The National Health Service in England has issued a report detailing what seniors can do to stay safe in blistering summer temperatures. While the advice was compiled for English seniors, it’s just as relevant here too. A local news station published an article called NHS advises older people to close the curtains to keep cool this Summer with the highlights from the article. David Wilkes writes, “A 46-page document issued by NHS England and Public Health England gives advice for what older … [Read more...] about Advice for England’s Elderly is Relevant Here Too
When you think of your bare windows you likely think that all you’re giving up is showcasing your unique style. While it’s true that window treatments are a great and affordable way to decorate your home, it’s also true that leaving them out of your plans can cost you cash. Check out these three ways leaving your windows bare can actually be costing you money. 1. Bare windows make your home more susceptible to theft The term casing refers to burglars checking out homes to see which ones have … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Your Bare Windows Are Costing You Money
If you’re tired of suffering through heatwaves and are looking for solutions to keep cool, investing in new curtains may not be the first option you think of. As you can read in the article 12 Ways to Stay Cool While Sleeping During the Heat Wave, originally published in the SF Gate, you’ll see that blackout curtains can have a big effect indeed. Drink a glass of water before bed Could a tip this simple really be true? Indeed it is – at least according to science! One of the biggest dangers … [Read more...] about Staying Cool in a Heatwave: Curtains Make a Difference
It’s one thing to hang thermal drapes during the colder months. The curtains, which are often Custom Made and lined on the back with a special fabric that helps to insulate the window space, can be very effective at keeping out drafts of cold air. However, thermal drapes can also be very effective during warmer months, helping to prevent hot air from outside from being drawn in to your living space, thereby reducing the benefits of air conditioning; the cooled air from your home can also leak … [Read more...] about Do Thermal Drapes Help in Summer?