A sunroom that is light and airy is often the best room in your Destin house. Its large windows and generous natural light make it the perfect room to entertain guests, finish a crossword puzzle, or view a summer storm.
If you want your sunroom to become the best space in your house, you should control for light throughout the day and keep the room temperature comfortable. You may even choose to redecorate the space. A great thing to start with is with your window treatments. Choose a window treatment that provides a view of outside and lets in the natural light but also allows you to cover your windows for privacy, energy efficiency, and light control.
The specific window treatment product you purchase depends on your energy efficiency needs, your style, and your budget. Here are some window treatment ideas for sunrooms in Destin to help your sunroom become the best room in your home.
Classic Plantation Shutters
A classic window treatment option is plantation shutters
which let the sun’s light stream into your sunroom. They are a custom-built window treatment that becomes a permanent fixture in your sunroom and can increase your home’s value. Their wide louvers give you a pleasant view of the outdoors when they’re opened. They’re easy to adjust for light control and privacy - and easy to clean. They can swing out if you want to open up your sunroom windows to let in a breeze.
Sunrooms have lots of windows which means you get a view of your yard. But that much glass means that your sunroom may not be energy efficient. Polywood® plantation shutters insulate your sunroom. They reduce heat transfer through your windows by 45% and are up to 70% more energy efficient than normal wooden shutters. This makes it so you can have the sun shine into your sunroom during the day and close your shutters when it’s night to maintain the room’s temperature.
UV-Blocking Window Film
Window film offers an open view through your sunroom windows. It blocks 99% of the sun’s UV rays while letting natural light come into the room. Window film both reflects and absorbs the sun’s energy so you can keep your sunroom at the best temperature. And it reduces the stress on your HVAC system, which saves money on your utility bills.
Window film also keeps your carpeting and furniture looking like new. The direct sunlight that passes through your windows can discolor and fade your carpeting or furniture. But windows with window film reduce fading so that your carpet and furniture stay true to its colors. You can add privacy tinting to window film so that you can see outside but your neighbors can’t look into your sunroom. You can also add window film with other window treatments such as plantation shutters or shades for increased energy efficiency.
Decorative Roman Shades
Roman shades are another sunroom window treatment that helps you easily control the light levels in the room. They come in a large selection of patterns and fabrics and a variety of styles like modern, classic, and contemporary.
Pull down the shades when you need less natural light and more privacy. Retract the shades when you would like a room with lots of light where you can see outdoors. Options you can add include cordless lift systems and motorization, privacy liners, and decorative trims and scallops. If you’re looking to improve energy efficiency, it’s important to pick shades built from the right material. Shades that are built from heavier material will offer more insulation than lighter shades.
Discover Window Treatments For Your Sunroom Today
If you need more ideas for window treatments for your sunroom or other areas in your house, browse through our Room Guide
. Then when you’re ready to order the perfect custom window treatment for your sunroom in Destin, give us a call at 850-203-0419
to schedule your free in-home consultation
. We’ll walk you through all of your options to make your sunroom the coziest room in the house.