Home Design Tips: Economical Window Treatments For Your Homes

Posted by Staff Reporter (media@realtytoday.com) on Dec 30, 2015 05:40 AM EST
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BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 09: People look from the windows of offices in a communist-era prefab building down at where Queen Margrethe II of Denmark was visiting the remake of a Viking ship on September 9, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Queen Margrethe is in Berlin on a two-day visit, during which she will open an exhibition about the Vikings at Martin-Gropius-Bau. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) (Photo : Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Window treatments are very important accessories inside your homes. They block the light and the dangerous sun rays that may damage not only your skin but your furniture and wall paints as well. Window treatments, when properly installed, can also help lower energy costs in households.

Some of the common window treatments available in the market include valances, drapes, blinds, panels, Roman shades, curtains, shutters and swags, according to BHG. These window treatments have different functions, and if used according to your needs, will help in making your homes more efficient and energy-saving.

Window treatments can also be created with simple materials found inside your homes. With a little creativity and some skill in sewing and crafting, one can create a cheaper window covering that can function as efficiently as the branded ones. However, if homeowners would want to keep updated with the current trends in home décor, getting a pre-made window treatment is advisable.

Style at Home, on the other hand, identified the most economical and stylish window coverings available for homes nowadays. These include draperies, which will make a comeback this 2016 with the 70's and 80's design and style re-appearing in the home decorating scene. Minimalist decorating schemes like plantation shutters, blinds made from bamboo and panels in velvet and cotton will come back as well.

Sheers in dramatic colors will also be back this coming 2016 in the window decorating market. Two-tone sheers will also be in demand, creating vibrant and luscious colors inside living areas.

As the window treatments industry continues to innovate and improve its products, more efficient, eco-friendly and effective window coverings will be available for homes. With the number of companies leaning into developing more reliable window coverings, affordable options and cheaper alternatives will also become available for the consuming market.

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