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Friday, November 1, 2013

Controlling natural light in a home

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When potential home buyers make a wish list of features they desire in a home, rooms with a lot of natural light are often on the list. No doubt, walking into a room filled with sunlight has a more positive affect on one's mood that entering a dark, depressing room with tiny windows. Large windows and skylights are also frequently included in a home remodeling project to make a room feel more spacious.

There are two sides to almost everything,
and a flood of natural light in a room is one of those two-sided home design features. The warm sunlight that you consider a bonus on a winter day can be a contributing factor to higher utilities bills in the summer. The glare from the sun that makes viewing the TV or computer difficult can be a source of frustration. While there isn't always an easy solution to a two-sided problem, that isn't the case with windows that allow natural sunlight to fill your home.

Once you discover convenient Velux window blinds at, you will have no regrets about choosing a home with lots of natural light or including skylights in your home remodeling design. These easily manipulated blinds put you in control of the lighting situation. You can darken a room or allow a flood of sunlight in anytime you wish with a wall mounted keypad or a manual or electric controlled Velux blind. These blinds can make a positive impact on your utility bills in all seasons.

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