Construction Renovation

Awnings and Blinds for Your Home

In a primarily hot weather area, blinds should help keep the house cool, and not just look good. There are awnings and blinds that are manufactured from heat-absorbing materials. This translates into lower air conditioning bills.

On the other hand, for cold places, you want Perth blinds that make the best use of the sunlight during the day, and whose heavier fabrics keep the room warm at night.

Harmful rays of the sun can permanently damage the wooden accessories of your home so carefully check the timber blinds to see if they can provide adequate shade.

What are the different types of awnings and blinds?

Auto-guide awnings do not affect the circulation of air, but prevent the sunlight from heating up window glass and surrounding wall. The metal arms mean the awning can be used in different positions, and will not clatter or shake if there is light breeze.

Then there are straight drop awnings. They can be used to cover pergolas, porches and windows. These awnings are available in spring and crank options.

Roller blinds in neutral fabrics with simple styles are ideal for providing a modern look. Formal rooms need more sophisticated blind types such as Roman or Holland blinds.

Selecting awnings and blinds for your home or office is a good choice because you will have them for years.

Consider the style of the house while making a choice. Minimalistic styles and plain-coloured fabrics suit modern homes better. Exterior fabric companies are selling fabrics to complement the latest paint shades.