While vertical blinds used to be popular, they are now out of style and considered very impractical. If you have old vertical blinds and just got new replacement windows for your Huntington Beach, CA home, it might be time to invest in new shades or blinds. The following list can give you some great inspiration:
- Draperies – Draperies are traditional and timeless. They come in a variety of shapes, fabrics, styles and colors, which makes it a breeze for you to get the exact look and function you want. Drapes always look stylish and can help your home with UV protection and insulation for better energy efficiency. Layer draperies with shutters or other blinds for additional insulation and privacy as needed. You can also make them even more unique by adding fun hardware or fashionable curtain rods.
- Roller Shades – Roller shades are some of the most popular modern window treatments as they are functional, fashionable and energy efficient. Since roller shades do not function like vertical blinds, they can be motorized for easy operation. Motorized roller shades also provide a safer environment for homes with children and pets. Roller shades are great for layering with other window treatments like draperies or other curtains, as they come in tons of colors and fabrics. You can also get rollers with light-filtering options for flexible light control that allow you to customize your privacy and light control. Check out rollers with openness’s from 1% to 25%.
- Sliding Track Panel Blinds – Sliding track panel blinds are big panels that come in a variety of consistent overlays and widths. They are clean, straightforward and stylish, and provide a modern and one-of-a-kind solution for replacing your vertical blinds. Sliding track panels are available in various sizes and can even be made large for you to use them as door shades or room dividers. Choose panels made from a wide variety of fabrics, colors and textures to get a look that’s all your own. If you’re hoping to be more environmentally friendly, you can find sliding panels in natural woven wood materials that are made from 100% organic substances.
- Vertical Cellular Shades – Vertical cellular shades can be custom ordered to fit almost any size window, even full-sized sliding doors. You can find these shades in four light control options such as light-filtering, sheer, room-darkening, and blackout fabrics, as well as different fabrics, cell sizes, and colors. You can mix and match these various options to complement your personal home décor. Made with honeycomb-shaped pockets, these shades provide increased insulation to help keep your home at a comfortable temperature without giving your heating and cooling systems extra work, and therefore lowering your energy bill. This honeycomb design is also great for light and privacy control.
Don’t suffer through old fashioned, ugly and impractical vertical blinds. Make your Huntington Beach, CA replacement windows shine with brand new shades or window treatments. Want to learn more? Contact Cunningham Doors & Windows by visiting 1940 E Edinger Ave Santa Ana, CA 92705, or calling (714) 258-2500.