The Benefits of External Blinds and Louvres

  External blinds and louvres are a leading choice for many spaces all around the world. The benefits offered by such an economic investment are not measurable. As it happens to many other inventions, technology has also affected external blinds, making them motorised operable so they can be programmed to open and close at certain […]

 

External blinds and louvres are a leading choice for many spaces all around the world. The benefits offered by such an economic investment are not measurable.

As it happens to many other inventions, technology has also affected external blinds, making them motorised operable so they can be programmed to open and close at certain times of the day, or whenever you want to enjoy some sunlight/shade. These types of blinds are a required step for anyone looking forward to turn their house into a “smart-house” the so-called paradise of comfort people have been looking for so long.

However, in this article we will introduce some of the most relevant benefits and interesting aspects of external blinds and louvres, this way you’ll be able to judge by yourself whether their installation will satisfy your needs or if you prefer to stick to old school internal curtains.

External Blinds and Louvres Allow Thermic Isolation

When installed smartly (and this is the reason it is so important to determine strategic points of the external parts of the house) behind windows, they can maximise thermic isolation.

Internal curtains do not stop sunlight and heat’s contact with the glass, once the glass has reached high enough temperature, heat will start seeping through and the area where the window is and the inside will start to get warm.

No matter how good your curtains are, while being inside of the house they can’t repel heat completely from having contact with the window. The very next day external blinds and louvres are installed in a household, inside temperature changes will become evident due to fresher climate inside.

Controlling Exposure to Sunlight

Sunlight is very beneficial for human beings development and it helps perform daily tasks that wouldn’t be possible without natural lighting. Sunlight is also an important source of vitamin D, which is a natural white blood cells enhancer as well as a natural fat burner and it may also help to fight depression. But being exposed for so long to UV rays can have a bad effect on people.

Studies have found that inadequate and unprotected exposure to sunlight may improve the chances of getting skin cancer. That being said, it’s also known that crystals begin to be affected when there’s too much exposure to sunlight.

On the other hand, the blackout produced by these blinds guarantee your house will be fully darkened. These are very good news for people who like to take naps during the morning or the afternoon.

Helping Street Sounds Stay on the Street

A group of laminates made of aluminium, usually filled with polyurethane mean an excellent way to protect the inside of you house from any unwanted acoustic pollution coming from outside. This is an appropriate feature, especially in urban houses located in crowded cities where the noise produced by traffic can be more than bothersome, a real reason for headaches.

If they are combined with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) these external blinds and louvres can be the definite barrel between your house and the outside.

Saving Power Energy

As it was mentioned before, installing external blinds and louvres is the best way to assure excellent sun blocking, so you’d be consistently reducing the amount of heat that enters the house via window warming, making it easier to keep the inside of your house cooler.

By not having to turn on your air conditioner so much, you’ll be lowering your power bill. External blinds are the best decision for people looking forward to save money by using energy in a smarter way.

Knowing that windows work as magnifying glasses for UV rays, these blinds will cool your house naturally, saving up to 30% in energy consumption, making the return of investment impressively high.

Durability

This is one of external blinds’ most positive features. They’re designed to be very durable. Not only are they strong enough to endure any kind of stream of air, they will also protect your windows from receiving too much impact from these streams.

The material use to make our external blinds and louvres is top quality material designed with the purpose of making these blinds long-lasting. The resistance level of your blinds will depend of the model you acquired, but you’re assured all of them are very resistant.

Safety and Privacy

As the world is becoming an overpopulated place, each day it’s harder to have some intimacy. External blinds let you control this because you decide when to open them and when to close them.

People tend to wonder how external blinds can assure privacy when anyone could come and lift them from outside. In the view of that situation, developers have created systems of auto-closing laminates. These ones close completely when someone tries to lift them from outside the house.

The efficiency of these systems assure more safety than fence while giving us more freedom.
Regarding other aspects such as style and aesthetic finishing, external blinds and louvres can give your house the touch needed to look like a modern house. The metallic design can be painted to match the colours of wall paint and window frames. They are way less invasive than external fences and don’t give your house that look as if it were a jail.

The efficiency of this technologically advanced systems give you total control of how much sunlight/heat you want your house to receive.

If you want to keep out 85% of the Australian solar heat contact External Venetian Blinds for external blinds and louvres designed for USA and Australian sun and wind. You can also visit one of our showrooms and appreciate how these systems work and help modernise no only the façade of a house, but also its functionality.

The manufacturer offers full installation, services and spare parts, assuring your newly installed blinds will be long-lasting and cost-efficient.