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Tips To Improve Your San Jose Home for the Holidays

December 17, 2019

As the holidays are here and upon us, it's the perfect opportunity to get your San Jose home in order for friends and family. You have the usual sprucing up that should to be done before everyone is allowed in. But is your house, itself, ready to go? Or could it use some new chairs, lights and energy-efficient interior shutters?

If you want to provide a warm and cozy home, try these ideas to improve your home for the holidays.

Install Energy-Efficient Interior Shutters

Holiday table in festive dining room. After putting up the tree and garland, you could look around and discover that your windows seem dull and drab. By installing plantation shutters over your windows, you instantly give your home a classic look that also brings out your decorations. Shutters also can effectively restrict sun glare in the morning and evening. They are perfect in places like the dining room, so no one has to finish their turkey dinner with a annoying sunset hitting them in the face.

By improving your San Jose home for the holidays by installing shutters, you attain both elegance and energy-efficiency. That’s because when Jack Frost comes around, you can shut the louvers to provide an energy-efficient benefit. Plantation shutters have been called the premier window coverings to stop air flow through your windows -- keeping the warm temperatures inside and the cold air out.

Of course, if you chose to combine energy-efficiency with durability, you should use a faux wood interior shutter, like our Polywood® plantation shutters. Polywood is up to 70% more energy-efficient than hardwood 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, ensuring all your windows will look great while still keeping the room nice. 

It’s Time For New Furniture In The Living Room

Living room with hardwood floors and plantation shutters. 
Now that your windows are adequately covered, it’s time to consider what guests will be seated on. If your furniture pieces are starting to show their age, the holidays are a wonderful time to upgrade. By replacing disheveled sofa, or bringing-in a few leather chairs by a small side table, you can create a feeling that’s perfect for a Christmas card. Plus, your guests will feel more comfortable sitting on something that hasn’t been around since the Eisenhower administration. After all, those cushions can’t get any cleaner. 

Add Holiday Cheer To Every Room In The House

Traditional bedroom with Christmas tree.

You hung the ornaments and covered the main rooms in holiday flourish. But there’s no greater feeling for your family than finding a tiny piece of the holidays in their bedroom. And a tiny wreath in the kitchen can put a smile on your face when you’re stressing about getting everything in the oven.

Decorations are better when they aren’t overbearing, and you shouldn’t think that you need to crammultiple decked-out trees. But a modest bit in the corners can do a lot for your holiday spirit.

Improve Your San Jose House For The Holidays By Replacing Dull Lighting Fixtures

Ensuring that your lighting fixture is right for your space should be on your holiday list.

New furniture, decorations, and energy-efficient plantation shutters are great, but it won’t matter if no one can see them. Improving your home for the holidays should always include definitely include upgrading ineffective lighting fixtures. Your shaded table lamp might seem fine when it’s just you lounging around, but when guests arrive, you’ll need plenty of adequate lighting.

Most lamps and chandeliers are a snap to put in and can effortlessly liven up an area. TheylLighting can eradicate room shadows in the corners. If an updated light isn’t in the cards, just make sure that our current ones are full of new bulbs. And installing a dimmer switch will help you to adjust the fixtures to you holiday decorations.

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

Preparing for friends and family might include some needed improvements to your home. Sunburst Shutters will help you choose the perfect energy-efficient plantation shutters that will make your house warm and cozy. Just fill out the form below or give us a call at 916-542-1305 for a no-cost in-home consultation.