Summer Essentials, or 5 Reasons to Consider Awnings

The best part of the warm season is early morning coffee on the balcony, weekend barbecues, and slow dinners on the terrace. Every bit of the fresh air counts. If you want to enjoy summer treats to their fullest, without worrying about the weather, we must say – awnings are game-changers. In fact, they’re not only about protection from rain or UV rays. They might be the missing detail of a complete exterior picture. So, whether you’re after decorating and protecting a patio, balcony, or terrace, here are 5 reasons to consider modern awnings.

1. UV & Rain Protection

There’s no doubt – a modern home is a combination of functionality and style. When it comes to adding more smart functions to your place, more precisely, spaces outdoors (balconies, patios, terraces), awnings are a must-have. There are two essential perks to start with:

    a) Efficient protection from harmful UV rays
    b) Protection from the rain

Easy-to-install shields create a pleasant shade while allowing fresh air and light in. We offer a wide range of waterproof solutions, so you can enjoy the time outdoors, even on rainy days. However, it’s not only about having a great time. Manual or automated awnings protect the area from mould and furnishings from wearing off early. Therefore, this investment maximizes the durability of any exterior.

2. Manual or Automated Control

As you might’ve already understood, here at Lexblinds, we do offer both – manual and automated solutions. And they both do a great job in terms of efficient protection from the summer heat and unexpected rain. Still, automated and even remotely controlled mechanisms are worth the price. Automated shields are compatible with smart home systems developed by Apple, Amazon, and Google.
Imagine you can efficiently control the area outdoors, preparing your breakfast in the kitchen. And for the fans of the latest technology, we offer some extra perks – e.g., wind and sun sensors. Our highly skilled specialists have developed some great solutions even for non-standard spaces. Did we mention that all types of our external blinds are made-to-measure?

3. The Accent of Any Exterior

Whether you seek solid classics look, a modern or minimalist exterior image, or maybe want a hint of Provencal romance, we’ve got something to offer you. In fact, there are 15 000 unique fabrics and designs in Lexblinds stock, so you can definitely create the exterior look of your dreams. The new purchase could be:

    a) A harmonious detail
    b) An accent to enliven the area

No matter your final design decision, that’s the functional detail you need to complete the picture of a modern home. Have no idea what colour and design would fit? Our experienced specialists will provide all the necessary help that the awnings would contribute to the originality of your space. By the way, check out the Lexblinds projects page to get some inspiration.

4. Affordable Pricing

On the whole, if you’re considering the options of an efficient patio, balcony, or terrace “roof”, awnings are among the most affordable choices. While it provides you with all the perks mentioned above, prices at Lex Blinds start from £1,500 inc. Vat. We’re talking about the whole package – measuring, fitting, and the final product. Of course, if you’re after automated mechanisms and more smart functions (e.g., wind and sun sensors), naturally, costs for the modern shields vary.

5. Easy Maintenance

Finally, impregnated fabrics made following the latest market technologies are easy to look after. Raindrops smoothly slide off the surface. Handmade pieces are UV rays resistant, so they won’t fade soon. We do believe in our products’ quality, so each comes with a 2-year warranty.

There seem to be quite a few solid reasons why awnings should complement the summer essentials list. Quickly installed, manual or automated shields bring functionality and style to any home. Should you have any questions regarding awnings – its installation, pricing, fabrics, design, anything – don’t hesitate to contact us.

“Lex Blinds were recommended to me and they did not disappoint! I had some print roller blinds for my kids bedroom and they look fantastic! Auris was very knowledgeable and explained everything so now I’ve placed a second order for the shutters. Girls from the office were always friendly and helpful and the fitters were very professional and tidy. Couldn’t recommend this company enough!”

28 FEB 2021 Anastassija

“Amazing service, great products and price. We had our windows done by Lex and they looks amazing. From the first visit of the surveyor to the instalation of our blinds we knew that we are in good hands and the final efect its just great. We recommend Lex Blinds and for sure will be using them in future. Thank you Lex!!!”

21 FEB 2021 Aleks

"Great service. Very pleased with my shutters and blinds."

14 JAN 2022 Emma Waugh

“Jelena was outstanding - she went over and above to ensure I was 100% happy - super efficient."

24 DEC 2021 Maggie

"Very happy with the service from Lex Blinds. Very patient , good advice given whilst measuring and absolutely no pressure or rush or make a decision or purchase.
I am extremely happy with the installation, very neat and tidy work. I will definitely use your services again and would recommend to others."

20 DEC 2021 Emma

"Fantastic Blinds, had battery and electric blinds fitted. Steven was fantastic and brilliant throughout, always answered my questions about the setup. The installation team were very professional and polite. Thank you."

18 DEC 2021 FH
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