At Perfect Fit Window Fashions in Ft. Myers, many of our customers have concerns about harmful Ultraviolet (UV) rays. Normally, people think that means being sure to protect our skin with sunscreen—they don’t necessarily think about protecting our home furnishings with window coverings. However, according to the National Fenestration Rating Council®, damaging UV rays and radiation enter homes through windows, fading the home’s furnishings. If your home has windows that are not covered properly, your belongings will likely experience UV damage.
Some people believe that UV damage occurs only during the summer months. However, during the winter when the sun is lower on the horizon, the harsh glare and the lack of leaves allows the sun to enter farther into the room. Without your even knowing it, this can cause additional damage. So it is important to protect against UV rays, regardless of the season. [Read more…]