There are many different types of window treatments available today. Perhaps you are in the market for some room darkening window treatments, if so there are several types to choose from. You can find many different types, colors and sizes, your choices are limitless. You can search your local department stores, home improvement stores, or even take a look at the thousands of different kinds of window treatments available online.
Before you go shopping, it is a good idea to be familiarized with the difference between shades and blinds . Window blinds have horizontal or vertical slats and are rotated for allowing light in and out. Window blinds can be made from wood, aluminum and faux wood blinds are made of fabric. Shades on the other hand, are made from fabric and are attached to the top of the window, they are raised and lowered.
There are other window treatments that will filter out the light, to what degree is up to you. There are horizontal and vertical window blinds that will also work for this purpose. There are also blackout blinds, these come with heavy fabric attached that will block out the sunlight. These are quite fashionable and can be special ordered to match any dÃ©cor.
Another option for room darkening window treatments is shades. There are several sizes and colors to choose from and the best part about shades are that they can be cut to fit any window size. Shades also allow you to control just how much light you would like to have enter the room. Shades are a great option if you are in the market for an economical money-saving option for window treatments. Shades are relatively inexpensive and quite durable which makes them ideal if you do not have a large budget in mind.