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

While summer is the ideal time to have fun outdoors, scorching temperatures can drive lots of people back in their homes. But once in a while extreme heat can follow you indoors by using your windows, forcing you to pull the curtains or withdraw to a cooler room. Why does summer heat define where and when you can appreciate the comfort of your own home?

Instead of giving up on natural light or scenic views, try new window treatments. Many options include light-filtering or insulating features that should lower the amount of heat getting 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 issues, why not schedule a free in-home or virtual consultation? A local design consultant can propose gorgeous treatments that block sunlight heat from windows.

Roman Shades Diffuse Harsh Sunlight

Roman shades are increasingly desirable because they provide attractive designs while being uncomplicated to clean and maintain. These pleated window treatments fold up neatly when raised and convey a clean, appealing look when covering the window. These controls can even be motorized for ultimate convenience. New custom Roman shades provide privacy and light control.

And if you prefer higher energy efficiency, Solera® Soft Shades merge the appearance of Roman shades with the insulating cells of honeycomb shades. Pick from a variety of colors and fabric opacities to ensure you decide how much light and heat get into the room. These pockets of air guard against heat and sunlight, helping you cut your energy use.

Honeycomb Shades Insulate Against Heat

When insulation is your number one priority, full honeycomb shades are a convenient solution. These shades come in single-, double- and triple-cell varieties, providing more possibilities depending on your home’s needs. Some are also manufactured with several layers of fabric for an even more effective layer of protection. You don't need 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 pick between two styles, various layers of fabric and different pleat sizes for a truly individualized final product. You can even add blackout or light diffusion for a high degree of control over sunlight heat.

Plantation Shutters Resist Heat, Humidity and Fading

For a magnificent mix of appearance and functionality, you can never go wrong with custom plantation shutters. Their sturdy, deluxe look fits many types of home and architecture. But did you know they’re also perfect for shutting out sunlight and heat? With the right material, plantation shutters may be the perfect solution to energy-efficiency concerns.

Louverwood® Plantation Shutters are built with innovative cellular PVC that looks similar to natural hardwood but offers much more effective insulation. Not only do these shutters look marvelous, but they’ll stay that way because of natural resistance to cracking, peeling and fading. You’ll appreciate their modest 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 South Georgia and our Visualizer Tool make it convenient to find shutter styles and colors. Choose from an assortment of sample photos or upload your own picture of the windows you’re updating. It’s a great way to find out how select details will suit the rest of the room’s décor.

Keep Out Sunlight and Heat with Help from Louver Shop of South Georgia

A good set of new window treatments can make dealing 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 components of your home. If you’d like professional advice concerning your options, try setting up a free consultation with one of our design experts. They match Louver Shop of South Georgia for their dedication to helping you find the perfect window treatments.