How to heatproof your home?

curtains-and-blindsYour home is your sanctuary many of us love to stay inside our home. You can relax, unwind from your hectic day, watch some TV, play on your phone or computer etc. However, during warmer days, if your home is like an oven you won’t be able to enjoy it. Here are some tips to heatproof your home so you can enjoy it all year round without spending a fortune on air conditioning.

Heatproofing your home is the answer to your problem

You don’t have to go outside to feel comfortable or to ease the heat you are feeling because there are ways to prevent the heat evening your home. Here are a few lists:

  • Roof and wall insulation
  • Plant trees around your home
  • Avoid using appliances that produce heat such as oven and stove eg cook outside in your entertainment area
  • Protect your windows

Here at Rian’s Window Treatments, we want you to be as comfortable as you can be inside your home which is why, we give you a valuable tip for heat proofing your home – focus on your windows.

Focusing on the windows

Your windows let in so much heat which makes it difficult for you to prevent the heat entering your home. Fortunately, there are a lot of ways on how you can handle the problem – use window treatments. Window treatments include blinds, curtains, roller shutters and drapes. You can use one or two or a combination of them to dress up your windows.

When installed properly window treatments can stop heat from entering your home in summer and keep the warmth in your home in winter. As an added bonus you can add a style to your room and your whole home. A well dressed window is always lovely to look at and can make your home feel homey and welcoming.

How to heatproof your home?

To effectively reduce the heat inside your home in summer and stay warm use window treatments. Here are some great ways to use window treatments

1.Curtains or Drapes

Draw your curtains or drapes before you go to work to prevent the heat getting into your home. When you get home late in the afternoon open your curtains and windows letting the breeze in.


Blinds can be used by themselves or in conjunction with curtains, to make a really stunning effect while keeping you cool.

Do the reverse in winter, open your curtains, drapes, shutters in the day and close them up at night.

Where to get the Best Window Treatment?

For your window treatment needs, contact Rian’s Window Treatments. We have a variety of window treatments in different shape, colours and designs. Ring us today to check on our product.