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3 Window Improvements To Help Solve Problems With Glare In Your Home

by Sara Cook

In some areas of your home, problems with glare from direct sunlight can be a bother in an office, living room or other areas of your home. This is why you may want to consider some improvements to help keep the glare out of your home office, theatre or living room. Here are some window improvements that can help reduce glare and make your home more comfortable:

1. Window Films That Protect From UV Rays And Stop Glare

The windows in your home may have more than just a problem with sunlight. Older windows can have thinner, single-pane glass. This material is clear and does not help reduce UV rays that come through windows. To solve this problem, you may want to consider using window films, which will block glares from direct sunlight, as well as help to make your home more energy efficient. There are even some window films that can be automated with controls to adjust the darkness of the film for privacy and preferences for natural lighting in your home.

2. Adding Anti-Glare Screens To Windows For Protection From Sunlight

An anti-glare screen is another option that you may want consider for your home. If you use windows and ventilation to cool your home, having screens are important. You may want to open windows and not have direct sunlight and glares. Using screens that help block sunlight can reduce glare, as well as reduce heat gain to keep your home cool when windows are open. A screen repair service can replace the screens in your home with anti-glare materials to improve glare problems.

3. Roll-up Shades That Help Control Natural Lighting And Reduce Glare

Roll-up shades can be another option that you may want to consider for your windows. These are shades that can be used to control natural lighting. They can keep the direct light out of your windows and help keep your home cool. There are also roll-up shutters, which can be installed on the outside of windows. These window improvements also offer you the additional storm protection, which can be a good improvement to consider if you live in an area that is prone to storm damage.

These are the improvements that you can do to your windows to get problems with glare under control. If you are ready to start improving your windows, contact a screen repair service and talk with them about installing anti-glare screens for your home. 

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