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Thoughts When Installing Window Coverings

What To Consider When Installing Window Coverings

Take these things into consideration when you’re installing window coverings.

Windows stand out in any room, and window coverings are great for bringing out the beauty your room has to offer. Professional interior designers acknowledge this, and that is why they recommend getting window treatments whenever you’re redesigning a house.

If you’ve had your home for many years and you haven’t changed your window treatments, you may want to consider replacing them now. With dated window coverings, even a modern home can look out-of-date. This can make selling your home tougher down the road. You want modern window treatments that will catch people’s eye and make them interested in your home. But how do you know what coverings to get? Take these things into consideration when you’re installing window coverings.

Window Coverings Give You Privacy

You don’t want passers-by peering into your home. If you live at ground level, your house is in full view of anyone walking by your house. Even on an upper-level, people may spot you from other buildings. You want to feel safe in your home, so your window coverings should shelter you from peering eyes. You deserve to feel safe in your own home, so window treatments that keep your home protected will be ideal.


While privacy is important, and there will be times you want to keep light away, there will be other times when you want light shining through your house. That’s why it’s recommended to put window coverings in rooms that look great when illuminated with light.

Great window treatments will allow you to regulate how much light enters your room at any given time. You can adjust them to allow varying amounts of light as you see appropriate. Pulldown shades are an option readily available to many homeowners and can be purchased at an affordable price.

What Window Coverings Go With Your Room?

You want to know how you use a room before you install window treatments. For example, if you use a room for sleeping or watching television, sun glare is something that could bother you. In this case, darker curtains may be a better fit for that room. On the other hand, a room used for artistry or cooking may appreciate more natural light. For places like those, coverings that allow ample natural light will be a better choice. Rooms like the bathroom should use window coverings that can handle extra moisture.

Window Coverings Save Energy

Window coverings can even save you money. Because sunlight gets blocked from your home, less heat gets inside. This takes some strain off of your air conditioner when it gets hot. In contrast, during colder seasons, window coverings help protect your home from the cold, meaning you spend less money on heating your house.

Contact Mike’s Flooring & Design Center

Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.

Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers, such as Adura, COREtec, and Bruce, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.

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