Decorating a Home with Shades and Shutters

Decorating a Home with Shades and Shutters

Shades And Shutter Decorations For Your Home

There are many different options for window coverings when it comes to decorating the interior of your home that will cut those big heating and cooling energy bills.

Plantation Shutters

We will start with what is called plantation shutters. Plantation shutters are wooden or polywood slates connected to the window permanently that you slide center bar up and down to open and close the shutters. They are a great choice for bedrooms, living rooms, and dens but can be put in just about every room. They can be placed on any window in your home because they are custom made to fit each window. Plantation shutters are also a great choice because they greatly increase the value of your home in case you want to sell in the future some time. If plantation shutters are your choice in window coverings you may need to know that polywood is seventy percent more efficient then plane wood. They are also 1600% more efficient then blinds.


Shades are another option for window coverings. Blinds can give any room an elegant look. They are typically used in bedrooms, living rooms, and dining rooms. You can find shades in many different materials to fit any budget. Make sure the blinds you choose have quality parts and materials to expand the window covering longevity. When it comes to customizing you can pick the material used for blind, the size you need, and the color of your blind.

Panels or Draperies

Other Window covering options for the interior of you home are panel tracks and draperies and curtains. Panel tracks are usually used to cover big windows or sliding doors. Draperies and curtains are used to complete the look with the shutters and shades. Panel tracks and draperies and curtains can be used in any room as well depending on where you want them or what kind of window may depend which one you choose. Panel tracks, draperies and curtains can be custom to fit each window. They come in any material, color, and pattern you can dream of. And if you cannot find exactly what you want you can make them or have them made which ever you prefer. Making them yourself out of materials from a fabric craft story or whatever you choose to make them out of. Draperies and curtains and panel tracks have literally been made out of anything. This is also where you can really get creative with you room's motif.

Window Film

Window films are also a recommended option to add to your windows to help keep energy bills low. Window films not only protects the window it keeps out ninety five percent of visible light, seventy nine percent of solar energy is held, and ninety nine percent of UV light if you have glazed windows along with your choice of inside window coverings.
Posted on Nov 23, 2013


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