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Can You See Through Solar Shades at Night?

June 5, 2023
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You may install shades on your porch or patio for several reasons, ranging from blocking the sun to keeping insects out or preserving your privacy. Your shades or screens can have different thicknesses and opacities for these purposes — including solar shades. Learn More About Our Products Why Can You See Through Them at Night? […]

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How Do You Install a Motorized Patio Screen?

May 29, 2023

Motorized and retractable porch screens allow you and your family or pets to enjoy the outdoors without being subjected to the excess sun or insects. They also add privacy. These screens give you easy control over how much you want them raised or lowered, making them easy to adjust whenever you want. Learn More About […]

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How to Program a Somfy Remote for Patio Shades

May 22, 2023
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If you recently got a Somfy TaHoma patio shade system, you can control it with your remote. Read this guide to learn how to set upper, lower and preferred limit positions for your porch screens! Learn More About Our Products Setting up Your Smart Patio Shades If this is your first time using the Somfy […]

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How to Set up Somfy TaHoma Voice Commands for Patio Shades

May 15, 2023
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Many people enjoy using smart home devices and features — and your patio shades can be a part of the system! If you get shades compatible with Somfy TaHoma solutions, you can set up many commands controllable via your smartphone. Learn More About Our Products Setting up Your Shading System By controlling your patio shades […]

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How to Maintain a Retractable Awning

May 12, 2023
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If you have an awning on your porch or deck, you’ll need to take maintenance measures to ensure it remains in good shape for as long as possible. Clean and inspect your awning regularly to ensure it remains safe for regular operation! Learn More About Our Products Regular Maintenance Guidelines As a general rule of […]

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How to Make Your Patio Look and Feel Larger

May 8, 2023
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Upgrade your small patio feel into something larger and more inviting with the help of some beneficial tricks. Top tips for making your porch seem bigger include: Remember Scale When Decorating When you have a small patio, it’s crucial to remember scale when picking decor. While it may be tempting to use many little items, […]

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4 Benefits of Patio Screens

May 1, 2023
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Using screens on your patio offers many advantages, making it a worthwhile investment. If you want to enhance your living space, making your porch screened-in can help. Some of the most popular benefits associated with patio shades include: 1. Better Protection Against Bugs and Sun Spending time outdoors in Texas invites a lot of bugs […]

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Can Motorized Screens Help Increase Your Home’s Resale Value?

April 24, 2023
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Motorized screens often increase your house’s resale value. If you know you plan to sell your home, add screens or shades to your porch or deck now. Learn more about why this is an excellent approach today! The Numerous Benefits of a Screened Porch Adding shades to your deck or patio offers many benefits if […]

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Choosing the Best Patio Shading System for Your Home

April 17, 2023
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Add cover over your patio, porch or deck with the help of an awning, shade or screen. Read on to learn more about the different types of shading systems to choose from and how they will benefit you! Learn More About Our Products Types of Outdoor Shades When providing shade for your patio or deck, […]

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Smart Home Additions to Improve Home Temperatures in Texas

April 10, 2023
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Smart home technology has skyrocketed over the years, with many options allowing direct control over your house’s temperature. From smart thermostats to patio shades with remote access, these options let you keep your home cool even at the height of Texas summers. Ways to Keep Your House Cool While there are many ways to keep […]

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