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Your Guide To Living Room Window Treatments In Virginia Beach, VA

April 22, 2016

The living room gives you a space where you show off your decorating style. And beautiful windows are an opportunity to mount an equally stunning window treatment to match your furniture and highlight the window’s shape.

You’ll want to take into consideration your window’s shape since many living rooms have beautiful arched or specialty shaped windows. You’ll also want to consider how you want the view outside framed, how much light comes through them, and how much privacy you desire. Your living room window treatments should give you control over light and privacy so that your guests feel right at home.

Your living room window treatment options in Virginia Beach include:

Living Room Shutters In Virginia Beach

Living room with dark wood floors and white plantation shutters 

In contrast to shades, draperies, and blinds, living room shutters accentuate your arched, circular, triangular, octagonal windows - even your french doors. They’re custom built to your window’s exact measurements. Every corner, angle, and curve is preserved. And your guests will appreciate that you thought about their privacy - and will take notice of your eye for architecture.

For a formal living room, look for window treatments that are more elegant. Plantation shutters are easily recognizable by their wide horizontal louvers bound in a frame. Whether you pick 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 decorating style.

If your living room will be used to entertain, how functional a window treatment is carries as much weight as its appearance. You can adjust the shutter louvers using a tilt rod to get as much light as you want. And you can open the panels completely to operate the window.

Living room shutters help keep your guests pleasantly warm throughout the visit. Simply close the shutters properly for temperature control. And with Polywood shutters for living room shutters, you’re also taking advantage of the resulting energy savings.

Barn Doors For Living Room Windows

3 panel barn door shutters in living room 

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

The barn door panels easily roll on a top-mounted track to reveal the scenery. With the panels on the sides of the living room window, they become standalone pieces of art, framing the view beautifully.

Shades For Living Room Windows

Living room with fireplace and tan Roman shades 

Shades work great when you‘re looking for living room window coverings to highlight multiple colors or specific colors. Roman shades are the most popular shades in Virginia Beach. They come in patterns and fabrics that include a range from classic to modern. And they add appeal to even the highest of windows in your living room.

Some shades may not be effective at blocking light. Ask a window treatment expert as to the room darkening efficiency of a particular shade.

Want More Window Treatment Ideas For Your Living Room In Virginia Beach?

Find your inspiration in this idea gallery full of images of window treatments for living rooms and other rooms in your house. You can browse through samples of our work from around Virginia Beach and see what might look better in your living room. And if you want to talk with a window treatment expert about your living room - or any other room, give us a call at 757-210-6448 or fill out the form below!