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3 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Outdoor Blinds

At All Weather Blinds, we understand that it is surprisingly easy for homeowners to underestimate the significance of natural light. Whether it is flooding in via an expansive bay window, bathing a sitting room through patio doors, or bringing the garden inside with outdoor blinds; light has the power to enhance and transform. It adds dimension and texture to a home, while also helping its occupants to feel strong and healthy. In short, we really shouldn’t take its influence for granted.

This is why our robust outdoor blinds are such a great design feature. They can be easily installed at the back, side, or front of a home as a way to bring the yard and the interior together. They are stylish, flexible, and extremely durable. Plus, they represent a cost effective approach to extending and evolving the existing space; outdoor blinds create a semi-permanent environment that can be enjoyed all year round.

If you are interested in investing in outdoor blinds, there are three important questions that you should consider first.

 

Will Outdoor Blinds Add Value to My Home?

The first thing to think about is how and why outdoor blinds might add value to your property. For most homeowners, they represent an opportunity to blend the indoor and outdoor spaces. This not only makes the interior of the home look and feel bigger, it offers a way to enjoy the garden, even during the winter months.

Ultimately, the way in which you use your flexible, responsive ‘extension’ space is entirely up to you. It could be turned into a playroom for the kids, a summer office, an extra sitting room, or a comfortable place to sit and enjoy an al fresco meal. Think about the space that you want to create with your outdoor blinds, so that you can clearly identify their value.

 

Do Outdoor Blinds Offer Protection from the Elements?

With our high quality outdoor blinds, you don’t have to worry about the rain, wind, or searing summer temperatures. These sturdy coverings are designed to provide protection from the elements, so that users can enjoy being outside no matter what the weather. In the summer, they provide great air circulation, so that the interior stays cool and well ventilated.

And, during the colder months, they shut out the wind and cold, so that you can continue to use your garden. Outdoor blinds are popular with homeowners who love to throw garden parties and barbeques, because they significantly extend to the usability of the yard. Right through the autumn when it is getting cold, but Mother Nature still looks beautiful, you can keep heading outdoors.

 

Will Outdoor Blinds Help Me Save on Energy Costs?

It is important not to forget the energy saving potential of outdoor blinds. They are a much greener option than constructing an entire extension and they offer some valuable heat and noise retention abilities. Our weather resistant blinds are designed to respond to seasonal changes, so they trap plenty of heat during the winter and keep it out during the hottest parts of the year.

They also provide protection for things like garden furniture and accessories. If you want to avoid rust and mildew, you can keep outdoor items inside the space created by your outdoor blinds and they’ll last longer. For soft furnishings especially, they are a great way to preserve the style and comfort of an outdoor space, without having to constantly move items when it gets rainy or windy.

 

Tips on Finding a Great Outdoor Blinds Provider

The aim should always be to work with a company that really cares about your installation. At All Weather Blinds, we don’t just create your outdoor blinds, we fit them for you too. This usually involves an onsite consultation and the chance to take measurements, so you’ll get an opportunity to discuss the service, at length, before making any final decisions.