Make the Most of Your Summer With a Motorized Screen

The summer swelter is beginning to ramp up across the country, especially in Georgia. With sunny days and rising temperatures ahead, now is the time to be making your seasonal preparations. Many people are facing the prospect of more time in their homes this summer, providing the perfect opportunity to make the space as comfortable as possible. A motorized patio or porch screen may just be the home accessory you never knew you needed, providing protection from the elements while allowing you to enjoy the great outdoors.

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What Can A Motorized Screen Do For You?

Motorized screens are retractable patio shades that allow you to seamlessly screen in your outdoor living space with the touch of a button. They provide ventilation and protection from the elements (think: UV radiation and mosquitos).

Motorized screens offer the best in pest protection, solar/UV radiation protection, and privacy. A versatile addition to your exterior spaces, motorized screens and patio shades serve several purposes. Transform your outdoors with the click of a button with a motorized shade.

Patio Screens Summer 2020

Exterior Motorized Shade Applications

One of the best things about motorized screens is their versatility. Install them in any of your exterior spaces, including:

  • Screened porches or patios. Instantly create privacy and shade on your outdoor patio by installing Atlanta porch shades. A stationary screen may offer protection, but it also prevents you from enjoying the outdoors to the fullest. With a retractable shade, you can enjoy the best of both worlds with the click of a button
  • Garage doors. We often do home improvement projects in the garage that require ventilation. An Atlanta motorized garage screen door allows you to complete all your outdoor projects with adequate airflow while keeping pests outside where they belong.
  • Privacy screens. A retractable screen can help you enjoy the great outdoors while retaining some of your privacy. Enjoy a soak in your hot tub or read a book in the outdoors uninterrupted. When you’re ready, simply click a button to open up to the world again.
  • Your four seasons room. A motorized screen allows you to use your four-seasons room as intended—through all months of the year. In the summer, you can enjoy the evening breeze without the buzz of mosquitos or even weather a summer storm. In colder winter months add a vinyl shade in tandem with your solar mesh to close off the harsh elements.

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Benefits Of An Atlanta Motorized Screen

There has never been a better time to add a motorized screen to your Georgia home. The benefits are numerous and include:

  • Weather protection. Porch shades can provide protection from harmful UV radiation, rain, high wind, and more.
  • Pest protection. Enjoy evenings outdoors without the need for irritating insect repellent.
  • Privacy. If you want to enjoy your porch in solitude, a patio shade provides privacy with the click of a button.

Make Your Summer Screen Your Own

Motorized retractable screens come in a variety of styles and formats to fit your needs and personal flair. We can customize your screen based on:

  • Size. We can customize our screens to fit your porch, patio, or four-seasons room.
  • Style. We have options to hang with tracks or cables, whichever best fits your enclosure style.
  • Décor. We help you personalize your screen by matching it with your own personal home decorating style. The best screens blend seamlessly with your style such that they are virtually invisible. We offer our screens in numerous color and texture options to fit your personal flair.

Many Atlanta residents are preparing to spend more time at home this summer. As such, now is the perfect opportunity to consider an investment in a patio or porch screen. By adding protection, privacy, and style, a motorized screen is the perfect investment of form and function. It may just be the summer accessory you never knew you needed. Contact us today to learn more about motorized screens and installation or setup an appointment to get started.

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The Screened Porches of 2020

So many Georgian’s are stuck in their home dreaming of the vacation they would have had. Due to the Covid-19 situation, the summer of 2020 points to evolving homeowner expectations, it may be the frequency with which locals are integrating screen porches, patios, and outdoor kitchens into original landscaping that artfully marries the house to its setting.

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Gone are the days of the minimal outdoor footprint; today’s homeowners want to express themselves—which is why the traditional house is becoming more personalized. Atlanta homeowners want outdoor rooms and spaces that are wired for entertainment, useable for seven or eight months of the year, and so easy to maintain that the usual repair and replacement tasks are mostly eliminated.

Screen porch construction has become much more advanced with a vast range of products and technology available. Most of these technologies are designed to fit right into an existing home automation system. And with the popularity of Alexa and Google Home, voice control is expected.

To satisfy this more demanding criteria, Peachtree Blinds constantly stays on top of a new generation of weather-resistant materials, absorbing and applying fine building techniques that will shape non-traditional materials into designs perfectly suited to the home’s style and setting. As the standard has risen, so, too, the need to stay ahead of the curve.

The Motorized Porch Shades of 2020

One of our inovating products that has become extremely popular are our motorized screens from Universal. Motorized retractable screens are not necessarily new but the technology surrounding them is constantly evolving. From rain and wind sensors that lower or raise the screens when the weather is not cooperating to home automation integration and iphone or android device control. We also install many Alexa and Google Home controlled screens.

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Vinyl Motorized Shades

Vinyl outdoor shades are available in clear vinyl for windows or see through applications as well as colored or printed designs. These shades utilize the same technologies, tracks and motors as the motorized screens above, all while allowing for a true 4 season room. Needles to say these vinyl screens have become very popular with Atlanta area restaurants and other outdoor commercial venues but they also work great for residential applications.

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Retractable porch screens Lake Oconee, Georgia

Motorized Outdoor Shades – Lake Oconee, Georgia

This weeks motorized outdoor shade installation took place at Reynolds Plantation at Lake Oconee, Georgia. The screens were produced by Universal Motion Screens of Dallas, TX. The customer’s primary goal was to block the bugs and gain more enjoyment from their deck with an awesome view of the water. Powered by Somfy motors, the client will have the ease of a multi-channel remote which will allow them to operate the screens individually or as a group. The screen mesh is produced by Phifer who manufactures Pet Mesh; a 10 year warranty screen material that won’t rip, tear, or mildew.

Retractable porch screens Lake Oconee, Georgia

A single window was covered with a 95% solar mesh to help reduce the incredible amount of heat that was reflecting off the water. When the screen is down it reduces the temperature coming into the house by a whopping 16 degrees!

On the outside patio you will also notice Retractable Screen Doors installed on a set of custom French Doors produced by Mirage Screens. Mirage Screens offer the same resistant pet mesh which will keep the look and consistency in tact with the rest of the patio / deck area. Mirage doors are made to retract slowly to prevent injury and a safer retraction that won’t slam or pinch fingers.

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Prepare For Spring With Motorized Patio Screens

Midtown Atlanta Porch Shades

Spring is right around the corner, and the seasonal clean up doesn’t have to be limited to inside spaces. Tidy up your Georgia patio for the warmer days ahead. Sweep off the porch, wipe down furniture, wash cushion covers, and add some motorized exterior shades to keep your space cool, comfortable and convenient.

Motorized solar screens are made with solar screen fabric that is available with varying degrees of light blockage ranging from 60- 90%. Fabrics with higher light blockage ratings will give superior UV protection, but allow for less visibility.

If you want to keep your great view, but still need moderate sun protection for family or fragile furniture, choose a fabric with a lower light blockage. These weaves let some natural light in, but keep out glare.

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All motorized patio shades are produced with stainless steel and aluminum hardware that won’t tarnish, fade or chip, and can stand up to the elements. Wind sensors are available to keep your screens protected even in the highest wind conditions. Motorized outdoor shades can be used to keep patios cool and comfortable as pictured above, or they can be installed on the exterior of windows and doors to stop the sun’s heat before it enters your home. This will save you a ton of money on your energy bill.

Our motorized porch shades are available with several lift options from motorized to manually operated. From continuous cord loops, to hand-crank systems to touch of a button, motorized retractable screens, Peachtree has you covered. If you choose motorization, each shade will come equipped with a remote control and we can incorporate them into your home automation.

Give us a call today @ (770) 664-0027 or email us and be prepared for entertaining outside, for family play time or to just relax bug free in your backyard.

Buckhead, Lenox Park patio screens and shades

Peachtree Blinds installs and services patio shades and motorized solar screens in Buckhead, Morningside/Lenox Park, Virginia-Highland, Candler Park, Midtown, Inman Park, Poncey-Highland, Ormewood Park and other Metro Atlanta and surrounding Georgia cities.

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Service Areas Window Covering & Porch Shades

  • Georgia

    Atlanta, Midtown, Calhoun, Sugar Valley, Eton, Chatsworth, Dalton, Tunnel Hill, Redbud, Resaca, Plainville, Adairsville, Sonoraville, Fairmount, Ranger, Ludville, Rydal, Cartersville, Waleska, Rome, Buckhead, Dunwoody, Canton Plantation Shutters, Sandy Springs, Decatur, North Druid Hills, Brookhaven, Roswell, Marietta Plantation Shutters, Smyrna, Vinings, Fair Oaks, Kennesaw, Sandy Plains, Alpharetta, Acworth, Woodstock shutters, Johns Creek, Northcross, Duluth, Berkeley Lake, Peachtree Corners, Fair Oaks, Holly Springs, Milton, Oak Grove, Allatoona, Mountain Park, Crabapple, Suwanee, Dahlonega, Ball Ground and other surrounding Metro Atlanta areas.

  • Tennessee

    Chattanooga motorized patio shades, East Ridge, East Brainerd, Ridgeside, Collegedale, Apison, Ooltewah, Tyner, Lookout Mountain, Cleveland, South Cleveland, Wildwood Lake, McDonald, Old Fort, Conasauga, Ocoee and other Southeast Tennessee cities

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