patio sun shades

Keep your outdoor patio cool this summer with motorized sun shades

For many of us, summer is the perfect time to entertain friends and family outdoors. But dealing with the hot summer sun can be a hassle. This is where motorized sun shades come in. Not only do they keep your outdoor patio cool, but they can also be used to protect you and your guests from harmful UV rays and other weather elements. Motorized sun shades are a great way to ensure that your outdoor patio stays cool and comfortable all summer long. They provide a convenient and efficient way to keep the sun at bay while still enjoying the outdoors. With motorized sun shades, you can keep your outdoor patio cool and comfortable with the push of a button.

What are motorized sun shades?

Motorized sun shades are a type of retractable patio shade. They are designed to block out the sun while still being aesthetically pleasing. These shades are meant to be used outdoors on patios, decks, and other outdoor areas. 

They are typically made from polyester fabric and are available in various colors and levels of transparency. Motorized sun shades can be controlled with a remote control. You can choose between a manual or an automated system. And you can even get motorized sun shades that are voice-activated.

Benefits of using motorized sun shades

There are several benefits to using motorized sun shades. First off, they help keep your patio cool and comfortable. This can make it much more enjoyable to spend time outdoors while also protecting you and your guests from the sun. 

Motorized sun shades also provide protection from other weather elements. These include rain and wind. Another benefit of motorized sun shades is that they can help protect your furniture and other patio accessories from fading and discoloration caused by UV rays.

Motorized sun shade features

There are a few specific features to look for when purchasing motorized sun shades. The first is the fabric. The fabric of the shade is what determines the aesthetic of the shade and its performance. You can choose between various levels of opacity to control the level of view out you want to maintain. 

You can also choose from different weights and densities. The heavier the fabric, the better it will block out light and weather elements. 

Motorized sun shade maintenance

One of the most important aspects of maintaining your motorized sun shades is keeping them clean. Dirt and grime can build up on the fabric and decrease the effectiveness of the sun shades. You can clean your sun shades with a cloth or a mild soap solution. You can also spray your sun shades with water and use a squeegee to remove dirt and grime. Be sure to set up a regular cleaning schedule to keep your sun shades in good working order. 

The best motorized sun shades for outdoor patios

The best motorized sun shades for outdoor patios will depend on your specific needs and preferences. There are tons of options to choose from. 

For our clients in Wake Forest, we chose Insolroll 2800 Exterior Motorized Shades for their outdoor patio. The shades were installed on the exterior of the patio for the cleanest view from the inside. We also installed side channels for a built-in look and to keep the shade in place when raising & lowering the shades.

Check out the video below to see the finished product.

Motorized sun shades are a great way to keep your outdoor patio cool and comfortable while also protecting you and your guests from the sun’s harmful UV rays. They provide a convenient and efficient way to keep the sun at bay while still enjoying the outdoors. With motorized sun shades, you can keep your outdoor patio cool and extend the hours of quality time you can spend in your outdoor space. 

Contact us today for more information.

PRODUCTS USED:
Insolroll 2800 Exterior Motorized Shades
Fabric/Color: Maui 3% Opacity Carbon
Vanilla Metal 5 ½” box to conceal the shade
Side channels for a built-in look and to keep the shade in place when raising & lowering
Somfy plug-in motor

PROJECT BUDGET:
$7,500

PROJECT DURATION:
3 weeks

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