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September 12, 2012
automatic canopies – keeps balcony a bit “cool”

The conservatory can be a great place to spend time in, but when it’s really sunny, the sunlight can get a little intense, getting in your eyes and making it difficult to see what you’re doing. Fortunately, conservatory blinds and roller shutters from nationwideltd.co.uk can help to stop that from happening, leaving you to enjoy yourself in your conservatory without risk. The main purpose of conservatory blinds is to protect all inside a conservatory from damage by sunlight, although they can look good as well as perform well.

These blinds are made from either wood, plastic, fabric or even metal, although the latter can get hot, especially during summer. Typically, most conservatory blinds use a material called pinoleum, a pine-like substance which filters between 70-90% of natural sunlight. Developed in France, this material looks good in any conservatory, particularly one with a varnished wooden frame. However, conservatory blinds aren’t the only thing you could use to help shield your conservatory and its contents from strong sunlight.

sun canopies
keeps it shady

You’ll be surprised to find that sun canopies from Nationwide ltd are just as, if not even more effective than conservatory blinds when it comes to keeping the sun out. How they work is that they cover windows from the outside, meaning that all inside is kept cool and free from the threat of being damaged by the sun. They can be adjusted to allow some sunlight in, and they can help to make your home’s exterior look more sophisticated.

Different parts of the home need different forms of protection from the sun if it becomes unbearably bright. Both conservatory blinds and sun canopies are fantastic additions to any house, making them look better as well as work better if you want to control the amount of sunlight that enters your home or conservatory. They can be operated manually or electronically and can last for a lifetime.


  1. these are useful to every business establishment or homes to keep the sun out and save a bit of energy. Little do we know that we could be losing some cool air through our windows plus the heat of the sun that could penetrate through it. We might need one of these to 4 of our windows facing South during the hot afternoons…

  2. I like the sun canopies better for conservatory although it requires one to go out the house and pull it down. One thing that this city I am at lacks are canopies and blinds. I’ve been hunting in every stores we have here but I found none

  3. Those canopy is perfect for our back porch. We’ve been thinking of having a roof installed there or have a pull-over canopy where we can open it up during rainy or sunny days but keep it close when the weather is nice 🙂 It’s a good addition to a house 🙂

  4. I need blinds in our house. getting tired of changing curtains every other week. I brought the blinds from our old house but it’s too long for the windows in our current house

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