Depending on where you live, contained screens for your home or officer might just be a necessary precaution. If you’re living in the South, contained screens offer protection from the insects as well as the elements. However, if you’re living in the Southwest it’s not the contained screens that are needed to protect you from the insects, but patio shades, patio blinds, roll up patio shades and awnings for patio that will protect you from the harsh glaring sun. Outdoor patio shades and contained screens are a sound investment for a house in any location, however. With the change of climate that has slowly been occurring over the past few years, utilizing the closed in space is now a great way to make a sun room, art room or just a private but comfortable patio area to enjoy your friends and family on. Contained screens are also highly recommended to protect your family against the rise in West Nile Virus that is carried by many mesquites in America.