Windows are one of the most essential parts of a housing. A room with no window is like a room with no way out, like a jail. Therefore, besides the use as air circulation system part and as decorating material, windows are also phsychological support for the dwellers. There are plenty types of windows since this housing part had been invented and used since many years ago. Some even use windows as pure decoration, like stained glassed windows in religious sites like churches or abbeys that cannot be opened but still are called windows, from the former function as air circulation system now windows have more spesific uses like the one mentioned. So whether you are having decorative windows or functional windows, it is important that you use window treatments that are matching your windowing features.
French doors are type of windows that are actually doors with viewing glasses and sills; so it’s a room to room connector that are having changes in the function and instead of considered as being door, it is considered as a viewing window. To cover this kind of great windows, you may want something that can be pulled tightly and let you see the outer view, especially when your doors are on the direction of marvelous views such as beaches, pools, mountains, or English gardens. You may try using blinds to cover this kind of window. Honeycomb blinds are great to cover some sunlight without fully blocking it. Wooden blinds are also great if you want more natural breath on your home, especially when it is compatible and match your housing concept. If you don’t want to go too much complicated, try bay windows that are great to go with any window treatment available.
Other window treatments ideas you might want to try is to use shades. Shades or drapery are great for large windows with full glass as it will magnify the regal ambiance of the great full glass windows. Smaller rectangular shaped windows are also great with simple shades with lighter fabric like cotton with transparent fabric as lining. Shades with features that enable you to cover only half part of your windows are great for those who want privacy without blocking outdoor’s view. Sliding doors or which are also called vertical blinds are also great for covering for big windows, but it is not really recommended as vertical blinds might sometimes be too conservative and doesn’t have the airiness of other covering types. Don’t forget that if you have windows that have very high railings that are hard to reach and disable you to easily close it, consider buying blinds that may be closed with remote control.
Remember to always consider the coloring to your window treatments. If you have monochromatic room, white for example, try something to cheer up your room instead of completing it with white blind; hot red or deep purple can be greater instead of choosing soft colors like pale yellow that will leave you with blunt room.