Zipscreen blinds and straight drop awnings at some wow to the home.
They are the ultimate external screening solution for any outdoor application provide privacy and protection from the sun, wind, and rain. Because the fabric locks into the channel from top to bottom, it also creates a fully sealed insect-proof enclosure.
Outdoor blinds are a stylish alternative to traditional awnings and outdoor roller shutters. Often used on pergolas, verandahs or balconies, Zipscreen is known as the most innovative outdoor blind brand and can be custom made to suit your outside space.
We custom-make each Zipscreen blind to give you the perfect fit from edge to edge, with no gaps, guaranteed. We offer a range of custom colours, various controls, and enclosed box covers to suit your individual requirements.
The Zipscreen awning is a part of the straight drop range, other types of straight drops can be provided such as the cable guide awning or standard straight drop awning, a Hawkesley Blinds & Shutters consultant can guide you in the right direction based on your requirements and budget.
The Benefits Of Installing Straight Drop Awnings
Many benefits come with installing straight drop awnings. They include:
- Separate living areas
Drop awnings such as Zipscreen outdoor blinds can create separate living areas. In addition, a drop down blind can separate spaces, creating the illusion of two different rooms/areas of the house. By creating more areas, you have access to other entertaining area options.
- Keeps area cool in the summer
Zipscreen awnings help block out the sun, ensuring that the area is kept cool, which is especially beneficial when relaxing in the hot Aussie sun. In addition, reducing the amount of sun that can enter a space means it will be kept a lot cooler.
- Easy to clean
No one likes a window solution that is difficult to clean! Convenience is key when it comes to installing window solutions. Due to straight drop awnings having a vertical function, they don’t withhold as much dirt and debris.
- Security without compromising on light
Straight drop awnings provide great privacy by covering a large portion of open space; however, it doesn’t entirely block out the light, so you’re not sitting in a dark room when rolled down.
How Straight Drop Awnings Can Highlight Your Space
Straight drop down awnings is excellent at highlighting an outdoor space. How you may ask? Well, drop down awnings are offered in a range of designs and styles so that they can uniquely complement different types of areas. Additionally, the use of these types of awnings can make a space more conventional and give it other purposes.
Other ways that straight drop awnings can highlight space include:
- Add pops of colour and patterns to the space;
- Create a private environment;
- Increase comfort;
- Present a luxurious atmosphere with increased shade.
If you’re considering installing outdoor blinds in Newcastle, contact the experts at Hawkesley Blinds & Shutters, as they can offer valuable advice on which blinds will best highlight your space.
How To Install Your Straight Drop Awnings
To install your straight drop awnings, it’s best to work with professionals such as the experts at Hawkesley Blinds & Shutters. By working with people who have been in the industry for over ten years, you are guaranteed to receive high-quality service and be left with a professionally-installed drop awning.
However, an important thing to note is how to clean your outdoor awnings. This includes:
- Always ensure that there is no electrical connection to the awning before cleaning.
- Avoid rolling up the fabric awning when wet. Roll up style awnings should be retracted in rain or storm conditions. If rolled up wet, the awning should be extended and allowed to dry once the weather clears.
- Avoid pools of water laying on the fabric or leaving the awning extended in the rain.
- Don’t allow dirt, dust or grime to remain on the fabric.
- Cleaning can be done with a light sponging with warm water and mild natural soap, then rinsed thoroughly.
- It’s best to clean on a hot day so that the water evaporates quickly.
- Keep insecticides, solvents and fuels away from the awning.
To find out more on how to install clean outdoor awnings in Newcastle, contact the team at Hawkesley Blinds & Shutters.
Contact Hawkesley Blinds & Shutters For Help With Straight Drop Awnings
Don’t turn a blind eye to great blinds! The friendly team at Hawkesley Blinds & Shutters are the experts in selecting and installing shutters and blinds to suit your home. We offer tailored services, individualised to your specific needs and goals, and provide high-quality products and installations. So if you’re looking for experts in the industry, then look no further; with ten years of experience behind us, we are confident in providing only the best service to our customers. In addition, we take pride in offering personal services at great prices to ensure we leave our customers satisfied every time. So let’s get rolling and contact the team today at Hawkesley Blinds & Shutters, located in Newcastle.