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The Guide To Living Room Window Treatments In Destin, Florida

April 22, 2016

The living room is where you show off your decorating style. And elegant windows are your chance to mount an equally stunning window treatment to accent your furniture and highlight the window’s shape.

You’ll want to account for your window’s shape since many living rooms have specialty shaped or beautiful arched windows. You’ll also want to think about how you want to frame the view outside, how much light comes through them, and how much privacy you want. Look for living room window treatments that give you complete control over light and privacy so that your guests feel welcome.

Your options for living room window treatments in Destin include:

Living Room Shutters In Destin

White plantation shutters in living room with dark wood floors 

Unlike draperies, blinds, and shades, living room shutters highlight your triangular, octagonal, arched, circular windows. They can be even mounted on french doors. They’re custom made to the exact dimensions of your windows. Each corner, angle, and curve is preserved. And your guests will take notice of your eye for architecture - and appreciate your concern for their privacy.

If your living room is formal, consider window treatments that are more elegant and sophisticated. Plantation shutters are easily recognizable by their wide horizontal louvers enclosed in a frame. Whether you choose weathered reclaimed wood, a traditional white paint for Polywood®, or a deep stain for Ovation® wood, the custom window covering will match your living room’s style.

For a living room that will be used more for entertainment, the functionality of the window treatment matters as much as how beautiful it looks. You can adjust the shutter louvers using a tilt rod to get as much light as you want. And you can open the panels all the way to operate the window.

Living room shutters keep you and your guests pleasantly warm all through the visit. Simply 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

Dark brown sliding barn door shutters in living room 

As window treatments, sliding barn doors play off of the rich color palette of your living room. Select an espresso stain or midnight black paint to balance white walls and light colored furniture. For living rooms with eclectic furniture or dark colored walls, a barn door with snow white paint or a fruitwood stain might work best.

Enjoy the scenery when you roll the barn door panels on a track. Once the panels are on both sides of the living room 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 work great if you want your living room window treatments to feature specific colors or multiple colors. Roman shades, the most popular type of shades in Destin, have fabrics and patterns ranging from contemporary to classic. And they bring charm to even the highest of windows in your living room.

Some shades may not be effective at blocking out light coming through the window. Ask a window covering professional about the room darkening capabilities of a certain shade.

Want More Window Treatment Ideas For Your Living Room In Destin?

Get inspired with this idea gallery showcasing images of window treatments for living rooms and other spaces in your house. You can browse through examples of our work from around Destin and see for yourself what works best for your living room. And if you’re ready to talk with a professional about window treatments for your living room - or any room in your home, call 850-203-0419 or fill out the form below!