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Your Guide To Window Treatments For Your Living Room In Fort Lauderdale, FL

April 22, 2016

The living room is where you display your decorating skills. And elegant windows are an opportunity to find a stunning window treatment to accent your furniture and emphasize the window’s shape.

You’ll want to take into consideration the shape of your windows since many living rooms have beautiful arched or specialty shaped windows. You’ll also want to take into consideration how you want to frame the view outside, how much light comes through them, and how much privacy you desire. Your living room window treatments should let you control light and privacy so that your guests feel right at home.

Your options for living room window treatments in Fort Lauderdale include:

Living Room Shutters In Fort Lauderdale

White plantation living room shutters 

Unlike shades, draperies, and blinds, living room shutters accentuate your circular, triangular, octagonal, arched windows. They can be even installed on french doors. They’re custom built to your window’s exact measurements. Each corner, angle, and curve is intact. And your guests will appreciate your concern for their privacy - and will take note of your eye for architecture.

If your living room is formal, go with window treatments that are more elegant and sophisticated. Plantation shutters are easily recognizable by their broad horizontal louvers enclosed in a frame. Whether you select weathered reclaimed wood, a traditional white paint for Polywood®, or a deep stain for Ovation® wood, the resulting window covering matches your living room’s décor.

For a living room that will be used more for entertainment, how easy it is to operate the window treatment has as much weight as its appearance. You can move the shutter louvers with a tilt rod to get more or less light. And you can open the panels completely to reach the window.

Living room shutters help keep your guests pleasantly warm throughout the visit. All you have to do is close the shutters properly for temperature control. And with Polywood shutters on your living room windows, you’re getting ultimate energy savings.

Barn Doors For Living Room Windows

Sliding barn door shutters framing view of patio 

Sliding barn doors as window treatments bring out the rich color palette of your living room. Choose midnight black paint or an espresso stain to balance white walls and light colored furniture. For living rooms with dark colored walls or eclectic furniture patterns, a barn door with snow white paint or a fruitwood stain might work best.

Enjoy the scenery when you slide the barn door panels on a track. With the panels on the sides of the window, they frame the view and become standalone masterpieces.

Shades For Living Room Windows

Tan Roman shades covering a window in a contemporary living room 

Shades are a good choice when you‘re looking for living room window treatments to feature specific colors or multiple colors. Roman shades, the most popular type of shades in Fort Lauderdale, have patterns and fabrics ranging from traditional to contemporary. And they bring elegance to even the highest of living room windows.

Some shades may not be effective at blocking light. Check with a window treatment professional as to a specific shade’s room darkening capabilities.

Want More Window Treatment Inspiration For Your Living Room In Fort Lauderdale?

Find your inspiration in this idea gallery that includes photos of window treatments for living rooms and other rooms in your house. You can scroll through samples of our work from around Fort Lauderdale and see first-hand what might look better in your living room. And if you’re ready to talk with a professional about window treatments for your living room - or any other room, call us at 561-440-8535 or fill out the form below!