The Beauty of Drapery With the Functionality of Shades

The Beauty of Drapery With the Functionality of Shades

Many of our customers want the beauty of soft drapery as well as the light and privacy control that window shades provide. At  The Shutter Guy serving the greater Charleston area, we have a great solution—Luminette® Privacy Sheers from Hunter Douglas. With this versatile product, you can have both beauty and functionality. They’re great for large windows, French doors, sliding glass doors, and walls of windows. They are made with translucent fabric facings and have rotating soft fabric vanes, which let you control both light and privacy. [Read more…]

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How to Select Window Coverings for Your Doors

How to Select Window Coverings for Your Doors

How are window treatments for doors different from window treatments for windows? A door serves a much different purpose than a window, which means it should be looked at differently from a style perspective, too. Most doors are used much more frequently than windows, and they require more room to open and close. Doors are often floor to ceiling. Windows are typically about 30-40″ above the floor. Also, doors are usually flush with the wall, while most windows have a frame which allows for inside-mount if desirable. All these features of doors makes them unique when it comes to selecting window coverings. [Read more…]

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Window Coverings for Sliding Glass Doors

Window Coverings for Sliding Glass Doors

With so much time to enjoy the outdoors here in the Charleston area, many of our customers’ homes have beautiful sliding glass doors leading to decks and patios. Customers often ask us for new ideas on how to cover these doors so they can enjoy their view while still controlling light and privacy. Years ago, the only real options for sliding doors were clunky plastic vertical blinds or some type of drapery.  While verticals and drapery are still good options, today’s window covering shoppers have even more choices to cover their sliding glass doors. [Read more…]

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