Window Treatment Ideas For Your KitchenApril 13, 2021
We all spend time in the kitchen, whether you’re making a bowl of cereal, cooking up a family feast or entertaining a group of friends. The kitchen is considered the heart of the home and its the place where the party always seems to end up. Choosing the right window treatments can add a dash of character, style and functionality to your space but before you decide on what window coverings you think would look great in your kitchen, there are a couple of things you should take into account.
Where are your windows located? If they’re above a sink or a stove, you run the risk of your treatments getting wet or coming into contact with oil and food splatters. Nobody wants marinara stains on display every time your guests come over, even if Italian night was one to remember. Let’s save the memories for Facebook album. Fabrics and materials matter if you want to make sure your shades serve you well in over time. For example Faux wood shutters and vinyl roller shades are water safe, easy to clean with damp cloth and won’t warp during changes in humidity or over the heat of your stove. Let’s have a look at some of our recommended options below.
Roman shades are a great way to add some pop of color to your kitchen. This classy and stylish option of window treatment gives a hint of softness as well as a crisp appearance that works well for traditional and modern settings. These shades are made of fabric so depending on where your windows are, think carefully if they’re right for you as they’ll be open to splatters and stains. Available in a vast array of fabrics, you’ll be sure to find the right ones to suit your taste and add a bit of elegance to your kitchen.
Woven Wood Shades
Add some texture to your windows by installing woven wooden shades. Made from Natural materials such as reeds and bamboo, these durable shades won’t lose their shape and will soften to look of an industrial style kitchen or a space with lots of stainless steel. Use alone or with a room-darkening liner for added privacy and beautiful contrast in textures. As always, be sure to consider where your window is situated as these shades are susceptible to stains. Always be sure of the woods in your home as some fare well in certain conditions and others, not so much.
Also known as Honeycomb shades because of the design. These modern-looking shades are engineered to reduce energy consumption by adding a layer of insulation, aiding you by allowing more control of kitchen temperatures and keeping you comfortable year long. Kitchen cellular shades come in array of colors to suit the style you’re going for, they’re water resistant and easy to clean with a damp cloth. Choosing shades with the top down-bottom up feature that allows for natural light to enter your space, works well for privacy and adds for maximum functionality.
Faux Wood Shades
These shades are easy to clean and still offer the appealing look of real wood, minus the expense and fragility. They’re very durable and unlike authentic wood, they’re heat and moisture resistant, giving them all the perfect characteristics of an ideal choice for window coverings. If your windows are above a sink or a stove, they’ll be fine. Steam and splatters won’t damage these blinds at all. Just take a damp or fiber cloth and wipe them down.
Faux Wood Shutters
Shutters are always a good addition to any part of the home. They’re a durable investment that will elevate the price of your home. They’re long lasting and come in an array of styles to suit the feel of your home. Faux wood delivers the natural look of genuine wood and because they’re resistant to fading, moisture damage and won’t warp, they make the perfect kitchen investment. You just can’t go wrong with shutters.
So there you have it, our top 5 choice for kitchen window treatments. Remember to consider the placement of your windows, before deciding which option would work better for your space. Each option has its pros and cons. If you’re unsure, it’s always best to ask your trusted window treatment consultant before making any purchases.