It’s that time of year again. As the days are getting longer and the nights are getting shorter I am sure that all of us have found ourselves sweltering under the heat of the Summer sun. In fact, it is a well known fact that us Brits do not handle the heat that well, which is probably why there are so many cooling solutions on the market, but here’s one with a twist.
There are plenty of things we can do ourselves to cool down in the blazing heat, even taking off a few layers can make a real difference but many seem to flee their house in fear of overheating, because let’s face it sometimes a fan just doesn’t really do the trick.
Spending time outside is probably one of the best things about summer with bright colours everywhere, picturesque scenes and of course bright sunshine but at the end of the day you still have to go home. So create a cool environment for yourself to relax in after a busy day outdoors.
With the sunlight gleaming through your windows hour after hour through the day the temperature can get to almost an unbearable level not to mention the uncomfortable glare. The solution over time has been window coverings or window dressings such as curtains or blind. The only problem with this however at these coverings are often cumbersome and can even end up generating heat in the long run.
Being made up of hardwood, window shutters are the ideal window covering no matter what the weather. Wood is an excellent insulator meaning though it keeps heat energy in, it also reduces the build up of heat energy if your aim is to keep cool. The fantastic thing in terms of window shutters is they also come with operable louvres that can be opened and closed to either block out light or allow for fresh air to come in through the window.
So choose window shutters as your choice of covering to keep you cool, with an added bonus of classic style.