With temperatures soaring, we all need to seek options to shade ourselves from the sun’s heat and glare in order for us to continue with our lives comfortably and safely. There are some fantastic options for both inside and outside your home that not only offer practicality but can also aesthetically transform your home with blinds and shutters – playing with light and creating a soothing tranquil ambience inside your home.

 

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This Shady X-Centric umbrella by Royal Botania has a stainless steel arm with teak ribs.
It has fine woodwork with shiny stainless steel fittings and acrylic covers offering sheer luxury.
Available at Femont Galvan in Marbella Club.

 

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Wooden shutters, also known as American or plantation shutters, have adjustable louvers to allow you to play with the light with stunning
effect – an idea that originally came from the ancient Greeks.

 

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The new extended horizontal blind collection by Sunway offers superlative
light control. The blinds come in various fresh and contemporary colours with
different width slats. Some panels have a special finish such as suede or gloss
effect and decorative perforation. Available from Shutters In Spain in Marbella:
www.shuttersinspain.com

 

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Maintaining its traditional yet minimalistic design, the Ocean Master MAX Classic Umbrella by Tuuci
offers classic European tailoring and a large shade area. With the innovative “V-MAX” Strut Design,
reinforced shade skins and solid-state operating systems, the Ocean Master MAX Classic is strong and
eye-catching. Available at Outdoor Concepts in San Pedro de Alcántara: www.outdoorconcepts.es

 

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Shade sails not only provide shade for a terrace, patio, carport or area in
your garden but also look spectacular and are a very cost-effective solution.
They come in bespoke shapes and colours so that they fit perfectly into your
home to suit your specific shade requirements. Available at The Shade Sail
Company: www.theshadesailcompany.com