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Should You Even Bother Installing Window Treatments?

Posted: Friday, December 8th, 2017 | Filed under: window treatments
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Do you have window treatments? Are they functional? Do they complement the design of your space? How much money can you allocate towards improving your window treatments? It is ultimately your choice if you want to invest in decorating your space with window treatments, but these are only a few of the questions that run through a homeowner’s mind. Perhaps the most important question is whether or not you actually need window treatments.

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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 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 »

Blackout Shades: Privacy and Efficiency

Posted: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 | Filed under: blackout shades, window blinds, window shading, window treatments
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Black Out Shades

Black Out Shades via everythingsimple.com

Have you woken up from blinding rays of sun? Perhaps you’ve watched a film or series only to be disturbed by an annoying glare of light?  If sunlight has become a daily nuisance to your lifestyle, you need blackout shades.

Blackout shades are one of the most modern window treatments available today. Providing maximum privacy and protection from the sun, blackout shades bring darkness indoors. For those who are sensitive to light while sleeping, blackout shades provide the ultimate in bedroom luxury. Consequently, blackout shades have become very popular in luxury hotels and homes. Read more »