More than ever, we are looking forward to warmer temps and sunnier skies this year. And while you might be ready for it, too, do you have a summer ready home? New seasons are a wonderful change, but they also can bring unexpected challenges. We’ve got some tips to share that might get you thinking. And, if our designers can help you prepare, don’t hesitate to give us a call!
Rain. Rain. More Rain. That was this spring’s story. So, now when we see that round circle appearing in the sky, we almost don’t know what to do! We’re here to help you out. To create the ideal summer ready home, you’ve got to think ahead to the warmer days summer inevitably brings…
Intense sunshine will make your home feel like an oven baking. Even after the sun goes down, that heat stays trapped in your home. It’s time to take action! Replacing windows may not be in your budget. And, running your AC around the clock probably isn’t either! Save energy and money, all while keeping the rooms in your home comfortable with thermal shades.
When school lets out, the kids and grandkids are around a lot more often. And, after the first day of summer vacation is over, they’re suddenly “bored” and looking for things to do.
One thing you don’t want them doing is playing with dangling cords. Cord blinds can cause serious, sometimes fatal, injuries. But, no one ever thinks it’s going to happen to them. Admitting you need child safe blinds in your home–or the grandparents home–is one of the best things you can do to prevent accidents.
And what about sleep? We know that schedules tend to go out the window once school is out. Make sure your family is getting the best sleep they can with blackout shades that keep out distracting light. And, since the sun sets so much later during the summer months, motorized blinds can help you make their bedrooms the ideal sleep zone at the touch of a button! The sun might still be out, but it’ll be dark in their rooms.
Relaxing & Entertaining
One of my favorite summer activities is to enjoy the company of friends, relaxing on the patio, enjoying a bottle of wine and some much-needed laughter. It’s time to evaluate entertaining and make the ideal summer ready home. How’s your patio furniture? Is there enough seating?
The good thing about entertaining friends this time of year, being outside takes the pressure off of you to make the inside of your home picture perfect. The one room you may need to address? The powder room. Guests using that bathroom in your home need access to privacy, so making sure the window treatments are easy to use are a good way to ensure their comfort!
Summer Ready Home…Let’s Get Started!
We shared some aspects of a summer ready home–do you have any tips you could add? Everyone has different preferences, but we all love summer! In order to make it as enjoyable as possible, it’s important to plan ahead. Could our team at Skyline Window Coverings help make your life easier? We’ll get you connected with a window covering specialist that can help you create the perfect atmosphere for your home. Get in touch today!