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What makes the perfect summer roller blind?

It doesn’t get much better than a Kiwi summer. With more time spent at home during the holiday season and the sun stronger than ever, you need a roller blind that goes above and beyond standard shading that both enhances your home and your lifestyle.

The top 5 things the perfect roller blind should offer in summer are:

1. Light control and privacy

2. UV protection

3. An effective heat barrier

4. Extensive fabric collection to pick from

5. Automated and functional operation

Let’s explore how Luxaflex® Roller Blinds and Sunscreens offers all of this and more below.

1. Light control and privacy

Maintaining privacy and light control day and night is an important consideration for many homeowners, particularly for bedrooms. With a Luxaflex Roller Blind, you have the freedom to select fabrics and functions that best suit the needs of your space. 

For the likes of north-facing rooms with beautiful views, sunscreen and sheer fabrics can be selected for UV protection while maintaining a view and privacy. For children’s bedrooms and media rooms under extended daylight hours, you can pair blockout fabrics with a Headbox System and Side Channels for the ultimate room-darkening effect and privacy.

Out of home? With automation, Luxaflex Roller Blinds can even be scheduled or operated remotely, so you can still block the sun or prying eyes from wherever you are.

2. UV protection

The New Zealand sun is infamous for its strong UV. We are all familiar with the first sunburn of summer, a quick prompt to start liberally applying sunscreen for the remainder of the season. Unsurprisingly, that same UV wreaks havoc in our homes, streaming through our windows, damaging and fading our interior furnishings – fortunately, you can avoid this with an effective roller blind.

Luxaflex Roller Blinds offer a range of sunscreen and light filtering fabrics that allow you to beautifully diffuse light while protecting both you and your furniture from harsh UV and your eyes from glare. Available in a variety of weaves and openness factors, you can select the percentage that best suits your needs – the higher the percentage, the greater the view-through.

With UV and fade-resistant options available, you can also ensure your Luxaflex Roller Blinds look new for years to come.

3. An effective heat barrier

In the same way that roller blinds can protect you from UV above, they can also prove to be an effective heat barrier at the window, helping keep you comfortable throughout summer. Acting as a highly reflective barrier, Luxaflex Roller Blind sunscreen and light-filtering fabrics help to keep the heat out.

Typically, to improve the performance of your roller blind, a light colour fabric is chosen for its improved reflectiveness. However, with our SilverScreen metal-backed sunscreen, this isn’t the case. Offering industry-leading heat and glare reduction at the window independent of screen colour, you have the freedom to balance function with style.

4. Extensive fabric collection to pick from

Roller blinds represent the ultimate versatile window covering, allowing you to unify your home with one window covering style while giving every room the individual attention (and treatment) it deserves.

That’s why, when selecting a roller blind fabric, you should have the freedom to balance both function and style. At Luxaflex, we proudly maintain the largest range of premium window covering fabrics on the market so that you can do just that.

With 42 ranges and 100’s of contemporary colours in blockout, light-filtering, sunscreen and sheer fabrics, Luxaflex Roller Blinds ensure all your light, glare, heat and privacy needs are met while fitting effortlessly within your space — order a fabric sample here.

Better yet, with an extensive range of fabric coatings, you can select additional benefits like stain resistance, fire retardant and antimicrobial protection based on preference — more on fabric coatings here.

5. Automated and functional operation

When buying new roller blinds, you shouldn’t be restricted to standard chain operation. Luxaflex Roller Blinds puts the control in your hands, allowing you to select an operating solution that best suits your lifestyle while unlocking enhanced functionality.

At Luxaflex, the pinnacle of operation and function is achieved through automation. Unlocking the ability to operate your roller blinds via smartphone, voice control or the press of a button, you can reduce energy consumption, improve convenience and comfort, increase security and schedule your blinds to operate on your timeframe. 

Completely cord-free, automation also makes our roller blinds an incredibly child and pet-friendly solution. In addition, with battery-free options, an electrician can also be avoided, making automation a breeze. Learn more about our automated options here.

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