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How to Protect Your Custom Home from Sun Damage and Heat

Tips on How to Keep Your Home Cool

As anyone who has lived in southern Florida for any length of time knows, the sun is nothing to mess with. It not only causes people to overheat, but can come through your windows and damage paint, artwork, leather furniture, and more.

So how can you protect your custom home from sun and heat? Here are a few ideas.

4 Ways to Protect Your Custom House from Sun and Heat

  • Cover the windows

Whether we’re talking blinds, shades, curtains, or shutters, there are a variety of ways to reduce the amount of sun that comes through your windows while ensuring that some light can still come in.

  • Impact windows

Not only do “low e” impact windows act as a heat shield, but they provide dual protect when hurricane season comes around.

  • Landscaping

By strategically placing trees and other plants in places that provide shade, you can dramatically decrease the amount of heat that penetrates your home.

  • Floorplan design

When you’re initially designing your custom home, be sure to consider factors like where the sun rises, where it will be in relation to your living spaces throughout the day, and various ways of creating shade.

Protecting Your Home from the Sun and Heat Allows You to Enjoy It More

Your home is an investment that you’ll want to enjoy for year after year, and maybe even decade after decade, so be sure to consider how you can keep it protected from the sun and heat.

Contact us online to learn more about protecting your custom home from the sun, or call Beacon Construction Group at (561) 845-5130 today.

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