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How To Choose The Best Bedroom Window Treatments

Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 | Filed under: Bedroom Design
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Bedroom Window Treatments

Have you recently moved into a new space? Or perhaps you’re in the process of redesigning your bedroom? Choosing the right window treatments for your bedroom can become overwhelming for homeowners; after all, there are endless style options available on the market. Whether a contemporary, modern or traditional design style, each window treatment provides a unique design aesthetic that will add to your bedroom’s ambiance. The window treatments experts at Shading Systems Inc. can help you narrow down your choices and help you discover the ideal window treatment for your bedroom.

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Window Treaments for Conservatory Windows

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Conservatory Windows Treatments

Conservatory Windows

How do you shade a room consisting of three walls of windows? It seems intimidating, but this project is actually quite fun. First, consider the décor and style you would like to maintain in the room. Next, pick a type of treatment.

For conservatories, you can use shades, curtains, blinds, or sheers. The options are vast, so let’s compare the different choices.

Shades

Shades are a great option if you want to control the amount of light entering the room. Unlike curtains, which typically offer open or closed options, shade levels can be adjusted to allow some light in while blocking blinding rays. In conservatories, shades are a great option because you can stagger the levels or leave the sun-facing side closed while still taking in the outdoor views from the other windowed walls. If some residents prefer to have absolutely no light, blackout shades can also be used in a conservatory, allowing the room to have multiple uses. Read more »

What’s the Difference Between Curtains and Draperies?

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Curtains

Curtains

The words “curtains” and “drapes” are often used interchangeably, but they are actually quite different. Both were made to cover windows, but for different reasons.

Curtains are most often used as window coverings and are usually made of very light or sheer fabrics, but not always. Most curtains and casual and are usually the length of the window, although sometimes can be floor-length. Curtains are used because they can open and close when needed to fully see out and into the window. Because curtains are most often made with thin, light fabrics, they don’t block sunlight very well. Read more »