Deciding on the Right Window Treatment

Hunter Douglas Window Fashions

At Window Products here in Branford, we know how daunting it can be to shop for new window fashions. From products that offer energy efficiency and UV protection to those that bring pizzazz into a room, the lineup is nearly endless. But take a deep breath and ask yourself a few questions to start narrowing down those options, and you’ll see you can arrive at the right window treatment in no time. Read on to learn more!

Decide on Your Goals

Untreated windows can cause problems in a home, from increased hot or cold outside air to damage from harmful UV rays. Plus, the room could need more privacy or light control, or it just needs some help with décor or finishing the look. From energy efficiency to talk value, window treatments can often earn their own keep.

Decide on the Orientation of the Treatment

Is your window short and narrow or tall and wide? Do you need a horizontal or a vertical treatment to cover it? Don’t worry—no matter the orientation of the window, we can help you find treatments that coordinate with or complement other treatments in the room or in your home. Plus, they can functionality no matter their placement. For example, if you want to have only horizontal window coverings, you can put a split headrail on your sliding door so your window covering can operate independently, leaving the door opening available when needed and the glass side down for filtering light.

Specialty Shaped Windows Need Treatments Too

If you have an odd-sized window (not a traditional square or rectangle), you have some architectural interest in the room. However, those windows also can increase the transfer of outside air, UV rays, and light. Consider getting a treatment that will not negatively impact the beauty of your specialty shape but will still get you the benefits you need. Specialty shapes work best with honeycomb shades, wood blinds, or shutters.

Have You Considered Fabric?

Custom draperies and top treatments allow you bring your own personal style to a room. Available in thousands of fabrics, colors, textures, and opacities, draperies bring your decorating style to life. They can be used along or combined with blinds or shades. If you want to just add softness or color to the room, you may want to consider stationary drapery panels instead of full draperies, and if you need complete darkness (as in for a bedroom), consider adding a blackout lining or combine with a shade.

Find the Right Window Treatment in Branford, Roxbury CT Areas

At Window Products, we’ve been serving Connecticut since 1994 with two showrooms – one in Branford and one in Southbury. We offer the full line of Hunter Douglas window fashions, a nice selection of screen shades, and a wide variety of awnings and shades. Our personalized service, quality products, and professional installation services ensure you’ll find the perfect window treatment or awning for your home or business. Contact us for more details.

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