Ziptrak® Blinds for Impressive Rustic Haven
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Ziptrak® Blinds for Impressive Rustic Haven

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- April 13, 2022

What a fantastic outdoor screen project this was to work on for our customers. Singing with rustic charm, this expansive semi-rural property in Auckland was in a perfect position to harness the sun.

The job was to add clear PVC Ziptrak® blinds to the huge, covered deck area, side veranda and spa pool area. Naturally this would create a swag of spaces to enjoy as the sun moved over the property throughout the day. 

Quality, weather-tightness, and an integrated aesthetic were the order of the day. Ziptrak® blinds were chosen for the product’s quality reputation, durable features, and effortless operation. 

The silver track and frame colour was chosen to compliment the rustic feel of the space, with the attractive bottom bars and pelmets adding a style of their own whether the screens are up or down.

A total of 14 PVC Ziptrak® blinds were custom fabricated and installed, each requiring time and consideration. Our Auckland Sunshade licensee Seaton and his team spent a generous number of hours on this job, getting the installation just right and paying attention to those little but important details. 

The result is a host of enjoyable spaces that the owners of this beautiful space can make the most of at any time of day. The area can be kept free of debris and bird life from the outside with the screens down, and opened up to the sun and stars by simply lifting the PVC outdoor curtains.

Pro tip #1: Always adapt on site. To secure a seamless seal against the wall of the house and stop any draughts, part of the skirting and step had to be carefully cut out to allow for the screen track to be attached.

Ziptrak blinds installation showing the careful cut in the skirting board to enable a snug fit

Pro tip #2: Find ways to make life easy for your customers. By designing the Ziptrak® screen thoughtfully, the reverse handles were offset in an easy-to-operate spot. See how they have been perfectly aligned with the placement of the steps as the user would walk up to it, and in the case of the spa, nicely available instead of having to reach behind the spa to find the handle.

Want to enjoy your own outdoor enclosure with Ziptrak® blinds? 

We’d love to talk to you about your ideas and help guide you on your choice. Whether your space is big or small, rustic or modern, we have the expertise and fabrication know-how to create something amazing for you. We’ve been installing Ziptrak® for years and know this product intimately – feel free to bring your ideas and ask us anything.

You can learn more here about Ziptrak® outdoor blinds or shoot us a quote request below.

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