How do you select the best window treatments for doors? Several factors come in to play. First, consider how you need your window treatments to function. Then, look at your style options. Window treatments for doors can either complement the blinds, shades or drapery on your windows, or they can match. From an interior design perspective, it’s fine — and even very stylish — to have one type of window covering in one room, and a different type in another — or even different styles on different types of openings in the same room!
Unique Needs for Window Treatments on Doors
A door serves a much different purpose than a window, but many of the window treatment consideration are the same. Do you need to be able to easily look out your door? What kind of privacy do you need on a large door? Do you need to filter or completely block the light from outside? To achieve both seamless style and functionality that adds convenience to your home, you may require different window treatment products that can be custom-made to complement each other.
Complementary Window Treatments for Doors and Windows
There are many stylish combination of window treatments that look great in a room with windows and a door. Here are some options:
- If you have Hunter Douglas’s Silhouette® shadings on your windows, try Hunter Douglas’s Luminette® Sheers on your door.
- If you have roman shades on your windows, try split-draw drapes on your door.If you have honeycomb shades on your windows, try custom draperies or Vertiglide® by Hunter Douglas on your sliding glass door.
- If you have wood blinds on your windows, try vertical blinds or complementary custom-made curtains on your doors.
- If you have bamboo woven wood shades on your windows, try vertical woven wood panels on your door.
Matching Window Treatments for Doors and Windows
Sometimes, the look you’re trying to achieve is best achieved by matching coverings of both windows and doors. If you feel like you really need to have all of your coverings to match, here are some stylish window treatments that can work well on both doors and windows:
- Silhouette Counterparts shadings, horizontal for windows, vertical for sliding glass doors
- Honeycomb shades, with vertical options for doors
- Alustra® woven texture shades by Hunter Douglas
- Designer Roller shades
- Plantation shutters
Buy Window Treatments for Doors at Our Local Connecticut Showroom
At Window Products, we’ve been serving Connecticut since 1994. We offer a wide range of screen shades and a full line of Hunter Douglas window fashions, as well as a wide variety of awnings and shades. Contact us for more details.