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Beat the Heat & Bugs with Motorized Outdoor Shades

A house with outdoor shades lowered on the patio next to an in-ground pool.

Bring More Comfort to Summer Days in Dallas  

Do you have a patio, porch, or outdoor living area you’d like to spend more time in? You may have weatherproof furniture, a grill, and even a fire pit. But have you ever thought of adding outdoor shades for extra comfort? 

It's a common scenario—you’re enjoying the outdoors when insects start to ruin the mood. Or maybe you bring your work outside, but the sun makes it unbearable to focus on the screen. In such situations, motorized outdoor shades come in handy. With just a button press, they can block harsh sunlight, pesky insects, and pollen dust, making your time outdoors much more enjoyable.

Read on to see how outdoor shades work and will enhance your Preston Hollow backyard in Dallas. 

SEE ALSO: Bring Your Backyard to Life with Outdoor Entertainment  

Why Outdoor Shades? 

Have you ever faced the scorching sun while enjoying your lunch on the patio? Especially here in Dallas, the sun can make it difficult to spend long periods outside. With outdoor motorized shades, you can easily lower sun-filtering screens and enjoy a comfortable meal or afternoon of relaxation. Blocking the sun will also prevent outdoor furniture from fading, and other materials won’t generate heat in the sun. Plus, you’ll keep out pesky bugs and stop pollen and dirt from accumulating. 

Outdoor motorized shades by brands like Screen Innovations and Draper can cover any area with varying opacity levels. Screen Innovations’ outdoor shades are available in many colors and can include cable guides to combat the wind. Draper’s FlexShade includes secure fabric tension, making it a popular choice for covered patios and overhead shading.

How We Install 

At Integrated Lifestyles, we install battery-powered and wired outdoor shades. Although wireless shading is less time-consuming to install, you’ll need to replace batteries every so often. Wiring ensures your shades are reliably connected to the smart home system and won’t experience command delays. 

Control Shades Your Way 

When outdoor shades are integrated into a lighting control system, you can control them however it feels most convenient. Use a handheld remote or grab your smartphone to lower the shades. Custom home scenes like “Pooltime” can lower the shades while starting music over your outdoor speakers, creating the perfect summer atmosphere. 

Sometimes, however, pressing a switch on the wall is the most convenient way to control outdoor lights and shades. We install custom wall keypads with unique buttons like “Morning” and “Afternoon” that will adjust the shades to your preferences. 

Where to Find Outdoor Motorized Shades in Preston Hollow 

If you’re interested in outdoor motorized screens, Integrated Lifestyles is Dallas’ destination for outdoor entertainment and lighting control. We install outdoor shading, lighting, and AV to create an environment you’ll love to call home.  

Contact Integrated Lifestyles here or send us a message in the chat box to learn more about outdoor shading and get started today. We look forward to working with you! 

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