISE, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN. AMERIMAX SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO THE OWNER OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONTINGENCY DAMAGES OR LOSSES FOR ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE PRODUCTS FOR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER.  AMERIMAX’S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS LIMTED TO THE ORIGINALLY FULLY INSTALLED PURCHASE PRICE FOR THE PRODUCT, EXCLUSIVE OF SALES TAX OR FEES.

Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from State to State.

Care & Maintenance

For Moderate Dirt

An occasional washing with clear water using a garden hose and soft-bristled brush is recommended (a long-handled, car-washing brush is ideal for this purpose).

For a Heavier Dirt Accumulation

Wash in the manner indicated above, but use the following solution:
1/3 cup detergent (e.g. Tide®)
2/3 cup trisodium phosphate powder (also known as T.S.P.)
1 gallon water

Mildew Accumulation

Mildew can collect on surfaces of all types of building products and is often evident on surfaces that have not been properly maintained. Normally, mildew will appear as black spots. Mildew is easy to remove by using the following cleaning solution:
1/3 cup detergent (e.g. Tide®)
2/3 cup trisodium phosphate powder (also known as T.S.P.)
1 quart sodium hypochloride 5% solution (e.g. Clorox®)
3 quarts water

Environmental Black Streaking

Black streaking can also collect on the surface of a structure. Black streaking can be removed by using Gutter Zap 4, which can be purchased from the dealer that installed your unit.

Caulking Compounds, Tar, Etc.

Use mineral spirits in reasonable amounts, apply directly to foreign substance. Rinse the area thoroughly with water immediately after cleaning.

FAQs

What are the benefits of an Equinox Louvered Roof?

Equinox Louvered Roofs allow homeowners and businesses to maximize the comfort and functionality of their outdoor living spaces. The adjustable roof louvers provide the exact amount of weather protection and ventilation needed at any time of day or season.

With a touch of a button, the louvers can be opened for full sun, partially closed to filter shade, and fully closed to create waterproof cover that protects against rain. Closed louvers also protect expensive window coverings, carpets and furniture and help reduce interior cooling costs.

Equinox offers the ultimate lifestyle flexibility, energy efficiency, ease of operation and lasting durability.

Equinox Louvered Roofs are designed and built to last. Durable aluminum components tested under Miami-Dade County Hurricane protocols are engineered to withstand the local elements. This low maintenance solution requires only occasional cleaning.

Versatile design and power options complement any architectural design or lifestyle.

How does an Equinox Louvered Roof work?

Equinox Louvered Roofs contain louver blades that rotate within a fixed frame. Driven by a solar powered motor, the louvers rotate in unison to allow the exact amount of light, shade and ventilation desired. When closed, the interlocking louver blades create a waterproof seal. The louvers are slightly pitched to direct water into an integrated gutter and downspout system that channels rainwater away from the covered area.

Residential roofs are typically controlled by a rechargeable solar powered battery and a remote control that require no additional wiring or power from the home.

Depending on the roof size, commercial roofs are controlled by one or more toggle switches located near the patio area. The motor is powered by a transformer connected to an ordinary 110v outlet.

Where can Equinox Louvered Roofs be installed?

Equinox Louvered Roof systems can be used wherever sun, light and weather control is needed. Whether covering a patio, deck, spa, pool, outdoor kitchen, BBQ area, entryway or courtyard, Equinox roofs are designed and engineered to enhance outdoor lifestyles. The roofs may be built as a free-standing system or attached to an existing structure.

Are Equinox Louvered Roofs warranted?

Louvers and support components, including beams, gutters and posts, are warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for ten (10) years from the date of installation.

All power components, including motors, solar panels, link bars and electronic controls are warranted for parts replacement three (3) years from the date of installation. Batteries are not included in this warranty.

Where can I purchase an Equinox Louvered Roof?

Equinox Louvered Roofs are sold, designed and built through a network of authorized dealers located throughout the US and in Canada and Mexico. Click here to get started.

Technical Info

Equinox Brief Spec Page

EQUINOX Louvered Roof Brief Spec Page
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Equinox Louvered Roof Miami Dade County Approval certificate.

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