As your cooling costs go up because of summer weather, you might be thinking how you can control your home’s air conditioning expenses. Enhancing your window treatments is one method you can keep your family cooler during warm weather.
Window treatments don’t merely make your rooms look attractive. They can also stop energy escapes throughout the year at your windows. About 76% of sunshine that hits double-pane windows in the summer turns into heat, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. During the winter, the DOE says your windows can lose about 30% of your heating.
The optimal window treatment can hold more of your air conditioning (and heat) where it should be—inside. Since there’s many choices available, partnering with a local window treatment pro from Louver Shop of Charleston is a great place to begin.
Our designers live in your community, so they know the climate and sort of weather you’re up against. That gives them the unique perk of helping you locate the right solution for your residence during a free consultation.
In the meantime, here are our picks for the ideal window treatments in Charleston for blocking warmth.
Plantation shutters are an excellent way to block summertime heat and could even lower your cooling costs. For the best energy efficiency, we advise our LouverWood™ plantation shutters.
These premium faux wood plantation shutters are created from a solid polymer. This maintenance-free material shields against heat up to three times better than wood. And it can weather soaring temps and humidity without warping or blistering.
We make it simple to individualize your LouverWood shutters. You select the color, louver size and frame style when we have our free consultation. Then we’ll take care of it from there with custom production and pro installation.
We make all our plantation shutters here in the U.S., so you’ll get them much faster. And we pledge they’ll stay gorgeous for a long time.
Our honeycomb shades are one of the highly energy-efficient window treatments, especially for large windows. These shades have insulating chambers that capture air to decrease warmth from your windows. Consequently, you might learn your house keeps comfier despite a higher thermostat setting.
These cellular shades can be customized in single-, double- and triple-cell models. The more cells you want, the greater the energy efficiency you’ll get.
Duette® honeycomb shades are the best energy-efficient honeycomb shades you can customize. They’re designed with six layers of fabric and five insulating air compartments. And with the LightLock™ system, you can absorb or block virtually all incoming hot sunlight.
When you work with Louver Shop of Charleston, you’ll get the largest assortment of fabric colors and patterns for your new shades. Ask us for more information about upgrading your shades with PowerView® automation. This smart home technology can move or schedule your window treatments with an app on your web-enabled device.
Horizontal blinds are a budget-friendly method to [[stop|keep out|block summertime humidity. One of our most popular styles, EverWood® horizontal blinds, gives your residence the look of plantation shutters at a budget-friendly price.
These faux wood blinds are made from polymer, an energy-efficient material that stands up to bright sunlight, extreme temperatures and high humidity. Polymer also blocks bending, losing color and staining better than real wood blinds.
EverWood blinds can be customized in many realistic wood finishes, from white to dark brown TruGrain®. They can also be upgraded with de-Light™ to stop more natural light and PowerView to make enjoying them easier than ever.
Find the Best Window Treatments for Your House with Louver Shop of Charleston
At Louver Shop of Charleston, we want to make the experience of creating new shutters, shades and blinds a fun—and even delightful—one. Your local consultant will be with you from beginning to end, from free consultation to expert installation. Ready to begin? Contact us at 888-428-1415 today to request your meeting now!