Blinds Can Safeguard Your Home From the Hot Summer Sun

Why Summer is the Best Time to Buy Window Blinds

What can protect you from the relentless summer heat? Blinds! That’s why they call them blinds. Think about the origin of the word. The first image that probably comes to mind is blind in the sense of not being able to see. Another usage is blind is blinders for horses, so that they can only see a restricted area. Or hunters use a blind so that their prey cannot see them. What you need is a barrier between yourself and those strong rays of sunshine that brighten the long summer days in Utah. You’ve come through a good part of the summer without them, but the dog days are coming up, and you — and your electric bill — want some relief. Blinds are the way to go. But understand that they are an investment in your home — don’t go the cheap route. Get[…]

Block the Light Coming from Your Sliding Glass Doors with Blackout Blinds

Block the Light Coming from Your Sliding Glass Doors with Blackout Blinds

Blackout blinds are not just for your bedroom — they’re for any room you want to be dark. Increasingly these days, homeowners want their basements dark, so they can properly enjoy their home theaters. Home theaters are usually located in basements because it is an area of the house that’s large enough to hold the seats[…]