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Try Out These Simple Window Treatments For Gainesville

January 21, 2022

Do you ever notice a window covered with over-the-top drapery that it appeared to be the focal point of the room? Or attempted to open a blind just for it to slant in one direction or the other regardless of which cord you tried? Gaudy or complicated window shades are overwhelming and troublesome. Many Gainesville homeowners like simple window treatments such as stylish interior shutters, minimalist roller shades, and modern cellular shades.

So try out these simple window treatment ideas in your Gainesville house and bid farewell to problematic blinds and drapes.

Choose Simple Louvered Shutters That Integrate Into Your Home Decor

 White polywood shutters inside a dining room

One advantage of owning simple window treatments in Gainesville is that they go with most decor. Interior shutters are a excellent example. These louvered shutters have appealing a smooth finish and parallel lines that give them a subtle but stylish look. They appear more like an architectural element than window coverings. And you can buy them in several neutral hues, from the warm wood tones of Ovation® hardwood shutters to cool white faux-wood Polywood shutters.

Interior shutters are also simple to operate. Rather than difficult strings, shutters have panels which can swing open when desired, and you can control the sunlight with the louvers by adjusting the louvers themselves or the tilt rod. You can open the panels if you want lots of light or tilt the louvers to redirect light. Then close everything when you need darkness, insulation, and privacy.

Effortlessly Operate Motorized And Cordless Roller Shades

Light gray roller shade on a single window in a white bathroom. 

A second simple window treatment idea for Gainesville residents, classic roller shades are quintessentially simple. They are made of a flat sheet of fabric that rolls up inside a tube above your window when you tug the shade a little. Some people don’t want roller shades if they’ve only used styles with pull strings that look messy and get tangled. But you can prevent such issues with cordless roller shades that have a sewn-in pull bar instead. Or really simplify your life with motorized shades that operate with a smart app or remote control.

Roller shades are an easy solution for Gainesville window coverings because they have a sleek, clean look that works on almost any window. Their minimalist style matches farmhouse, coastal, traditional, minimalist and other design trends. The hardest aspect of using roller shades is choosing from the wide selection of options available for fabrics, patterns, and colors. You can even choose between blackout, medium, and sheer opacities for the level of privacy and natural light you desire.

Shut Your Cellular Shades To Easily Insulate Your Windows

Dark gray cellular shades displayed from the exterior of a home. 

Cellular shades provide several similar benefits as roller shades. They just look and operate a little differently. Rather than rolling up into a tube attached to your window, cellular shades have fabric pleats that fold and gather up when you open the shades. Those pleats create “cells” that give the shades added insulating properties and a subtle texture. When you close your cellular shades, the cells hold some of the breeze that slips through your windows. Cellular shades provide a simple option to insulate your windows against drafts and give a little flair to them.

Make Window Treatment Shopping Simple With Sunburst Shutters Gainesville

Sunburst makes finding custom window treatments simple. We offer free in-home consultations to try product samples right on your windows. You can begin today by calling us at 813-602-5966 or submit the form below to schedule your consultation.