What Are Outdoor Blinds?

Outdoor blinds are types of blinds that are attached to the outside of a house. They act as window covering or furnishings for the house. They provide protection from the weather and can provide security. Outdoor blinds can also be an attractive and stylish addition to your property. 

Types of outdoor blinds available 

Outdoor blinds can be divided into different types. Here is a list of the different types of outdoor blinds available that you can choose to use as window coverings. 

  • Awnings

  • Roller Shutters

  • Crank Blinds

  • Ezips

Let’s take a look at these different types of outdoor blinds in more detail. 

Outdoor Blind Awnings

outdoor blinds - Awnings

Awnings are a type of outdoor blind. They usually have an aluminium structure or support that allows a woven material to be attached to it. This is then applied to a window, in a way that extends and overhangs out from the window. There are different types of awnings, as listed below. 

  • Aluminium Awnings

  • Bow Awnings

  • Dutch Hood Awnings

  • Folding Arm Awnings

  • Polycarbonate Awnings

  • Sunblind Awnings

Outdoor Roller Blind Shutters 

Outdoor blinds - roller shutters

Roller shutters are a type of outdoor blind that is constructed of many horizontal aluminium slats. They open and close with a vertical operation. In the new types of roller shutters, the operation can be motorised. You may recognise these types of blinds being used on car garages and shopfronts. They are great for security options as well as protection from harsh weather conditions. 

Outdoor Crank Blinds

Outdoor crank blinds

Crank blinds are a type of outdoor blind. They are a roller type blind, where the blind rolls up and down vertically via a long metal rod. The rod is wound to enable the blind to travel up or down. Crank blinds are a great option for outdoor areas such as patios, verandas and outside dining areas. 

Outdoor Ezip Blinds

Outdoor Ezip blinds

Ezip Blinds are an outdoor blind that operates in a very simple way. There are no pulleys, cranks or ropes required. You use your hand to grab and pull the blind up or down. They can come with a motorised operation also. These are very modern and easy to use option for any outdoor area. 

Outdoor blinds come in many different options and can completely transform any outdoor area into a weather-protected and stylish environment. To learn more about outdoor blinds in Melbourne you can visit www.a1blinds.com.au. Outdoor blinds are a great and cost-effective way to protect your home and at the same time make it look great.