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Finding the Appropriate Window Treatment for Each Room
Windows are an item that most homeowners consider to be not only functional, but something that must be decorative as well (as in they should look nice). As such, they serve multiple purposes. They allow light to filter into the room as well as give the homeowner a view of the outdoors.
It can be challenging to select the appropriate window treatment for each room. However, many homeowners also find this an enjoyable task. Cornice window treatments are a popular choice since they add style to the room while hiding the hanging mechanisms of the curtains. One nice choice that remains a favorite of many homeowners and designers is the puffed cloth style. This style is easy to coordinate with the rest of the decor in the room; which makes it a favorite of many homeowners. They can be ordered custom made in any design or color that one prefers. Wooden cornices are also a nice option and come in various styles and colors, as well.
Wooden styles can feature a box cut, and have detailed designs in various materials like metal or wood. Some even feature pictures of animals or other aspects of nature in their design. Still others offer a simple wood stain over an uncomplicated pattern, and this is a good choice for a room which already has several items that feature printed designs.
To add an additional feature to a home’s window treatments, a person may wish to consider thermal curtains. These are an excellent option for those who live in harsh climates, or where temperatures run particularly high in the summer. They have thick backing which helps to maintain the temperature in the home and they can be purchased in a variety of styles and colors. If they are installed beneath the new cornices, the room will have an entirely new look. Increasing the beauty of one’s home is a project the entire family will enjoy, and window treatments are available to fit every lifestyle and budget.
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