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Ways To Improve Your Sacramento Home for the Holidays

December 17, 2019

With the holidays are here and upon us, it's a great reason to get your Sacramento home in order for visitors. Of course, there’s the usual trees lights and present wrapping that has to be completed before company is allowed in. But is your house, itself, ready to go? Or does it need some new chairs, lights and energy-efficient plantation shutters?

If you think your guests deserve an inviting atmosphere, try some of these ways to improve your home for the holidays.

Dress Your Windows With Energy-Efficient Interior Shutters

Christmas spread in festive dining room. Once the tree and garland are decorated, you may find that your windows seem dull and drab. But if you install plantation shutters over your windows, you give your home a finished touch that also highlights your holiday decorations. Interior shutters also can effectively restrict sun glare from sunrise to sunset. They are especially nice in places like the dining room, so no one has to eat their turkey dinner with a harsh sunset hitting them in their eyes.

By improving your Sacramento home for the holidays by installing shutters, you attain both style and energy-efficiency. That’s because when the cold wind starts blowing, you can shut the treatments and get an energy-efficient benefit. Plantation shutters are known as the premier window coverings to block air flowing through your windows -- so you keep the nice temperatures inside and the cold air out.

Of course, if you want to pair energy-efficiency with durability, you should use a faux wood treatment, like our Polywood® plantation shutters. Polywood is up to 70% more energy-efficient than wood shutters and up to 1600% more energy-efficient than cheap aluminum blinds. You are able to even cover your arched and oval shaped windows with Polywood plantation shutters, which ensures that each window will look stylish while still keeping the room toasty. 

Now’s the time For Updated Furniture In The Family Room

Living room with hardwood floors and plantation shutters. 
Once your windows are adequately covered, you should look at what your friends will be seated on. If your furniture pieces are beginning to come apart, the holidays can be a great time to upgrade. By upgrading a worn-out sofa, or adding a few leather chairs by the fire, you can make a style that’s perfect for family photos. Plus, your friends will be more comfortable sitting on something that wasn’t purchased during the Great Depression. After all, that book won’t level your couch forever. 

Decorate Each Room In The House

Bedroom decorated for Christmas.

You strung the lights and decked out the main rooms in holiday flourish. But there’s nothing better for your family than waking up to a touch of holiday magic in their own bedroom. And a bit of mistletoe in the kitchen can raise your spirits when you’re fussing about your holiday feast.

Decorations don’t have to be heavy-handed, and you shouldn’t think that you need a house filled withseveral tinseled pine trees. But a modest detail sprinkled about can do a lot for your holiday mood.

Improve Your Sacramento House For The Holidays By Changing Out Inadequate Lighting Fixtures

Ensuring that your lighting fixture fits your needs should be on your holiday improvement list.

New sofas, decorations, and energy-efficient window treatments are nice, but it may not matter if no one can see them. Improving your home for the holidays should always include definitely include upgrading ineffective lamps and chandeliers. Your shaded table lamp might provide enough light when it’s just you lounging around, but when friends and family come calling, you’ll need plenty of adequate lighting.

Most lighting fixtures are simple to put in and can effortlessly liven up a room. Lights can eliminate room shadows that make the room seem smaller. If an updated light isn’t in the cards, just make sure that our current ones are full of new bulbs. And adding a dimmer switch will help you to adapt the fixtures to you holiday tree lights.

Sunburst Will Help Improve Your Home For The Holidays With Beautiful Interior Shutters

Preparing for friends and family might include one or two needed improvements to your home. Sunburst Shutters will help you find the perfect energy-efficient shutters that will keep your house cozy for the holidays. All you need to do is fill out the form below or call us at 916-665-0078 for a complimentary in-home consultation.