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Things to consider when choosing outdoor blinds

It may seem like a simple task, but to fully maximise your outdoor blinds system’s potential you have put a bit of thought into it. Outdoor blinds come in a variety of styles containing a range of different aspects that could be more or less suitable for your home. You have to ensure the design you choose contains the elements that are going to be most suitable for your property.

Here are some important considerations when choosing your home’s outdoor blind solution.


Budget is key when choosing outdoor blinds. You should never opt for a cheaper product just because of the price. Cheaper options wear quickly and before you know it you are forking out more money for a new solution. Select the option that is most suitable for your budget but that you can also be sure of its quality. Ensure you buy from a reputable business renowned for designing and producing quality solutions.


Once you have settled on your budget, you have to evaluate the solution’s security potential. Outdoor blinds can greatly minimise the risk of break-ins and further secure your home. You may also want to consider added security features like floor locks and bullet locks. 


If you aren’t one for manually rolling your blinds, there are electric options which make the process so much easier. However, manual options are usually cheaper than their electrical counterpart, so if you don’t mind rolling them yourself this might be the right option for you. 


You should never compromise on your chosen system’s quality. As previously mentioned, a poorly produced solution will only wear and incur damage over time, thus forcing you to pay for repairs or, worse, a brand new system.


To some, this may be the most important aspect when it comes to choosing outdoor blinds. Of course, you want to create a vibrant space for entertaining, this is one of the most vital aspects of outdoor blinds. Ensure you choose a design that gels well with the rest of the home as well as creates a stylish, welcoming space for entertaining.

Contact Slidetrack to get started

If you would like to discuss installing cutting-edge outdoor blinds at your property, please call the Slidetrack team on 1800 697 655 and we will talk you through our top class designs.

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