French doors make a great statement in any home. They’re a solid choice in a variety of spaces in your home because they add to the natural light while adding architechtural interest. However, window covering choices for French doors can be frustrating. You want something that will offer you the right amount of light and privacy, but you also want a choice that will help draw the room together. What are your choices for French doors?
ROMAN SHADES: If you’re looking for a transitional/timeless look, Roman shades may be the way to go. You can choose from a variety of fabric options and they can give you the touch of softness you’re looking for.
WOVEN WOOD SHADES: Also called bamboo shades. Woven wood shades for windows are made from natural woods, reeds, bamboo or grasses. They add immediate visual interest to any room’s décor with their rich organic texture.
BLINDS or SHUTTERS: Easily the most common of the window covering solutions, blinds or shutters for French doors are the perfect way to control light and privacy. The biggest problem most people find is that they tend to get in the way of the handles, which can reduce functionality. The solution, though, is a fairly simple one, blinds and shutters can be custom made to allow for the handle.
CELLULAR SHADES: Cellular shades are a great choice for French doors. Small sizes of cellular shades can fit behind your door handles, allowing you to keep your door highly functional and insulated.
So, which French door window covering option is right for you? Contact LC Window Treatments today at 628-400-1665 to learn more about your options and how we can custom design a window covering to meet your needs.