The Top Window Treatments For Kids And Pets in Sacramento

Curtis Orton

When everyone is in the house for long periods of time, your house might start feeling smaller than normal. Main rooms, like bedrooms and the family room, can easily be overcome with play things. Wall photos  and window treatments  could possibly get destroyed during a spontaneous game of chase or hot lava innocent roughhousing a unofficial game of inside catch.  Finger and paw prints can reflect on any surface, showing you exactly which place your family was in.

Like most things in your home it should come as no surprise that you probably already realize that you need durable window treatments for kids and pets in Sacramento. They should be simple to clean and a snap to operate -- and able to withstand most family activities. That means getting rid of those easily broken aluminum blinds or hanging curtains and trying out something better like a Polywood® plantation shutter.

 

The Case Against Blinds And Curtains 

Blinds have a habit of breaking around pets and kid in Sacramento. The reason is that blinds are constructed with thin slats that are held up on each side by thin cords. This allows the window treatment to be light and flexible. This makes the covering light and flexible. These types of coverings can adequately cover your windows, but they can break during a bout of roughhousing. A sharp bump or a puppy face peeping through it can jerk a slat off the cord or break it. Plus, any cords hanging down are a hazard for both children and pets.
 
 
Curtains and drapes may not hold up any better with children and animals. Because they are suspended from a rod without anything underneath, they can torn down with a good pull. Those curtains that extend to the baseboards are the right length for cruising toddlers or clawed cats to grab onto. Keeping them clean also poses an issue, as cleaning little person handprints or dusty paw markings dirt beyond everyday wear-and-tear or pet hair and stains will stay until you haul the to the cleaners.
 

Faux Wood Plantation Shutters Are The Top Window Treatments For Kids and Pets In Sacramento 

Mom and daughter in front of window

Faux wood plantation shutters, such as our Polywood® shutters, are the best option to withstand your family. Plantation shutters let natural light in, but use a durable craftsmanship instead of relying on delicate cords. With sturdy louvers and a rigid tilt rod, your shutters will withstand your active kids and frisky pets.

Faux wood shutters are also great for children and animals because they are much easier to clean than blinds and won’t warp, splinter, or crack. The specially formatted faux wood can stand up to almost everything thrown at them -- no matter what challenge your kids can concoct so don’t worry about finding replacement window treatments. Plantation shutters are also cord-free, which makes them the safest window covering for your family. And if anything does happen, Polywood® shutters come with a Lifetime Warranty.

Plantation Shutters Can Make A Positive Study Space In Sacramento

Family room with wall map and plantation shutters

While durable plantation shutters can hold up to your kids’ indoor soccer match, they can also help create a calming school space. Outside light can motivate growing brains, but glare can be a distraction. Luckily, you can adjust your shutters so that no matter what time of day learning occurs, you can let the light in or block the sun glare out. Glare never is a problem for your “students” because they won't get the glare in their eyes.

If your kids are doing online classes, you can close the louvers completely to muffle outside sound. Now, the sound of traffic or lawnmowers won’t cause a distraction. Your kids can’t even complain about the temperature of the room, as your shutters also keep everything the perfect temperature due to Polywood’s® energy-efficiency qualities. And if art class happens to get out of hand, just rub the goop off your plantation shutters with a damp rag.

Have A Sunburst Rep Help You Family-Proof Your Window Treatments

You could put the blinds up and keep on scolding about bumping into the curtains. Or you can let a Sunburst representative show how faux wood plantation shutters are the best window treatment for kids and pets. To book a no cost in-home or virtual design consultation, call 916-250-0758 or complete the form below today.