How to Choose the Right Window Treatments for Your Home
Choosing window treatments often feels like a daunting task. The sheer number of available styles drives many homeowners into “choice paralysis” — the inability to make decisions in the face of overwhelming options. Fortunately for you, choosing the right window treatment doesn’t need to feel oppressive. As you weigh your options, remember to consider the three F’s: function, facility, and form.
The first question to ask yourself when choosing window treatments pertains to function: What do you want your window treatments to do? Horizontal and vertical blinds offer privacy and the limited ability to control the light that enters your home. Shutters provide the same sort of functionality, but with the added bonus of a built-in profile that elevates a room’s style. If you’re looking for more complete privacy and light control, most fabric shades come with blackout options, making them perfect for bedrooms or home theaters. Finally, drapes and curtains add the finishing touch to any window, complementing your interior decor.
Once you’ve determined function, the next question to ask regards facility: What features in your home’s environment could affect how your window treatments do their jobs? The compartmentalized design of horizontal and vertical blinds makes them easier to repair and well-suited to active households. Shutters, drapes, and curtains often serve as statement pieces that lend themselves to homes frequently used for entertaining. Meanwhile, the vertical design of shades allows them to resist dust accumulation and offers easy cleaning methods, making them perfect if you or your family members have allergies.
Finally, focus on form: Which window treatment best complements your decorative style? Blinds and shades offer the most versatility — their simple designs can be adapted to almost any style without drawing too much attention. Shutters lend themselves to more traditional home decor, especially if you love the look of built-in features. Curtains and drapes add a final sense of refinement to any window and can range in style from clean, modern lines to ornate sweeps and flows.
Installing with US Verticals
Whatever your choice, US Verticals has the right window treatments for you. We take care to install the most reliable and beautiful products, and we even offer child-safe options to protect every member of your household.
Are you ready to choose your window treatments? Contact us to schedule your free, in-home consultation or visit our Kissimmee showroom today.