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Your Guide To Window Treatments For Your Living Room In Phoenix, AZ

April 22, 2016

The living room is where you put your decorating style on display. And elegant windows are an opportunity to install an equally stunning window treatment to emphasize their shape and accent your furniture.

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

Your living room window treatment options in Phoenix include:

Living Room Shutters In Phoenix

Living room with dark wood floors and white plantation shutters 

Unlike blinds, shades, and draperies, living room shutters highlight your circular, triangular, octagonal, arched windows - even your french doors. They’re custom made to your window’s exact measurements. All the curves, corners, and angles are preserved. And your guests will take note of your eye for architecture - and appreciate your concern for their privacy.

If your living room is formal, look for window treatments that are more sophisticated. Plantation shutters are easily recognizable by their wide horizontal louvers bound in a frame. Whether you select weathered reclaimed wood, a traditional white paint for Polywood®, or a deep stain for Ovation® wood, the custom window treatment will match the decorating style of your living room.

For a living room that will be used more for entertainment, how easy it is to operate the window treatment matters as much as its beauty. You can use a tilt rod to adjust plantation shutters for as much light as you want. And you can swing the panels completely open to operate the window.

Living room shutters help keep your guests comfortably warm all through the visit. Simply close the shutters completely 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 

Sliding barn doors as window treatments play off of the living room’s rich color palette. Select midnight black paint or an espresso stain to contrast light colored furniture and white walls. If your living room has eclectic furniture or dark colored walls, a barn door with a fruitwood stain or snow white paint might work best.

Enjoy the scenery when you roll the barn door panels on a track. Once the panels are on the sides of the living room window, they frame the view and become standalone masterpieces.

Shades For Living Room Windows

Living room with fireplace and tan Roman shades 

Shades are a great option when you want your living room window treatments to feature multiple colors or specific colors. Roman shades, the most popular shades in Phoenix, have patterns and fabrics ranging from classic to modern. And they bring appeal to even the tallest of windows in your living room.

Keep in mind that some shades may not be effective at blocking out light coming through the window. Consult with a window covering expert about a particular shade’s room darkening efficiency.

Searching For More Window Treatment Ideas For Your Living Room In Phoenix?

Get inspired with this idea gallery showcasing images of window treatments for living rooms and other spaces in your home. You can scroll through examples of our work from around Phoenix and see what works best for your living room. And if you’re ready to talk with an expert about window treatments for your living room - or any room in your house, give us a call at 480-485-7743 or fill out the form below!