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Try These Simple Window Treatments For Charlotte

January 21, 2022

Do you ever notice a window dressed with over-the-top drapery that it became the room’s focal point? Or attempted to open a blind just to have it skew in one direction or the other regardless of which string you tugged? Gaudy or complicated window shades are overwhelming and bothersome. Most Charlotte homeowners like simple window treatments such as classic interior shutters, sleek roller shades, and modern cellular shades.

So try out these simple window treatment ideas in your Charlotte home and say goodbye to problematic drapes and blinds.

Choose Simple Louvered Shutters That Blend Into Your Home Design

 White polywood shutters inside a dining room

One advantage of having simple window treatments in Charlotte is that they coordinate with nearly all decor. Interior shutters are a excellent example. These louvered shutters have pleasing parallel lines and a smooth finish that give them an understated but chic look. They look more like an architectural element than window treatments. And you can buy them in multiple neutral hues, from the rich wood stains of Ovation® hardwood shutters to cool white faux-wood Polywood shutters.

Interior shutters are also simple to use. Instead of difficult cords, shutters have panels which can swing open when needed, and you can control the light with the louvers by adjusting the tilt rod or the louvers themselves up and down. You can open the panels if you want a lot of light or move the louvers to divert light. Then shut everything whenever you want darkness, insulation, and privacy.

Effortlessly Use Cordless And Motorized Roller Shades

Light gray roller shade on a single window in a white bathroom. 

A second simple window treatment idea for Charlotte residents, timeless roller shades are the very definition of simple. They have a flat sheet of fabric that rolls up into a tube over your window when you tug the shade a bit. Some people don’t desire roller shades if they’ve only tried the kind with cords that get tangled and look untidy. But you can avoid such issues with cordless roller shades that have a sewn-in pull bar instead. Or simplify things more with motorized shades that work by remote control or a smart app.

Roller shades are an easy option for Charlotte window coverings because they have a clean, sleek appearance that works on nearly any window. Their minimalist style suits farmhouse, coastal, minimalist, traditional, and other design fads. The most difficult aspect of using roller shades is picking from the plethora of options available for patterns, colors, and fabrics. You can even pick between sheer, medium, and blackout opacities for the level of privacy and natural light you desire.

Easily Insulate Your Windows When You Shut Your Cellular Shades

Dark gray cellular shades displayed from the exterior of a home. 

Cellular shades have several similar benefits as roller shades. They simply look and work a little differently. Rather than pulling up into a tube attached to your window, cellular shades have fabric pleats that fold and gather up when you open them. Those pleats create “cells” that give the shades better energy efficiency and a subtle texture. When you close your cellular shades, their cells hold some of the breeze that slips through your windows. Cellular shades provide a simple way to add a little flair to your windows and insulate them against drafts.

Make Window Treatment Shopping Simple With Sunburst Shutters Charlotte

Sunburst makes finding custom window treatments simple. We offer no-cost in-home consultations to see product samples on your windows. You can begin today by calling us at 980-231-1116 or submit the form below to schedule your consultation.