Different Types of Window Treatment
A window is a very important part of a house. The major use of a window is allowing light into the house. Windows can, therefore, be placed in a manner that allows light in each and every part of the day. Windows can also be placed to allow breezes from the outside. With proper placement of windows, one can enjoy a breeze right on his or her couch in the house. Heat in the house depends on where the sun is at that particular part of the day. While heat is necessary in some parts of the day, it may be a nuisance especially in the afternoons. How one places the window determines heat levels during the day as well as the light intensity during the day.
Beyond serving the basic purposes, windows also serve aesthetic purposes. Windows improve the outward look of the house. Aesthetics of a house can be improved by improving how windows look like in a house and vice versa. While windows look from the outside make a house look fabulous, it becomes more attractive when windows look great from the inside. Window treatment is among the techniques used to enhance a house beauty especially from the inside. Window treatment entails making a window more attractive through placing elements on, over, around and in the window. The placement of these elements ensure the window adds some aesthetic value to the house or room.
Hard treatment is one type of window treatment. Hard treatment is either made of vinyl or wood. Hard treatment making may also include polyresin which moves up and down like blinds. Another type of window treatment include window blinds which have louvers allowing one to peep to the outside without necessarily lifting the shade. Window blinds like the name refers shield penetration of light from the outside to the inside or from the inside to the outside. Modern window blinds have features that do not allow dust from the outside to penetrate into the house and that in the house not to penetrate to the outside with improved features hindering dust penetration.
Window shades are a type of window treatment. Blackout shades improve one’s quality of sleep by ensuring that no lights penetrate into the room. In addition to room darkening purpose, blackout shades ensure an appealing look to the house by ensuring a variety of colors and types. The current market assures variety of fabrics, colors, and control options such as bottom up, top down as well as cordless.
To ensure no light penetrates to the inside, blackout shades are lined with more layers to make it more opaque. A blackout drapery panel can also be added to hold any light that could have penetrated the blackout shades enriching one’s sleep till the alarm rings.