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Quality You Can Trust

Talius is prepared to handle projects of any size with quality and service you can trust. Talius rollshutters and vandal panels are designed, engineered, and customized to meet your exact requirements and are backed by a comprehensive warranty.


Talius Protects Your Home or Business from the Sun

Talius Habitat Screens™ are the ultimate solution to protect your home or building from the sun’s harmful UV rays, bugs, and wind.

We are your trusted sun protection provider with over 30 years of experience manufacturing Habitat Screens™ in our state-of-the-art facility.

Please contact one of our knowledgeable representatives to find the best solution for your specific building’s needs.

Talius Commercial Security

Habitat Screens & Rollshutters, Rollshutters, Security, Talius

Talius rollshutters and vandal panels are a one-time application that is easy to maintain and convenient to operate. Here are some of the many features that they offer:

  • Stops break-ins and theft
  • Eliminate costly business interruptions
  • Reduce insurance costs
  • Enhance energy efficiency
  • Save you money on glass replacement
  • Harmonize with your building exterior
  • Deter theft
  • Reduce vandalism
  • Improve safety and morale
  • Control light and reduce outside noise

All of our rollshutters are made from superior strength roll-formed aluminum with a high density, hard resin core. And unique safe guide rails block access to the hardware, while a unique U prevents the insertion of tools to pry up the rollshutters. Moreover, all rollshutters have been tested against excessive force and can be installed over wide spaces without deflecting against the glass.

Our Somfy experts are on hand!


Transform your deck into a cool, comfortable outdoor living space at the simple touch of a button. Connect an Outdoor RTS Light Receiver for ambiance or an Infrared RTS Heater Receiver to enjoy your deck or patio on those cool evenings.


Extend your awning and relax in the shade comfortably on a hot summer day or enjoy dinner outside with your family. Away from prying eyes you’ll be free to entertain and impress your friends outside anytime.


According to the U.S. Department of Energy, awnings can reduce heat gain in your home by up to 77% while in use. Imagine your energy savings!


Our myLinkTM app enables you to operate your motorized awnings anytime, anywhere. And Somfy motors integrate seamlessly into other home automation systems, creating the ultimate smart home.

myLinkTM app available on the App Store and Google Play.


What Do Customers Say About The Somfy Powered Awning We Sell ?

“I love spending time outdoors in my backyard in the summer but the only problem is that it gets so hot back there. One minute I’m enjoying a nice book and the next I’m the color of a lobster! Now I can press a button and enjoy the shade under my awning, which lets me enjoy time outside without the sunburn.” – Catherine Hall

“We were so excited when we finally got a pool in the backyard, but sitting out in the hot sun by our new pool often meant fighting with opening and closing umbrellas. Not exactly how I imagined relaxing poolside. Our motorized awning makes shading convenient and time outside a breeze.” – Justin Reed




Rolling Blinds, Custom For Any Application

Altex, Custom, Roller Blinds, SUNPROJECT


We offer customized solutions for special or unique applications including skylights.

SunProject™ provides three different models of interior roller shades – Moduline®, Deko® and Tekno®. Each group addresses a broad range of applications with new levels of sophistication and versatility. Our technically advanced shading system is recognized as the industry benchmark for quality and performance shading systems. The options include a variety of European designed systems. These options include system fascias or enclosed cassettes, side channels, tandem shades (multi banded).

SunProject’s quality hardware, such as the patented and effortless Lite-Lift®mechanism, advanced motorized technology and automated controls and systems are the reasons why many architects and designers specify SunProject™ Shading Systems.


be unique, personalize your home


a reflection of good taste

SunProject ’s roller shading systems are being selected for the most beautiful homes in the world.

Inspiration and passion for sophisticated style is what makes our shading systems so distinctly unique in the world of design.

SunProjectTM shading systems masterfully control and transform light into warm intimate harmonious spaces. Whether it is awe inspiring views, solar heat control, natural refreshing daylight or complete privacy,

Their exquisite shading systems provide the personal comfort, performance and natural beauty to any room.



Home Automation isn’t as difficult as it sounds, in fact, Somfy’s myLink™ app combined with Radio Technology Somfy® (RTS) motors, allow you to harness the power of your smartphone or tablet to control your awnings, blinds, curtains, rollshutters, screens, or shades even when you are away from home.  The myLink™ app is flexible and intuitive, allowing for quick setup and full control of your Talius Rollshutters and Habitat Screens™.   Control options include individual control, group control, remote access and a 7 day schedule that will allow you to enjoy your products effortlessly.   This is an excellent add-on option for new and existing installations.

The Somfy myLink is an affordable solution consisting of a simple plug-in device that plugs directly into any standard wall outlet and communicates over your home’s WiFi network.   That device works with Somfy’s free app, transforming the experience that users have with their motorized applications.

Securing Schools: What can Talius do?


Securing Schools: What can Talius do?

by Ryan Johnson |March 6, 2019 | Rollshutters


Security is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to any organization or institution. However, arguably, it is more important in schools than in other institutions.

The United States has seen a massive increase in school shootings in the past few years. In 2018 alone, nearly 113 people were killed or injured as a result of school shootings. Throughout that year there were over 23 school shooting incidents where someone was either shot or killed. At an average of 180 school days, this means that a school shooting would have occurred after every eight school days. This is an alarming statistic.

Moreover, as schools are often subject to vandalism and various other threats, repairs for the aftermath of these attacks can be quite costly in more than one way. But you can, in fact, reduce these damages greatly, and here is how Talius can help you.

Our Many Safety Measures

Safety precautions in various institutions in countries, like Canada, often boil down to security cameras and panic buttons. Although these security measures help deter acts of violence and crime in their own way, they still leave room for errors and they do not stop all acts of violence from occurring.

On the other hand, our vandal panels and rollshutters ensure that your premises are safe from any vandalism or harm. Unlike most security measures that record or alert authorities during these acts, our security measures can act as deterrents or can even protect students from certain acts of violence.

Protection from Vandalism

Schools are often subject to various forms of vandalism. From rocks being thrown at windows, to graffiti and paint sprayed on the walls and windows, schools are no stranger to acts of vandalism. That being said, our roll shutters come with a specialized coating that makes the process of removing paint, dust, or any other stains much simpler.

One of the many costs that schools often have to bear is the cost of cleaning graffiti. Cleaning off graffiti can be very expensive at times. According to a report by the Center for Problem-oriented Policing, nearly $12 billion dollars are spent every year cleaning graffiti in the United States. Schools are especially targeted when it comes to graffiti, whether it is because of students themselves or gang members.

Gang-related graffiti is at an all-time high in cities, like Phoenix, and schools are suffering the most from it. With the help of our rollshutters, you will no longer have to worry about having to spend money or time on cleaning graffiti. We also offer standard colors, like white, silver, brown, and beige, or you can choose from over 1800 different custom color options, which guarantees that our shutters blend seamlessly into the chosen color scheme of your school.

Talius roll shutters are incredibly durable as they are made of high-quality aluminum and stainless steel. These roll shutters also provide insulation, thanks to their hard resin foam core. Moreover, during working hours our roll shutters roll up into a very compact panel box that no longer obstructs your view. If you happen to invest in motorized roll shutters, you can put away these large metal plates with just a push of a button. How convenient!

The Appearance of a Rollshutter

Often times functionality is not the only thing that people look for when it comes to security, especially if it will be visible to people. Rest assured our roll shutters will blend perfectly with your buildings and will match their aesthetic.

We provide roll shutters in various different colors so that you can customize them, according to your liking. Furthermore, the appearances of roll shutters can often seem too bleak and dark, which can lower the morale of students and can turn away visitors. But with the varied color choices at your disposal, these rollshutters will never have to look bleak again.

Their Functionality and Purpose

Rollshutters allow you to protect your students from vandalism or intruders, which is a lot easier with a slew of incredible functions that we provide. We also offer rollshutters with remotes, sun sensors, and timers, so you can have more control over them. You can also seamlessly integrate our rollshutters into your existing lockdown and security systems.

Our rollshutters not only offer protection from intruders and vandals, but they also offer protection from inclement weather. Thanks to the insulated resin foam core in our rollshutters, you can save big on electricity bills.

Seeing how the insulated roll shutter greatly reduces the heat or cold wind from entering your premises, you can very easily reduce the need for any other type of cooling or heating device.

Our Vandal Panels

If you wish to get most of the benefits of a good rollshutter, but without the massive sheets of metal completely blocking off the light, then you can always opt for our vandal panels.

Talius vandal panels are stationary panels made from durable aluminum, which provides immense longevity. However, this durability does not come at the cost of versatility, as these vandal panels are arguably much more functional than their heavier metal counterparts.

Thanks to their unique design, Talius panels are able to protect your glass windows and doors from damage, without obstructing natural light. This is especially great for the interior of your premises where roll shutters cannot go, as they are almost as durable and do not allow the glass to shatter even if the glass breaks.

This makes it a great option where you cannot install roll shutters, as it provides most of the roll shutters benefits in a more efficient way.

It also has graffiti-resistant properties that will not only save you time, but also money in the long run. These panels also come in a wide range of colors.


Talius roll shutters and vandal panels offer you top-of-the-line security along with functionality that will save you time, effort, and style that won’t make your school feel like a prison yard.

Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson is a digital marketer specializing in the home improvement and luxury industries.

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing Solar Screens — Talius Rollshutters & Habitat Screens

Savvy homeowners recognize the numerous benefits of investing in cost-efficient rollshutters & Screens.  The post “What You Need to Know Before Purchasing Solar Screens”       by Ryan Johnson Talius Habitat Screens |December 11, 2018 

The Basics

Solar screens, sometimes called solar shades or sun screens, protect your home and its contents from the sun’s more unpleasant effects, namely harmful, damaging ultraviolet light and costly temperature swings (more on that later.)

Quality solar screens mount outside of the glass and improve privacy by reducing visibility into your home — without sacrificing the view of the world beyond your windows.

They’re retractable, and a welcome addition around the patio, deck, dock or other outdoor seating niche, keeping breezy gusts or pesky bugs from becoming unwelcome guests, during an alfresco meal or a fresh-air nap.

Solar shades reduce glare, letting you clearly see your phone or tablet’s screen, while working, surfing or texting, outdoors or from a sunny room.

Why Solar Screens are a Wise Investment

While it’s common for homeowners to throw money at leaky roofs and drafty windows, some folks overlook the toll that the sun takes on their homes. For starters, the sun’s rays fade all sorts of things, from patio furniture to pool liners.

But what about indoor upholstery, linens, wood furniture, wall treatments, curtains, blinds, flooring, artwork and more? When sunlight streams through unprotected or poorly protected windows, it eventually bleaches, discolours or dries out practically everything it reaches.

Smart investments, such as energy-efficient solar screens, eventually pay for themselves, acting sort of like an extended insurance policy, covering your furnishings, fixtures and finishes — and the folks who reside within.

Get Your Money’s Worth

Why waste hard-earned dollars on a low-quality product with little UV protection, or one that you have to replace after leaving it down on a blustery day? Instead, look for a superior solar shade that stretches your dollars in multiple ways. Choose a product that:

  • Mitigates UV damage
  • Includes an edge retention system that withstands high winds
  • Reduces window condensation, which can otherwise cause mold, rot frames and damage plaster or drywall
  • Cuts cooling and heating costs, and minimizes your carbon footprint

When possible, visit a showroom, trade-show booth or retail location where you can try before you buy:

  • Check that the screen, panel box and guide rails appear durable enough to withstand years of use and weather.
  • Operate the manual crank and motorized system to ensure that the shade rolls smoothly in and out of the housing. After all, you might want to roll them away on a dreary day — you can’t do that with UV window-tinting applications, which darken homes around the clock, rain or shine.
  • Decide if the product looks streamlined or inconspicuous enough to blend with your home’s facade.

The More Appealing the Better

Home is where we tuck away from the world’s stresses, but it’s also a source of pride and one of our biggest assets — just a few reasons to contemplate each addition or change we make to its appearance.

Before purchasing solar screens, consider the colour options available. Intuitive buyers (and designers and real-estate agents) know that a screen’s housing should complement or blend with the exterior. Habitat Screens, for instance, come in four standard colours and more than 1800 custom colours, meaning you don’t have to sacrifice style for practically.

What about the colour of the screen itself? Make sure the screen material comes in several shades, in order to provide the look and natural-lighting effect you’re after.

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Your home’s natural lighting varies by the direction each interior room or outdoor niche faces. So, choose a solar screen that comes in various weave densities. That way, you can order a screen with a heavy weave for a living room or patio that faces south or a bedroom that floods with summer-evening sunlight, or select a lightweight screen to control just a bit of the sunshine that pours into the kitchen at a certain time of day, for instance.

Ask Questions

A good place to begin comparing solar screens is a website’s FAQ page. But when it comes to such a relatively involved purchase, it’s usually best to speak to a representative.

Don’t be shy: Ask about durability, aesthetics, light control, heat control, warranty, installation and more. Examples of questions you might ask include:

  • Are your solar screens compatible with common window sizes? What about custom fits?
  • Can an exterior screen replace traditional interior screens or window treatments?
  • Do you offer screen-housing colours to complement all types of home exteriors?
  • What about installation, maintenance and cleaning?
  • Do you offer both crank and motorized systems?
  • How do solar screens differ from tinted windows?
  • What if I live in a windy area?
  • What about the warranty?

Hey, it’s your money on the line, so don’t hesitate to inquire and “kick tires” when looking for a solar screen that fits your needs.

To learn more about Habitat Screens or other Talius products, reach out by email or call 1-800-665-5550, preferably before the next sunrise.