Kindy’s outdoor screens get a cosy makeover in Avondale
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Kindy’s outdoor screens get a cosy makeover in Avondale

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- September 12, 2021

Thanks to a long-standing relationship, we’ve been delighted to carry out several projects for this Kindy in Avondale, Auckland over the years. This time it was to replace their old PVC screens, which were old and had received a fair amount of use in that time.

A refreshed set of screens were required to make the screens easier for teachers to roll up and down on the daily basis and close those draughty gaps to keep the little ones warmer inside.

Our Auckland shade + screen specialist Seaton Meredith was pleased to be called back to Avondale to help the kindy out. 

Outdoor screen technology has changed a lot in recent years and this time the kindy were able to upgrade from the old manual roll-up screens to Ziptrak® track-guided PVC blinds, which are much easier and quicker to operate.

Easy screen operation in an ECE or public environment also makes a swifter exit possible in an emergency, enhancing safety in the space. 

The latest Ziptrak® blinds have other helpful features these days also, including improved bottom bars and spring mechanisms to keep the area fully enclosed and make the screens easy to use and more durable.

Seaton helped the kindy achieve a custom fabricated set of Ziptrak® outdoor screens that fit perfectly with the existing frame. To stay in keeping with the posts of the existing structure the Ziptrak® frame was also powder coated in a nice dark blue to match.

Now the indoor/outdoor play area is completely draught and debris free, safer, and brighter for all to enjoy. 

Before - the Kindy's screens were manually operated and getting a bit weathered
Kindy Outdoor Screens project in Auckland NZ - Results
After - the outdoor screens are refreshed and easier to use long-term

Looking to create your own cosy outdoor enclosure?

Learn more about Ziptrak screens here, and check out our options for both residential, commercial and education environments.

We look forward to hearing about your ideas for your project.

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