Let the Sun Shine In

If you want to make the most of your sunroom, don’t forget the windows. Although you want to welcome the sunshine, light and heat control must be considered.

Fully functioning shades or blinds can help you maximize the use of your space. These window treatments allow the light in when you want to bask in the glow but also provide shade when you require a bit of a respite from the brightness.

Window treatments are available in a wide variety of styles and finishes. Some of the best choices for a sunroom include faux wood blinds, Roman shades and roller shades.  Natural materials, such as bamboo or woven grasses, are very popular choices for shades and can evoke a sense of the tropics, especially fitting for a sunroom.

For an added thermal barrier consider cellular blinds which insulate from the heat and cold, but retract for a clean visual when not in use. 

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Kimberley Eddy & Susan Mills

Kimberley Eddy, owner of Evolve, is an Accredited Interior Decorator and holds the designations of IDDP (International Design and Decorating Professional) and ISRP (International Staging and Redesign Professional) from the QC Design School. In addition, she holds two degrees from Saint Mary's University; B.A. and B. Ed. Kimberley sits on the Board of Directors with the Nova Scotia Interior Decorators' Association and believes that professional development plays an integral part in this continually changing and evolving profession.

Susan Mills is among Halifax's prominent interior decorators and is the owner of the regions successful and versatile full service decorating companies that features new construction, interior updates and visual solutions to transform your space. Visit Susan's website www.millsdecor.com to learn about her and see examples of her work.


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