The sun can be harmful to you and your properties in so many ways. Because of its harsh rays, our skin and even the exterior features of our house are prone to the danger it can give. But it isn’t only the sun that can give serious damages to our homes. Changing weather, rains and snows can also be some of the elements and factors that can contribute to the inconveniences that can happen to our houses. One of the best remedies you can get to protect your house is sun shades. They are not only designed to shield your house from the sun. They were also made to protect the outer part of your house from heavy rains and snows. Besides the protection it can provide you, it can also serve as a decorative piece – almost like a touch of class on your front lawn.
These outdoor shades are installed like blinds too. You can place them along an overhanging roof, on the entire exterior of your house or above your windows. You can also choose from different kinds of sun shades. One kind is the Flat Shade. It is a structure that you connect right at your wall, providing a roof-like or flat structure sticking out from the exterior. The sloping type of sun shades is called a Slope Shade. This is usually made from fabric. The best advantage you can get from these types of sun shades is that they can block 95% of the harmful rays of the sun. Restaurants and cafes usually use these sun shades for their outdoor spaces because there are some customers who enjoys their meals outside the place. The type of sun shades like slope shades are also convenient because they can provide slanting or semi-horizontal shading. That is why they are also called shade sails. These type of shades should be installed in specific areas of your home where you can leave them for quite a long time. Why? They are hard to be dismounted from where you placed them. There are available retractable styles in the market but they are very expensive. But it would be convenient because you can just retract them when the winter season comes.
They are made of different materials. They can be in fabric, concrete, corrugated fibre glass, glass, polycarbonate, bronze, Ferro cement, and roofing sheet. Concrete sun shades are usually used in high-rises for windows and balconies. Metal wires are installed in the walls to make sure that the shades will be stable and maintain its durability.
All you have to do now is choose the best one to improve your house’s structure outside and so that you won’t be bothered by the changing weather anymore. Just make sure that they will be installed properly to maximise its usage as well as its functions and benefits. Thus, your house will look more dashing and more beautiful on its exterior part.