Sunlight isn’t limited to tans and good moods it is a vital part of our biological system and is an integral part of maintaining existence on earth. It is constantly delivering many UV rays to the earth, from light, to heat and of course UV (ultraviolet).
When the skin is exposed to UV-B rays this induces the creation of Vitamin D which we need to keep our bones, teeth and muscles in good health. Without the sun we are unable to produce this on our own. However, too much of a good thing can have its side effects, which is why it is crucial to limit your unprotected exposure to the sun as solar radiation can stimulate a number of types of skin cancer.
At Caribbean Blinds, as the UK’s leading patio awning specialist, we’ve worked for years with leading partners to design and develop external fabric systems, that not only look great but deliver genuine benefits, including providing optimum protection to the skin from harmful UV rays. All of our awnings as standard feature the highest grade UV rated 801 fabrics, which allow you to enjoy the sun safely offering protection to all skin types with a minimum 95% UV block.
With a hotter summer predicted for 2017 now is the time to consider external shading to your outdoor living space, to keep you safe from those harmful rays. With our innovative patio awnings you can enjoy your outdoor leisure time with piece of mind. To find out more about the features and benefits of our premium range of patio awnings speak to one of our shading specialists on – 0344 800 1947.