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Solar Screens Vs Integrated Blinds

Glazed Extensions and Solar Gain

The continued popularity of large sliding and bifold doors in modern design has resulted in an increase in the amount of glass used in British homes. More glass, naturally, means more exposure to the sun and a greater need for solar control.

Traditional British homes used solid doors, curtains, and net curtains to provide privacy. However, heavily glazed areas with large sliding glass doors and windows don't lend themselves to being dressed with curtains or net curtains. As a result, homeowners in the UK are rethinking the way they dress windows and doors.

Solar Screens or Integrated Blinds for Bifold Doors?

Blinds are often considered for extensions with bifold doors, but they have shortcomings of their own. To help homeowners understand the pros and cons of built-in blinds vs insect screens, Phantom Screens has created the following infographic.

Phantom Screens (UK) Limited