Home Home Improvement Tips Strategic Window Treatments

Untreated windows usually make the room annoying. First, the light that enters the room is left uncontrolled. Second, without treatments, the windows, as well as the whole room space, would look barren and boring.

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It is very important to have a strategic window treatment inside the room. With a treatment that caters to your needs, you are able to enjoy the comfort the room has to provide. You are able to feel the warmth and coziness of the space, and as well manage the amount of light to enter the house without entirely blocking it.

When working on your window treatments, here are some tips you should keep in mind:

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1. Use insulated treatments.

You may want to use insulated curtains or drapes in windows where light passes through the most. Inside-mount cellular curtains provide not only filter the light passing through; they also reduce the heat that enters the house. You can also the same type for blinds, in case you find them more useful than the traditional curtain types.

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2. The use of pairs.

Pairing window treatments is also a good way to control the light in the house. You may have a combination of blinds and curtains especially on windows situated in the bedroom or study. The blinds may serve to filter the light passing through, while the curtains may be used to provide shade against it.

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3. Go for easy-to-manage treatments.

Using curtains with rings or grommets is more efficient in terms of control and movement. You may also want to try blinds with remote controls so that you don’t have to approach the window to manage the light passing through.

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Originally posted 2013-04-05 16:17:52.

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