A simple guide to operating outdoor blinds

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AOL’s huge range of operating systems makes it easier than ever to roll up your outdoor blinds.

Have you been thinking of getting a set of outdoor blinds installed in your outdoor living area, but are unsure about which operating system to choose?

Australian Outdoor Living’s range of outdoor blinds take away that uncertainty, giving you the option to choose between four distinct automatic and manual operating systems.

Unlike cheaper alternatives, our outdoor blinds come with an operating system that is both reliable and easy to use. All four of our systems add to the functionality of your blinds and complement the overall aesthetic.

The mechanisms are also free of unsightly straps, pulleys and zips, making them practical and safe.

The clean designs of our operating systems also ensures there are no gaps, adding to the look of the blinds.

How to Roll Up Outdoor Blinds - Make it easy to roll up your Outdoor Blinds with AOL's choice of Operating Systems, Australian Outdoor Living.
Make it easy to roll up your outdoor blinds with AOL’s choice of operating systems.

The range

Australian Outdoor Living’s range of blind operation systems includes the ever popular Classic system, the sleek and simple SmartTrack Signature system, the practical and convenient SmartTrack Power system and the premium, innovative SmartTrack Connect system.

Each of our operating systems creates a unique space that allows you to live life outdoors for longer.   


Perfected many years ago, our Classic outdoor blinds system has passed the test of time.

The Classic is also our most versatile option, available in all 14 of our material and colour options.

Adding to its versatility is the benefit of manual operation, meaning it can be put almost anywhere and can be used on standalone structures that may not have access to electricity.

The Classic outdoor blind can also be tensioned manually, so you can have a great looking blind at any height.

Our Classic outdoor blinds will protect you and your outdoor living space from the weather. Best of all they are manufactured by Australians, for Australians, so you know they can withstand our harsh climate.

How to Roll Up Outdoor Blinds - Classic Operating System, Australian Outdoor Living.
Classic operating system.
SmartTrack Signature

The SmartTrack Signature series is simple, easy to use and practical.

Its articulated crank rod not only ensures a smooth operation, but also eliminates the need for unsightly levers and pulleys.

This increases the overall aesthetic of the blind and reduces the amount of tripping hazards in your outdoor area.

The Signature offers a sleek, modern and compact design, eliminating the need for any unsightly levers or pulleys.

A simple guide to operating outdoor blinds - The Neo series, Australian Outdoor Living.
The SmartTrack Signature series is the premium option when it comes to manually operated outdoor blinds.
SmartTrack Power

The SmartTrack Power series offers all the benefits of the Signature series, with the added bonus of an electrical component.

Operate the Power series via an easy-to-use remote and control your blinds from the comfort of your seat.

SmartTrack Connect

The SmartTrack Connect series is truly the pinnacle in outdoor blinds technology.

With an optional Wi-Fi Bridge, the SmartTrack Connect series is a fully automated blind operation system. Control your blinds via the smartphone app to manage them from any location with internet access.

Experience the best in outdoor blind technology with the in-built Smart Home integration. Set up voice control via Google Home or Amazon Alexa and control your blinds, your way.

Do you want to know more? 

Australian Outdoor Living is passionate about helping people love their life outdoors. We offer a range of products, including:

Have you been thinking about renovating your home? Fill out the free measure and quote form at the top of this article and a member of our dedicated sales team will be in touch.


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