Use Window Treatments to Protect Your Home from Harmful UV Rays

Sheer Shadings - CharlestonUltraviolet (UV) rays can be very damaging—and not just to skin. According to the National Fenestration Rating Council®, damaging UV rays and radiation coming through windows will permanently fade a home’s floors and furnishings. If your home has windows that are not covered properly, your belongings will likely experience UV damage. At Shutter Guy in Charleston, we know our customers want to protect their homes, and our trained consultants are happy to help them find the right window treatments to do the job right.

Stylish Hunter Douglas Window Treatments

Nearly every Hunter Douglas window treatment filters out at least 75 percent of the sun’s damaging UV rays if installed over double-glazed glass windows—and some, when fully closed filter as much as 99 percent. Controlling UV rays doesn’t mean you have to totally block your view of the outside. For example, Pirouette® Shadings sheer fabrics gently filter out UV rays, glare, and brightness, protecting your furnishings and spreading the severe exterior light evenly throughout the room. Alternatively, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades are energy-efficient—they trap air and add an extra layer of insulation at the window to keep your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Vignette also protects your furnishings from fading with at least 75 percent protection from damaging UV rays.

Blinds and Shades Innovation

Innovation drives Hunter Douglas by thinking of new ways to solve challenges through creating new and proprietary window coverings. Our Hunter Douglas window products add unique luxury and style to any room while also providing advanced solutions to everyday needs, such as managing light, insulating the window, child safety, sound absorption, motorization technology, and much more.

UV Protection in the Charleston, SC, Area

The window treatment professionals at the Shutter Guy are trained to assist you in the selection of the right treatment for YOUR windows! Our knowledgeable and experienced staff knows how to ask the right questions to ensure your new window treatments exceed your expectations. We service Charleston, SC and surrounding areas including, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach, Mt Pleasant, Georgetown, Myrtle Beach, Kiawah Island, Seabrook Island, Awendah, Goose Creek, and the “Low Country.” Contact us to schedule a consultation, and be sure to check out our Calling Out Cancer program to see how a percentage of your purchase with us goes toward cancer support and research.

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