Window Treatments with a View

Sheer Shades Maintain Your ViewThere are a lot of great things about living here in the West Palm Beach area. For many homeowners, a great view of either the scenery or their own lush yards is a major perk. The trend for larger windows in homes makes these views even more amazing. Large windows do have their drawbacks, though. In the hot months, big windows can let in too much sun and heat, decreasing the energy efficiency of your home and damaging your interiors. The right window treatments can help you enjoy your view while blocking the light. [Read more…]

How to Select Window Coverings for Your Doors

Door Window CoveringsWe often have clients ask us about coverings for doors versus coverings for windows. Contrast in interior design can give a room more depth, interest, or style. This is true for window and door coverings, too. It’s okay to have one type of window covering in one room, and a different type in another — or even in the same room! And when you’re considering your design options for windows and doors, contrast is sometimes a necessity.

Remember Function as Well as Style for Your Doors

Certainly, style is a top priority. But without the perfect functionality, you’ll find even the most beautiful window treatments won’t last long. A door serves a much different purpose than a window, which means it should be looked at differently from a style perspective, too. For example, if your living room has two windows and a sliding glass door, and your adjacent kitchen has a large but short window over the sink and a skylight, you have several distinct window covering needs. [Read more…]