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Today I discuss the use of shades at our Las Vegas Home.
We have three large windows on the 2nd floor of our great room. The sun tracks from left to right across the room and DIRECTLY through those windows, making the room uncomfortably bright (blindingly so) and warm. So, we decided to tackle the problem head-on.
We considered our options.
First, we considered solar screens. They work, but aren’t that attractive from the outside. Further, we had two guys give estimates and neither called us back after the estimate.
Next, we considered traditional curtains–not our style.
Next, we considered window tinting. That’s the application of a plastic film immediately to the glass…just like a car’s tinted windows.
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Third, we considered traditional blinds, but were looking for something different.
Finally, we settled on cellular shades. They don’t look hideous on the outside of the house, they provide excellent sun/heat protection, and I can install them myself.