Choosing The Right Window Coverings For Your New Home

Building a new home is an exciting process that takes a lot of careful thought and preparation. Some people find themselves a little burnt out in the decision-making department near the end of the process. When your home is almost finished, you will need to start thinking about move-in day, and the need for privacy is not something you're going to want to forget about. Window coverings are a great way to get the privacy you need and add style to your home. There are many options when it comes to windows, here are three popular ways to give yourself privacy and style simultaneously:


Drapes can be a great way to add privacy to most rooms in the home. They can be made to any custom length and width in any fabric you like. Most drapes are hung on a rod that allows them to be pulled shut. Room darkening fabrics can help you get more shut-eye, help protect your furniture from sun fade, and even help insulate a room from the heat or cold. Drapes can be hard to clean depending on the fabric type and size. If your home has pets or kids, you may need to consider cleaning them often!


Shutters are a great way to allow light in while maintaining privacy when they are opened. Most shutters are made of plastic or wood and can be painted in any color. They are easier to wipe clean or vacuum when compared to traditional vinyl or wood blinds. Shutters are easy to open and shut but can block more light than you want even when they are in an open position. You can choose a style of shutter that matches the overall style of your home and compliments the space.

Motorized Window Shades  

Motorized window shades are one of the higher-end options for window coverings. They can be made in a variety of materials and colors and open or shut on command with the push of a button. Motorized shades can often be programmed to open and shut at scheduled times to make life even easier! Some window coverings can be dangerous for young children due to hanging strings and pulls. Motorized window shades are cord-free and have all the mechanisms out of reach, making them a safer option for your home

Don't skimp on the window treatments in your home. Choose an option that will look great and function well for years to come in your new home!