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Best Window Treatments for Kitchens

Posted by janewideman on May 15, 2013 at 1:50 PM

It is essential that you regularly update the look of the kitchen by introducing new treatments. The kitchen as we all know is an important part of any household. It is considered to be the focal point of any house. Thus you will have to look for treatment depending upon the size of the window. However we always suggest you to keep the treatment as simple as possible. The main aim of the treatment should be to provide more space for the sunlight to fill the kitchen.

Windows with Roman Shades usually allow the sunlight to penetrate through it. The sunlight enters through the shades thus creating a wonderful design and pattern of light. You can use the roman blind for your small and large windows. However prior choosing the blind you need to tally the same with the size of the window. The shades are available both for large and small windows and are versatile in nature.You need to choose the color depending up shades of you wall. This is especially important if the floor plan is an open concept.


Café curtains are another popular and traditional option that one can use for kitchen windows. The simple reason for choosing this material is it capability to allow the light pass through it and also blocks the view and light at the bottom of the curtain. This grand curtain is also ideal for kitchen windows as big as eight feet tall. Simple cafe curtains cautiously filters the sunlight. You can use an iron rod to hang the window frame and can place the curtain above the window. In case you are willing to create a soothing look you can install the curtain at least 2/3 above the window thus leaving the upper area expose to sunlight. Energy saving window treatments go hand in hand with the efficiency of solar panels if you're looking to cut down on your energy usage.



A valance is known to veil the inner mechanics of the window thus this kind of shades will not be a great interrupter in any kitchen. You can install the valence as a decorative piece .The valence resembles the jabot ends and is a replica of the of arch. The white fabric in fact can become a good combination with the wall and the cabinets of the room. You can opt this type of treatment for windows located above the sinks.





Practical wooden blinds can be a good idea for any kitchen window treatments. This is practical and reasonable as it does not involve any fuss, frill. Apart from that it provides privacy and controls the inflow of lights. If you choose white blinds then it will be a good idea since  they blend with the architecture of the room. The cabinets and other interior items looks good with white blinds. They give a contemporary and traditional look to the room. If you have large windows that are ideally 2.5 inch then you can arrange blinds that prevents energy. The wood vinyl and vinyl composites are safe for this kind of window treatment. Apart from being humid resistance the wooden blinds are durable. Moreover you can apply a coat of paint in the exterior part. This way you save the wood and the color do not fade off easily.



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Reply shivakumar
1:51 PM on October 12, 2013 
i like this site , and the kitchen interior is good , and images nice,