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

While summer is the ideal time to spend outdoors, sweltering temperatures can send lots of people back to their homes. But occasionally high heat can accompany you indoors through your windows, forcing you to shut the curtains or hurry to a cooler room. Why does summer heat choose where and when you can indulge in the comfort of your own home?

Instead of sacrificing natural light or scenic views, see about new window treatments. Plenty of options feature light-filtering or insulating features that should reduce the amount of heat moving through your windows. These custom window treatments are as stunning as they are practical. If you want to to better manage sunlight, heat, humidity and other problems, why not ask for a free in-home or virtual consultation? A local design consultant can recommend gorgeous treatments that block sunlight heat from windows.

Roman Shades Diffuse Harsh Sunlight

Roman shades are increasingly popular because they offer attractive designs while being straightforward to adjust and maintain. These pleated window treatments fold up neatly when up and deliver 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 prefer higher energy efficiency, Solera® Soft Shades unite the appearance of Roman shades with the insulating cells of honeycomb shades. Choose from an assortment of colors and fabric opacities to ensure you control how much light and heat get into 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 the top priority, full honeycomb shades are a great option. These shades are available in single-, double- and triple-cell varieties, giving you more options depending on your home’s needs. Some are also manufactured with multiple layers of fabric for an even greater layer of protection. You don’t have to worry about blocking the window entirely, because translucent fabrics provide a welcoming glow as sunlight is drawn into the room.

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

Plantation Shutters Stand Up To Heat, Humidity and Fading

For a magnificent blend of elegance and functionality, you can never go wrong with customized plantation shutters. Their sturdy, deluxe look suits many kinds of home and architecture. But have you heard they’re also helpful for limiting sunlight and heat? With the correct material, plantation shutters may be the best possible remedy to energy-efficiency problems.

Louverwood® Plantation Shutters are made using innovative cellular PVC that looks like natural hardwood but offers 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 appreciate their minimal maintenance needs while enjoying their effortless charm for years to come.

Fine Tune Your Shutters with Our Visualizer Tool

Prefer to try before you buy? Louver Shop of Nashville and our Visualizer Tool make it convenient to find shutter styles and colors. Select from an assortment of sample photos or upload your own picture of the windows you’re working with. It’s a nice way to determine how certain details will suit the rest of the room’s aesthetic.

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

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 resilient materials can help make sure that your windows are energy-efficient accessories of your home. If you're interested in expert advice about your options, try scheduling a free consultation with one of our design experts. They match Louver Shop of Nashville for their commitment to helping you uncover the perfect window treatments.