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Get These Simple Window Treatments For Fort Lauderdale

January 21, 2022

Do you ever notice a window covered with such over-the-top drapery that it became the room’s focal point? Or attempted to open a blind just to have it slant in one direction or the other regardless of which string you pulled? Gaudy or fussy window shades are distracting and annoying. Most Fort Lauderdale homeowners like simple window treatments such as stylish interior shutters, minimalist roller shades, and modern cellular shades.

So try out these simple window treatment ideas in your Fort Lauderdale house and say farewell to difficult drapes and blinds.

Choose Simple Interior Shutters That Blend Into Your Home Design

 White polywood shutters inside a dining room

One advantage of having simple window treatments in Fort Lauderdale is that they coordinate with most decor. Interior shutters are a perfect example. These louvered shutters have attractive a smooth finish and parallel lines that give them an understated but stylish look. They appear more like an architectural detail than window coverings. And you can find them in various neutral hues, from the rich wood stains of Ovation® hardwood shutters to cool white faux-wood Polywood shutters.

Louvered shutters are also simple to operate. Instead of fussy pull strings, shutters have panels which you can pull open when needed, and you can control the natural light with the louvers by adjusting the louvers themselves or the tilt rod up and down. You can open the panels when you want a lot of natural light or move the louvers to divert light. Then shut everything whenever you need darkness, privacy, and insulation.

Easily Use Motorized And Cordless Roller Shades

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

Another simple window treatment idea for Fort Lauderdale residents, timeless roller shades are quintessentially simple. They have a flat sheet of material that rolls up into a tube over your window when you give the shade a small tug. Some people don’t want roller shades if they’ve only seen styles with cords that look untidy and get tangled. However, you can prevent such problems with cordless roller shades that have a sewn-in pull bar instead. Or really simplify things with motorized shades that work by remote control or a smart app.

Roller shades are an obvious solution for window coverings in Fort Lauderdale because their clean, sleek design works on many windows. Their minimalist style complements farmhouse, coastal, traditional, minimalist and other decor trends. The hardest aspect of using roller shades is picking from the plethora of choices on the market for fabrics, patterns, and colors. You can even pick between blackout, medium, and sheer opacities for the level of natural light and privacy you want.

Easily Insulate Your Windows When You Close Your Cellular Shades

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

Cellular shades provide many of the same benefits as roller shades. They just look and operate a little differently. Instead of rolling up into a tube attached to your window, cellular shades are made from pleated material that folds up on itself when you open the shades. Those pleats create “cells” that give the shades a slight texture and better insulating properties texture. When you close your cellular shades, their cells hold some of the breeze that enters through your windows. Cellular shades provide a simple way to give a bit of flair to your windows and insulate them against drafts.

Make Window Treatment Shopping Easy With Sunburst Shutters Fort Lauderdale

Sunburst makes shopping for custom window treatments effortless. We give no-cost in-home consultations to test samples of our products on your windows. You can begin today by calling us at 561-440-8535 or fill out the form below to set a date for your consultation.