What Is The Difference – Room Darkening Vs. Blackout

Room Darkening Vs. Blackout Window Treatments

Many of our clients at Window Products are concerned about the amount of light that comes in their rooms. It’s especially true in the sunny summer months here in Connecticut—many people want darkness. All too often, customers think that “room darkening” and “blackout” are the same, but it’s not entirely true. Read on for more information!

Hunter Douglas Opacity Scale

Within their product line, Hunter Douglas Window Fashions uses a scale to describe the opacity differences.

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Benefits of Adding Cornices

Design Studio Roman ShadesIf you’re thinking of adding decorative elements to your room while covering up a window treatment’s unsightly control mechanism, a cornice might be the right choice for you. Perhaps you purchased window treatments without thinking the hardware until the treatment was installed.

As you’ve probably noticed, the hardware can disrupt the room’s flow, which is where a cornice can help balance the window with the rest of the room. At Window products in Connecticut, our trained consultants will be happy to help you decide whether a cornice will be right for you. [Read more…]