Most of us love the sun, and what better feeling than to have its light and warmth streaming into our homes? But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. In summer, or even through the winter in some climate zones, windows which face directly towards the sun can make a home unbearably hot.
Trying to keep your house cool by turning up the air-conditioning is expensive and will do nothing to protect your furniture and flooring from the damaging rays of the sun. Of course, you could always close the shutters, but who really wants to sit in the dark on a bright sunny day?