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July 13, 2021

Getting the most out of your external shading solutions with Somfy Automated Accessories

We are often asked at Soltex if folding arm awnings can be used for rain protection. Firstly, let’s look at why folding arm awnings are so popular and how they work.
June 8, 2021

Can Folding Arm Awnings be used for Rain?

We are often asked at Soltex if folding arm awnings can be used for rain protection. Firstly, let’s look at why folding arm awnings are so popular and how they work.
May 25, 2021

Creating an outdoor room for all-year-round use with Retractable Shade and All-Weather Solutions

Creating an outdoor room with Retractable Shade from Helioscreen in Perth, and all across Australia, are spending more time at home and looking to make the most of their outdoor spaces and entertaining areas for Helioscreen Perth. Why not add livable square footage to your home whilst also bringing the outdoors in. Imagine hitting a button and the roof and external blinds all retract at the same time your entertainment space goes from closed in and dark to open and light within seconds. Having the ability to retract the roof and outdoor blinds is important especially when adding an outdoor space to an older home as they typically light poorly.
April 10, 2021

Retractable Roof & Outdoor Dining – The Perfect Solution for any Restaurant, Bar or Café.

Are you a restaurant, café, or bar owner in Perth with an amazing rooftop terrace or private courtyard currently going unused? Why not add a retractable roof system in your outdoor space and start booking private dining experiences and hosting functions all year round. Not only is a retractable roof system adding usable floor space to increase your bottom line, but it also offers a unique experience for your customers.
March 21, 2021

Why Quality Matters When Purchasing Awnings and Blinds

Awnings and blinds are fantastic additions to your home that add more value than just being a way to escape the weather. High-quality awnings and blinds can improve kerbside appeal, increase the liveable area of your home, and create new levels of comfort, style, and convenience. Whether you want to spend more time in your outdoor area to enjoy the frequently perfect Perth, WA weather, entertain friends, or you need more room to spread out, quality awnings and blinds will help you do all these things and more.
February 23, 2021

Do I Need Council Approval for a Retractable Roof System?

Perth WA weather regularly provides us with opportunities to spend time outdoors. However, if you have gone to the trouble to add an outside area to take advantage of Perth’s climate, it doesn’t take long for most people to realize that some shade is in order. The winter sun in Perth is always welcome on a cold winter’s day, but come summertime, those golden rays can be brutal enough to keep you indoors. Fortunately, Soltex provides various solutions for Perth residents to control the climate in their outdoor areas, including mechanical systems, both automated and manual, that block or let in the sun as needed.
January 26, 2021

How External Blinds and Awnings Add Value to Your Home

Whether you plan to sell or just want to improve your home’s liveability, an affordable and straightforward strategy is to add a shading solution from Soltex, Perth, WA. Here are a few of the ways external blinds and awnings can add value to your home.
December 31, 2020

What is Better – Internal or External Window Blinds?

Internal and external window blinds both perform similar tasks, and it can be tough to choose whether internal window blinds or external window blinds would make the better choice. The best decision you can make will be an informed one, but it will also depend on your property and your needs. Internal Window Blinds Features As the name describes, internal window blinds are installed inside the house and provide several advantages. You get complete control over the amount of light that enters your property. When the blinds are down, you also increase your property’s amount of privacy from the street or the neighbours.
November 30, 2020

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with External Shade Solutions

The world is in an energy crisis, and we all need to do our part to solve it. Science has come a long way when it comes to delivering alternative energy sources and finding new ways to power our lifestyle is critical. However, learning how to get more out of our existing resources is just as important. One way Perth, WA residents can make a massive difference in how much energy they use is to invest in external shades for their home and businesses. A typical day in Perth is sunny and warm, especially during the spring and summer months. Naturally, during these times, air conditioning exacts a heavy toll on the energy bill. You can improve your property’s energy efficiency by installing a quality shading solution like external blinds from Soltex.