Beat the Summer Heat With Exterior Shades

Posted by Polar Shades on Jun 8, 2018 2:27:08 PM

Summer is the time of year when we want to use our patios the most. However, Las Vegas sees about 300 days of sun each year. During June through August, temperatures rise to 100+ degrees. In order to beat the summer heat and be able to enjoy your outdoor space, install exterior shades. There are a variety of shades to choose from that will keep the sun out, reduce the temperature and eliminate glare and UV rays.

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Topics: Outdoor Decor, window treatment, motorized shades, interior window shades, Exterior Shades, Interior Shades

Why Exterior Shades Are a Must for Every Home

Posted by Polar Shades on May 4, 2018 2:36:17 PM

When you live in the desert, almost every day is sunny. The sun shines in Las Vegas nearly 300 days each year. That’s why a majority of locals add window tinting to their cars and exterior shades to their homes to reduce heat and block UV rays.

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Topics: Exterior Shades, Privacy

Set the Stage for a Fun Outdoor Dining Area

Posted by Polar Shades on Apr 25, 2018 12:32:31 PM

As the days grow longer and the weather gets warmer, everyone starts to think about entertaining in the backyard. Whether you have a porch, patio or deck, we have some fun outdoor dining area ideas to help you set the stage for your al fresco events all season long.

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Topics: Outdoor Dining, Exterior Shades

Prep Your Patio for Spring

Posted by Polar Shades on Mar 16, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Patios act as an outdoor extension of the home for much of the year, providing shade, a cooling breeze and a nice place to relax, especially in the evening. With spring nearly here, now is the time to make sure it is ready by creating an inviting, comfortable and beautiful space to enjoy the outdoors and entertain guests. Here are a few great ways to start:

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Topics: Exterior Shades, Home Decorating

Tips for a Brighter Home This Winter

Posted by Polar Shades on Feb 14, 2018 1:32:41 PM

Is winter weather getting you down? You may not be able to change the weather outside, but you can create your own bright environment indoors. The following are some tips for a brighter home this winter:

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Topics: Home, Home Maintenance, Exterior Shades, interior window shades

How to Maximize Patio Use with Exterior Shades

Posted by Polar Shades on Dec 7, 2017 8:30:18 AM

There’s no sense in waiting until spring to install exterior shades when you can enjoy them throughout the fall and winter. You can also incorporate other creative elements to make your backyard cozy and inviting.

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Topics: Exterior Shades

A Shade Better: Awnings and Shades for Every Home

Posted by Polar Shades on Jun 10, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Decks, patios, and porches – they all extend your home’s living space and allow your family and friends to connect with the great outdoors. But it can get hot out there! Exterior shades and awnings are a great way to keep everyone comfortably protected from the sun and heat. They’re the perfect architectural addition to your home, opening up vistas while protecting valuable furnishings from the sun’s rays. An added bonus: they can play a big role in conserving your home’s energy use. Below, we’ve expanded on some of the shades that benefit most from exterior shades, retractable awnings, or ZipRite shades.

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Topics: Awnings, Exterior Shades

Six Must Haves When Considering Your Patio Design

Posted by Polar Shades on Jun 8, 2016 1:26:35 PM

There's just something about spending time outdoors on a beautiful day, feeling the sunshine on your skin, and a light breeze blowing your hair. Whether you like to drink your morning coffee on the patio, have dinner with your family, or lounge in a chair and read a book, patio design is all about comfort and enjoyment. Make note of the following six patio must-haves for the ultimate in patio design.

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Topics: Awnings, Exterior Shades

5 Essential Items for Your Memorial Day BBQ

Posted by Polar Shades on May 25, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Summer time is here again, and with plenty of family and friend-oriented occasions knocking on 2016's door, we're super excited about Memorial Day. Whether you're planning to have a block party blowout or an intimate gathering with family and friends, there are a few essential ingredients you'll want to have at your Memorial Day BBQ.

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Topics: Exterior Shades, Home Decorating

10-Minute Tricks to Refresh Your House

Posted by Polar Shades on May 13, 2016 2:45:21 PM

After spring cleaning comes summer refreshment. With just a few quick changes, you can make a big difference in the look and feel of your home. Let the warm air and sunny colors of summer inspire you to try these 10-minute tricks for freshening up your space!

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Topics: Exterior Shades, Home Decorating

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