July 2013


Your windows could use some help. During the summer months they take a relentless pounding from the sun. Depending on where you live, this kind of heat can seriously sap cool air from your home, jacking up energy bills. In addition to installing energy efficient tripane windows in your home, there are additional steps you can take that not only will keep your home cooler this summer, but also boost your interior and exterior décor. Window Coverings By installing white window shades, drapes, or blinds you can reflect heat away and reduce heat transference. This will act to keep the house a cooler temperature overall, thus reducing the need to run the air conditioning. Window Curtains and Awnings The sun is at it’s hottest late in the afternoon. By closing curtains on south and west-facing windows you can successfully block warming rays from reaching the interior of your home. To…