Your Window’s Perfect Partner in Design
Windows allow natural light into an environment and decorate it, adding depth, structure, and aesthetic value to a room. Accessorizing your windows with the right curtains and blinds is an important part of a room’s decor while also helping regulate the temperature and controlling the amount of light you let in.
When choosing any blinds or curtains for a room, keep both the practical aspect and the aesthetic one in mind.
Shades, Curtains, Blinds – What Will You Choose
The choices in terms of window accessories are so diverse that making a decision is not always stress-free. It depends on the effect you want to achieve as well as the overall style of the room.
To help sort through so many possibilities, we have compiled a shortlist of several main styles and options for you to gravitate towards and find the perfect window coverings for your home.
One of the most popular choices for bedrooms, media rooms, or even conference rooms, opaque curtains let you completely darken a room or let light in, depending on the situation.
Sheer curtains let in natural light while still giving you privacy and decorating the room. You can add a special touch by using them as a window scarf, going for a Priscilla-style attachment, or playing with pleats.
Typically seen in offices, vertical blinds can be found in a great variety of styles and premium materials. They add personality and functionality to your office.
Roman blinds combine the simplicity of a modern, ageless design with soft and luscious materials. They are great for your home, giving you the privacy you need, with a touch of discreet luxury.
DIY or Call a Professional?
When choosing a style, it’s crucial to have an idea of how to install it. Often we see blinds or curtains that are not correctly attached. It affects their intended purpose and their optimal shape.
You can install simple, more rustic designs at home with no effort. Most curtains require a simple rod to attach them, along with metal or plastic loops.
However, blinds, shades, and some styles of curtains that are more complex require the help of a professional to get the perfect look. Properly installed window accessories won't have issues with mechanics such as loose slides. They will also be sturdier and last longer too.
When a pro team installs your window accessories, make sure to ask what kind of maintenance you need for them, and we also recommend scheduling a visit from professional window cleaners for a final finish to your windows at the same time.
As the Curtain Falls
With carefully chosen curtains, shades, or blinds for your windows, your rooms will look their best, and the completed style will be streamlined and balanced. However, most people tend to leave it at that and don’t put in any more work into the maintenance of their windows and window accessories post-installation. That often proves to be a mistake since it is an indisputable fact that no matter how gorgeous your curtains, shades or blinds are, a grime-stained and dirt-caked window is bound to diminish the visual appeal of your window accessories.
As such, don’t forget the importance of proper and regular window cleaning too, as these details can easily enhance the overall visual appeal of your home or office.
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