The purpose of a sunroom is to let the sun shine in, to create a warm and cozy place. Summer months can turn a sunroom into an oven and drive up utility bills. In cooler months when the added warmth feels great, homeowners often lose their sunroom privacy as trees lose their leaves. What’s a person to do? How does one get warm and cozy, but not too hot and still maintain privacy?
Window treatments are the answer.
Keep the beautiful windows, but control the amount of sunlight and the view with light-filtering, roman shades that raise from the bottom up. This particular kind of window treatment allows both sunshine and privacy. Raise them as high as needed to prevent passersby from peering in without blocking all the sunshine. Lower them further to enjoy the view. Raise them again to retain the home’s privacy. They’re easily adjustable to accommodate whatever the weather may be.
Another option is to use drapes made of a sheer fabric which allows the sun to penetrate, but not the neighbor’s eyes.
A third option is window tinting which permits you, the homeowner, to choose the amount of sunshine and privacy you want. Options abound at Sunshine Drapery®.
There’s no reason for a sunroom to feel like an oven or a fishbowl. The correct window treatments make a design statement, create privacy, and save on air conditioning. They can also increase the value of the home when it comes time to sell. Use window coverings to make the sunroom the most delightful room in the house.