Window treatments are a great way to add some decoration onto your windows and at the same time, enjoy some functionality from it. Depending on your preferred style, you can choose among many different type of window treatments. Each type of window treatment can also be more functional than others. Overall your choice will be determined by what function you are seeking from the window treatments and how you would like your windows to look like once your chosen window treatments are installed. Today, we are going to take a look at six different examples of window treatments one of which you might even buy for your own windows.
Shutters – Window shutters give a modern and timeless look to your interior with their smooth and clean design. Shutters are designed to have louvers and rails that you can adjust to control the amount of light entering the room and adding to the privacy of the room. Because of how window shutters are made, they are quite strong and durable. In addition to that, window shutters are quite easy to clean up.
Vertical Blinds – Window blinds are best installed on large windows and can be used as a substitute of drapes and curtains. The slats on window blinds are quite wide measuring up to four inches. Adjusting the angle of these slats gives you control over the privacy and amount of light that is entering the room. To operate window blinds, you make use of a draw string that when pulled, can move the slats onto one side of the window. You can find window blinds that are made of synthetic materials, wood, and even some fabric.
Horizontal Blinds – Horizontal window blinds are both stylish and functional. You can operate these blinds to pile up or down. The slats on horizontal blinds can be adjusted at certain angles to control the amount of light entering the room or fully close it to block out all of the light. Doing so will also give you some privacy. You can find horizontal window blinds made from wood, metal, or plastic resin.
Shades – Window shades are one of the window treatments that come in a wide variety of choices. This type of window treatments can come in different colors and even different styles. You can choose whichever suits your taste and which you think will fit well in your windows. Window shades are operable through a cord or by remote control.
Window coverings – Window coverings is a type of window treatment that function better in giving some privacy in the room as well as block out any sunlight. Its aesthetic side is also quite pleasing and can be a great addition to your room’s decoration. Window coverings can come in the form of curtains, drapes, and a number of other different types.
Cornices and Valances – This type of window treatment can be a great addition to your home décor. Installing cornices and valances can be a great way to complement your windows and further beautify. These window treatments are made from fabrics that are soft to the touch.