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Outdoor Motorized Patio Shades in Los Angeles

Los Angeles residents enjoy beautiful weather almost all year round which means they also are always looking for ways to find shade from the heat and damaging rays from the sun. Patio covers and decks are a practical solution to this problem but they can’t always block the sun from certain angles. After spending a good amount on a patio or deck, you may find that you need additional help to keep out the sunlight  and other elements. Outdoor motorized patio shades can provide protection from the sun as well as options for bug control, heat and glare control, climate control, not to mention privacy in your backyard oasis.

Patio Shade Provide Solar Protection and Control of Other Weather Elements

Outdoor motorized patio shades can provide you with protection from the sun’s harmful rays. With this motorized option you have the on demand control to control the glare from the sun, as well as, its harmful UV rays. These retractable patio shades will block up to 97 percent of the sun’s damaging UV rays and heat from entering. Believe it or not, these patio shade screens can also limit rain penetration and wind into your patio area. Another good reason to invest in these motorized patio shades would be to protect your patio furniture from fading or damage. 

Cassettes that Hold Up the Shades are High Quality

A cassette is a special part that the shade rolls up into and rolls out when a button is pressed. You may wonder why this would be important? Well, it is because this cassette is going to protect the fabric for your motorized patio shade. These cassettes housings are made of strong extruded aluminum that is powder coated.  They also come in different sizes, which offers a more custom set up. The cassette also houses a sag-resistant roller tube which helps to provide a flat, smooth fabric. No one wants to look at a crinkly shade. So to sum things up, the cassette housings, which come in various sizes and colors protect your fabric from the weather elements.

Outdoor Motorized Patio Shades that Operate Smoothly

The guide or track, is one of the most important features as a shade is constantly being extended and retracted. Super duty tracks with stainless steel spring clips allow the shades to operate with greater flexibility and increased side tension. As we mentioned previously, no one wants to look at a crinkly shade, and these sidetracks help to allow a smooth fabric to freely move up and down as the operator intends.

A Variety of Fabrics that are Eco Friendly Allow For Protection From the Sun

The main purpose of outdoor motorized patio shades is to protect people, pets and patio furniture from harmful UV rays and other weather elements. You are able to choose from various GreenGuard certified fabrics such as SunTex. There are many colors to choose from ranging from light to dark. SunTex 95 is a vinyl coated polyester fabric that protect from the glare and heat of the sun. The SunTex fabric for the patio shades is virtually maintenance free, not to mention, mildew, pet and fade resistance. Just keep it clean with a little bit of soap and water an you are good to go.

Motors & Electronic Accessories for Motorized Patio Shades

Motorized screens make relaxing so much easier. Rather than having to crank away or pull on tangled strings to open a shade, you simply press a button easily open and close your shade. Somfy motors are used and they even come with an obstacle detection feature. With the somfy system, your motorized patio shade can be tied into the automated system that you already have for your home. This operating system can also by used with wireless sensors.

Warranty Options 

These motorized patio shades are not only made of the highest quality components such as extruded and powder coated aluminum, stainless steel hardware, solar resistant fabrics with various options, dependable somfy motors but alsocome with a dependable warranty. The screens come with a 10 year warranty on the entire unit. Extended warranties are also available. Quality installers are also an important part of a successful installation.