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

While summer is the ideal time to enjoy the outdoors, sweltering temperatures can drive lots of people back into their homes. But every now and then high heat can pursue you indoors by using your windows, forcing you to close the curtains or withdraw to a cooler room. Why does summer heat define where and when you can indulge in the comfort of your own home?

As opposed to giving up on natural light or scenic views, see about new window treatments. Many options come with light-filtering or insulating properties that can lower the amount of heat arriving through your windows. These custom window treatments are as beautiful as they are practical. If you prefer to better manage sunlight, heat, humidity and other concerns, why not request a free in-home or virtual consultation? A local design consultant can suggest gorgeous treatments that block sunlight heat from windows.

Roman Shades Scatter Harsh Sunlight

Roman shades are increasingly preferred because they offer attractive designs while being simple to use and maintain. These pleated window treatments fold up snugly when up and convey a clean, appealing look when lowered. These controls can even be motorized for complete convenience. New custom Roman shades offer privacy and light control.

And if you favor higher energy efficiency, Solera® Soft Shades blend the appearance of Roman shades with the insulating cells of honeycomb shades. Pick from an assortment of colors and fabric opacities to ensure you dictate how much light and heat enter the room. These pockets of air guard 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 option. These shades come in single-, double- and triple-cell varieties, giving you more options depending on your home’s needs. Some are also manufactured with several layers of fabric for an even better layer of protection. You don’t have to worry about obstructing the window entirely, because translucent fabrics offer a warm glow as sunlight is dispersed into the room.

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

Plantation Shutters Stand Up To Heat, Humidity and Fading

For an impressive mix of style and functionality, you can never go wrong with new plantation shutters. Their durable, luxurious look complements many kinds of home and interior design. But were you aware they’re also helpful for blocking sunlight and heat? With the right material, plantation shutters may be the best possible answer to energy-efficiency issues.

Louverwood® Plantation Shutters are crafted using modern cellular PVC that looks like natural hardwood but features much better insulation. Not only do these shutters look fantastic, but they’ll last that way due to natural resistance to cracking, peeling and fading. You’ll welcome their modest maintenance needs while enjoying their effortless appeal for years to come.

Fine Tune Your Shutters with Our Visualizer Tool

Want to try before you buy? Louver Shop of Austin and our Visualizer Tool make it easy to find shutter styles and colors. Select from 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 particular details will match the rest of the room’s décor.

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

A quality set of new window treatments can make managing summer heat and sunlight feel like a fresh breeze. Custom fabric opacities, insulating air pockets and tough materials can help ensure your windows are energy-efficient components of your home. If you want expert advice concerning your options, try arranging a free consultation with one of our design experts. They match Louver Shop of Austin for their devotion to helping you find the perfect window treatments.