The official day of summer was last Friday and we were all blessed with a blissful weekend of sunshine but the streak has not lasted long as we experienced a heavy downpour of rain, once this has all cleared we are set up for a scorching heatwave with temperatures hitting as high as 29 degrees. Many homes and gardens across the country may not be prepared for the hot weather due to the wet spring we experienced this year which has made some homeowners reluctant to invest in external shading solutions making them vulnerable to sun damage and uncomfortable conditions.
As alluring as the sun can be it does come with its consequences that can be damaging to our health causing sun burn, skin cancer, sun stroke and dehydration to list a few. This is why it is vital to make the necessary alterations to your home and garden to avoid these health risks and improve your lifestyle. As a specialist in the industry we offer sound advice on how to effectively combat solar heat in the home and garden with our range of innovative modern day external blinds and outdoor living solutions.
For the Home
With most homes comprising of glazing this can cause internal room temperatures to rise, overheating the home to create an unbearable atmosphere whilst adding solar glare to the equation, something that can be avoided efficiently with external blinds. View our shading guide to understand the in-depth science on the effects of solar heat.
Our Antiguan External Roller Blinds are designed to screen the external side of the glass on vertical windows and doors to create a first line of defence against solar rays, the weatherproof fabric will absorb most of the sun’s energy keeping the glass cool and free from glare. A versatile system that has many uses, find out more with our article ‘5 Uses for External Roller Blinds’.
The Cayman External Roof Blind has been engineered with the most robust materials so that it can sit securely in high spaces on skylights and roof lights to provide solar and glare protection. Its tear resistant cables combined with the heavy duty double coiled springs guarantee the fabric to be taught at every position so they can effectively battle against the sun, wind and rain. Another versatile system that can be used on more than just windows, find out more with our article ‘The Versatile External Roof Blind’.
For the Garden
You can make the most of your garden this summer under the shelter and safety of one of our luxury contemporary outdoor living garden features.
Our range of Retractable Awnings can provide you with ample shade to relax and unwind whilst keeping your glazed areas protected from the sun’s intense rays ensuring your internal room temperatures are maintained at a cool level.
The Outdoor Living Pod™ is the ultimate all weather patio canopy consisting of a fully automated louvered roof combined with optional side screens, heaters and LED lights to help set the scene on any occasion, perfect for those summer alfresco afternoons. Sun, shade and shelter at the touch of a button.
If you would like more advice on how you can enhance your home and garden with one of our external shading or outdoor living solution then contact one of our knowledgeable advisers today on 0344 800 1947. Even better, you could visit us at our show site in Sudbury, Suffolk and see the products in action.
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