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RV Products

Rafters

Tighten your canopy & increase interior height

Buy any straight or curved rafter, and get one of the same free!

Carefree's new Rafters are designed to add rigidity and further support to your awning. Installing the Rafter is simple and easy. It does not require a drill for installation unlike most rafters available today as it hooks directly to your awning rail and with the quick turn of the locking knob, the rafter quickly extends to fit snugly against the roll bar. Carefree rafters also include an industry first utility slot to quickly hang side blockers, side panels or other awning accessories.


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Carefree of Colorado Rafters

* Fits awnings with roller tubes with an 8’ extension

image of rafters on rv awning canopy

Position. Adjust. Tighten. Enjoy!

Carefree's new rafters are designed to provide a nice taut canopy while increasing the interior height and providing a means to accessorize! Combined with Carefrees Anti-Flap Kit this can be a powerhouse of stability against awning flapping and movement. Installation of your rafter is easy and can be a DIY project! With a quick turn of the locking knob, the rafter quickly extends to fit snugly against the roll bar or for a more secure finish use the pin to secure directly to the rollbar. Theres many reasons to get a Carefree Rafter but keep scrolling to learn more!

Carefree rafters also include an industry first utility slot to quickly hang side blockers, side panels or other awning accessories.

  • Add rigidity and extra support to your canopy
  • Customized to fit your awning
  • Simple and easy Installation
  • Comes in black or white color options
  • A simple twist of a knob locks the rafter against the roll bar
  • Handy utility slot for hanging Carefree accessories
  • Can be used with all brands and sizes manual & 12V vertical arm awnings
  • Works with all awning with 8' extension or less

Lift the canopy to make it feel like home!

rafter on canopy from farther away
3 year warranty

3-year warranty

Carefree of Colorado rafters come with a 3-Year Unconditional Replacement Warranty. This means if you experience any problems with your Carefree Rafters we will provide a replacement for you!

Triple "I-Beam" Design

An exclusive Carefree of Colorado feature Triple "I-beam" design means each side of your rafter has a handy utility slot that runs the full length of the rafter, allowing you to outfit with Patio Awning Lights, Carefree Storage Locker, Side Panels and other awning accessories!

carefree of colorado exclusive i-beam rafter utility slots
you can choose to drill a pin into your awning rail or use a rafter for non-destructive support

Choose what works best for your campsite

  1. Pin: The rafter can be attached to the roller tube using a pin with the hole drilled into the roller tube (recommended).
  2. Cradle: The cradle fits around the roller tube and holds the rafter into place.
white curved carfree rafter being put into place under canopy

Length Chart

Look up your canopy length and get the suggested number of rafters for optimal use

Awning Length (center arm to center arm) Number of Carefree Center Support Rafters Recommended
10' - 14' 2
14' - 18' 3
18' - 21' 4
22' - 25' 5
awning flapping in the windy

A Perfect Pair

Looking to really stomp out your awning flapping? Pair the Carefree Rafters with the Anti-Flap Kit for optimal results.

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