If you have a lot of windows in your house and you love the open feel and natural light when they aren't covered, but don't like the glares and lack of privacy, there are a few different options to consider. You can still enjoy the sunlight without having to keep the windows bare and exposed.
If walking around and trying to lift and close blinds, or draw back curtains seems like a waste of time and annoying, there are alternative options for your direct sunlight problems. Consider the following options for your home.
A layer of tint applied to all of the windows is going to protect the house from UV rays, without blocking the view outside and keeping the space open. The window tint will stop direct sunlight from reflecting off the television and computer screens, preventing annoying glares that stop you from watching television, or that cause you to cover the window.
The tint also helps block UV rays to stop heat from coming into the house to make the house difficult to cool in the summer. Blocking UV rays also prevent furniture, material and fabric discoloration or fading. The tinting also offers some privacy, making it more difficult for people to see inside your windows. The protective fill will also prevent scratching on the glass. Contact a local outlet, such as MidAmerica Tint, for further assistance.
Automatic blinds can be set on a timer to go up with the sun while it's rising in the morning, and to go down at night when the sun sets so you don't have to worry about people looking into the windows. These are nice because you don't have to walk around and open and close the blinds every time you want to let sun in or gain privacy. Not only can be they be set on times but controlled by a remote as well. You can get thermal blinds that help with energy efficiency as well.
If you love the open view of your backyard or other areas in the house and you love your big windows, but you want to have privacy when you need it or you don't want to have sun glaring on glass and screens, try to find window coverings that work for you. There are a lot of different options for you to choose from, and you have to find out what is right for your budget and your home. Something that protects the glass or makes the home more energy efficient is a great choice.