aluminium sunhoods installed for Lucent by Versatile Structures

A Stylish and Practical sunshade Solution

 Jamie Howard      In

When it comes to improving the look and functionality of a building, one area that often goes overlooked is windows. While they serve a vital purpose in allowing natural light and ventilation into a building, they can also be a source of issues such as heat gain, glare, and water intrusion during heavy rain.

Fortunately, there is a simple and stylish solution to these problems – aluminum window hoods. These sleek and practical additions can enhance the aesthetic of a building while also improving its overall efficiency and protection.

Here are some of the benefits of installing aluminium window hoods:

  1. Reduce Heat Gain and Glare

Aluminium window hoods can be custom designed to fit the size and shape of your windows, providing shade and reducing the amount of sunlight entering the property. This can help keep the building cooler and reduce glare, making it more comfortable and inviting.

  1. Protect Against Water Intrusion

If you live in an area with heavy rainfall or storms like Brisbane, you may have experienced water intrusion through your windows. This can lead to water damage, mould growth, and other issues. Aluminium window hoods provide a protective barrier against rain and other elements, helping to keep your building dry and secure.

  1. Enhance Curb Appeal

In addition to their practical benefits, aluminium window hoods can also enhance the aesthetic of your building. They come in a range of colours and finishes to complement your existing decor and architecture, and their sleek design can add a touch of modern elegance to any building.

  1. Low Maintenance

Aluminium window hoods are also low maintenance, requiring only occasional cleaning to keep them looking their best. They are resistant to rust, corrosion, and fading, making them a durable and long-lasting investment for your building.

  1. Increase Energy Efficiency

By reducing heat gain and providing shade, aluminium window hoods can also help improve the energy efficiency of your home. This can lead to lower energy bills and a more sustainable living space.

Whether you are looking to improve the look of your building, protect against the elements, or increase its energy efficiency, aluminium window hoods are a practical and stylish solution. They are customizable to fit the size and shape of your windows and can be installed quickly and easily by a professional.

So why wait? Take the first step towards a more stylish and efficient building by installing aluminium window hoods today. Contact us to learn more about our products and services, and to schedule a consultation with one of our experts.


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    Jamie Howard - Director

    Co-founder and Director Jamie has been hands-on in the shade and steel industry since leaving school. With over 15 years’ experience in shade, membrane and steel projects, Jamie is excited about the design opportunities shade structures offer in the commercial and industrial sectors. Jamie’s extensive design skills give him a competitive edge in situations with technical design complexity. He has won two personal industry awards for his designs, alongside many company-won awards.