Outdoor shades

Exterior vs. Interior Window Coverings: Which Is More Effective to Reduce Heat?

  Internal shading mechanisms include draperies, blinds, shades, plantation shutters and so on. They are generally very functional and can add a specific look to a room. Many people are so focused on interior window coverings that they can overlook exterior shading options simply because they require a bit more effort than their interior counterparts…. Read More

Plantation Shutter Design Trends

  Plantation shutters bring your Northern California home an air of sophistication that can evoke a vintage look, a beach cottage atmosphere, a plantation mansion feel or a style that is uniquely yours. Generously louvered (with 2.5 to 4.5 inch louvers) plantation shutters bring a bespoke, custom look to your home’s windows and glass doors…. Read More

Clever Ways to Define an Outdoor Room Using Exterior Shades

  An outdoor living room is the perfect way to extend your space and get the most use out of your yard year round. Exterior shades allow you to easily partition your space to create a homey feel in the exterior living room and make the space distinct from other zones in your yard. Gain… Read More

Tips for Choosing Exterior Shades

Exterior shades keep too much sun from entering your home, maintaining a comfortable indoor temperature and muting the natural light to keep it from becoming too dazzling. These benefits offer you a more comfortable interior while helping you save money on energy costs. When you want to install exterior window shades, consider these tips for… Read More

Exterior Window Covering Options

With so many benefits and options, exterior window treatments are no longer a luxury item, but an essential addition to the design of your home. What has made exterior window coverings a sought-after element for residential and commercial properties are the many kinds of treatments now available, such as: Exterior shades Awnings Rolling security shutters… Read More

Shopping for New Window Shades?
Consider Installing Exterior Shades

  Think of exterior shades as you would the high-end sunglasses you wear when out and about. You wouldn’t take a trip to the beach without them because they provide comfort and protection against the sun’s glare. When you install exterior shades on your home’s windows, they provide functionality similar to what those “designer shades”… Read More