Although architecturally interesting and beautiful in a home, bay windows can be daunting to treat—they’re not exactly a standard window. Luckily, Hunter Douglas has solutions. If you need to treat your bay window, be sure to speak with a Georgia Blinds & Interiors representative today—we’ll be happy to help you find the perfect treatment to meet your needs.
How to Treat the Bay
First, determine whether you want to treat the bay as one large window unit or three separate windows.
- One large unit. A way to treat bay windows as one coordinated unit is to choose individual treatments that conjoin. Design Studio™ Roman Shades from Hunter Douglas could be the perfect solution. These Roman shades can be sized differently to fit each window, but they are mounted outside the windows’ molding so they fit snugly next to each other. This creates the effect of melding the windows together visually. You can create the same effect with other shade styles, like Provenance® Woven Wood Shades or Duette® honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas, as long as they are mounted outside the molding and meet at the edges
- Separate windows. A great way to highlight the architecture of a bay window is to dress each window individually. The key is to have the treatments mounted inside the window molding. The opposite of treating windows in unison, these treatments are designed not to touch at the edges, but instead to inhabit the space within the window frame. Plantation shutters like Heritance® hardwood shutters or NewStyle® hybrid shutters by Hunter Douglas are a great option when installed inside the molding to cover the bottom of each window. By keeping the treatments identical, the bay still appears consistent.
You can hang a long, straight curtain rod in the header space above the windows for floor-to-ceiling drapery panels. They should frame the bay, not clutter it or obstruct the view, so choose fabrics wisely. Or, you could do curtains on each window. Hanging multiple curtains warms the space. You could also add a valance over the top to add a pop of color and texture. If you do add fabric, don’t forget to coordinate with your seat cushions and pillows!
Treatments for Bay Windows in the Atlanta and Buckhead GA Areas
One of our greatest assets is our window coverings showroom. Begin your project with a visit to our showroom to see over 50 working product samples and discover the available operating systems, design styles, and fabric opacity options. Our team of certified and well-trained window covering professionals will show you various window coverings that fit your criteria. Then we will bring the samples to your home to assist you with your final selection, measure for proper fit, and present you with a quote.
Georgia Blinds & Interiors services metro Atlanta areas including Fulton, DeKalb, and Cobb counties, including Atlanta, Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven, Midtown, Dunwoody, Marietta, Decatur, and surrounding areas.
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