How to Select the Ideal Window Coverings
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Last updated: Thursday, May 8, 2008 | 5778 Views

Window coverings not only cover windows from the outside world; they give a sense of belongingness and warmth to the home!

An ideal and stylish window covering in the room has the power to transform the undesired mood into a desired one.

Therefore, it becomes all the more important to have ideal window coverings at appropriate windows.

It’s one thing to have the best of fabric for your window coverings, but if, for example, the color of fabric does not match the overall scheme of things of the room, then you are in for a major disappointment.

Whether you prefer elegant and natural wooden venetian blinds like these or something more intricate and ornate, these tips will help you find the ideal window coverings to match your interior.

Read these selected tips and pointers to help you in selecting ideal window coverings for your home:

  • First thing’s first! The primary purpose of any window covering is two fold – to prevent the sunlight into the room and to protect your privacy from the prying eyes of neighbors. So, whatever fabric, style, design, or color you chose, always remember that these twin objectives are always served.
  • Select the window blinds or other window coverings that suit your requirements for letting in and blocking out light. Venetian blinds made a great choice for easy operation and flexible light control.If the windows are positioned such that your privacy cannot be compromised, you can omit any window covering. However, if the sunlight is not required in such room, it’s better to have adequate protection on these windows.
  • The next step is to decide the kind of atmosphere you want to create in the room where you are planning to install window covering. The rest of your room, the furniture, the flooring etc. will guide you as to the overall feel of the room. You may have a traditional backdrop, or a modern outlook, or a mix-n-match style of room.
  • Settle for the window coverings that complement this overall feel of the room. The idea is that your carefully selected window treatment should not look out-of-place when finally installed in the room.
  • The fabric for the window coverings should be extremely carefully selected. Different colors depict different moods. Similarly, different patterns can have different impact on the visitors. Generally, brighter colors and patterns signify a room bustling with activities, and lighter colors have a soothing impact.
  • Finally, the selection of style is your personality statement. You have tons of styles to choose from a wide range of blinds, curtains, valances, drapes, shades, swags, and shutters.

So, now you’re ready to visit a local showroom or go onto one of our advertiser’s web sites and select the style that is just about perfect for your requirements and taste!

If you have typical windows of different dimensions, it’s best to have made-to-measure window coverings.


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