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Beat the Heat with Solar Window Shades

Even though Summer is wrapping up, it’s never too early to think about dealing with the heat for next Summer! And every little bit helps when it comes to cooling off. With the air conditioner running full blast these Summer months, it is essential to find ways to keep your home cool and save on energy cost. Solar window shades are a great way to look cool and stay cool all year long. There are limitless possibilities when it comes to styles and colors, and are available for interior and exterior use. 

Some of the benefits of solar window shades include: 

  • Save on energy bills. These shade help keep your home cooler in the warmer months and warmer in the cooler months, while also providing extra insulation to help your energy bills lower. 
  • Blocks UV Rays from the Sun. The Solar window shades block up to 95% of the Sun’s harmful UV rays protecting your family and keeping your furniture from fading. 
  • Eliminates glares. Put these shade in a media room, office or home theater to prevent unsightly glares on computer screens, televisions and other devices. 
  • Motorized options. You can choose to get the motorized option on your shades for more convenience and fewer cords hanging around. 
  • See outside. The Solar Window shades can stay drawn, but you can still see out. So you don't have to give up your view to have this fantastic convenience.
  • They look great! The solar window shades from Brightline Custom Blinds come in an array of colors and styles so you can choose the right ones for your home. 

Contact the window shade experts at BrightLine Custom Blinds today at (515) 710-9937 to ask about solar window shades for your home. 

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We are your local Hunter Douglas Dealer in the Des Moines area

BrightLine Custom Blinds offers a large selection of custom Hunter Douglas window treatments, including sheers and shadings, honeycomb shades, shutters, horizontal blinds, vertical blinds, Roman shades, roller shades, and woven wood shades.

We serve all the Des Moines metro area and surrounding communities including Altoona, Ankeny, Clive, Granger, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, West Des Moines, and Waukee. Please contact us, and let us know how we can help you.

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Friday, January 11, 2019


Pirouette Window Shadings

Pirouette Window Shadings

Bold Design with Beautiful Light Control

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Dual Opacity Blinds

Dual Opacity Blinds

Finding that perfect balance of natural light in your home can be  an issue. With most curtains, it can be too dark, and with most blinds, it can be not enough coverage from the light outside. So is there a happy medium that gives enough soft light, but still provides a soothing darkness? Fortunately, there is! Duolite's dual-opacity blinds give you that perfect two-in-one natural lighting option for maximum comfort in your home. 

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Friday, January 4, 2019


Designer Banded Shades - One Shade, Layers of Light

Designer Banded Shades - One Shade, Layers of Light

Designer Banded Shades combine alternating sheer and solid bands in a single shade. Shift the solid bands to overlap, and you ensure privacy. Align the solid bands, and you get natural, diffused light. With each adjustment, you create your precise level of sun and privacy. And, of course, the shades completely raise or lower via your choice of innovative operating system.

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