The Top Window Treatments For Kids And Pets in Phoenix

Greg Arnett

When everyone is home for long batches of time, your home might start feeling smaller than normal. Main rooms, like family rooms and bedrooms, can easily be overcome with play things. Wall hangings  and window treatments  might get destroyed during a rowdy game of tag or hot lava innocent roughhousing a unofficial game of inside catch.  Fingerprints and wet nose smudges can show up on any item, detailing exactly what spaces your children and pets were in.

Like most things in your house it should come as no shock that you probably already realize that you will need special window treatments for kids and pets in Phoenix. They should be quick to clean and a snap to use -- and able to hold up to an active family. Of course that means getting rid of those easily broken blinds and shades and switching to something like a Polywood® plantation shutter.

Parents Lifting Child In Front of Window Treatments 

The Problem With Hanging Window Treatments 

Hanging blinds are easily damaged around pets and kid in Phoenix. That’s because blinds use long slats that are suspended on each side by cords. This allows the blind to be light and flexible. This makes the blind light and pliable. Blinds can adequately cover your windows, but they can break during a bout of roughhousing. A quick hit or a puppy face peeping through it can tear a slat off the cord or snap it apart. Plus, any cords dangling can be a hazard for both children and animals.
Dogs Looking Out Of Window Treatments
Curtains may not fare any better with children and animals. Because they hang loosely from one rod above the window, they can torn down with a few good tugs. Curtains that extend to the ground are the right height for cruising toddlers or curious pups to grab onto. Cleaning curtains also becomes a dilemma, as getting rid of little person handprints or paw markings dirt beyond everyday wear-and-tear or pet hair and handprints will be there until you take them to the cleaners.

Polywood Plantation Shutters Are The Top Window Treatments For Kids and Pets In Phoenix 

Mom and daughter in front of window

Faux wood plantation shutters, such as our Polywood® shutters, are the most durable treatment to withstand your kids and pets. Plantation shutters let natural light in, but use a durable craftsmanship instead of using delicate cords like blinds. With thick louvers and a durable frame, your plantation shutters can withstand your active kids and frisky pets.

Polywood® shutters are also wonderful for kids and pets because they are much easier to clean than blinds and will never warp, splinter, or crack. The solid louvers can take almost anything thrown at them -- no matter what game your kids can concoct so stop worrying about finding replacement window treatments. All plantation shutters are cord-free, making them the safest window treatment for your family. And if anything does happen, Polywood® shutters are backed with a Lifetime Warranty.

Plantation Shutters Help Make A Positive Study Space In Phoenix

Family room with wall map and plantation shutters

While faux wood plantation shutters can withstand your kids’ indoor sports league, they can also create a calming school space. Sunlight helps inspire young minds, but glare can be a distraction. Luckily, you can angle your shutter louvers so that whenever studying occurs, you can bring the light in or block the glare out. Sun glare is never a detriment for your “students” because they won't get the sun in their eyes.

If you have to do e-learning, you can shut the louvers completely to dampen outside noise. Now, the sound of traffic or lawnmowers won’t distract your students. Your children can’t even complain about warm or cold spots in the room, as your plantation shutters will keep everything comfortable due to Polywood’s® energy-efficiency properties. And if art class happens to go awry, just rub the debris off your shutters with a wet cloth.

Let A Sunburst Representative Help You Family-Proof Your Windows

You could just leave the the blinds up and keep on yelling about touching the curtains. Or you can have a Sunburst representative demonstrate how plantation shutters are the only window treatment for kids and pets. To schedule a complimentary in-home or virtual design consultation, call 480-485-7743 or send in the form below today.