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External blinds - keep the radiant heat outside!

External blinds - the perfect alternative to air conditioning systems

External venetian blinds protect against UV radiation. They provide glare protection at computer workstations, as the light incidence can be directed individually thanks to the flexible slat adjustment.

Rooms can also be dimmed without being completely darkened as with roller shutters. External blinds act like air conditioning units - They keep the heat out, but allow light and fresh air into the room. In winter, the thermal insulation ensures that no heat escapes, which saves on heating costs.

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FAQ - Frequently asked questions about external venetian blinds

Why external venetian blinds?

Solar radiation indoors is minimised if desired. In fact, blinds have many other advantages. For example, they provide effective thermal insulation all year round.

In winter, blinds help to keep warm air in the room. In the summer months, the blinds prevent warm air from entering the room, keeping it pleasantly cool. This effective thermal insulation also has the positive aspect that electricity costs can be saved. Buying a Venetian blind can even help you save money in the long term. 

External venetian blinds are an effective barrier against unwanted sunlight in the room. The slats can be adjusted so that fresh air can still get in. When they are completely lowered, blinds also provide a Protection from noise. Whether it's neighbours mowing the lawn, children playing or cars driving past - the high-quality materials used to make Venetian blinds reduce noise to a minimum.

Annoying visitors such as flies and mosquitoes can also be repelled by the blinds.

External blinds often also function as Burglary protection. Windows are usually an easy target for burglars, as they can be opened or demolished relatively easily to gain access to the inside of the house. When fully lowered, the fixed external blinds are an ideal barrier to keep uninvited guests out.

What types of blinds are there?

Firstly, a distinction is made between external and internal blinds. While interior blinds are often made of fabric, for Exterior blinds made of weather-resistant materials such as aluminium.

They can be driven in different ways. Electrically using a motor or manually with a crank.

External venetian blinds are customised to the window in question. The width, height and slat colour are therefore variable. Different slat shapes also ensure a unique appearance.

Which is better - roller shutters or blinds?

In layman's terms, there is hardly any difference between the two options. However, blinds and Roller shutters different strengths. Roller shutters score highly when it comes to darkening a room and providing heat and sound insulation. The Burglary protection is very high for roller shutters.

The Venetian blind offers all this, but at a lower level. This is because the individual slats do not close as tightly as with roller shutters. On the other hand, the slats of the blinds can be adjusted individually. This allows you to precisely adjust the amount of sunlight.

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