Why consider adding outdoor patio blinds or window coverings?
Imagine enjoying a refreshing sundowner with your spouse, when you discover that the neighbors are uninvited guests to the party...
To get the most from even the best of gazebo designs or a patio construction, outdoor privacy and protection from the elements need to be taken into consideration.
If you are feeling exposed and uncomfortable when using your gazebo, porch or patio, it may be time to look into bamboo outdoor blinds or even PVC blinds.
This may be the most cost-effective way to enhance the privacy of your family, while utilizing outdoor entertainment areas.
Bamboo Outdoor Patio Blinds
Real or faux bamboo outdoor blinds are porch shades that can easily be used to add privacy and UV protection.
Bamboo is an eco-friendly decor choice that will instantly add to the warmth and atmosphere of an entertainment area. If you purchase a quality product, it can last for many years.
Fabric Outdoor Blinds
Other alternatives include AirFlow Mesh or solid-woven Sunbrella canvas fabric blinds. These block between 70% and 100% of the sun's rays. A major benefit is the vibrant colors and patterns you can choose from. You will still be able to enjoy a fresh breeze. The fabrics will usually be guaranteed for a number of years.
PVC Outdoor Blinds
These can also offer around 70% UV blocking. You can opt for a clear or tinted PVC. The blinds usually roll up in seconds and can be custom made to fit your needs. While perhaps aesthetically not as pleasing as bamboo, modern settings may do well with PVC products.
A variety of other options can help you to enhance outdoor privacy. You can also look into Venetian blinds, bistro blinds, retractable awnings, sun screens, aluminum blinds or fiber glass products.
Your installation may lead to a noticeable reduction in your air conditioning costs.
Why not use outdoor patio blinds to create a cool and comfortable haven for your family to relax in?
Note: See also this bamboo flooring article