Ways To Improve Your Sacramento Home for the Holidays

Curtis Orton

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

If you want to give your guests a warm and cozy home, try some of these tips to improve your home for the holidays.

Dress Your Windows With Energy-Efficient Plantation Shutters

Christmas table in festive dining room. After decorating the tree and garland, you may discover that your windows seem dull and drab. But if you install plantation shutters over your windows, you give your room a finished touch that also highlights your decorations. Interior shutters also can effectively restrict sun glare during short winter days. They work great in places like the living room, so no guest has to drink egg nog with a harsh sunset hitting them in their eyes.

By improving your Sacramento home for the holidays with plantation shutters, you attain both elegance 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 best window coverings to stop air flowing through your windows -- and that keeps the nice temperatures inside and the cold air out.

Of course, if you want to pair energy-efficiency with style, 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 bringing energy-efficiency. 

’Tis The Season For Updated Furniture In The Family Room

Living room with horse painting and plantation shutters. 
Once your windows are dressed, it’s time to consider what your friends will be seated on. If your chairs are beginning to come apart, the holidays are the perfect time to upgrade. By replacing disheveled sofa, or bringing-in a few leather chairs by the fire, you can make an atmosphere that’s perfect for a Christmas card. Plus, your friends will be more comfortable sitting on something that wasn’t purchased during the Eisenhower administration. After all, how many times can you clean that cushion anyway?. 

Decorate Each Room In The House

Bedroom with Christmas tree.You strung the lights and decorated the downstairs in full holiday cheer. But there’s nothing better for your family than waking up to a touch of holiday magic in their own bedroom. And a sprig of holly in the kitchen can raise your spirits when you’re fussing about dinner and desserts.

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 small detail sprinkled about can keep up your holiday spirit.

Improve Your Sacramento House For The Holidays By Replacing Inadequate Lighting Fixtures

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

New furniture, decorations, and energy-efficient window treatments are nice, but it may not matter if they are sitting in the dark. Improving your home for the holidays should always include definitely include upgrading ineffective lamps and chandeliers. Your shaded table lamp can 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 lamps and chandeliers are simple to put in and can do wonders for your space. Lights can fix room shadows that make the room seem smaller. If a an updated light isn’t in the cards, just make sure the ones you have are full of new bulbs. And adding a dimmer switch will help you to adjust the fixtures against your holiday tree lights.

Sunburst Will Help Improve Your Home For The Holidays With Energy-Efficient Plantation Shutters

Preparing for holiday company might include one or two needed improvements to your home. Sunburst Shutters will help you find the perfect energy-efficient plantation shutters that will keep your house cozy for the holidays. All you need to do is complete the form below or call us at 916-250-0758 for a complimentary in-home consultation.