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

While summer is the ideal time to have fun outdoors, scorching temperatures can send lots of people back in their homes. But occasionally extreme heat can chase you indoors via your windows, forcing you to pull the curtains or withdraw to a cooler room. Why should summer heat decide where and when you can indulge in the comfort of your own home?

Rather than sacrificing natural light or scenic views, try new window treatments. Plenty of options incorporate light-filtering or insulating capabilities that should reduce the amount of heat coming through your windows. These custom window treatments are as striking as they are practical. If you want to to better regulate sunlight, heat, humidity and other problems, why not schedule a free in-home or virtual consultation? A local design specialist can recommend dazzling treatments that block sunlight heat from windows.

Roman Shades Scatter Harsh Sunlight

Roman shades are increasingly desirable because they feature attractive designs while being uncomplicated to adjust and maintain. These pleated window treatments retract neatly when raised and convey a clean, appealing look when lowered. 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 blend the appearance of Roman shades with the insulating cells of honeycomb shades. Pick from a broad selection of colors and fabric opacities to ensure you control how much light and heat enter the room. These pockets of air shield against heat and sunlight, helping you cut your energy use.

Honeycomb Shades Insulate Against Heat

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

Duette® Honeycomb Shades are the most energy-efficient honeycomb shades available. You can decide between two styles, different layers of fabric and different pleat sizes for a truly personal final product. You can even add blackout or light diffusion for full control over sunlight heat.

Plantation Shutters Withstand Heat, Humidity and Fading

For a magnificent combination of style and function, you can never go wrong with new plantation shutters. Their sturdy, elegant look complements many kinds of home and interior design. But did you realize they’re also ideal for blocking sunlight and heat? With the right material, plantation shutters might be the perfect answer to energy-efficiency issues.

Louverwood® Plantation Shutters are made using advanced cellular PVC that resembles natural hardwood but features much more robust insulation. Not only do these shutters look terrific, but they’ll last that way because of natural resistance to cracking, peeling and fading. You’ll value their low maintenance needs while enjoying their effortless beauty for years to come.

Fine Tune Your Shutters with Our Visualizer Tool

Need to try before you buy? Louver Shop of North Alabama and our Visualizer Tool make it convenient to compare and contrast shutter styles and colors. Choose from a collection of sample photos or upload your own picture of the windows you’re working with. It’s a great way to find out how specific details will fit with the rest of the room’s aesthetic.

Keep Out Sunlight and Heat with Help from Louver Shop of North Alabama

A good set of new window treatments can make dealing with summer heat and sunlight feel like a cool breeze. Custom fabric opacities, insulating air pockets and sturdy materials can help ensure your windows are energy-efficient components of your home. If you're interested in expert advice about your options, try requesting a free consultation with one of our design experts. They match Louver Shop of North Alabama for their commitment to helping you track down the perfect window treatments.