Do Waterproof Outdoor Blinds Exist? Yes They Do.
Many people ask whether outdoor blinds are waterproof. The answer is yes if you’re using outdoor PVC blinds.
A café, patio and bistro outdoor blind made from a sheet of PVC will provide 100% protection from the rain, and wind for that matter.
An outdoor shade blind or shade mesh Alfresco blind is weatherproof with regards to the rain but offers superior shade and Sun protection. If any outside furniture is at least a metre away, even with extreme wind, the rain will end up as very fine mist as it travels through the fine woven mesh fabric.
If you’re looking for waterproof outdoor blinds to protect you and your outdoor furniture from 100% of the rain, you’ll be wanting to take a look at the PVC blind range from outdoor blind manufacturer Inviron Blinds Adelaide.
Unlike the cheap bistro or patio blind that is made using much cheaper laminated PVC, all outdoor PVC blinds manufactured by Inviron use heavy duty extruded PVC making them crystal clear to look through and will last many times longer than the DIY blind you’ll find from hardware shops or department stores.
There are advantages and disadvantages to both types of outside blinds you can buy across Adelaide.
Outdoor PVC Blinds
The following table highlights the advantages and disadvantages associated with a blind made from a sheet of PVC material.
|Sun||Tinted PVC provides shade factor of 94.9||PVC blind material can make the area warmer on hot days|
|Wind||100% Windproof blind||Can get stuffy, No breeze on warm days|
|Rain||100% Waterproof blinds||Clean yearly, more often close to the sea|
If total protection from the rain is the most important consideration to you, these waterproof outdoor blinds are the best type of blind to choose.
To keep your blind made using extruded PVC looking crystal clear, read how to clean outdoor blinds.
The best way to clean PVC blinds section has helpful advice and tips.
Outdoor Shade Blinds
The following table illustrates the advantages and disadvantages associated with a blind made from woven shade mesh material
|Sun||Shade protection to 96 & UV block 99||none|
|Wind||Allows for very gentle air flow||none|
|Rain||Weatherproof||Keep items 1 metre away from blind|
As you can see, outdoor shade blinds, although only weatherproof not 100% waterproof, provide ultimate Sun protection, protecting you, your family and furniture left outside from the Sun’s harmful UV rays, keeping your outdoor living area cooler whilst providing the benefit of privacy, there’s a huge range of colours to choose from too.
All quality waterproof outdoor blinds custom made to measure from Inviron are installed on the patented Ziptrak Track Guided Blind System.
The following table demonstrates just a few of the features, advantages and benefits of using Ziptrak, compared to a DIY blind.
|Insect Barrier||No gaps keeps out mosquitos & flies||No smelly sprays required|
|Outdoor Room||Control airflow, light and temperature||Stay outside in comfort, all year for longer|
|Track Guided||No ropes, pullies or crankshaft||Easy to raise & lower with one hand|
|Inviron Blinds Adelaide||Free Weather strip & Centre locking||Save money for a better quality blind|
Read more about the benefits Ziptrak blinds offer residents of Adelaide and why they’re the best, proven way to hang your PVC plastic or woven mesh shade blind.
Pelmets are an extra you may want to consider to keep dust and dirt collecting on the roll. They can be mounted inside or outside of the blind depending on the look you’re wanting to achieve.
People also ask:
Ziptrak is an innovative track guided outdoor blind system, manufactured locally that allows for easy raising and lowering of any type of outside blind. The components are waterproof, so as long as the material used is 100% waterproof, such as extruded PVC sheeting your Ziptrak blind manufactured by Inviron will be waterproof.
Read more about the benefits of Ziptrak blinds and why they’re regarded as the best outdoor blinds available.
Yes they are. All PVC blinds are waterproof if they’re made from a sheet of heavy duty PVC material.
A PVC blind installed by Inviron Blinds is made using extruded PVC giving you a crystal clear view through them, it’s like looking through glass and they last for many more years than the cheap outdoor blind you’ll find online, from hardware shops or supermarkets. Every outdoor PVC blind installed by Inviron comes with a 5 year warranty.
A PVC blind is excellent if your primary goal is to protect an area under a verandah or outside living area from the rain and wind. Being waterproof and windproof, you will be able to sit outside without rain or wind passing through the PVC. If however you would like shade protection from the Sun and privacy, take a look at the Alfresco outdoor shade blinds manufactured by Inviron.
If you buy PVC blinds from Inviron, you can expect your blind to last for many years. Every outdoor café PVC blind comes with a 5 year warranty.
To extend the life, keep your blind clean of dirt and if you live near the sea, wash your blind to remove any salt regularly.
Find out how to clean PVC blinds to make them last as long as possible.
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