How to choose the right outdoor blinds for your outdoor area?

It can be difficult during the cold months to justify spending time in your outdoor area. The sometimes-arctic winds and pelting rains can act as a repellent, making you want to stay indoors in the warmth. And the thought of having to pull on multiple layers of winter clothing can sometimes be too much to bare.

So how can you combat the elements and enjoy the full potential of your outdoor area? Adding outdoor blinds to your home is an excellent solution. Below we will outline how to choose the right blinds for your outdoor area.

Consider the purpose of the blinds

Firstly, you will need to consider what purpose the blinds will be serving in your chosen area.

Are they there to keep the elements out? Besides hindering your enjoyment of the outdoors, the wind, rain and sun can all play a large part in damaging your outdoor area and furniture. The constant exposure to the elements can seriously weather your patio and furniture, costing you a fortune in replacements and repairs. To avoid these costs, you can weather-proof your outdoor area with cafe blinds. Our café blinds have an extended flap at the bottom, further reducing the wind and rain from getting into your area.

If you are looking to add extra space to your home, installing blinds in your outdoor area is a great idea. Clear outdoor blinds are a stylish yet functional solution as they can work as walls, enclosing the space but not obstructing the view of your garden. This solution will give you extra living space at a lower cost than a home extension. If you are looking for privacy in addition to more space, there are a number of opaque blind options that can help serve this purpose.

Ease of operation

As well as guarding you from the elements, the blinds that you choose should be easy to operate. There is no point spending money on an installation you aren’t able to use properly. At All Weather Blinds, we have a number of high-quality outdoor blind solutions that are easy for the user to operate.

Our Ziptrak blinds Melbourne are easy to operate and can open or close in seconds making the cumbersome task of operating a blind as simple as possible. No zippers, pulleys, ropes or winding involved. Less time spent trying to set your blinds, is more time you are able to enjoy your outdoor area!

Visual appeal

In addition to easy operation, you want the blinds you choose to be seamless on your home. To achieve the perfect look for your outdoor area you may want to consider custom outdoor blinds.

All Weather Blinds offers complete customised solutions to help you create a space that fits in with your existing décor and desired look. You can choose from a number of top-grade PVC and mesh material options, and our high-quality aluminium can be powder coated to your colour preference.

Purchasing new outdoor blinds shouldn’t be an impulse buy. Taking the time to choose something comfortable, stylish and functional will help you create an outdoor space that you are proud to show off and use all year round.

If you’re thinking about installing new outdoor blinds, call us on 1300 949 025 to discuss how we can help enhance your outdoor entertaining space.

What our customers say

Highly recommend All Weather Blinds! Very competitive prices, so easy to communicate with from the office staff who follows through with enquiries to installers. My install was over a year ago and had a power outage. The blind would only stop 3/4 of the way down. They talked me through how to fix it over the phone, were so patient and in a few minutes it was fixed. Thanks for looking after your customers.
Rose A - August 2023
Very happy with our new outdoor blinds. Staff were very professional, helpful and were not pushy salesman. prices were competitive and reasonable. would highly recommend. Thanks guys
Jo H - July 2023
Just a big recommendation to all weather blinds from the moment I spoke to Noah about the problem with my outdoor blinds he was so help full organised service call the boys turned up on time and were very good at repair and very pleasant would highly recommend all weather blinds 10 out of 10 for customer service thank you guys.
Brian Collum - July 2023
These guys are amazing! Easy to deal with and quick installation. Final product is amazing !!! We are very happy customers, who will be happy to recommend All Weather Blinds to anyone who is considering blinds!!! 5/5 guys!!
Jac Jennings – October 2014
The Best in the Industry. Thanks for getting our blinds fixed. Your people have done an excellent quality job! All Weather Blinds has once again proved that they are the best in the Industry for quality and customer care!
George Thomas - March 2016
Fantastic business! Wouldn't hesitate in recommending these guys to anyone!!. They were friendly and got the job done quickly. Now. we have a fabulous outdoor area to enjoy coming in to Summer.
Renee Charlton – November 2014

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