Arched windows, bay windows, patios and other window designs call for different window treatments that bring out beauty and elegance. Window shades, shutters, valances and curtains are some of the outfits that one can use for window treatment. They come in varied designs and colors that matches either with the tone of the room or the items that are placed in the room. Window treatment designs evolve with time due to the ever-growing change in preferences and the complexity in architectural designs of the room features. Everybody loves the warmth that comes with the sunlight when it adorns the room’s interior but sometimes there is a need to block the sunlight in order to enjoy the room’s ambience. Privacy is also a factor that is enhances when shades and blinds in addition to other window coverings are used.
Window blinds come in assortment comprising of roller blinds, venetian blind and vertical brings among other varieties. The most commonly used blind size is half inch slatted blinds. The one and two inch slatted blinds are also popular due to their low cost that is credited to their low-intensive manufacturing process.
Window shades are ideal for blocking out light from the room. They do not give a chance for partial direct entry of light and they can be used in offices where a projector screen is being used for presentation. They are also suitable while watching television where outside light is blocked in order to give a better screen view. They come in different designs that include honey comb, pleated, roller, fabric and sheer shades.
Curtains are mostly preferred for domestic uses especially in home décor. They come in different materials and they match with the items that are placed in a room especially the ones with fabric convers such as the seats. The curtains can also match with the tone of the room as depicted by the wall paint. Curtains can be just plain, pleated, flowered or just a net.
Valances are usually used to compliment other window treatments such as curtains and shades. They spruce up the elegance that the other treatments bring in a room. Some of the designs of valances include window scarf, waterfall and scalloped valances. Ruffles and tussles can also be used to add a cascading effect to the windows.
Sometimes the window treatment needs to be simple but elegance should not be compromised. Window films represent an ideal alternative to curtains, shades and other forms of window treatment. Window films are just fixed on the glass surface of the window and they have a sticking effect that attaches them on the surface. One has an option to choose from a wide variety of films that include flowered, plain, animated and other designs. There are films that allow visibility when one is inside the room but one is completely blocked from view when outside the room.
Those are some of the window treatment options that are available in the market though the list is endless.