Window blinds have many functions, mainly to make a room look nice, provide shade from the sun, and privacy. However, blinds can also help regulate the room's temperature by keeping out the cold or letting the heat escape. If you live in a place with cold winters, you may want to look into window blinds that help keep your home nice and toasty during the colder months.
Blinds can help regulate the temperature in your home if they are measured and fitted correctly. When this is achieved, a layer of air gets trapped between the window and the blinds, essentially insulating that part of your home.
It would help if you pulled the blinds up during the day to let the sunshine heat fill the room for the best results. Then when the sun goes down, lower them to prevent that heat from escaping.
There are many different kinds of blinds made of a variety of materials. If keeping the cold out is one of your main goals, you should opt to go with fabric blinds. Blinds with slats such as Venetian blinds let the heat escape and are more suitable for summer or warmer climates.
The best blinds to keep in the heat are fabric honeycomb blinds. There are many different kinds of fabric blinds, and some do a better job at insulating than others. Thermal fabric is optimal for keeping the heat in and the cold out.
No matter what, the right kind of blinds can save you money on your energy bill. We can help you find the perfect shades for your home. Contact Brightline Blinds today to get started.