All too often, we have had something we cherish damage by the sun or the rain – whether it is inside or outside. A good example is your patio.
Your patio can be a good place to entertain friends and family during a:
- Birthday party
Can’t plan a winter get together because you are worried about the weather? Will your event can be ruined by a late rain shower be too cold because of the wind! Or even with the weather being so unpredictable too much heat from the sun. You start to pack everything and move inside. The next thing you knew, kids are screaming, adults are crammed in the kitchen and everything inside seems like a total mess or you just don’t even try!
You can avoid all of the above by installing outdoor blinds.
Outdoor blinds for your patio
Installing outdoor patio blinds can keep your patio protected all the year round no matter what the season from different weather elements. Outdoor blinds give you the option to let the sun in or keep it out and are great protection from wind.
Outdoor blinds come in different styles, colour and designs; giving you the option to choose something that will meet your requirements.
Easy to use
Manual cranks handles control or automated option available. So easy for you, now you can be in control of the sun, wind and rain that enters your patio area.
Tight on space
Sick of the sun beating into your children’s bedrooms or your laundry? Roof to fence blinds could be the perfect solution for you. These blind are installed between your roof and the top of your fence hence the name roof to fence blinds. They are custom designed to stop that morning or afternoon sun beating onto your windows, doors and the wall. Roof to fence, are perfect for those narrow areas.
Custom made awnings are fabulous to extend your front porch or over that north facing garden that needs a bit of weather protection.
Protect your outdoor space with outdoor blinds.
No matter what outdoor space you need protecting, Betta Shade has an outside blind solution for you and here is a tip, whatever kind of outdoor blinds you choose, make sure it is properly fitted. Flapping blinds with wear out quicker and drive you mad, so defeat the purpose because you won’t use them.
For any kinds of outdoor blinds custom made to your exact needs call Betta Shade Mandurah. We will match any written quote, it costs nothing to talk to us. Servicing Mandurah, Rockingham, Peel and surrounds.
Roller shutters perfect for you
Do you want to decorate your windows? There are just so many ways to do this you’ll be surprised to know. You can choose to dress your windows with:
- Window blinds
- Outdoor blinds
- Roller shutters
The choice depends on your decorating style and the look you want for your home. Curtains and indoor window blinds like roller blinds only prevent the heat from coming into your room, they don’t prevent the heat hitting your windows in the first place.
If you need a cool, dark room, for sleeping, playing or just to enjoy then your best option is a roller shutter which prevents the sun hitting your window. Need some light, then just open the blind, a little bit or a lot the choice is yours.
Why choose roller shutters?
- Simple to use
- Allows heat and light control
- Easy to use
Roller Shutters can be operated manually or through an automated system. They don’t get stuck or twisted, no cords to get tangled in. Shutters can be rolled up or roll down as needed – as simple as that. You can half them open to wherever you need them arty open, fully open, fully closed or whatever spacing you need
Allows you to control heat and light
Do you need to control the light that enters your home? If you think that the summer heat is too harsh for you to handle, it’s time to install roller shutters. Need to sleep during the day perfect for shift workers or the babies room. Roller shutters can reduce up to 72% of the sun’s heat and almost all the light –perfect if you love the night time. Just roll it down and you get a darker, more conducive to sleep environment.
Roller shutters are extremely versatile, they can fit into any home with different style, colour options to match your home or make a daring statement.
Security and Privacy
Are you going away and need to lock your home up?
Live on a busy street and want to keep the outside out?
Roller blinds are your ultimate security window covering. Using roller shutters also keeps your privacy with style. If you wish to limit the view from the inside so you can do whatever you want, roll down roller shutters.
With the huge selection of styles, colours, mechanism and design, there will always be a roller shutter to suit your home and décor!
For your roller shutter needs, contact Betta Shade Mandurah. We have different outdoor blind solutions for you, including roller shutters! Ring us now and we’ll give you free measures and quote, we won’t be beaten on price! What are you waiting for, call now.
How to add colour to your patio this winter
Wintertime is dull and dreary and one of the main reasons you want to stay inside. The winter will be gone soon, but why wait to brighten up your mood? During winter, you don’t need to shy away from your patio because it looks dull and uninteresting. The lack of colour during wintertime can be solved by adding a splash of brightening up your patio.
Add some colour to your patio today, it’s easy!
If your patio looks bare and colourless, now is the time to act. You can add some colour to your patio with style by using some of these easy tips.
- Making your patio extra colourful with cushions, rugs and chair covers
- Floor Rug
- Brighten up your outdoor furniture
- Foliage plants and potted colour
- Outdoor Blinds
Here’s how to add colour to your patio this winter
Add pillows and cushions
Nothing will beat the cheery ambience that pillows and cushions can give to your patio. Colourful pillows and cushions can change the whole mood of your patio and it is so easy to do; throw in a cuddle rug to snuggle up in and you are all set.
Use floor rug
A colourful or patterned floor rug will liven up your pavers or flooring of your patio. It can also create a visual center of your outdoor space and as well as keep those drafts at bay.
Perk up your old furniture
Give your patio furniture some spray paint. Use lively colours. With so many colours available, your makeover is limited only by your imagination!
Foliage plants and potted colour
You will be amazed at how many colourful plants are around in winter, both beautiful foliage plants and flowers. Grab a few pot plants and group them together to make a really bold statement. Different sized pots of the same colour work well. Use a group planting of plants of the same type or use different plants in a colour theme.
Use outdoor blinds
Go for outdoor blinds with a lively colour. If you want to add that cheery atmosphere, stick with yellow, orange or light green colour. Keep your patio, lively while keeping your privacy and preventing the cold wind blowing in.
This winter, turn your patio from being a cold, boring place into a terrific cosy outdoor room you can’t wait to snuggle into with a cuppa and a good book.
For your outdoor blind needs, contact Betta Shade Mandurah. We have outdoor blinds in different colour to suit your needs. Ring us for a few measures and quote.
How to wash your outdoor blinds properly
Your outdoor blind makes your patios more attractive and usable all year round. Clean blinds look great, but with the constant wind, dust and dirt your blinds can really take a hammering. Cleaning your outdoor blinds is necessary in order to keep them beautiful, functional and give them longevity.
Sometimes, it’s enough to dust your blinds with a feather duster or a glove but there are times where your blind is extra dusty and need more than just dusting.
Your outdoor blind need washing!
How can you tell if your blind needs some good washing? Look at your blind closely, if they have thick dust all over, a simple dusting isn’t enough. For this, you need to wash your blinds.
Washing your blinds the right way
Wondering how to wash your blinds properly? When it comes to washing your blinds, there are two ways on how to do it:
- Wash the blinds where they hang
- Take them down and then wash the blinds
Wash the blinds where they hang
You can wash and clean your blinds without removing them at all. To do this, you need to use a damp sponge. Wipe it all over your blinds until you get all the dust. If your blinds are very dirty, rinse the sponge and wring it once in a while to ensure that you are using a clean sponge. You can use soap water too for easier cleaning. Repeat the process until your blinds are all clean. Let your blind drip dry or use a towel to dry them off.
Take them down and then wash the blinds
Have extra dirty blinds? Take your blinds down, lay them out of the grass or the driveway and wash them. Give them a good squirt with the hose and then apply some dishwashing liquid and for really dirty blind brush with a broom. Rinse thoroughly and repeat on the other side. Leave to dry in the sun or towel dry them off and rehang. Make sure your blinds are ready to dry before rehanging. You will probably need a friend to help you rehang your blinds.
Wash your blinds occasionally and use them all year round! A regular dryer is a good tip to avoid having to wash your blinds too often.
Outdoor Blinds for your needs
Looking for outdoor blinds in Mandurah, Rockingham or surrounds? Contact Betta Shade. We have different outdoor blind solutions to suit your needs. Ring us and let us give you the best blind solution for your needs.
Tips on how to keep your roller shutter clean
Your roller shutters let your night’s sleep be undisturbed.
They minimize the noise from the outside and block out the light, which makes sleeping a breeze, even in the day time for small children and shift workers. During rain, it protects your windows from shattered glass due to fallen branches and other outside elements.
It’s simple, you love your roller shutters!
Roller shutters are a good addition to your home.
But they get dirty and how should you clean them?
Cleaning your roller shutters you have two options
- Do it yourself
- Call in the Professionals
Cleaning your roller shutters yourself
Cleaning your roller shutters is a great prevention method. Roller shutters need to check for possible damage and need to be cleaned from time to time.
Remember, roller shutters are not just functional, but they can also be a decorative item.
How to clean your roller shutter?
Below are some tips on how to keep your roller shutter clean and beautiful for years to come:
- Wipe the dust off. Roller shutters are exposed to dust and they can accumulate dust every day. Be sure to wipe those dusts away regularly.
- Use a soft cloth and warm soapy water. When wiping them down wet, make sure you use a good piece of cloth so it doesn’t scratch your roller shutter. Best to be down on a warm sunny day.
- When done, make sure you dry them to remove all excess water from your roller shutters. Let them dry off completely before you roll them back up.
Follow these tips and you will have a clean roller shutter.
When to call in the Professionals
When washing your shutters look for any lose blades or damage that may have occurred to your shutters.
It is a good idea to have your roller shutters professionally cleaned once a year. A professional can service the motor on your shutters, fix any damage and re-tension your blades if they require it as well as remove your shutters to clean both sides on them before putting them back to give you a full year of great service.
For your roller shutter installation and professional roller shutter cleaning for Mandurah and surrounding areas contact Betta Shade today.