Choosing the Best Window Coverings

With as many different options there are available for window covers, it can be challenging finding the best window coverings for your windows.   You can choose from a range of drapes, blinds, shutters and more.  Each room in your home most likely will not have the same window covering.  There are some things you can think about to help you successfully choose the best window coverings for your home.

Think about the Purpose of the Room

One of the most obvious things to think about is kind of room is it and what is its purpose?  If looking for window coverings in a sunroom, you may want minimal, easy access to the outside view or sheer window coverings to easily get sunlight. If you are looking for window coverings for a baby’s room, then you’ll want the option of having darkness with letting some light.

Window Types

What type of window do you have in the room?  Is it a casement window, bay window or bow window?  Each window type has distinct window coverings.  For instance, bay or bow windows should mostly be left open, so the light can easily come through. You can easily use a valance that won’t take away from the window’s beauty.

Shutters Pros and Cons

Shutters is a nice way to add uniqueness and charm to any room.  They are available in an assortment of styles and colors and tend to be a bit costlier than drapes.  Shutters are also nice for areas where there is heavy storms and windows to help protect the window glass from shattering in the room.

Windows really make a big difference in the way a home look inside and out.   Window coverings are a great way to make a room look more attractive, provide lighting or shade, privacy or protection from storms.   There are options for everyone’s tastes and to match décor at a range of prices.  Regardless of what window coverings you are looking for, you will be able to find the best when you know what the room is for, décor and the purpose.

Chicago Window Pros offers a range of low maintenance, exceptional energy-efficiency, endless options for replacement windows for your home.  It’s simple, just give us a call today to schedule your free window replacement estimate (888) 308-9050. You can also request a FREE QUOTE through our contact page.