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Transcript of Window Coverings
Window TreatmentsWindow coverings help control the environment in a home. They regulate the amount of light, muffle noise, insulate, and provide privacy.
Types of Window TreatmentsCurtainsSheer curtainsTailored curtainsSash curtainsSheer curtainsSash curtainsTailored
More curtainsCaf curtainsTieback curtains
DraperiesUsually made of heavier fabrics than curtains. Usually lined and hand in more formal interiors.Draperies with swagsDraperiesDraw draperies
Other window coveringsBoth curtains and draperies sometimes have a Valance.A short piece of decorative material placed across the top of a window to add a finishing detail.ValanceSwag or scarfCorniceLambrequins
ShuttersOnce used solely to keep out heat and cold, now shutters are used to give a simple uncluttered look to a window and work well with traditional decors.Vertical sections of wood or manufactured material hinged together.
ShadesCan be used alone or with curtains or draperies.Roller shadesRoman shadesBalloon shadesPleated shades
BlindsWindow coverings made of a series of evenly spaced slats that may be opened or closed by cords.Venetian blindsVertical blinds