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3 Ways Window Treatments Can Help  Protect Your Home’s Interior From The Sun’s Damaging Rays

It’s officially summer! Longer days mean fun in the sun, but just as we are advised to protect our skin from the damage that sun rays can cause, it is also important to protect our homes. The interior of our home (furniture, floors, & artwork) can be damaged by the sun’s rays, but there are some simple things we can do to ensure that our home and furnishings are protected for years to come.

Installing window treatments (blinds, shutters, shades, and draperies) is an effiecient and effective way to protect the interior your home from the damage that the sun and summer heat can cause. Below are our top 3 ways to  protect your home with window treatments.

  1. Reduce Heat Gain: As the apex of summer approaches, the sunshine and heat penetrates through our windows, and thus ensues the yearly battle between the sweltering heat and our hard-working air conditioning units. The addition of window treatments, and more specifically interior shutters, helps to block out some of the heat while creating a beautiful aesthetic.

  2. Protection From UV Rays: We know how damaging UV rays can be to our skin, but they are also very damaging to our home’s interior. Did you know that an uncovered glass window will blinds, shades, and shutters can help prevent sun damage to your floor coverings, artwork, and furnishings.

  3. Reduce Energy Costs: Increased interior temperatures results in higher energy costs. This can be reduced by the installation of window blinds.  They are a simple way to helps with keep your interior cool and your energy costs down.

Now is the time to enjoy the summer sun and protect your home without the worry of sun damage and high energy costs. With our shop at home service, you can see our products, decide which is best for your home's interior, and our trained consultants will take measurements all in one day! This allows us to provide you with quality products and customer service in a timely manner so that you can enjoy the rest of your summer!  If you have any questions or would like to talk to one of our window treatment specialists, please fill out our contact form or give us a call today. 484-901-5250




Plantation Shutters  Color: Silk White

Plantation Shutters

Color: Silk White