Laguna Outdoor Blinds

For more than 5,000 years, the bamboo plant has endured as one of the most durable, dramatic and exotic materials for interior exterior design. Favored by high-end and DIY designers alike, bamboo and woven wood window coverings add a sense of zen and a dash of adventure to almost any decor. But before venturing into the bamboo forest, here are a few ‘FAQs’ you should know about these beautifully versatile window treatments.

Bamboo window treatments are made from the natural fibers of the bamboo plant. Woven wood treatments are made from a combination of bamboo, rattan, jute, grasses and reeds to create a variety of color options. Speaking of color, good to know that seasons can change the color of these natural reeds, grasses, etc. If you’re doing more than one window, we recommend ordering or purchasing all of the blinds you’ll need for the same room at the same time to avoid possible dye lot changes.

Bamboo thrives naturally in wet, tropical environments, so a little rain isn’t going to hurt. That’s why they’re a great option for the patio and other exterior spaces.

While the texture and weave of bamboo window coverings allow for some filtered light to come through naturally, you can easily control any ‘see through’ by simply adding a privacy or blackout liner. Window panels or drapes can also be used with these versatile shades to minimize views from the outside while creating a truly custom look on the inside.

The biggest trend in blinds is cordless operation, a feature you can also get with bamboo and woven wood coverings (as well as corded, if you prefer). Easily raise and lower them with a simple pull ring tucked discreetly in the bottom rail. Cordless lift also eliminates any possible ‘catching’ of traditional cords on the naturally rougher edges of these products.

Still on trend after all these years (bamboo was first used as the décor du jour in China 5,000 years ago), bamboo window treatments remain a constant go-to in the stable of many designers for many reasons.

  • Today’s hottest design trends call for natural textures, making bamboo a natural choice.
  • They’re versatile enough to complement almost any decor and available in a variety of colors.
  • Made from exotic, natural, eco friendly materials, they provide durable, long-lasting beauty.


Why Outdoor Bamboo Shades?

Bamboo has become an increasingly popular eco-friendly choice for use in both indoor and outdoor shades. Outdoor bamboo shades in particular can help you create a rustic and warm ambiance in your outdoor entertainment areas, without taking it too far. Bamboo can also be used in canopies, awnings or and pergolas, among many other applications.

There are, of course, many other reasons why it pays to invest in outdoor roller shades. You don’t even need to think too hard to come up with a list of reasons why your home needs outdoor bamboo shades to get through summer comfortably. We’ve helped you along by providing you with five reasons to make the jump and choose beautiful outdoor bamboo shades for your entertainment areas.

1 Outdoor Bamboo Shades Are Eco-Friendly and Sustainable

Sustainability and going green are key concerns for many South African property owners today. No one wants to feel like they’re contributing to the pollution and destruction of our environment. If you’re looking for a guilt-free approach to dressing your outside windows, then outdoor bamboo shades are a perfect choice.

The plants used to grow bamboo grows incredibly fast and can be harvested as quickly as three to five years. This is in contrast to hardwood that comes from trees that need to grow nearly 50 years. Investing in outdoor bamboo shades will also help you to degrade your household’s carbon footprint.

#2 Outdoor Roller Shades Provide Incredible Flexibility

If you’re looking to create a warm and earthy ambiance in your porch, patio or other outdoor area, outdoor bamboo shades can greatly help with that. These shades offer the feel and look of real wood, without the cost to the environment. With so much design flexibility, you will easily be able to achieve your aesthetic and décor goals.

#3 Durability

Outdoor bamboo blinds are developed specifically for outdoor use. In many instances, you won’t even have to worry about applying your own weatherproof varnishing. These blinds come ready to be deployed and installed and will deliver the years of dependable service you expect from them.

#4 Easy Maintenance

Bamboo us durable and long-lasting. This is especially true when buying outdoor bamboo blinds designed to withstand the rigors of exposure and the climate. With proper maintenance, you can look forward to enjoying their benefit for many years to come. Luckily, the maintenance requirements are low and non-demanding, leaving you with more time to enjoy your outdoor area.

#5 Comfort

Outdoor roller shades offer incredible sun blocking and light filtering capabilities. These characteristics can help you keep cooler and more comfortable while spending time outside during the hottest months of the year.

What’s more, thanks to its light blocking capabilities, outdoor bamboo blinds can also help protect your outdoor furniture, carpeting and upholstery. This is because it can take the brunt of the direct sun exposure and protect your furniture against it, helping you to extend its lifespan for a long time to come.

Buy Quality Outdoor Bamboo Blinds

We’ve been helping South Africans access the best quality window blinds available on the market for many years. Our buyers keep their fingers squarely on the industry’s pulse, thereby ensuring that you get the best deals all under one roof. You don’t need to shop around as you know we provide you with the best outdoor roller shades available on the market.

All our products also enjoy above industry standard guarantees on quality and workmanship, which is just another indication of the confidence we place in our products. Tap into our vast expertise and speak to our team for all the information you’ll need to make the best-informed decision for your needs. We look forward to helping you select and install excellent quality and durable outdoor bamboo shades that will last for a very long time to come.

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