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What is the Most Suitable Shading Rate for Outdoor Curtains? Generally speaking, when it comes to installing outdoor curtains, in addition to the aesthetics of the curtain style, most people are most concerned about the shading rate. The designer lady in the store often hears customers ask: "Are there curtains that are 100% shade?" Yes, but is it necessary? We also need to operate according to the shading needs of different spaces and objects. Dry goods warning! With this operation, the sun will become cute! Of course, the first step of soft loading is not limited to what it is. But many people will choose to buy curtains as the first step, which is enough to show the importance of soft curtains. It's hard to get to the end of the hard outfit, but don't be tripped by the first step of this soft outfit! Balcony, 40%-60% shading rate The balcony emphasizes enough natural light, so the shading rate of curtains does not need to be too high, and it is enough to meet the functions of heat insulation and weakening of strong light. Generally, about 40%-60% is sufficient. At the same time, the balcony is also a reflection of the "face value" of a home, so the choice of balcony shade curtains pays more attention to ornamental, plus a layer of soft and beautiful window screens, the appearance of the living room is immediately improved. Elderly leisure patio, 60% shading rate The elderly are accustomed to going to bed early and getting up early, and their eyesight is gradually weakening. It is better for patio privacy curtains to have enough natural light. The shading rate of outdoor patio shade curtains is about 60%, which is more conducive to the health of the elders. Generally speaking, double curtains are more suitable for the elderly. The inner gauze curtain can be pulled up during the day to properly adjust the outdoor brightness to protect the eyes of the elderly from strong light stimulation. The outer layer is made of cotton curtains, which have good air permeability and can ensure a certain degree of warmth, especially at night, to prevent the elderly from catching cold. Gazebo, 55%-90% shading rate In order to meet the function of rest and play, the choice of gazebo outdoor curtains pay more attention to practicality, which is mainly reflected in the benefits of natural light to human health. For example, in the early morning of the next day, weak to gradually bright light can be poured into the gazebo. Compared with the dark environment, our mental state can more comfortably accept the environment of gradual changes in light, so it is generally not recommended to fully blackout curtains. Children’s game front porch, 50%-70% shading rate Children are relatively insecure about the environment. In a completely dim environment, they cry more often, which is not conducive to a good work and rest for children. Furthermore, a front porch that lacks natural light is not conducive to the health of children, such as vision and bone development. Therefore, the shading rate of front porch outdoor curtains can be 50%-70%, and the shading rate of curtains for older children with severe western sun exposure can be slightly higher, depending on each child's acceptance of light. We need to understand that curtains are not a tool to close ourselves. Most people's curtains have a shading rate of about 60% to protect them from sunlight and night light pollution, so we don't need to be too obsessed with "full shading". In addition to the practical function of shading, curtains reflect the taste of the space. It is often said that windows are the eyes of a house, and a suitable set of curtains is the finishing touch to these eyes and an indispensable and important role in every space. After reading this article, have you changed this outdoor curtain that combines practicality and beauty?