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Window Treatments for Tall Windows

No Window Too Tall

Tall windows are coveted for their ability to bring in natural light, create airy and open spaces, and even make a room appear larger. Homeowners sometimes worry that covering them at all will distract from their natural beauty, but that doesn’t have to be the case.

Change the Look of Your Room

They can be challenging to cover, but we’ve got the perfect inspiration to help you make a great choice. The best window treatments for tall ceilings and windows will check a few boxes, so consider these questions before you shop! Picture the style of your room and consider how much natural light you’d like.

  • Do you want something more decorative or minimal?
  • What function will your window coverings serve?
  • Are your windows difficult to reach?
  • Is energy efficiency important to you?

It’s important to have these considerations when selecting the best window treatment for your needs.

Shades for Tall Windows

Shades are a great solution for dressing tall windows in the living room, dining room, and showroom. The amount of light and privacy can be controlled by the selection of fabric opacities ranging from sheer, light filtering, to room darkening options

Soluna™ Roller Shades

If you want to add a touch of sophistication and style, consider our Soluna™ roller shades. These shades provide UV protection for your furniture and flooring without obstructing your view or natural lighting. Soluna™ Roller Shades come in a variety of colors and textures, allowing you to customize and elevate the look of any room.

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PerfectSheer™ Shades

PerfectSheer™ Shades, with their unique fabric and design, are an excellent choice for dressing tall windows. These shades offer a soft and luxurious look with the ability to control light and privacy. The sheer material allows natural light to subtly filter in without sacrificing your view, making it ideal for rooms that need both comfort and style. Switch from sheer to a light filtering or room darkening fabric with a simple cord pull or a with the press of a button using motorization.

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Portrait™ Honeycomb Shades

Cellular honeycomb shades have become a favored window treatment because of their beauty, energy efficiency, and style. Portrait™ Honeycomb Shades are perfect for tall windows and can be customized with a range of lift systems and fabric options to control the amount of natural light that enters your room. 

These cellular shades are designed to trap heat between their cells, keeping the temperature of your home balanced and comfortable. For added convenience, consider motorizing your shades with Norman® Smart motorization. The automated system allows you to raise and lower a room full of shades at the push of a button! 

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Shutters for Tall Windows

There are a variety of popular choices for louvered shutters on the market right now; from composite wood shutters and plantation shutters to hardwood shutters, how to decide? At Norman®, we’ve curated our collection for tall windows based on customizable shapes and quality materials.

Normandy® Shutters

The customization capability of Normandy® Shutters makes it the perfect option for your space. Tricky shapes are Norman’s specialty, and whether it’s a triangle, round, or sunburst, we haven’t met a window that we can’t cover!

These custom interior shutters feature premium hardwood’s unmistakable natural beauty and luxury, and the sturdy mortise & tenon joints that are specifically crafted to remain standing for years, even under heavy shear and racking stress. This guarantees your shutter’s lasting quality.

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Brightwood™ Shutters

Brightwood Shutters takes the best parts of our Woodlore® and Normandy® shutters and births a beautiful premium shutter at a fantastically affordable price. With the ability to build each panel to our highest maximum dimensions, you achieve a modern and sophisticated look while still being able to customize to whatever your dream design demands, including tall and hard-to-reach windows.

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Blinds for Tall Windows

Modern window blinds come in all shapes, sizes, and materials and are still very much a go-to window treatment. Norman® offers both horizontal and vertical orientations to cover a wide range of window and door applications.

Synchrony™ Vertical Blinds

Vertical Blinds are a great option for tall windows because they are capable of covering large windows without having to worry about the height being too much. Our premium Synchrony™ Vertical Blinds provide maximum view-through for your large windows while still giving you the privacy you require. The award-winning Aileron™ headrail offers a sleek, modern, design with greater light-blocking capability and no unattractive valances to fall off, break or fail; meaning you don’t have to worry about adjusting or replacing any hard to reach components.

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Try Our Motorized Options

Motorized window treatments for tall and large windows are a game changer. Imagine being able to control your shades without cumbersome cords or wands. With our smart technology, you can manage and monitor your window coverings from anywhere with the press of a button. Smart motorization is perfect for those hard-to-reach tall windows; no more ladders or tall steps! 

You can also program your window shades or shutters to be up during certain times of the day and then back down in the evening for optimal energy efficiency. It’s a great way to keep your home balanced and comfortable!


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What window treatment works best for tall windows?

A: There are three main window treatments that work best for tall windows: blinds, shades, and shutters. Vertical blinds are a great option for tall windows because they provide privacy and are capable of covering large windows without having to worry about the height being too high. Shades provide UV protection without obstructing your view from natural light and privacy. Shutters are also a great option for tall windows as they are exceedingly customizable and provide a modern and sophisticated look. 

Q: What kind of blinds should I use on tall windows?

Vertical blinds are a perfect option to cover tall windows. Not only do vertical blinds provide maximum view-through for your tall windows, but they also offer the privacy you require. Ensure the ideal level of privacy and radiance on even your tallest windows with Synchrony™ Vertical Blinds.

Q: Are tall window treatments hard to clean?

A: Norman® Tall window treatments are easy to clean. Simply follow our care instructions and clean your window treatments regularly. With proper care and routine maintenance, your tall window treatments will last for a long time.

Q: Is installation difficult for this type of window?

A: It can be tricky when it comes to measuring and installing window treatments on tall windows. Oftentimes, these windows are in a harder to reach area, making installation slightly more challenging than your regular windows. Norman® retail partners are professionally trained and can help provide solutions for this type of window.

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