Whether you have a large porch, a gazebo or veranda there may be times when you need a little extra shade from the sun or even some protection from the wind. By using bamboo porch blinds, affordable protection can be installed in minutes while providing a decorative accent to the outdoor living space. They are beneficial, especially for large opening where traditional blinds cannot provide adequate coverage while resisting the effects of the elements.
Many styles of bamboo porch blinds can be found to provide protection against the sun that causes damage by exposing outdoor furniture to damaging ultraviolet rays and with the proper installation, they can also work as a wind block in light breezes. They are manufactured in a variety of sizes, and installation is usually quick and easy with little more that something with which to start a hole for screw hooks on which to hang the blinds hangers.
While most think about bamboo porch blinds in the rollup variety, they can be installed as a folding variety and a few designs are available that fold from the side, to fit even the most odd-sized opening in an outdoor space. One of the big advantages of bamboo porch blinds is the availability of various sizes that allow just about any size opening to be filled with a quality covering.
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Any item that is meant to be left out in the elements needs to be properly protected against possible effects of exposure. With bamboo porch blinds, although they may be rolled up or folded to limit exposure to bad weather, they will get wet with rain or snow, and should have some sort of treatment to protect them against mildew. Understand, that regardless of the quality there will be some damage due to exposure to the sun.
Many styles of bamboo porch blinds are designed so that either side can face the inside, and turning them around on a regular basis can help both sides show sun exposure evenly. Otherwise, the surface pointing out will become dull much quicker than the protected side. Additionally, sunlight may have a positive effect in reducing the effects of moisture and help fight against the formation of mildew.
Those with screened-in porches have found bamboo porch blinds useful in providing privacy as well as limiting the amount of sun that pours into the porch. They can be rolled up in the evening or when a breeze is welcome, and closed when less light is needed and to limit the amount of wind entering the porch.