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Window Treatments for Tall Windows in Fort Lauderdale

October 10, 2016

Many homes around Fort Lauderdale have a particular window or assortment of windows that sits high up on the wall close to the ceiling, or is so tall that it’s out of arm’s length. While these windows are distinctive and beautiful, they may also be a source of headaches when searching for high ceiling window treatments.

TV room in two-story Fort Lauderdale house with plantation shutters on arch windows.

But there’s no need to worry - there’s no window Sunburst Shutters Fort Lauderdale has seen that wasn’t stunning by the time we were through with it. Let’s examine some of the best options for window treatments for the tall windows in your Fort Lauderdale house.

High Ceiling Plantation Shutters

For high ceiling windows, the lower maintenance, the better. That’s why plantation shutters ought to be one of your foremost picks for a high window treatment. Most times the first question about window treatments for a high-sitting window is “How will I operate it?” With shutters, that’s hardly a concern, since homeowners usually have the louvers placed at one perfect angle at all times, so they can let in the perfect amount of light while at the same time keeping the privacy you need.

If frequent louver movement is needed, don’t worry about breaking out the step stool. We’ll provide you with a telescoping pole to adjust the tilt rod, giving you easy control over the lighting. And when you’re done, the pole telescopes down to fit in your closet until the time comes to adjust the shutters again.

One of the biggest hassles that can come with high ceiling window treatments is cleaning them, just one more problem that plantation shutters can solve. Because of their color, the angled construction, and material, Polywood® plantation shutters need cleaning much less frequently than other window treatments. And when the time does come to clean, the entire shutter can be cleaned with a simple cloth, without moving or taking the shutters down.

All of these features, combined with insulating shutters’ unmatched energy efficiency, make for a superb fit for high ceiling windows.

Motorized Shades Make Tall Windows A Breeze

Trendy Fort Lauderdale bedroom with high windows and vertical honeycomb shades. 

What’s almost simpler than being able to leave your high window treatment in one spot? Being able to adjust it with the push of a button! That’s what automated shades offer, offering trendy looks with modern convenience.

Motorized shades are a great partner for high ceiling windows, even moreso because you’re able to choose to either open or shut your shades the old-fashioned way, or with a control device. Your window treatments have finally entered the 21st century!

Your Perfect Window Treatments Are No Longer Out Of Reach

Don’t make the mistake of letting the height of your windows discourage you from making the best choice for your house. Sunburst Shutters Fort Lauderdale will take care of the hard part when you arrange a free in-home design consultation. We’ll take care of all the measuring and the entire installation process so you never have to step on that ladder. Call us today at 561-440-8535 or schedule an appointment online - we’re here for you!