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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
SOLTEX Perth WA - How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with External Shade Solutions

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.
October 24, 2020

7 Reasons to Install External Blinds

As residents of Perth, WA, we love to spend time outdoors enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. Unfortunately, the summer sun’s hot rays can sometimes be a little too much to bear, and many of us will head indoors to escape the heat. Depending on the many options you can choose from Soltex, you can shutter or roll your external blinds, or have them fixed in place for year-round protection. Whichever option you choose, Soltex only uses reliable materials that have proven themselves more than capable of handling the sometimes-challenging weather conditions of Perth, WA.
September 28, 2020

Retractable Shade Sail Vs. Fixed Shade Sail – Which is Better?

Shade sails, both retractable and fixed, are a common sight on residential and commercial properties around Perth, WA. If you’ve been considering shade solutions for your property, you have probably found yourself wondering about the advantages of a retractable shade sail vs. a fixed shade sail. Benefits of Shade Sails Retractable shade sails and fixed sails offer many benefits, from adding value and appeal to a property to providing extra protection from the sun.
August 24, 2020

How to Clean and Maintain Your Folding Arm Awning

Folding arm awnings are a fantastic option for adding value, function, and beauty to your home, and you have finally had yours installed. You are now enjoying all the benefits of your awning and admiring how great it looks on your home in Perth, WA. One thought that may have crossed your mind is how you can keep your awning looking and working like new for longer. Like any outdoor furniture, outdoor awnings are at the mercy of the weather and the elements. Wind, rain, hail, and the hot Perth, WA summer sun will all take their toll on your awning. Folding arm awnings have a few moving parts, so there is also wear and tear to consider.
July 27, 2020

Protection From Wind and Rain With Outdoor Blinds

Living in Perth, WA, means you are spoiled with fantastic weather for most of the year. Unfortunately, the weather can’t be perfect all the time, and you are occasionally forced to head indoors to get out of the wind and rain. If you enjoy outdoor living and want to make the most of your patio, outdoor blinds will create an alfresco area of your home you can enjoy all year round, without worrying about what the weather is doing. Wind, hail, rain, or shine, outdoor blinds from Soltex, Perth, WA, provide a wide range of options for protection from all types of weather.