A key benefit of any window treatment is protection. Whether you prefer shutters, shades, blinds, curtains/draperies or whatever, they all will protect your valuables from damaging sunlight. If your furniture, floor coverings, wall hangings or other accessories are exposed to the sunlight for an extended period, they’re likely to be harmed by the sun’s UV rays and will fade, discolor, warp or crack over time. By choosing the right window covering, you can prevent these costly misfortunes. A particular favorite around here in Central Florida are Solar Rollers Screen shades which block the sun’s glare without blocking your beautiful view! –Yes, it’s true.
Another primary reason for window treatments is that they help you to control the amount of light coming into your home. If you’d like to filter the light rays for a special effect, we can make it happen. If you’d rather have a subdued environment, we can use a room darkening treatment, covering your windows and fully reduce the light. You might even sleep peacefully during the daytime. But if you want natural light to do some work or just to enjoy a bright cheery atmosphere inside, you can open up the shades or draperies/ curtains as wide as you please! Let sun shine in!
Privacy & Security
Window treatments can most certainly provide privacy in your environment. By closing the shades, curtains or draperies you can cover the windows fully and prevent others from seeing into your property, whether inside or out. They’re also commonly installed in offices, where privacy is required. Security is a prevalent concern of all property owners especially when they’re away, anytime! By closing your draperies, curtains or shades, potential intruders can’t see in, which raises doubt and hopefully spurs them away to other targets, (e.g. your neighbors)
Most window treatments are good insulators. When it is really hot outside the covering on your windows will help keep the heat out and the cool air in…In the same way, during winter, the heat stays in and the cold stays out where it belongs. So you should be using less of the heating and cooling equipment, year after year – resulting in annual energy savings! (Go green!)
As far as we’re concerned best benefit of using the right window treatments is to greatly enhance the visual appeal of your home! The choice is yours but you’ll not be alone. We’ll be right there to help you sift through all the important stuff and guide through the priorities. Together we’ll form a creative partnership to find the most appealing design and functional system that will make you happy and please your budget. It’s our belief that your design and finished look should reflect your personal taste and personality. Of course it should be compatible with your décor in every way, only better! Your highly valued opinion and feelings will be involved in every aspect of the design. We’ll certainly protect you from the any pitfalls lurking out there.
A window treatment is much more than just a window covering. There are so many choices of treatments available to enhance the functionality and appeal of your windows. Some of the most common types of window treatments include Draperies, Curtains, Sheers, Shades, Shutters and Blinds.
Which one is best for you? Your Certified Master Decorator from Custom Window Fashions can help.
All these varieties are used for nearly the same purpose, to provide required privacy, light control, insulation and most importantly, add style to your room’s decor. You can either simply use one type of treatment or combine it with other styles to achieve the most pleasing effect.
Before choosing the type of window treatment, you must first understand exactly what your most important concerns are by order of priority- appearance- light control –privacy, insulation and so forth. Don’t be concerned, we’ll help you sort it all out. Custom Window Fashions offers FREE in-home consultations!
By considering our reliable guidelines, you’ll be able to discover the perfect window treatments for your home’s décor! For your convenience and peace of mind, call Mary today for a Free In-Home Consultation- 407-970-6900
By Mary Nolan, WFCP Master
In our next blog we’ll discuss choosing the style and application of window treatment for your windows.