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WINDOW TREATMENTS: SHUTTERS, BLIND, AND SHADES FOR ANY SPACE

Window Treatments often inspire words like shade, privacy, darkness; but with the styles and selections available they offer so much more.  Color, design, and energy efficiency are the new words to associate with window shades.

Mike’s Carpet Connection works with companies like Hunter Douglas to bring you the options that meet your needs when it comes to window treatments. Our design team stays up to date on new innovations so that you have choices throughout your home. Email us today and let us help bring your privacy to your home.

Blinds come in horizontal and vertical options. They are the most common window treatment used in homes and offices.

  • Both options stand the test of time and meet most style palates for resale
  • Vertical blinds are often used for tall windows or doors; style is typically contemporary
  • Horizontal blinds are more traditional and use material such as plastic or faux wood

Best Uses

Any window or glass door in your home or office

Pros

Draperies with liners add additional energy efficiency.
Draperies add a final touch to designer homes and have many fabric options designed to fit any style.

Considerations

Drapery costs and various types of operating systems

Shades and Sheers offer more design options and will give your space a luxurious look and feel.

  • The most popular are Roman Shades, where fabric folds up easily for an elegant look
  • They come in a variety of fabrics that alter light penetration
  • Many now have a motorized option for convenience

Best Uses

Master Bedroom, Sliding Doors, and Dining Rooms

Pros

Elevated design element

Considerations

Cost & Maintenance

Shutters are a popular choice due to affordability and variety of colors and styles.

  • Easy to maneuver for viewing or privacy
  • Mounted to close in front of a window, which allows airflow
  • Can adjust even when closed for small amounts of light

Best Uses

Bathrooms, Kitchens, Game Room

Pros

Adaptable to any décor or style

Considerations

Must be installed by a professional for ideal use

Motorized Blinds and Shades are the newest innovation in window treatments. Offering convenience, automatic adjustment and easy controls; these shades will offer the right environment any time of day.

  • Hunter Douglas’ PowerView Line was first to market with remote or smartphone options
  • Compatible with interactive equipment like Alexa, Echo, Nest and others
  • Completely cordless, offering a sleek and safe environment

Best Uses

Bedroom, Family Room and Living spaces

Pros

Can be part of an entire home automation plan

Considerations

Set-up or trouble-shooting may be complicated

Commercial Window Treatments for your business impact the look and feel of your space, more-so than in a residential room. It is important to choose the right selection to represent your business. Remember that Mike’s Carpet Connection has an in-house window treatment design consult ready to serve you!

  • Energy efficiency is a major consideration when selecting your window treatments
  • There are many considerations during your selection process that will impact your choice
  • Commercial spaces are used throughout all times of day, which makes mobility important

Best Uses

Corporate, Hospitality, Education, and Medical

Pros

UV protection and energy efficiency

Considerations

Price can vary significantly

CUSTOM SOFT TREATMENTS 

Valances, Pillows, Draperies, Custom Bedding

Best Used in:

  • Living rooms
  • Dining Rooms
  • Bedrooms

Best Uses

Any area to add that extra touch

Pros

Draperies with liners add additional energy efficiency.
Draperies add a final touch to designer homes and have many fabric options designed to fit any style.

Considerations

Drapery costs and various types of operating systems

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