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Too Much Summer Heat? Try These Window Treatments to Stay Cool

While summer is the ideal time to spend outdoors, scorching temperatures can force lots of people back inside their homes. But sometimes high heat can chase you indoors via your windows, forcing you to pull the curtains or hurry to a cooler room. Why does summer heat choose where and when you can appreciate the comfort of your own home?

As opposed to sacrificing natural light or scenic views, look into new window treatments. Many options come with light-filtering or insulating features that could lower the amount of heat coming through your windows. These custom window treatments are as eye-catching as they are practical. If you’d like to better manage sunlight, heat, humidity and other concerns, why not ask for a free in-home or virtual consultation? A local design professional can propose gorgeous treatments that block sunlight heat from windows.

Roman Shades Scatter Harsh Sunlight

Roman shades are increasingly fashionable because they feature attractive designs while being uncomplicated to adjust and maintain. These pleated window treatments fold up tightly when open and offer you a clean, appealing look when covering the window. These controls can even be motorized for total convenience. New custom Roman shades offer privacy and light control.

And if you need higher energy efficiency, Solera® Soft Shades join the appearance of Roman shades with the insulating cells of honeycomb shades. Pick from an assortment of colors and fabric opacities to ensure you control how much light and heat enter the room. These pockets of air defend against heat and sunlight, helping you reduce your energy use.

Honeycomb Shades Insulate Against Heat

When insulation is more of a priority, full honeycomb shades are a convenient choice. These shades come in single-, double- and triple-cell varieties, providing more options depending on your home’s needs. Some are also made with numerous layers of fabric for an even stronger layer of protection. You don’t have to worry about covering the window entirely, because translucent fabrics create a cozy glow as sunlight is distributed into the room.

Duette® Honeycomb Shades are the most energy-efficient honeycomb shades offered. You can choose between two styles, various layers of fabric and different pleat sizes for a truly individualized final product. You can even incorporate blackout or light diffusion for a high degree of control over sunlight heat.

Plantation Shutters Resist Heat, Humidity and Fading

For a magnificent blend of elegance and functionality, you can never go wrong with custom plantation shutters. Their sturdy, elegant look fits many types of home and interior design. But did you know they’re also perfect for limiting sunlight and heat? With the appropriate material, plantation shutters could be the perfect remedy to energy-efficiency concerns.

Louverwood® Plantation Shutters are built using innovative cellular PVC that appears like natural hardwood but offers much better insulation. Not only do these shutters look marvelous, but they’ll stay that way because of natural resistance to cracking, peeling and fading. You’ll value their modest maintenance needs while enjoying their effortless style for years to come.

Fine Tune Your Shutters with Our Visualizer Tool

Prefer to try before you buy? Louver Shop of Columbia and our Visualizer Tool make it simple to compare and contrast shutter styles and colors. Explore an assortment of sample photos or upload your own picture of the windows you’re working on. It’s an easy way to understand how specific details will fit with the rest of the room’s aesthetic.

Keep Out Sunlight and Heat with Help from Louver Shop of Columbia

A quality set of new window treatments can make managing summer heat and sunlight feel like a refreshing breeze. Custom fabric opacities, insulating air pockets and sturdy materials can help make sure that your windows are energy-efficient elements of your home. If you’d like professional advice on your options, try arranging a free consultation with one of our design experts. They match Louver Shop of Columbia for their commitment to helping you discover the perfect window treatments.