The interior of your home is your castle, providing you with security and privacy. It also protects you from the extreme temperatures that are just outside your door. The windows in your home allow light in and provide you with a beautiful view, but can also be the cause of your home's reduced privacy and are one of the biggest areas where your home loses energy. The following includes some ideas to boost the privacy and energy savings of your home while keeping your home's interior looking attractive.
Install Window Film
When you want to protect your home's interior but you don't want to block any view of the outdoors, you can get residential window film installation. Window films can be added to the interior of the window as a coating or as a thin film that adheres onto your window. The window film can come in a variety of patterns and shades, such as stained or frosted.
You can use window films to tint your window to block out excess solar radiation and the sun's rays to prevent fading of your home furnishings and to keep the interior more cool in the summer. This same type of tinted window film can help keep the interior of your home warmer in the winter by slowing the transfer of heat through the window glass.
Window tint in your home's windows can also protect your skin against the harmful effects of the sun's rays to protect you against skin cancer risks. And if your window glass is accidentally broken, the window tint keeps all the fragments from scattering and causing harm to you or anyone in the room.
Choose a Decorative Window Shade
You can also select a decorative treatment for your window, such as interior draperies or window blinds. This type of installation can be something you complete on your own, if you wish, by installing a curtain rod and finding a fabric drapery to draw over the window.
Draperies are a great addition because you can open and close them when you need more or less privacy. And draperies will block out the summer sun's heat and insulate the window during winter to block heat from escaping from the window.
Window blinds can also look sleek and clean in your window but still provide you with privacy and block out unwanted heat in the summer. But keep in mind if you want to hold heat inside your home with blinds, be sure to select wooden or fabric lined blinds, which add greater insulating qualities than plastic or metal.Share
1 June 2019
Every year, I make a list of spring cleaning tasks. Unfortunately, I’m a procrastinator. Therefore, I rarely complete every item on my extensive list. This year, I plan to start my spring cleaning early. One of the tasks I’m passionate about is cleaning windows. When I get finished with my windows, I want them to appear invisible due to their level of cleanness. To accomplish this task, I use both over-the-counter window cleaners and natural cleaning agents. To reduce the incidence of smudges, you can wipe your windows down with a newspaper. On this blog, you will learn how to clean your windows before spring arrives.