Summer is the perfect time to invest in new custom window treatments for your home. New window treatments will invigorate your space – infusing it with light and energy. They are not only stylish and beautiful, but can provide energy savings as well – reducing the sticker shock of summer air conditioning bills!
Often when we think of window treatments as insulators against the harsh winds and cold of the winter months. Although they do effectively protect against the cold, the right window treatments provide just as much benefit during the summer. Sheer shades can filter as much or as little light as you want while providing a soft beautiful, airy aura to your room. Cellular shades excel at keeping out the harsh rays of the sun while doing double duty of keeping your air-conditioned room cool and comfortable. Beautiful sheer drapery panels frame your windows beautifully, while keeping a light and fresh look to your space. If you haven’t invested in your window treatments in a while, now is the perfect time. The selections have never been better. Here are three great ideas to get you started:
1. Soft sheers
Today’s fabrics are available in a variety of sheer prints, patterns and solids. Sheer draperies allow natural light to filter through, while still offering some privacy and protection from the sun. They are the perfect option for a space without a lot of natural light. Sheer fabrics make are beautiful statement and as an added bonus, many are very affordable too!
2. Roman shades
If you’re looking to make a bigger presentation of your windows, roman shades make a great choice. Layered under drapery panels or valances, they serve as an attractive design statement in your space. Roman Shades are offered in a wide variety of fabrics, colors, prints and patterns, enabling you to effectively control light and UV rays while making your own personal style impact – from traditional to ultra-modern, and everywhere in between.
3. Wood blinds
If you’re looking to lighten up your look for the summer, wood blinds are a perfect choice. They come in a variety of colors and work with almost any style of decor. They are great insulators and offer excellent light filtration and protection from the sun.
When summer is over and you are getting ready for dress your windows for the fall, they layer perfectly under a stylish pair of drapery panels.
With so many choices, selecting window treatments can be daunting. Working with DL Rich Designs Decorating Den Interiors will help simplify the task, ensuring that your new window treatments fit perfectly, while offering the style and functionality you need.