Glass Roof Blinds
Having a glass roof or atrium is great in the winter months letting in lots of winter sun, but when it heats up often rooms underneath become intolerable.
Undercover Blinds atrium shades allow you to extend a motorised, highly tensioned fabric over your glass roof area to block the sun’s rays. At the push of a button you’re in the shade making your air conditioner more efficient and helps ease the fading of furnishings.
With the option of sun sensors, timers and wind sensors, you can be sure your area will be covered and protected around the clock, automatically.
Glass roof blinds can have many fabrics from full blockout material to see-through materials of varying blockout percentages.
We can also integrate the technology into your c-bus or smart home if required. You can extend your awnings over your area when you’re not home via an iPad or mobile device!
Undercover Blinds has a commitment to distributing only high quality products. Our glass roof blinds come with a great guarantee supported by the manufacturers in Germany and Italy. Information on two market leading products is shown below.
We often customise glass roof blinds & awnings to fit special and unusual shaped windows, so give us a call today on 03 9775 1726. We might be able to solve that odd shaped area you’ve been thinking of!
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Manufacturers Of Glass Roof Blinds
Below, we list some manufacturers whose glass roof blinds we have used very successfully in various applications.
The WGM conservatory awning is the all-rounder of the conservatory range. Ideally suited to complement glass conservatory’s, pergolas and patios.
Designed to protect against overheating, thus contributing to a pleasant atmosphere.
With a stylish slimline profile and discrete fixings available in a range of frame colors and fabrics to suit.
The elegant, attractive Sottezza II conservatory awning is used beneath the patio roof. The awning fabric will therefore come into its own, remain permanently attractive and the patio will have a cosier feeling. At the same time, it provides effective glare protection. As an under-mounted awning, the Sottezza II is especially suitable for patio roofs and conservatories, which guarantee an adequate air circulation and thus avert the formation of high temperatures due to their construction.
Giotto is the latest fabric tension system from Europe designed to be installed over glass roofs or pergolas.
The Global-Glider is a fully tensioned screen system from Europe designed for skylights and windows.The Global-Glider is a fully tensioned screen system from Europe designed for skylights and windows.
These awnings are specially designed for mounting above glass roofs or on top of pergolas. Designed to stop the heat before reaching the glass or area beneath the Sundream via motorisation runs along aluminium side tracks and retracts into a fully cassetted headbox to keep the fabric and mechanics out of the weather. The finest of German engineering will ensure your Sundream lives on for years and years. We have reclothed Sundreams that are in their 30th year of operation!
Our Retractable Awning Guarantee!
All of our awnings, blinds and shades come with a 5-year warranty. Our expert team can help you choose the best system for your home.
All our materials not only look great, but can survive the harsh Australian sun.
Come to our showroom to see 36 working displays!
From my initial phone call to Sarah, Tony coming out to quote and discuss my needs, James the Electrician and Chris and Dallas installing my fabulous new blind, I can’t recommend this product and their helpful, knowledgeable staff highly enough. Nothing is too much trouble and a great price to top it off. I will definitely be using them again, don’t bother looking elsewhere.
Thank you Undercover Blinds – great work !
What to consider when buying outdoor blinds
We custom build and fit our outdoor blinds directly from our base of operations in Melbourne. Here are some answers to common questions from customers on our custom outdoor blind build and installations.
What role do you want your outdoor blind to fulfil?
With a variety of options, when it comes to outdoor blinds it is imperative to consider exactly what you’d like to achieve in your space. Are you wanting rain protection? Shade in the warmer months? A dry space over your door or a BBQ area? Perhaps you are looking for additional privacy in your outdoor space. Talking to Undercover Melbourne’s outdoor blinds experts is a good place to start. Discuss your outdoor blind project with our team and we’ll work with you to find the perfect outdoor blind to suit your needs and your outdoor space.
To ensure you select the blind that meets all of your needs, we need to consider the environment the outdoor blinds will find themselves in and the times of the year you are going to want to be maximising their use. Are you only planning on enjoying the beautiful summer weather or do you love being outdoors all year-round where a waterproof retractable roof system would suit your project better?
Ease of use
Do you envision yourself using this space over different times of the day or just once a day or a few times a week? Does the ease of being able to push a button to extend and retract the outdoor blinds appeal? Perhaps you would like to have the outdoor blind connected to your smart home system. Or perhaps you simply want to manually wind the blinds in and out as you see fit. We always say, if the blinds are easy to use, you will get more value (and more use) from them!
Type of fabric
When considering fabrics for your outdoor blind, it is best to delve back into some of your climate considerations to ensure you can use them as often you’d like. Are you looking for an acrylic semi-waterproof fabric to maximise your outdoor shade OR are you wanting a see-through mesh?
Once we have established the your basic requirements in terms of outdoor blind fabrics, we can turn our attention to the colour selection. After all, your blind’s functionality and ability to cope with your outdoor conditions is critical, but how it looks is something you’re going to have to live with and enjoy. And that’s where our outdoor blind experts can help. We’ve styled countless Melbourne homes with our outdoor blinds and we will ensure the blinds we supply are beautiful and enhance your property’s appeal.
Not only can your outdoor blinds enhance your outdoor living space, they can also save you energy by retaining heat in the winter (saving you on heating costs) and providing welcome shade in the hot summer months. Custom built to “Melbourne’s four seasons in a day climate,” Undercover’s outdoor blinds won’t simply look good, they’ll help you save energy too!