Spending wisely saves more in long term.
“Listen – of course money changes everything, but so does sunlight, and so does food: These are powerful but neutral energy sources, neither inherently good nor evil but shaped only by the way we use them.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
The more often you spend your hard earned money wisely and eat healthy food, the more often you use your share of sunlight wisely. Since sunlight is free and abundant in nature, no one ever gives a thought to using it right.
So, how do you plan to use your share of sunlight today? Please say ‘wisely’, because, when you are exposed to sunlight in a harmful way, the effects are far worse than not eating well or spending your money properly. Premature aging of skin, sun spots, skin cancer, freckles, cataracts, uneven pigmentation of skin and heat stroke are just a few visible signs of skin damage due o excessive exposure to sunlight, with many other underlying signs and symptoms that may crop up later.
What about your interiors? Well, being fair to everyone, the sunlight does damage your interiors as well. Exposure to sunlight will fade natural wood furniture, carpeting, wallpaper, floor-boards, drapes, upholstery and your precious collection of artwork.
On the other hand, you cannot just block sunlight completely out of your life. Lack of exposure to sunlight causes deficiency of vitamin D, depression, osteoporosis, and SAD (seasonal affective disorder) in people. I agree it’s a catch 22 situation here.
Fortunately for us, the ill effects of sunlight are preventable with a little precaution –
· Using sunscreen when you are outdoors, especially between 10 AM and 4 PM, as UV rays are at their most intense during the middle of the day, when the sun is directly overhead.
· Taking early morning or late evening walks (when the sun has just risen or is just about to set) to get your daily share of vitamin D.
· Installing appropriate window coverings for protection when you are in the haven of your home
These are just some of the simple safety measures you can undertake to make wise use of your share of sunshine.
Window Coverings Today.
Nothing makes a bolder fashion statement in your home than your window coverings. Available in a wide range of fabrics, in a broad spectrum of colors and are created by passionate, eminent craftsmen who can create a perfect complement to the customary appeal already present in your decor. The competitive market challenges manufacturers to come up with more stylish, efficient and easy to operate/maintain window coverings, which can be further customized to suit the specific needs of customers.
Get Back in the Driver’s Seat.
Today, with advancing technology, though you can’t control the sun itself, you can control how it is going to affect you or your home. All you need are high quality window coverings to let the sunlight enter your room when it is safe, filter light when you need illumination, and achieve complete blackout when you don’t need any interference from the sunlight. You can feel so powerful indeed when you have gain control over one of nature’s greatest forces!
When diffused sunlight enters your home, it creates an ambiance of natural warmth that cannot be created by any artificial source of light. Solar shades are the cool sunglasses your windows can wear to prevent harmful UV rays entering your room, yet ensuring the indoors get enough sunlight along with the cozy feeling that streams in with it. They are easy to mount on patios, windows, porches, French doors or any area of your home that bears the brunt of direct/indirect sunlight.
Blinds are user-friendly window treatments with various features that serve the practical needs of users. They are rated as the most perfect window coverings that give you maximum benefits. You can make your choice from Real Wood Blinds, Faux Wood Blinds, Vinyl Blinds, Odysee Insulating Blinds, Natural Blinds, Wood Shutters, Aluminum Blinds, Fabric Blinds and many more innovative products available to you.
The most popular and highest selling window coverings are Roller Shades, also known as roller blinds or roll up shades. They add color, style and aesthetic value to your home without costing you much.
Shutters are highly refined and sophisticated window coverings that meet with all grandiose aspirations. These glamorous traditional window coverings are effective light and privacy controllers.
When it comes to graceful appeal, nothing can beat the charm of carefully crafted drapery, which add unmatched style and elegant beauty to your windows.
Available in different ranges of transparency, contemporary window coverings allow you to choose that perfect level of comfort and privacy. A higher transparency allows greater diffusion of light whereas lower transparency helps you achieve complete blackout. Offered in options of Sheer, Light Filtering, Room Darkening and Blackout, window treatments meet all of your practical and aesthetic requirements. Some of their features are –
· Sheer Fabrics: allow the sunlight to brighten your room but provide just minimal privacy.
· Light Filtering Fabrics: filter light entering your room and provide medium privacy where shapes are visible but details hidden. Control of light also depends on the color of the shades.
· Room Darkening Fabrics: allow some diffused light to filter into the room, they increase the amount of your privacy by obscuring the shapes and creating a balmy atmosphere.
· Blackout Fabric Shades: guard your windows and allow no light to pass through them. In addition, they offer you complete privacy. No matter what color fabric you choose for the blackout shades, they do not show shapes or silhouettes through your windows.
That should give you complete control over how you use your sunshine today. As in the words of Maya Angelou, “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them”.