The Ten Questions You Must Ask When Choosing Window Treatments

Are you having trouble deciding on the perfect window treatments? Do you feel overwhelmed by the countless options available to today’s consumers? While wider selections are great, the truth is that as the current market becomes more diverse, selecting the right product for your home also becomes proportionately more difficult—especially with considerations like style, insulation, automation, lighting, and all of the other things you need to know to make the smartest choice possible for your home.

Often our customers tell us that selecting their window treatments can feel like a chore that requires wasted hours of browsing through stores and outlet malls without getting anything accomplished; the good news is, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can actually be fun once you know what you¹re looking for. So, in response to the many questions we receive on this subject, we’ve created this guide to help you learn the basics on window treatment options and their selection. This simple-to-use resource was intended to walk you through the process that our Design Consultants use to match each client with the window treatments that are appropriate for their unique lifestyle.

The first and most important step in this process is to ask the right questions. To that end, the topics covered in this guide are:

How do I determine the right placement for my treatments?
How do I choose the right level of opacity and light control?
How do I utilize the window treatments to increase my privacy & security without sacrificing my view?
How do I protect my furniture from the sun’s damaging UV rays?
How can my window treatments help conserve energy and reduce outside noise?
How do I maximize my home décor with window treatments?
How or why should I layer my windows with different treatments?
How do I choose the treatments that are the easiest to clean?
How do I deal with hard-to-reach windows?
How do I select child safe products?

If you answer those 10 simple questions, you’re well on your way to discovering the perfect window treatments for your home.

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