3 Top Window Treatments in Austin to Block Heat
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3 Greatest Window Treatments in Austin for Stopping Heat

As your cooling bills increase in response to hot weather, you could be thinking how you can control your residence’s cooling expenses. Upgrading your window treatments is one approach you can keep your family cooler throughout warm weather.

Window treatments don’t just make your residence look stylish. They can also block energy loss year-round at your windows. About 76% of light that reaches double-pane windows in the summer turns into heat, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. In the winter, the DOE says your windows can lose about 30% of your heating.

The optimal window treatment can hold more of your cooling (and heat) where it should be—inside. As there’s many choices to select from, partnering with a local window treatment specialist from Louver Shop of Austin is a good place to begin.

Our pros are members of your community, so they understand the climate and type of weather you’re up against. That gives them the exclusive perk of helping you find the ideal option for your residence during a free consultation.

In the meantime, here are our recommendations for the ideal window treatments in Austin for diverting heat.

Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are an excellent way to stop summertime warmth and could even decrease your utility costs. For the greatest energy efficiency, we suggest our LouverWood® plantation shutters.

These exclusive faux wood plantation shutters are made from a solid polymer. This low-upkeep material insulates up to three times better than wood. And it can weather high temperatures and humidity without warping or blistering.

We make it a breeze to customize your LouverWood shutters. You choose the color, louver size and frame style during our free consultation. Then we’ll take it from there with custom manufacturing and experienced installation.

We produce all our plantation shutters here in the United States, so you’ll get them much more quickly. And we pledge they’ll continue to be gorgeous for a long time.

Honeycomb Shades

Hunter Douglas Duette Elan Cellular Shades in Great Room 

Our honeycomb shades are among the most energy-efficient shades, particularly for big windows. These shades use insulating chambers that capture air to limit warmth from your windows. As a consequence, you might find your home remains comfier despite a higher thermostat setting.

These cellular shades can be customized in single-, double- and triple-cell styles. The more cells you choose, the higher the energy efficiency you’ll have.

Duette® honeycomb shades are the best energy-efficient honeycomb shades you can find. They’re created with six layers of fabric and five insulating air chambers. And with the LightLock™ system, you can soak up or stop just about all incoming warm sunlight.

When you partner with Louver Shop of Austin, you’ll get the biggest selection of fabric colors and patterns for your custom shades. Ask your pro for more info about customizing your shades with PowerView® automation. This smart home technology gives you the ability to move or schedule your window treatments with an app on your web-enabled device.

Horizontal Blinds

Modern Everwood Kitchen Blinds 

Horizontal blinds are a reasonably priced way to [[stop|keep out|block summertime warmth. One of our most ordered styles, EverWood® horizontal blinds, gives your home the look of plantation shutters at a reasonable price.

These faux wood blinds are made from polymer, an energy-efficient material that weathers harsh sunlight, hot temperatures and high humidity. Polymer also resists warping, bleaching and yellowing better than real wood blinds.

EverWood blinds are available in many authentic-looking wood finishes, from white to dark brown TruGrain®. They can also be customized with de-Light™ to block more sunlight and PowerView to make using them simpler than ever.

Discover the Best Window Treatments for Your House with Louver Shop of Austin

At Louver Shop of Austin, we want to make the process of designing new window treatments a fun—and even pleasant—one. Your local consultant will be with you from beginning to end, from free consultation to professional installation. Ready to get started? Contact us at 888-428-1415 today to schedule your appointment now!