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The Best Custom Window Treatments to Block Sun and Heat

Updated: Oct 27, 2021

Curtains were first invented out of necessity rather than for fashion or pulling a room together. The first curtains were made out of animal hides and used primarily to keep rooms warm before central heating was created. We’ve certainly come a long way from hanging animal hides on hooks.


Today, there are thousands of options when it comes to window treatments. From draperies to blinds, shades, and shutters, windows have endless style options. Having the right window treatments can really transform a space and take it from good to great. We’ve rounded up some common problems that can be easily fixed by using the right window treatment.


Too much sun

When it comes to filtering out sunshine and heat, certain window coverings are more effective than others. Do you have a bright bedroom and want to sleep in late? Or, is your living room furniture beginning to fade as a result of direct sunlight? If that's the case, you'll need some strong room-darkening shades to totally block out the sun. If you're looking for the best window treatment to prevent light and heat in the summer, we offer many alternatives.


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Blinds are perhaps the most traditional window treatment. Unlike translucent fabric shades, blinds are an excellent window solution for allowing sunlight in when desired and totally concealing it when it's time to watch a movie or get some shut-eye. They are ideal for bedrooms if you want to block out the light in the morning. They're also ideal for use in living rooms and workplaces to block out sunlight during the day. Faux wood blinds are also available as an eco-friendly room-darkening alternative.


Solar shades:

Solar shades are an excellent choice for any area that receives a lot of sunshine. They are constructed of a unique material that is designed to block both sunlight and UV radiation. Because they block so much heat, they can help you save money on your energy costs as well as reduce glare on your TV or computer screens. They are also available in a variety of darkening and light filtering choices. That means you may keep your room completely dark or allow some natural light in while still preventing your furnishings from fading.


Solar shades

Plantation shutters:

Plantation shutters are a fantastic method to deflect summer heat and may even help you save money on your energy bill. We recommend our plantation shutters for maximum energy efficiency.


Plantation shutters

These one-of-a-kind fake wood plantation shutters are composed of solid polymer. This low-maintenance substance is up to three times more insulating than wood. It can also endure high temperatures and humidity without warping, splitting, or peeling.

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During your consultation, we'll help you choose the right color, louver size, and other options. Then we'll take over with custom fabrication and skilled installation. Our plantation shutters are not manufactured in Asia, so you'll get them much faster than if you were waiting on a container shipment. And we promise they'll look great for years to come - backed by a lifetime warranty.


Cellular Shades

With multiple cells and room darkening linings, cell shades are excellent sun and heat blockers. Simply put, they are the single best window treatment for both of these problems. They have the best insulating factor because they efficiently trap air in their cells, slowing down the transfer of heat. With blackout liners, they can also keep light from passing through, making them a great choice in this situation.


Cellular Shades

Motorized blinds:

Motorized blinds are an excellent window solution for darkening your bedroom. They are excellent for blocking and filtering sunlight and heat, and they are quite simple to operate. If you wish to let a certain quantity of light into your room, you may use the remote to operate one set of blinds at a time, or you can control all of the blinds at once for privacy or maximum sunshine.


Do you want the finest window treatments to keep the light and heat out? We can assist you in selecting the best kind and style for your house. Contact Guyer Shutter company now to schedule a free consultation and we can help you determine which window treatment is the right fit for your windows. We want to make the process of creating new window coverings pleasurable and entertaining. From our free consultation to expert installation, we will be with you every step of the way.

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