Capable of providing shade, space, privacy and protection against the harshest of elements, retractable outdoor awnings offer several benefits to your home and outdoor space. A cost-effective solution with expert results, we take a closer look at some of the key benefits of retractable outdoor awnings.


When the sun shines bright during the summer months, you must have a place to cool off and find time to rest and rehydrate in the comfort of the shade. After all, staying in the sun for too long can have serious ramifications both in the immediate and long term future. A retractable outdoor awning will provide a comforting, relaxing place to find shade, offering protection from the UV rays without the need to go back inside.


If your property suffers from overexposure during the summer months and becomes too hot, a retractable outdoor awning will reduce the reliance on air conditioning or fans to cool down your home. This, in turn, will reduce your electricity bills and usage, thus cutting the costs of your electricity bills. This makes a retractable outdoor awning a cost-effective solution for your home.


A key benefit of retractable outdoor awnings is their ability to extend the outdoor living space, providing a welcome extension for your family and friends to gather, relax and dine under. With space becoming a real premium in the property market, retractable outdoor awnings are a smart solution to extend your property’s living space without breaking the bank.


If your garden is overlooked by multi-storey buildings, (or your neighbours are particularly nosey), a retractable outdoor awning will provide additional outdoor living space with a high level of privacy. You can potentially add drop-down valances to extend the front and sides of your awning, to achieve an even greater sense of privacy, whilst the latest state-of-the-art materials used in the design are both lightweight and entirely opaque.


An essential benefit when you consider the unpredictability of British weather, retractable outdoor awnings offer protection from the ever-changing weather. In extreme heat, they provide shade, whilst in rainier times, they will offer shelter and protection from an unexpected shower. This means that no matter the weather conditions, your gathering, party or moment to relax isn’t spoiled.

At Blinds Of All Kinds, our made to measure outdoor awnings create a traditional look for your garden or patio area. We provide everything from retractable garden canopy to stylish garden awnings. Offering protection from all weather conditions, our garden awnings can be controlled automatically so you don’t have to move a muscle. Our friendly team are more than happy to assist you in finding the right shutters in East Sussex. Contact us today.