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If you are seeking to shade an exposed window from direct sunlight and add an attractive feature to your home, Kenlow offers a choice of window awnings and window blinds that will block up to 90% of the heat and harmful UV rays.
Kenlow’s broad range of custom-made patio shades and outdoor alfresco blinds come in a wide choice of colours and fabrics to match and enhance your décor and style.
For over 40 years, Kenlow has been the preferred choice for awnings, canopies and Ziptrak blinds for restaurant, café and business owners all over Perth.
Kenlow has been supplying tool bags and back-packs to the mining and industrial industries for over 40 years. Made from high grade canvas or PVC, our tool bags are built tough to cope with the rigours of Perth summers and the harshest environments.
Posted on 3/4/2016
In the past awnings were made from cotton fabrics however, being a natural fibre, they tended to rot over time due to rain and moisture.
These days, Kenlow recommends what are called ‘out-of-solution’ dyed acrylic fabrics for most of its awnings.
Unlike other materials, where the fabric is dyed after it is woven, ‘out-of-solution’ means that the acrylic fibre thread itself is dyed before it is made into a fabric.
It is simply the best dyeing process known to man, making the fabric less susceptible to fading and one that will last for years.
Of course some suppliers will offer a cheaper alternative to acrylic fibre, but they simply do not last and are far more vulnerable to deterioration outdoors due to our harsh climate and the effect of UV rays.
Some of our fabric suppliers also use Teflon® in the finishing process. This further protects the fabric by creating an invisible barrier that enhances water repellence and minimises dirt adherence.
Available in a multitude of colour and pattern options that we have selected complement any domestic or commercial application, our range of acrylic fabrics will reduce solar heat gain by up to 90%, naturally creating a cool and comfortable living environment.
To enquire about Kenlow’s wide range of awnings, please contact us to arrange a free measure and quote.
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