Tips to Lower Your Energy Bill This Summer

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With summer well on its way to being an absolute scorcher, many Australians are getting ready to utilise their air conditioners full time to get through the intense heat and overwhelming humidity.

It’s no surprise then that many of us just write off our soaring electricity bills as a part of getting through the heat as smoothly as possible, but what if we don’t have to sacrifice huge electricity bills for comfort?  Is it possible to lower your energy bill this summer and still live in comfort?

At IQ Shutters, we have some top tips for keeping your electricity bills down throughout summer.

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Are Retractable Awnings Waterproof?

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If you’re looking to provide cover for an outdoor area, you might be wondering are retractable awnings waterproof? Retractable awnings are designed to provide temporary protection from rain, snow and wind, however, they are not technically waterproof. Our premium Australian-made awnings can be retracted so that they do not get damaged in heavy rain or storms and can be made from water-resistant materials to withstand showers.

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Tips for Choosing the Right Sunshine Coast Awnings for Your Home

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Awnings are a wonderful choice for any home. They offer shade so your home stays cool in the summer and also help retain warmth during the winter. They look great on your home or business, boosting both the curb appeal and the overall value of the property. Here at iQ Shutters, we offer a full range of awnings, in several colours and sizes, that are sure to meet your needs. Here are some easy tips to help you pick the perfect awnings for your home.

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What to Consider Before You Buy Awning Accessories

Awnings are great on just about any property. They add value, increase shade during the day, and look great. When you want awnings added to your home, iQ Shutters is the obvious solution.

We offer a range of awning accessories and can also install them for you. In no time at all, you’ll be enjoying all of the benefits that awnings have to offer. And if that’s not enough, consider all of the wonderful accessories we have to go with them. (more…)

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Should I Install Blinds in My Office?

If you are someone who has an office, either at a work building or at home, then it is usually your responsibility or prerogative to decorate and design the interior of that office in any way that you see fit. For many people, that often involves installing some kind of blind in order to achieve some more privacy for important meetings and other occasions during the working day. 

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Tips for Choosing the Right Vertical Blinds for Your Home

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Vertical blinds have many advantages in your home, including protecting your furniture and rugs, keeping the temperature inside cool during the summer and warm during the winter, and boosting the visual appeal of your space. Here at iQ Shutters, we offer a wide range of window solutions, including awnings and vertical blinds. Use this guide to help you choose the right ones for your home.

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