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Solar Shades

Solar shades are a great choice when privacy isn’t a factor, but blocking light and glare are still important. Solar shades will prevent UV rays from fading your furniture, floors, and other household items. They’ll also help to keep the glare of outdoor sunlight off your TV. They’re just like sunglasses for your windows!

Solar shades come in different levels of opacity, varying from 3% – 10% openness. Now what does that mean? A 3% shade will block almost 99% of the UV rays, while a 10% will block about 86%, and so on. The lower the percentage, the tighter the weave of the material, and the less light will be let through. The more popular choice is usually around 5% opacity. It’s what you’ll tend to see in most commercial and residential applications.

People who have a great view and don’t want window coverings at all often turn to solar shades as a way to protect their home from UV damage. As long as the opacity is at a high level, you’ll have a clear view through. The shades will also keep your home cooler and more efficient because they’re blocking heat.

At the end of the day, solar shades are a great way to both aesthetically cover your windows AND keep your home protected by dangerous UV rays.

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Keep Cool Cellulars

Keep Cool Cellulars
We have all experienced the downfall of summer. That blazing heat that drives us crazy, cranking
the fans on high, and the air conditioners to the coldest setting. Of course this also means higher
electricity bills. With cellular shades you can cut that electric bill down and stay cool at the same time. Cellular shades are perfect for acting as an insulator trapping the cold in the summer as well as the warmth in the winter. Not only do cellular shades help with insulation, they also come in many different colors to match specific room settings. Cellular shades are made with a polyester material that can be a solid color of choice, or have a unique pattern design to it.  On top of the colors as well as the patterns, you also have the option to have the shade filter light through,  as well as being completely black out. The cellular shades are also very efficient for their minimal stacking at the top of the window giving more viewing pleasure when the shade is completely up. Going more into the technical parts and features about cellular shades, they can be upgraded to a top down bottom up feature which allows you to have a second cord that brings the top of the shade down while the ot6her cord brings the bottom of the shade up like normal. Another feature they have is the cordless upgrade. The cordless is a great feature the cuts out the hassle of cords getting snagged on something, tangled, or even breaking, Of course with people that have kids and or pets, it gives them one less toy to play with that you don’t want them playing with. To top off all of the amazing features and benefits, you can combined the cordless with the top down bottom up feature, allowing you to pull the top of the blind down to the desired level,  as well as the bottom up without the use of cords. With all of the features and benefits of cellular shades, there is no doubt that your summer will be more relaxing from the reduced stress of your electric bill, to having your rooms looking great while staying cool. Don’t let the heat get the best of you this summer, keep cool with cellular shades.
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Sun and Sun weaves

~Sun weaves~
    We have all experienced those super hot and humid summer days. The days where it is too hot to even go to the beach or that you bolt from one air conditioned room to another. The days where you go from your air conditioned home, to the cooled off car, then into the crisp cool stores and restaurants. One product that is both trending and helpful in this situation for your home, business or restaurant are the sun weave roller shades.
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My Ocean View

By: Sai
About eight years ago I purchased a home on the beach and the view was extraordinary. When you are driving to my new home you have to turn into a dirt road.   You follow the road down and my house sits right in the middle. Its hidden and all you see around are the weeds that grow through the sand. It’s a small  two-floor house.  The first floor consists of the living room, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. Upstairs has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. One is in the master bedroom and the other is down the hall. That bathroom I call the community bathroom because no one is allowed in my bathroom. The main thing I love about this place is that the backyard is a beach. Every time I come here it is so relaxing I can walk out to my deck and enjoy the sun and the cool ocean breeze. I can go for a swim anytime I want and there’s no one to stop me. This place had done wonders for my patience and my blood pressure (joking), it’s so relaxing to wake up to this.

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