How To Make It Feel Like Summer Inside Your Home

3 ways of bringing summer into your home


It’s been a glorious start to June, which hopefully bodes well for the rest of the summer, because let’s face it, we could all do with some nice weather in our lives!

When it’s warm and sunny, it tends to put a smile on your face, gives you a clearer mind, and it makes getting out of bed to go to work that little bit easier. 

Do you wish you could feel more of the summer indoors, for those reasons? That can easily be achieved. 

To get a summery atmosphere in your living space, just do the following:

Clean your windows

Your windows are the main route for the sun to travel into your house, so they need to be kept spotlessly clean at all times. Frightened of heights? Let the window cleaner do them. 

It would also be a good idea to remove any thick curtains, as even when open, they may be blocking out a significant amount of light. For the summer, hang up some thinner, lighter curtains.

Upgrading to energy efficient windows will also take care of any overheating issues that you experience during the hotter months of the year.

An opened UPVC window

Install bi-folding doors

Looking for a way to improve your home this summer? Bi-folding doors are a fantastic option and really popular amongst homeowners. 

It’s not just how stylish they look and how effortlessly they operate that creates their appeal. It’s also how great they are for transporting natural light into indoor spaces, because of the presence of so much glass in their design. 

The giant opening you can generate with them will give you the perfect blend of the indoors and outdoors, and help with ventilation.

Bi-folding doors in an extension

Add some nature

Don’t have a garden and live quite far away from a park area? In that case, why not bring nature to you with the installation of houseplants around the inside of your property. 

The country has gone crazy for houseplants over the last year, with succulents, orchids and ferns taking over countertops, tables and floors in homes, also known for their zen qualities. 

You can look forward to enjoying cleaner air after houseplants have been added as they will remove any air pollutants you have. Getting this cleaner air into your body will help with stress and leave you feeling happier.

A living space with bi-folding doors

What a time to be buying bi-folding doors or energy efficient windows from James Oliver. Our Summer Savings promotion is on, but only for a limited time. Visit our Special Offers page to get a priority quote for these products, and more.


Everyone is welcome to come in and browse around our showroom, where our friendly sales team will be pleased to help with any questions you may have over a cup of coffee.


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