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Mixing Window Treatments In The Home

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Often clients find us through social media. Consumer’s count on the experiences of others to determine which companies they should invite in their home. This was the case when a young couple in a new custom home in Hinsdale, IL gave us a call. Having clearly done their research, this couple had an idea of what they wanted in terms of product and look. It was important to not have anything that looked cheap, but also not to go crazy with purchasing the most expensive window coverings for every window in the home. This is an outstanding approach for a client-provider relationship. We will work with you to determine what look works for your home and then which product will get you in your price range.

Hunter Douglas Window Treatments

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Our suggestions for this young couple were based on getting the most glamorous look and impact when you first enter the home – an open floor plan in front of a complete wall of windows. We selected vertical Hunter Douglas Luminette® Privacy Sheers and their horizontal companion Silhouette® Window Shadings across the entire back of the home. It is gorgeous!

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Parkland® Hardwood Blinds

There is a bright modern home office in the front of the home. There we kept it modern and bright by going with 2.5” Parkland® Classics Wood Blinds. Going with 2.5” slats was quite fitting for the larger windows and provides a sleeker look, fitting for a more modern room. To keep it luxe, they also selected Silhouette® Window Shadings in the dining room.

On the second floor we went with the simplicity of honeycomb shades, which have the useful top-down/bottom-up and cordless functions. These were important upgrades for blackout, privacy, view, and child safety.

Ecstatic Customer

Our clients said that all these choices were perfect! Any concern about going with different window coverings in different rooms was a non-issue. As we explained during our consultations, there are ways to use different window coverings in different parts of the home while remaining mindful of keeping the home neutral to the outside.

Blinds, Shades & Shutters in Elmhurst, IL

Beyond Shades is your source for window treatments, custom drapery and more! We serve the greater Chicago area, including Oak Park, Elmhurst, LaGrange, Naperville, Glen Ellyn and surrounding cities. Contact us today to schedule your in-home design consultation!