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How To Improve Your Miami Home for the Holidays

December 17, 2019

As the holidays are here and upon us, it's the perfect opportunity to get your Miami home in order for Yuletide guests. You have the usual trees lights and present wrapping that has to be done before family comes. But is your house, itself, looking festive as it could? Or does it use some new chairs, lights and energy-efficient interior shutters?

If you want to give your guests a warm and cozy place to stay, try a few of these ideas to improve your home for the holidays.

Give Your Windows Energy-Efficient Plantation Shutters

Christmas table with candles in festive dining room. After decorating the tree and garland, you might find that your windows appear cold and unfinished. By putting up plantation shutters over your windows, you instantly give your room a classic touch that also brings out your holiday embellishments. Shutters also can effectively mitigate sun glare from sunrise to sunset. They work great in rooms like the kitchen, so nobody has to bake pumpkin pie with a harsh sunset hitting them in their eyes.

By improving your Miami home for the holidays with plantation shutters, you attain both style and energy-efficiency. That’s because when the cold wind starts blowing, you can shut the louvers and get an energy-efficient boost. Plantation shutters are known as the top window treatments to stop heat loss through your windows -- so you keep the nice temperatures inside and the wintry air out.

Of course, if you chose to combine energy-efficiency with style, you should use a faux wood treatment, like our Polywood® shutters. Polywood is up to 70% more energy-efficient than basswood shutters and up to 1600% more energy-efficient than cheap aluminum blinds. You can even cover your unusually shaped windows with Polywood plantation shutters, which ensures that every window will look beautiful while still keeping the room warm. 

It’s Time For Updated Furniture In The Family Room

Living room with horse painting and plantation shutters. 
After your windows are adequately covered, it’s time to look at what your friends will be sitting on. If your furniture pieces are beginning to show their age, the holidays are a wonderful time to start anew. By replacing a worn-out sofa, or putting a few leather chairs by the fire, you can make an atmosphere that’s perfect for a Christmas card. Plus, your family will be cozier sitting on a chair that hasn’t been around since the Great Depression. After all, how many times can you turn that cushion anyway?. 

Add Decorations To Every Room In The House

Bedroom with Christmas decor.

You put up the tree and decorated the downstairs in festive embellishments. But there’s nothing better for your guests than waking up to a bit of the holidays in their bedroom. And a sprig of holly in the kitchen can calm you down when you’re fussing about your holiday feast.

Decorations shouldn’t be overblown, and don’t feel like you need to cram inseveral tinseled pine trees. But a small detail here or there can raise your holiday spirit.

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

Making sure that your lighting fixture is right for your needs should be on your holiday list.

New sofas, decorations, and energy-efficient shutters are appreciated, but it won’t matter if no one can see them. Improving your home for the holidays should always include definitely include switching out ineffective lights. Your floor lamp may work when it’s just you at home, but when guests arrive, you’ll want plenty of adequate lighting.

Most lights are a snap to install and can effortlessly liven up your space. TheylLighting can eradicate room shadows that make the room seem smaller. If a an updated light isn’t an option, just make sure the ones you have don’t have any burned-out bulbs. And using a dimmer switch can allow you to adjust the fixtures to you holiday fairy lights.

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

Getting ready for holiday visitors might encompass one or two needed improvements to your home. Sunburst Shutters will help you choose the perfect energy-efficient interior window treatments that will keep your home cozy for the holidays. Just fill out the form below or call us at 305-520-7515 for a complimentary in-home consultation.