Enhance Security And Appearances With Exterior Sun Blinds

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It used to be that exterior blinds were only installed in premises like the doors and windows of stores and showrooms. They were placed to take care of security needs and not for decorative purposes. In present times, they have been refashioned so exterior window blinds are now being put up in homes.

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Design

There is a choice of aluminum, wooden, and metallic shades and there are fabricated ones as well. One can get them customized to suit their needs and taste. They can also be made to fit perfectly. Commercial ones are often made of steel that is pressed and stamped for tight security. They will also usually have a membrane in between. This is to give them flexibility to provide easy operation.

Remote Control

These and other kinds of exterior sun louvers are operable, meaning that they can be open and shut. One of the slats will have a handle that is built in for this. The blinds will have an upper and lower frame that reinforces them when they are shut. The heavy duty commercial ones will often be open and closed mechanically using a remote control.

Marketing

The ones used in commercial properties have also become an advertising medium. Businesses are having their logos put on them. If it is done well, it appears flawless once the blinds are pulled down. Often, a paint-retarding agent will be used over them so graffiti cannot be painted over them. They will also often have their lock attached to the door lock so the two can be opened and shut as one using a remote controlled.

Technology

The most popular kind of exterior Venetian blinds are those with beaded slats. They are made with advanced technology that makes them rust proof and long lasting. They also come in various colors and designs so they offer a lot of aesthetic value.

Guide Rails

Another kind comes with cables. They have a kind of design that looks fragile with a stack height that is quite small. There are also the flat slat blinds that have guide rails. These also have small stack heights and they have guide rails and bring a lot into a home in terms of aesthetics.

Sealing Strips

If you would like to completely black out a room, obscuring Venetian shades are the best choice. They have Z-shaped slats that block out light completely. The front of the slats have plastic sealing strips that are resistant to sunrays and this seals every gap so light does not permeate at all.

 


Asymmetrical exterior sun control louvers that can go over most asymmetrical windows to give a harmonized appearance are also available. The double section blind that comes in two sections can be separately adjusted and can go over sash or double windows. This is another option. There is also the front mounted blind. They offer sun protection especially in the living room while also enhancing privacy. They can be controlled manually or mechanically. With all the types,designs, sizes and colors available, there are exterior solar blinds for all homes and premises.

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