RV Products

Anti-Flap Kit

Prevents excessive canopy movement and better stabilizes your awning

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Originally $349.99 + $15.00 Shipping, now $299 + Free Shipping!

The Anti-Flap kit by Carefree of Colorado is designed to clamp onto each side of your awning canopy, making it more taught and helping eliminate excessive canopy movement that can damage the awning hardware. It will also offer added rigidity and support to your awning. It is designed to work with both manual and powered awnings and features an easy twist knob to secure the rafter in place. Designed to fit awnings with an 8’ projection only. Available in black and white hardware.


Heavy duty aluminum extrusions
with 80" of canopy clamping force!

image of anti-flap kit on rv awning canopy

Strengthen your awning the right way

Give your vertical arm patio awning increased stability and strength, prevent noisy canopy flapping in the wind and get added protection against canopy rips and tears! Combined with Carefrees straight & arc rafters this can be a powerhouse of stability against awning flapping and movement. Made with heavy duty aluminum extrusions the Anti-Flap Kit gives you 80" of canopy clamping for maximum support. An easy clamp mechanism allows you to secure the clamp with a single hand so theres no need to fuss with multiple clamps, levers or velcro.

*Important Note: this product is not compatible with awnings that feature a metal wrap (Alumaguard & Uniguard)

Some Key Features

  • Easy extension adjustments allows for easy slide and tightening
  • Greatly reduces awning flapping and noise
  • Measures 42" when collapsed for easy storage & fully assembled can be adjusted from 83" to 91"
  • Greatly improves awning fabric tension and reduces water pooling on-top of awning
  • A simple twist of a knob locks the rafter against the roll bar
  • Handy utility slot for hanging accessories
  • Can be used with all brands and sizes manual & 12V vertical arm awnings

Stop water pooling with a tighter canopy

Anti-Flap Kit in black and white on a RV awning
3 year warranty

3-year warranty

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

Triple "I-Beam" Design

An exclusive Carefree of Colorado feature Triple "I-beam" design means the base of your Anti-Flap Kit has a handy utility slot that runs its full length, 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

image of how the anti-flap kit works
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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Get Yours Today!