If you are thinking of closing the balcony but you do not want to get into a construction site, either because you want to save energy by taking advantage of the sunlight, insulate your home from the cold, for greater safety for your little ones or to get the most out of this outdoor space, Keep reading this post. We tell you how to do it!
Advantages of closing the balcony without work
Improve the air conditioning of your home
The balcony enclosure will help to air-condition your home in the coldest seasons, since it will act as a thermal barrier if you use a good insulating material. Even so, depending on the type of enclosure you choose, such as glass curtains, you can also enjoy your balcony in the summer months.
If you live near a leisure area, public transport stations or areas where there is a lot of traffic, the best way to close your balcony is by choosing an insulating material that does not transmit acoustic waves. Some examples are: PVC, thick glass or glass with an air chamber.
less to clean
We well know that with the wind the balconies fill with leaves, rain, mud or dust that accumulates and is then difficult to clean. By closing your balcony this will not happen and it will make cleaning this room much easier.
You take advantage of the space
One of the reasons why more people ask us to close their balconies is to make the most of the space in their home. Normally, the balconies are usually located in the living room, the place where we spend most of the time in our homes. Well, with the enclosure of your terrace you will be able to enlarge this room and enjoy more space and even, if your terrace is very large, you can make it a new room.
Many times, and more if we live on lower floors, the traditional balcony deprives us of privacy, since we are within everyone’s sight when we are in this room. Therefore, closing our balcony will be a brilliant idea to gain more privacy in our home.
Another reason why many people ask to close their balcony is for the safety of their little ones, in addition, it reduces the risk of robbery in homes.
Installation is less expensive and complex
We avoid all the economic costs that a work entails and the economic expenses that this entails.
Ideas to close your balcony without works
Porches or awnings
First of all, consider the size of your balcony. If you have a smaller balcony, we recommend that you opt for an awning, either fixed or roller. In case your balcony is larger, a good idea is the porches, which offer great resistance thanks to their materials: wood or metal. In addition, they are waterproof. As advice, we recommend that you choose a porch or an awning that covers the entire balcony and is of good quality.
Metal, plasterboard or wood carpentry
Closing the balcony with metal, plasterboard or wood carpentry allows this room to be closed hermetically by joining the panels contiguously. This enclosure adapts to our needs or tastes, since it can be folding, sliding or collapsible, among many other options.
Hedges or concealment mesh
These enclosures are easy and convenient to install, in addition, it is a very economical option that will give your balcony great personality thanks to its wide variety of models.
The installation of the glass panels is very simple because they do not have frames or profiles. Regarding insulation, the glass curtains are joined together through magnets that guarantee a good seal.
Advantages of glass curtains or panels
Despite the fact that any of the options mentioned in this post is valid to close our balcony without works, glass curtains have special advantages. We tell you:
- Panoramic vision. By not having any obstacle that prevents your vision.
- Greater lighting. The installation of these panels will save energy and make the most of sunlight during the day.
- Style and elegance. Being a totally transparent material, it brings style and elegance to your home.
- Adaptable to different times of the year. This installation can be opened or closed completely, so it adapts to the different times of the year. You can keep it fully open in summer and close it in the colder months to enjoy your balcony to the fullest.