Improving our home flow

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Why Shade Sails Are Suitable For Your Exterior Living Space

Timmothy Mitchelle

When it comes to shade sails, most homeowners associate them with coverings used in public spaces and schools. Although this is a true, it does not mean that they cannot provide your home with functionality too. Rather than opt to dot your lawn or yard with standalone sun-umbrellas, you should consider investing in shade sails. The following are some of the reasons why shade sails are suitable for your exterior living space.

Shade sails are an ecofriendly option

One thing most people do not realise about shade sails is that they are one of the most environmentally friendly alternatives that you could consider when looking to enhance the shade on your property. If you are looking to reduce your impact on the environment, you could opt for shade sails that are manufactured by using recyclable materials. These recycled materials not only reduce the need for raw materials being used in the manufacture of shade sails, but it also decreases the dependence on resources such as wood to create shelter.

Another way that shades sails are ecofriendly is the energy efficiency that they can provide your home with. If the shade sails are installed adjacent to your home, they will provide shade for the windows. This is turn will function to decrease thermal gain during the hotter seasons, which leads to a decreased dependence on your residence's cooling system.

Shade sails are make your exterior space comfortable

There are several ways that shade sails will make your exterior living space comfortable. Firstly, the shade sails function to protect you from the elements. Whether the sun is sweltering or it is raining, you will be able to spend time outdoors without having to contend with the weather elements.

Secondly, you can purchase shade sails that come with ultra violet resistance. These types of shades sails are ideal for homeowners who are concerned about over exposure to UV rays from the sun. UV resistant shade sails will also prolong the lifespan of your outdoor furniture, as they will be protected from premature aging.

Lastly, shade sails are well ventilated. You may find some alternative used as shade may protect you from the sun hitting your directly, but do not decrease the amount of radiant heat within the exterior space. Shade sails are made from breathable fabrics. These fabrics allow in air, which creates a breeze in the exterior living space. This makes them better ventilated than other shade options in the market.


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Improving our home flow

Our home has been added to over the last few decades in a lot of little ways, with small additions and extensions. We have enough space overall, but the house doesn't flow very all, as we have all of these little rooms, and they are all joined together in funny ways that don't entirely make sense in terms of how we use the house. That's why we are taking out some of the entries and walls and creating living zones and spaces that suit us. This blog is all about how to transform your house from a mismatch of rooms into a modern home.