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Window Treatments for Wide Windows

Wide Treatments for Wider Views

If you have wide windows in your home, then you know that they can be a real focal point. Window treatments for wide windows can be tricky, but with the right ones, they can add a lot of style and personality to any room. Our exclusive collection of blinds, shades, and shutters offers variety, so you can find the perfect window treatments for any home.

Choose from different wide window treatments

Different types of window treatments can be used for wide windows. Some of the most popular options include blinds, shutters, and shades. Each type of window treatment has its own unique benefits that can make it a good choice for wide windows.

Portrait™ Honeycomb Shades

Portrait™ honeycomb shades are a modern, stylish, and functional window treatment option for your home. They are available in a variety of colors and styles to suit any décor, and their unique honeycomb construction helps to insulate your windows, keeping your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. 

Portrait™ vertical honeycomb shades are especially well-suited for patio or sliding glass doors. Their vertical design allows them to stack neatly when opened, so they won’t obstruct your view or get in the way when you’re trying to enter or exit your home. And because they’re made with energy-efficient honeycomb fabric, these cellular shades will help keep your home’s temperature regulated, saving you money on your energy bills.

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Soluna™ Roller Shades

Roller shades are another fashionable window treatment well-suited for large windows. Coupled shades, in particular, are great for side-by-side windows and feature two shades that can be lifted together and operated with one control, making them ideal for covering large windows. 

Some of the benefits of roller shades include their clean, minimalist look and their ability to provide privacy when needed. They are also very easy to operate, thanks to their simple rolling mechanism. Soluna™ Roller Shades can be customized with a variety of fabrics including room darkening and light-filtering styles, so you can find the perfect option to suit your needs. They can also be motorized for easy access and control from a remote or smart device, making them even more convenient.

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Normandy® Shutters

Extra-wide shutters are an excellent choice for large windows and sliding glass doors. They provide superior light control and privacy and can be used to create a variety of looks, from traditional to contemporary.

Normandy® shutters are available in a variety of on-trend styles and colors to suit any décor and designed to last a lifetime. Their extra-wide panels allow for maximum light control and privacy, while their durable construction ensures years of trouble-free operation.

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SmartDrape™ Shades

SmartDrape™ shades are a great option for large windows. These shades are made of an airy and lightweight fabric that emulates the look and feel of soft fold drapery. The sheer and fabric vane construction is specially made to bring style and harmonious indoor-outdoor living. 

The shade can switch from sheer to solid fabric with a simple twist of a wand and can be stacked in either direction for smooth transitions between privacy and wide views. Its most unique feature is the individual vane construction, allowing you to pass through the shade even when it is closed to cover the patio or sliding door. This award-winning design presents the opportunity for seamless movements through the shade without compromising the privacy and light control you’ve achieved.

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Synchrony™ Vertical Blinds

Vertical blinds are a unique and functional choice for large windows. Made up of slats that are connected to a track, vertical blinds offer you full control over light and privacy. Synchrony™ combines the traditional practicality of vertical blinds with the improved durability and performance of modern technology.

The award-winning Aileron™ headrail system helps block light that usually leaks out between the headrail and the vanes, assisted by the unique S-curved vanes which deter any potential light leakage from in between individual vanes. Synchrony™ Vertical Blinds feature a sleek valence-free design and come in an array of colors and textures that can add style and depth to your interior decor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I cover a very wide window?

A wide window can be covered with a combination of several treatments side by side. 2-on-1 headrail honeycomb shades or coupled roller shades can provide coverage for wide windows while splitting the illumination possibilities. These choices are perfect for times when you want to control how much of the window is open and allow only a portion of light into the home. For other specific window covering situations, our team of experts can help you choose the best option for your needs.

Which treatments are best for wide windows?

The best treatments for wide windows depend on the style of your home and the amount of light you would like to let in. Some popular options include roller shades and shutters. Roller shades and shutters are preferable to curtains or drapes because they offer greater flexibility in controlling the amount of light that enters the room. For extremely wide windows, it may be best to opt for 2-on-1 headrail honeycomb shades or coupled roller shades. The 2-on-1 headrail places two honeycomb shades side by side on a single window, providing extra wide coverage while maintaining independent control of either honeycomb shade. Coupled roller shades likewise utilize two roller shades placed side by side to cover even more window space, but both shades are controlled in tandem.

How wide can a window shade be?

Window shades can be up to 144” wide, depending on the product being used. Some products may offer even larger sizes, such as SmartDrape™ which can go up to 189” wide, but these larger sizes are usually dependent on the type and material of the shade. For extra-large windows, it is best to consult with a professional installer for customized solutions.

Are cellular shades good for wide windows?

Cellular shades, also known as honeycomb shades, are a great option for living room wide windows. The air pockets created by the cellular shade’s construction provide excellent insulation and energy efficiency benefits, making them a popular choice for both large and small windows alike. Additionally, their light-filtering fabric is available in a range of colors to match any living room décor.

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