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3 Window Treatments For Wide Windows In Sacramento, CA

May 31, 2016

When your window is four feet or wider, functional window treatments that are in style may seem tricky to find in Sacramento. But there are more options than you think.

Yes, some window treatment options like blinds are able to cover your wide window. But when multiple blinds butt up to each other without a frame, they don’t show off your window. They also don’t offer control over light and temperature.

That’s why we compiled these 3 window treatment ideas for wide windows in Sacramento. And now you can understand how to choose coverings for your wide windows.

1. Shutters For Wide Windows

Wide windows bring in lots of light. And plantation shutters give you ultimate light control. They cover the whole window using multiple panels within a frame, giving you a finished look. Each shutter panel can swing out on its hinge. And the louvers on each panel tilt closed to prevent light from shining through. The frame encasing the panels brings the window treatment together, making it look finished on your wide window.

Shutters on wide kitchen windows 

You can adjust each shutter panel to let in as much light as you want with a tilt rod. The louvers all move in unison, so you can let in more natural light faster. Depending on your window’s size, you might also decide to have a divider rail installed. A divider rail allows you to adjust the bottom louvers separately from the top louvers.

Because they have so much glass, wide windows can mean higher utility bills. Certain plantation shutters, like Polywood®, can block heat transfer and airflow. And that means extra energy savings for you.

Privacy is a concern with all the glass that wide windows have. Plantation shutters for wide windows tilt shut completely to block off both curious eyes looking in and light. Angle the louvers upward to let some light into the room while creating a private space.

2. Window Film For Wide Windows

Your wide windows let you see the beautiful view of your Sacramento neighborhood. Window film lets you appreciate that view without any distractions in the way. Window film applied to your wide window can add a tint of color to the window. You can select from multiple levels of darkening to add some privacy. The window film won’t obstruct your view from the inside looking out.

Wide window with window film 

Another thing window film does is block UV rays coming through the glass. Since wide windows allow more sunlight in than narrow windows, it’s best to cover them with window film if you’re not going to install any other treatment. It will prevent your furniture and carpets from fading.

3. Shades For Wide Windows

Shades are great for dressing up wide windows. Extremely wide windows may mean you need to install more than one shade over the width of the window to cover it entirely. But there are shades that come in wide widths. Roll them down for less light. You can add a room darkening liner to control light as well as privacy.

See the view outside by simply rolling your shades up. In the retracted position, shades add a cozy accent for your wide window.

Get Custom Window Treatments For Your Wide Windows, Sacramento!

We have the window treatments you want for your wide windows in Sacramento. Schedule your free in-home design consultation and we’ll bring window treatment samples to your home and show you a quote. Our experts are glad to answer any of your questions about window coverings for wide windows. Whether your wide windows are in the kitchen or living room, we’ve got you covered. Contact us at 916-665-0078 today to get started on your custom window treatments.