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How to Holiday From Home With The Shade Doctor

Today we are excited to introduce the Shade Doctor! He will be showing you through the range of products available through the Covered Group. We are aiming to upload at least one video per month to 'Doc-splain' why the Covered products are the best. Click the video below to watch or click here to Contact Covered See How to Holiday From Home Learn How to Holiday From Home With The Shade Doctor! The Retractable Roof Systems from covered are modern, elegant and ergonomic....

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Sydney Zipscreen blind owners who are 'unphased' by recent extreme local weather

Homeowners with Zipscreen blinds in Sydney “unfazed” by recent extreme local weather

Since Summer 2019 The Greater Sydney area has been completely on fire, then raining and now flooding. This has rendered many backyards, outdoor patios and alfresco areas as "Too wet to use". Sydney-siders have been sheltering indoors for months because of the smoke from the fires and now that it has finally cleared up - those without Zipscreen blinds installed on their homes are still holed-up inside but now from the extreme sun & rain.  Below you can read about...

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Use an App to Get to know the Sun

App store screenshot Information Tips to prepare to shade your home and how to use sun seeker app to understand the movement of the sun through the year. We will show you how to use an App to get to know the Sun. When preparing to buy a retractable folding arm awning and provide the best outcome for sun protection, you really need to know what you are up against - the Sun. To help better understand the movement of the sun...

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How to Select the Best Awnings for Outdoor Spaces

Alfresco entertainment areas or outdoor rooms have become an integral part of any Australian homes. And why not? These spaces allow homeowners to liven-up the functionality as well as the aesthetics of their house. With the installation of awnings, one can turn their open outdoor settings into a covered recreational area. From shaping up a cosy lounging set up to making a play area for kids, you can do a lot by getting this purposeful home extension installed. Tips to Find...

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Revamp Your Outdoor Space with Solitar Folding Arm Awnings

If your home or office has extra outdoor space, you might have wondered how to make the most of it. After all, there is nothing better than having a family get-together or an intimate party at a well-designed outdoor setting. If you run a cafe or restaurant, having a covered outdoor sitting area will add to its appeal and will definitely result in attracting more customers. Without a covering your outdoor area, the abilty to utilse these spaces is greatly...

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Top 5 Reasons to have Covered Zipscreen Awnings for Your Outdoor Space

For most Australians, outdoor living space is vital. It adds to the property’s curb appeal and offers an ideal space to hang out or enjoy recreational activities. Homeowners spend considerable time to find solutions that can make functional and aesthetically-appealing outdoor spaces. However, covering an outdoor area while enhancing its aesthetic value is an art, and many struggle to strike the right balance. If you aren't an expert but want to invest in alfresco awnings, we would suggest you to go...

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Maximise Your Energy Savings With A Retractable Awning

In 2009 the CSIRO investigated energy gains and loss in Australian homes across. They discovered that windows account for up to 35% of  heat gain in the home and gave their advice on how to correctly shade north facing windows. Time and again we hear this from our customers; "We knew the awning would help cool down our home and save on our energy bills ... we just didn't expect it would be this good!" - Julie, 43 Cromer, NSW. How to...

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Experience 6 Major Improvements in your home by changing one thing.

We all want to improve our quality of living. We all want to live in comfort, trying to spend less on living while enjoying it more! With the ever increasing growth of technology that is filling our daily lives, we are faced with more and more options. Where do we start? We are here to show you the best way you can invest in your home to achieve all of these things. Research is where many people start to experience...

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Revolutionise your outdoor living Experience

In the beginning... If you are looking to better understand retractable roof systems or are simply looking for retractable roof system technical information, this page hopes to provide you with a brief outline and understanding of their features and benefits. (more…)

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