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5 Tips to Enhance Small Windows near South Jordan, UT

When you’re unsatisfied with the size, shape, or placement of the windows in your home, starting totally fresh and replacing all of your windows can feel like an overwhelming and expensive task. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to maximize the light and beauty of your existing windows with strategies that will help your interior windows feel larger and fill your space with natural light. Our team at Utah Blinds Gallery loves these top 5 tips to enhancing your small or inconveniently located windows:

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1. Fool the eye with oversized drapery

Have drapes installed a few inches above where the window starts and a few inches from the width of the window – this way, it’s harder to see where the window begins and ends. Try Hunter Douglas custom drapery designs, which are perfect for creating an oversized drapery setting to fool the eye into your windows looking larger than they really are.

2. Consider plantation shutters for extra-small windows

Opt for plantation shutters for extra-small windows, such as basement windows or bathroom windows. Installing interior shutters over a small opening can create a visual effect of there actually being more space than what’s there. Plantation shutters from Hunter Douglas are a fantastic option for optimizing light as well as adding curb appeal and overall value to your home.

3. Utilize sheer window treatments for maximum light

Sheer window treatment fabrics (like those utilized in our selection of Hunter Douglas sheer shades) not only maximize light in your room, they’ll help create the facade of larger windows without you having to do any extra work with the ambiance of enhanced natural light. Sheer shades are our #1 pick for enhancing light and optimizing the windows you do have. Consider reading more about our Silhouette® Sheer Shades, Pirouette® Sheer Shades, or Luminette® Sheer Panels.

4. Avoid dark drapery and fabrics

While each homeowner will have to determine what shade and pattern of fabric is best for their interior decor, dark fabric choices for drapery and window treatments can deter the spread of natural light, thus making your room not only feel darker but also make the window feel even smaller. Opting for brighter fabric choices for your window treatments is the best way to avoid the windows feeling too small.

5. Paint the window trim the same color as the wall

When making the final touches on your interior, consider painting the trim around your window the same color as the wall instead of using a contrast color. It will make your wall feel more fluid due to the lack of added elements breaking up the space and making it seem larger.

Contact Us for a Consultation

We’d love to answer any questions you may have about the ideal window treatments for your small windows.

Feel free to stop by our new location at 10499 S Redwood Rd Suite E-3 in South Jordanrequest your free consultation online, or give us a call at (801) 561-1436.

We proudly serve Sandy, Park City, Draper, South Jordan, Utah Valley, Lehi, Provo, Orem, Heber, Eagle Mountain, Saratoga Springs, and Vineyard, UT.