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Motorisation for outdoors

Motorisation for outdoors

 
As we embrace an open plan lifestyle, the line between indoors and out becomes less defined; exterior window coverings with motorisation embrace that concept by allowing you to effortlessly control what nature throws at us with the touch of a button.
 

WHICH Exterior coverings CAN BE MOTORISED?

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External window coverings such as clear PVC blindsshadeview blindsroller shutters and awnings – straight dropfolding arm and alpha styles can all be motorised.

WHY ADD MOTORISATION to external blinds?

External clear PVC blinds keep the wind and rain at bay, allowing you to enjoy the great outdoors in any weather.

Shadeview blinds are usually designed to filter sunlight and the view rather than blocking it out entirely, while still maintaining your privacy. You have many options regarding UV resistance, strength, maintenance levels, and of course colour.

Improved energy efficiency is a huge benefit of external blinds – the ability to reduce or increase warmth and sunlight provides great benefits in cooling and heating your home.

Consider the following when in comes to motorising external blinds:

  • Are visually appealing and add sophistication to any home
  • Discreet and compact motor which is located in a unit fixed to the façade
  • No need for unsightly handles, cords and chains as is the case with a manual system
  • Compatible with a sun sensor and will close automatically if the sunlight becomes strong
  • Compatible with a wind sensor that automatically raises the vertical screen in strong winds to prevent the fabric tearing
  • Flexible range of control options includes wall mounted units, remote control or via the amazing Somfy myLink and TahomaTM One apps on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Offers increased flexibility in terms of privacy, shading and managing natural light
  • Improves energy efficiency by keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter

 

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WHY ADD MOTORISATION to roller shutters?

Roller shutters are the perfect option if peace of mind and protection from the external elements is what you require. Roller shutters provide excellent security, privacy and shade, and reduce external noise, making them an excellent choice for today’s busy urban living or for the home which is exposed to the elements.

Consider the following when in comes to motorising roller shutters:

  • Existing handle-operated or brand new roller shutters or can motorised
  • Obstacle detection – shutters will automatically stop if an obstacle is detected, including frost
  • Settings are automatically maintained so that the shutter opens and closes perfectly every time
  • Tamper resistant when lowered
  • Flexible range of control options includes wall mounted units, remote control or via the amazing Somfy myLink and TahomaTM One apps on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Offers increased flexibility in terms of privacy, shading and managing natural light
  • Improves energy efficiency by keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter

 

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WHY ADD MOTORISATION to awnings?

Straight dropfolding arm and alpha awnings give you the flexibility to temporarily protect areas from the sun or rain without the commitment or cost of a permanent structure.

Combining the sleek and attractive awning with the ability to expand or retract it at the touch of a button ensures it will be well used.

Consider the following when in comes to motorising awnings:

  • Controlled at the touch of a button
  • Compatible with a sun sensor and will close automatically if the sunlight becomes strong
  • Compatible with a wind sensor that automatically raises the vertical screen in strong winds to prevent the fabric tearing
  • Can incorporate lighting control in the awning and garden
  • Extend the life of the fabric inside the cassette by the motor slightly ‘releasing’ the fabric when it closes
  • Possesses a ‘soft close’ function to preserve the mechanism
  • Flexible range of control options includes wall mounted units, remote control or via the amazing Somfy myLink and TahomaTM One apps on your smartphone or tablet.

 

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