How to choose window shades

How to Choose the Perfect Window Shades for Your Home

Remote Control Shades PhoenixWindow treatments can make or break your home’s interior design, so it’s important to consider your options carefully before having new shades installed. However, with so many different types of window shades available on the market, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. For help finding the perfect style, consider your:

Light and Privacy Needs

Different types of window shades offer different levels of light and privacy control, so you’ll want to think about how bright and open you want your rooms to be when choosing your window coverings. Opaque styles, such as Roman shades and roller shades, for example, are often ideal for bedrooms, where privacy and light control are a must.

Safety Concerns

If you have young children or pets living in your home, safety should be a top priority when choosing window shades. Traditional corded window shades are an accident waiting to happen for your little ones and furry friends, so you’ll likely want to avoid those styles. Motorized window shades, on the other hand, eliminate the need for cords, making them a safer choice for many homeowners.

Style Preferences

Style is, of course, one of the most important factors to consider when having new window shades installed. To ensure your new window coverings look good in your home, think about your interior’s overall design. If you have brightly colored furnishings, you may want to have neutral shades installed to balance things out. If your home could use a pop of color, bold shades will do the trick.

Consult With an Expert

The best way to find the perfect window shades for your home is to partner with Southwest Blinds & Shutters. We are a professional window treatment company that offers a wide selection of premium shades to homeowners throughout the Southwestern United States, and we’d love to help you enhance your home. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule a free consultation for your project.

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The entire experience was excellent. We had roller shades installed throughout our home. The online notification system after your order is great. We received regular email updates regarding the status of the fabrication of our order, delivery, and installation.
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They did a great job installing my shutters. Very polite and went the extra mile to do some minor adjustments that I requested. He identified a couple of things that were incorrect on my order and made sure new items were ordered. He came back to reinstall the corrected pieces and did a great job.
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