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Try These Simple Window Treatments For Fort Myers

January 21, 2022

Have you ever noticed a window covered with some dramatic drapery that it appeared to be the room’s focal point? Or went to raise a blind just to have it skew to one side or the other no matter which string you pulled? Flamboyant or fussy window shades are distracting and bothersome. Most Fort Myers homeowners prefer simple window treatments such as elegant interior shutters, sleek roller shades, and trendy cellular shades.

So try these simple window treatment ideas in your Fort Myers house and say goodbye to problematic drapes and blinds.

Choose Simple Louvered Shutters That Blend Into Your Home Design

 White polywood shutters inside a dining room

One advantage of having simple window treatments in Fort Myers is that they go with nearly all decor. Interior shutters are a ideal example. These louvered shutters have pleasing a smooth finish and parallel lines that give them a subtle but chic look. They appear more like an architectural element than window treatments. And you can get them in many neutral hues, from the rich wood tones of Ovation® hardwood shutters to crisp white faux-wood Polywood shutters.

Louvered shutters are simple to use too. Rather than difficult cords, shutters have panels that you can pull open when desired, and you can control the natural light with the louvers by moving the tilt rod or the louvers themselves. You can open the panels if you want a lot of light or tilt the louvers to divert light. Then shut everything when you want insulation, darkness, and privacy.

Effortlessly Use Cordless And Motorized Roller Shades

Light gray roller shade on a single window in a white bathroom. 

A second simple window treatment idea for Fort Myers homeowners, classic roller shades are the definition of simple. They have a flat sheet of fabric that rolls up inside a tube over your window when you give the shade a little tug. Some people don’t care for roller shades if they’ve only seen styles with pull strings that look messy and get tangled. However, you can prevent these annoyances with cordless roller shades that have a sewn-in pull bar instead. Or simplify things further with motorized shades that operate by remote control or a smart app.

Roller shades are an easy choice for window treatments in Fort Myers because their clean, sleek design works on nearly any window. Their minimalist style matches farmhouse, traditional, coastal, minimalist and other design fads. The most challenging aspect of using roller shades is picking from the array of choices on the market for colors, patterns, and fabrics. You can even choose from sheer, medium, and blackout opacities for the level of natural light and privacy you need.

Instantly Insulate Your Windows When You Shut Your Cellular Shades

Dark gray cellular shades displayed from the exterior of a home. 

Cellular shades have several similar benefits as roller shades. They simply look and operate a bit differently. Rather than pulling up into a tube mounted on your window, cellular shades have fabric pleats that fold and gather up when you open the shades. The “cells” that the pleats create give the shades better insulating properties and a subtle texture. When you shut your cellular shades, the cells catch some of the breeze that comes through your windows. Cellular shades provide a simple way to add some flair to your windows and insulate them against drafts.

Make Window Treatment Shopping Simple With Sunburst Shutters Fort Myers

Shopping for custom window treatments is simple with Sunburst. We offer free in-home consultations to test product samples right on your windows. You can start today by calling us at 239-208-6577 or submit the form below to book your consultation.