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

While summer is the time of year to enjoy the outdoors, scorching temperatures can force lots of people back into their homes. But occasionally high heat can follow you indoors by using your windows, forcing you to pull the curtains or withdraw to a cooler room. Why can summer heat decide where and when you can enjoy the comfort of your own home?

Rather than depriving yourself of natural light or scenic views, consider new window treatments. Many options include light-filtering or insulating features that will lower the amount of heat moving through your windows. These custom window treatments are as beautiful as they are practical. If you’d like to better control sunlight, heat, humidity and other problems, why not schedule a free in-home or virtual consultation? A local design consultant can recommend gorgeous treatments that block sunlight heat from windows.

Roman Shades Scatter Harsh Sunlight

Roman shades are increasingly fashionable because they offer attractive designs while being easy to adjust and maintain. These pleated window treatments fold up neatly when raised and convey a clean, appealing look when lowered. These controls can even be motorized for total convenience. New custom Roman shades grant privacy and light control.

And if you favor higher energy efficiency, Solera® Soft Shades unite the appearance of Roman shades with the insulating cells of honeycomb shades. Select from a variety of colors and fabric opacities to ensure you dictate how much light and heat enter the room. These pockets of air protect against heat and sunlight, helping you lower 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, presenting more alternatives depending on your home’s needs. Some are also manufactured with several layers of fabric for an even greater layer of protection. You won't have to worry about covering 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 available. You can choose between two styles, various layers of fabric and a variety of pleat sizes for a truly individualized final product. You can even incorporate blackout or light diffusion for full control over sunlight heat.

Plantation Shutters Resist Heat, Humidity and Fading

For an amazing blend of appearance and performance, you can never go wrong with customized plantation shutters. Their durable, deluxe look fits many kinds of home and architecture. But did you know they’re also great for limiting sunlight and heat? With the right material, plantation shutters could be the ideal remedy to energy-efficiency problems.

Louverwood® Plantation Shutters are crafted from modern cellular PVC that resembles natural hardwood but features much more effective insulation. Not only do these shutters look fantastic, but they’ll stay that way thanks to natural resistance to cracking, peeling and fading. You’ll value their minimal 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 Charleston and our Visualizer Tool make it simple to look at shutter styles and colors. Choose from a collection of sample photos or upload your own picture of the windows you’re updating. It’s a great way to visualize how particular details will match the rest of the room’s aesthetic.

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

A good set of new window treatments can make coping with summer heat and sunlight feel like a fresh breeze. Custom fabric opacities, insulating air pockets and tough materials can help assure your windows are energy-efficient accessories of your home. If you’d like expert advice about your options, try arranging a free consultation with one of our design experts. They match Louver Shop of Charleston for their dedication to helping you discover the perfect window treatments.