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3 tips for keeping your home cool this Summer

Summer is well and truly underway, and whilst in some parts of the country the warm weather has yet to properly take effect, many places are already feeling the e ffects of the beautiful, albeit sometimes intense, Aussie summer.

With that in mind, here are three tips for keeping your home cool in summer.

Keep indoor/outdoor blinds closed in the day

People often simply forget to close their blinds on the warmest summer days and this, unfortunately, can have a serious heating effect on the home. The direct sun hitting the home’s windows can be a huge cause of heat, facilitating the sun’s warmth and warming the home dramatically. Ensure both indoor and outdoor blinds are closed throughout the hottest days to ensure your house doesn’t overheat. 

Keep the home closed throughout the day

As the heat rises throughout the day, it’s important to keep your home closed so that the temperature stays cooler than outside’s temperature. When the day cools down outside, you can open up your home to let in the fresh air that will, in turn, keep your home nice and cool. 

You can even use a thermometer system to read both indoor and outdoor temperatures. This way you can tell if the home is cooler than outside and whether or not it is time to open up and let some fresh, cool air into the home. 

Invest in outdoor blinds

Slidetrack Outdoor blinds can help keep the rest of the home cool by creating a barrier to the outside heat. What’s more, it creates a stylish, comfortable outdoor entertainment zone that, when utilised properly, keeps out the sun’s hot rays and keeps you cool on hot summer days. 

Slidetrack is a leader in producing first class, uniquely mechanised outdoor blinds that are perfect for hot summer days. Our blinds are renowned for creating a cool, relaxing space that can be enjoyed throughout the day. If you would like to discuss our outdoor blinds solutions and how they can keep your home cool in summer, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with our friendly team of experts.

Give Slidetrack a call on 1800 697 655 or fill out an enquiry form via our contact page. We will get back to you with all the information you require regarding the installation of stylish blockout blinds at your home.  

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