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How Window Treatments for Your Denver Home Can Save You Money

October 24, 2018

When people think of adding new window treatments to their Denver home, they often think about how their new interior design element will spruce up a dull space and breath new life into a room that had started to feel stale. While this is certainly a major benefit to selecting a new window treatment for your home, it is certainly not the only thing that will be benefited by choosing to have new blinds or shades installed in your property. Another major thing to consider is the fact that a window treatment can actually save you significant amount of money.

Energy Efficiency

It’s clear that energy efficiency is a key component to conserving our precious resources and trying to be as sustainable as possible. Utilizing solar energy and other renewable sources of energy are the most obvious and apparent option for people who are seeking to reduce their footprint on the environment. But another key component in the equation is to weatherize and insulate your property to ensure warm air stays in during cooler months and stays out during the summer season.

In order to achieve this, it is important for your property to be well-insulated and to maximize energy efficiency as a way to reduce energy consumption. Clearly, you’ll want to think about ways to trap air in your home to prevent it from escaping, causing you to run up high energy bills and waste unnecessary amounts of energy in the process. One way to do this is to have new windows installed, as a large portion of air that escapes out of your home or office will be through your windows.

In addition to having new windows installed, a new window treatment can provide a large amount of insulating effects. Selecting the right choice of shades or blinds will significantly reduce energy loss through your windows. By pulling down your window treatments to fully cover your window, you will also increase the amount of insulating properties provided by your window treatment, as there will be less room for air to escape outside of your property. Although you may not want to have your blinds closed all of the time, it’s a smart move to keep your blinds or shades pulled all the way down when you are not home as a way to improve energy efficiency. 

If you are in the market for hardwood flooring or blinds and want to discuss the options that are right for your home or office, contact Design Craft Blinds and Floors today! We love working directly with our customers to help them decide the option that fits best for their unique situation. Our trained associates are happy to work with you to determine the right choice for your project and we are dedicated to providing the highest quality customer care experience on the market. We are passionate about finding the solution that meets your stylistic needs as well as your budgetary requirements, and we are confident we can comfortably provide both options in one package.