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Ways To Improve Your New Brunswick Home for the Holidays

December 17, 2019

Now that the holidays are swiftly approaching, it's the perfect opportunity to get your New Brunswick home in order for Yuletide guests. Of course, there’s the usual trees lights and present wrapping that should to be finished before company arrives. But is your home, itself, ready to go? Or does it use some updated living room furniture and energy-efficient plantation shutters?

If you want to give your guests a comforting home, try some of these ideas to improve your home for the holidays.

Give Your Windows Energy-Efficient Plantation Shutters

Christmas table in festive dining room. As you start decorating your home, you might notice that your windows appear cold and unfinished. But if you install plantation shutters over your windows, you instantly give your room a inviting look that also accentuates your holiday decorations. Interior shutters also can effectively block sun glare during short winter days. They are especially nice in rooms like the dining room, so no one has to eat their turkey dinner with a annoying sunset hitting them in their eyes.

By improving your New Brunswick home for the holidays by getting shutters, you gain both elegance and energy-efficiency. That’s because when the cold wind starts blowing, you can close the treatments to provide an energy-efficient benefit. Plantation shutters have been called the premier window coverings to deter air flowing through your windows -- keeping the nice temperatures inside and the cold air out.

Of course, if you chose to pair energy-efficiency with durability, you will want to use a faux wood interior shutter, like our Polywood® plantation shutters. Polywood is up to 70% more energy-efficient than wood shutters and up to 1600% more energy-efficient than aluminum blinds. You are able to even cover your specialty-shaped windows with Polywood shutters, which means that all your windows will look stylish while still providing energy-efficiency. 

It’s Time For New Furniture In Your Home

Living room with built-in shelving and shutters. 
After your windows are dressed, you should consider what guests will be sitting on. If your furniture pieces are starting to come apart, the holidays can be a great time to find replacements. By upgrading disheveled couch, or adding a few leather chairs by the fire, you can create a look that’s perfect for lounging around. Plus, your friends will feel cozier sitting on something that wasn’t made during the Great Depression. After all, how many times can you clean that cushion anyway?. 

Decorate Every Room In The House

Bedroom with Christmas tree.

You put up the tree and covered the family room in full holiday cheer. But there’s nothing better for your overnight guests than finding a bit of the holidays in their own bedroom. And a tiny wreath in the kitchen can raise your spirits when you’re stressing about your holiday feast.

Decorations are better when they aren’t overbearing, and try not to think that you need a house filled withseveral tinseled pine trees. But a slight bit sprinkled about can keep up your holiday mood.

Improve Your New Brunswick House For The Holidays By Redoing Ineffective Lighting Fixtures

Making sure that your lighting fixture fits your space should be on your holiday wish list.

New chairs, decorations, and energy-efficient window treatments are nice, but it doesn’t matter if they are poorly lit. Improving your home for the holidays should always include definitely include upgrading ineffective lamps and chandeliers. Your shaded table lamp may work when it’s just you lounging around, but when people come over, you’ll want plenty of brighter lighting.

Most lamps and chandeliers are easy to put up and can do wonders for an area. Lights can eradicate room shadows in the corners. If an updated light isn’t in the cards, just make sure your fixtures aren’t missing any globes or hoods. And using a dimmer switch will help you to modify the fixtures to you holiday tree lights.

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

Getting your house ready for holiday company might involve a few needed improvements to your home. Sunburst Shutters will help you install the best energy-efficient interior window treatments that will make your house warm and cozy. All you need to do is fill out the form below or call us at 732-301-6168 for a no-cost in-home consultation.