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PowerShades Releases New Line of Outdoor Automated Window Shades And Screens

Now available with a choice of two side-guide options and an array of new fabrics and colors.

PowerShades has announced the availability of its new, updated line of automated window shades and screens for outdoor applications. These PowerShades, designed and built for outdoor applications, are now available with a choice of two side-guide options, as well as an array of new fabrics and colors.

PowerShades’ new automated outdoor shades and screens extend the length of the outdoor season, while protecting furniture from harmful UV rays, keeping pests away, and moderating the climate year-round.

PowerShades Outdoor Shades and Screens

With the availability of two new side guides, PowerShades’ automated outdoor shades can address the needs of every outdoor space and application, whether the user is a homeowner looking to transform their backyard or a restaurant owner seeking to complete an al fresco dining space. The new side guides include:

  • Wire Guide: The outdoor shade is guided up and down by tensioning wires at each end. Wire guide systems can be more versatile in terms of shade size and design, accommodating various window and outdoor structure configurations. A discreet wire-guided solution, this system is great for floor-to-ceiling applications. They feature a universal bracket to fix the base of the wire guide to the floor, wall, or sides.
  • ZipperTrack: With this system, a zipper track runs down each side of the shade for ultimate closure. Designed for outside-entertaining areas such as pergolas, verandas, and balconies, the ZipperTrack offers privacy and protection from the sun, wind, rain, and insects all year round.

In addition to the new hardware, which is available in different colors and finishes, PowerShades’ outdoor automated shades are offered in 20 new outdoor fabric options, with colors to suit every aesthetic, such as white; desert sand; sandstone; dusk grey; brown; black/brown; and black. Also, with three new opacities — 20%, 5%, and >1%, in addition to the existing 10% — the shades can let in the exact amount of light that the user desires.

Using PowerShades’ RF Gateway, these automated shades can not only be controlled from any location via a smartphone app (like PowerShades’ mobile app), they can also be programmed in advance to rise and lower at set times of day or night to provide the ideal lighting and temperature for any occasion.

PowerShades’ new line of automated outdoor shades are manufactured under the same roof as the company’s other automated shades — at their Joplin, Mo. headquarters.

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