4 Must-have Benefits of Window Treatment for Every Homeowner
When it comes to giving your window treatment makeover, you have to ask yourself if it’s worth the time and money. Why bother anyway? For some Toronto homeowners, aesthetics may not be enough. So are there really any other tangible benefits?
That’s what you’re here to find out. And hopefully, you’ll be leaving with five great reasons to give your windows (and home and wallet) the treatment they deserve.
Ready? Let’s go.
What is window treatment?
Window treatment is the term used for any product that’s applied to windows. There are many options, but the most popular are window shutters, shades, blinds, drapes, or curtains.
The reason you’re reading about these specific types of window coverings is that they each have their own benefits. So not all window treatments were created equal, which is why you should consider each one before making a decision.
On that note, let’s get into the meat of why window treatments are good for you and your home.
1. Privacy is important to everyone, but especially families.
A big reason Toronto homeowners choose window treatments is for privacy. The good news is that you have tons of options, each offering its own level of privacy.
For the most privacy, you’ll want to go with window shutters. They offer the most coverage and can be closed completely to block out any view from the outside. Blackout drapes are also a solid option but may have some leakage from the sides visible from the outside. But if you prefer some constant connection with the outside world that’s not too revealing, go with window panels or blinds.
2. Window treatments bring your interior design together.
Interior design is important because it truly does affect the way you feel while you’re in your home. But it can also be very costly and time-consuming, so why not do something that’s going to enhance the whole design of your home?
This is where window treatment comes in. Whether you install curtains, shutters, or blinds, they’re going to enhance and complement the design of your home. And just to be clear, they’re not just for aesthetics. Remember that curtains are a versatile option, especially when you’re getting custom-made for your space.
3. Shades and blinds can help you save money on energy.
Weren’t we just saying that window treatments are a great and thrifty way to spruce up your home? Well, this is the cherry on top of the cake. Not only will you be able to admire your beautiful interior design, but you’ll also be doing so while saving some money.
That’s right, window treatments help you save some cash on energy costs while maintaining a comfortable living space. If you live in a climate where the weather gets very hot or cold, this is a big deal. It isn’t necessary to spend a fortune on air conditioning or heating when you can take advantage of your blinds and shades to stay comfortable.
4. Control the amount of light that comes into your home.
Another great benefit of window treatments is that you can control the amount of light that comes in. This is especially handy in the summer when the sun is bright and hot. Shutters, blinds, and drapes can all be opened or closed to let in as much or as little light as you want.
If you have a beautiful view outside that you want to admire, maybe open them a little. Or if your living space is too bright and uncomfortable, close them to ensure a more soothing ambiance. In any case, you have the power to change how your home feels simply by changing the amount of light.
Treat your windows to a new look with Sunny Shutters
(Pun intended) Whichever benefit hits you the most, be it privacy, interior design, cost-savings, or natural light control, we’ll make sure you feel the full effects by professionally installing functional window treatments.
Sunny Shutters is a Toronto-based company specializing in high-quality window coverings and associated products. Call us at 647 857 8669 or submit a form to schedule a free in-home consultation (following COVID-19 safety guidelines)!