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

While summer is the season to enjoy the outdoors, sweltering temperatures can force lots of people back to their homes. But once in a while excessive 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 decide where and when you can enjoy the comfort of your own home?

As opposed to giving up on natural light or scenic views, try new window treatments. Many options feature light-filtering or insulating capabilities that should lower the amount of heat coming through your windows. These custom window treatments are as eye-catching as they are practical. If you want to to better manage sunlight, heat, humidity and other concerns, why not schedule a free in-home or virtual consultation? A local design professional can point you to gorgeous treatments that block sunlight heat from windows.

Roman Shades Scatter Harsh Sunlight

Roman shades are increasingly fashionable because they feature attractive designs while being straightforward to adjust and maintain. These pleated window treatments fold up neatly when open and deliver a clean, appealing look when lowered. These controls can even be motorized for ultimate convenience. New custom Roman shades give you 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. Pick from an assortment of colors and fabric opacities to ensure you decide how much light and heat enter the room. These pockets of air guard against heat and sunlight, helping you lower your energy use.

Honeycomb Shades Insulate Against Heat

When insulation is a higher priority, full honeycomb shades are a great choice. These shades are offered in single-, double- and triple-cell varieties, giving you more alternatives depending on your home’s needs. Some are also manufactured with multiple 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 offer a welcoming glow as sunlight is dispersed 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 a variety of pleat sizes for a truly personalized final product. You can even add blackout or light diffusion for full control over sunlight heat.

Plantation Shutters Tolerate Heat, Humidity and Fading

For a magnificent blend of fashion and performance, you can never go wrong with custom plantation shutters. Their durable, elegant look complements many kinds of home and architecture. But did you realize they’re also perfect for blocking sunlight and heat? With the appropriate material, plantation shutters can be the best possible answer to energy-efficiency issues.

Louverwood® Plantation Shutters are made using innovative cellular PVC that looks like natural hardwood but boasts much stronger insulation. Not only do these shutters look terrific, but they’ll stay that way on account of natural resistance to cracking, peeling and fading. You’ll appreciate their modest maintenance needs while enjoying their effortless style for years to come.

Fine Tune Your Shutters with Our Visualizer Tool

Want to try before you buy? Louver Shop of Columbus and our Visualizer Tool make it convenient to compare shutter styles and colors. Select from a collection of sample photos or upload your own picture of the windows you’re working on. It’s a nice way to see how certain details will fit with the rest of the room’s interior design.

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

A quality 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 elements of your home. If you want professional advice concerning your options, try setting up a free consultation with one of our design experts. They match Louver Shop of Columbus for their devotion to helping you discover the perfect window treatments.