Long associated with traditional décor, custom draperies are an essential component in designing rooms around modern technology. Choose your custom window treatments with the same care as you selected your audio/video equipment and lighting controls. Draperies add several essential elements to a modern media room:
Enhance Acoustics: While in large public concert halls, hard surfaces predominate for ideal sound quality, the smaller scale of a residential living room requires different surfaces. In this size room, ideal acoustics are obtained when sound is absorbed and diffused rather than reflected. And a great way to diffuse sound is through custom draperies. Adding lined draperies to cover your window glass can absorb up to 40% of outside noise. The best fabrics for sound absorption include velvets, brocades and other heavier weight fabrics, though a lighter fabric can be interlined to achieve the same effect.
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For more information about automated window treatments for your home, call 1-800-215-7790 or visit www.draperyconnection.com to set up your free in-home appointment.