How to Select Window Treatments for Your Long Island Replacement Windows

Replacement window treatments Long Island NYNow that you have picked out the style and shape for your Long Island replacement windows, it’s time to consider what kind of window treatments to use. Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement windows are so beautiful that we think they look terrific au natural, but, we also understand that window treatments add details that can turn a house into a home. There are countless fabric, color, shape and design choices that let you express your personality and create an atmosphere of which you can be proud.

Whether you want interior or exterior shutters for added privacy, bold eye-catching patterns to complement your decorating scheme, or a simple room darkening shade for the nursery, you are limited only by your imagination, your personal preferences and your budget.

Here are a few brief descriptions of some window treatments to get you started on your journey toward the perfect window treatment to dress up your replacement windows.

Blinds

Blinds are popular for large windows. Both horizontal and vertical blinds provide a full view to the world outside when open.

Horizontal slats (louvers) come in various widths from less than one-half inch to more than three inches; allowing you to choose a style that fits into your over design theme. With semi-fixed slats that tilt open or raise, blinds are an excellent choice instead of shutters when you want to create a homey-atmosphere with limited wall space.

Create a casual, rustic mood with wood blinds to cover your new replacement windows or go for a more traditional style with aluminum. Faux wood and poly blinds require less maintenance and almost limitless color variations from natural to bold and vibrant hues.

Vertical blinds are similar to horizontal blinds, except they open to one side rather than raise to the top of the window. Many of the same construction materials — wood, plastic, faux-wood — give verticals the same design flexibility to create fabulous spaces. Textured fabric surfaces expand decorating options for homeowners, but vertical blinds do not typically last as long as horizontal styles.

Shades

Cellular shades have a unique honey-comb construction that is highly energy efficient, customizable and stylish. Available in cordless and corded varieties, these shades function beautifully and are beautifully functional. To allow a full view to the outside, shades come in either top down or bottom up (or both) styles to help you control the view from inside.

Cellular shades look great alone or as a light-controlling feature behind cloth draperies, sheers or curtains. Choose from room-darkening, light filtering or black-out fabrics.

Both Roman shades and woven shades add a touch of elegance and class to any setting. These fold-up shades are easy to install and easy to operate. Ordering custom shades for your new replacement windows allows you to choose colors and textures to match or contrast your overall design.

Custom Window Treatments

You might want custom window treatments for trapezoids, triangular shapes and polygon windows. Custom shades are often the best option for controlling light and temperature with your Renewal by Anderson of Long Island replacement windows.

Cellular fabric blinds work exceptionally well for upper windows in rooms with a vaulted ceiling. Because the cellular construction compresses almost flat when retracted, blinds are designed with either a top-down or bottom-up style depending on the interior window ledge, shape and size of your window.

Curved rods and floor length shutters work well with bow windows and bay window sections. Layering — placing a sheer panel behind divided drapery panels — allows you to let some sunlight in during the day and add more privacy at night.

Drapes & Curtains

The most versatile window treatments to express your unique personality and capture your passion are probably drapes and curtains. From clean simple lines on a single layer cotton-blend curtain to brocade or Damask panels with intricate goblet-pleat details, fabric window coverings give you freedom to let your imagination run wild.

Whichever window coverings you choose to install, keep in mind that our windows are built to give you many years of service. Talk to one of our replacement window consultants about how to install window treatments without damaging the frame and weather-stripping components.

 

Need More Information About Replacement Windows on Long Island?

For more information about Renewal by Andersen of Long Island replacement windows, give us a call 1-877-313-9052 or enter your information in the form on this page and one of our friendly design consultant’s will be happy to answer your questions about your replacement windows and patio doors and provide a fee design consultation for you in your home.

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