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June 21, 2020
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Why Install Shade Solutions in Winter for Summer

The summers in Perth, WA, are sunny and warm, so it’s no surprise that summer is the busiest season for companies that provide shade solutions. While the heat from the summer sun can have people running for shade, the winter sun can be a welcome source of warmth on cold winter’s day. Naturally, more homeowners will be thinking about installing shading around their homes during summer than winter. However, there are still plenty of reasons why you should consider enhancing your outdoor areas with shading during winter when preparing your home in time for the summer heat.
May 18, 2020

10 Things to Look for When Purchasing a Folding Arm Awning

Whether it’s the burning sun of summer, or the bone-chilling cold of winter, enjoying the outdoor areas of your home can be very rewarding regardless of the season. Outdoor awnings can give you the freedom to enjoy your backyard in safety and comfort, without having to worry about the sun and its damaging UV rays. When installed with the right options, you can use awnings to effectively increase the living area of your home during all types of weather. Awnings come in many different varieties, shapes, types, and features. However, folding arm awnings provide some of the most convenient options for improving your outdoor living arrangements.
April 25, 2020

Folding Arm Awnings – Manual or Motorised?

Awnings can provide many advantages to a home or business. They can be used to increase the living area, add comfort, as well as protect buildings and furniture against the weather and the elements. Many people thinking about installing folding arm awnings have concerns about how constant exposure to the wind, sun, and rain will detract from its appearance over time. Perth, WA is well known for its sunny weather, so it is an issue worth considering.
March 16, 2020

Protect Your Furniture from UV with External Blinds.

The Australian sun can be brutal on household and outdoor furniture, but completely blocking those beautiful warming rays is out of the question. Unfortunately, every ray of sunshine has a dark side. The UV component of light is incredibly damaging to all forms of organic substances, including the wood, fabrics, and plastics used in most household furniture. It’s not only furniture at risk of UV delivered by the sun’s rays; carpets, paintwork, and even we all need protection from excessive levels of UV. We regularly cover up and use sunscreen when venturing outdoors, but how many of us consider the barrage of UV rays we expose our house and furniture to every day?
February 26, 2020

What is a Retractable Roof Pergola?

Retractable roof pergolas are the next best thing in outdoor living. They are the perfect upgrade for homes, businesses, and restaurants to make living in sunny Perth, WA, a lot more comfortable and stylish. If you have found yourself sitting at your favourite restaurant's outdoor area and admiring their retractable roof pergola, then you should know you can reap the same benefits at home in your backyard.