How to Cover Small Windows In Your Orlando Home09/11/2018Todd Hansen The big, stately window treatments you see on design shows or in the pages ofhome magazines are breathtaking, but not every home has those kind of windows. Homeowners in Orlando are usually more concerned with smaller windows – the kind that those big bold drapes won’t work for. When it comes to small windows, these are our team’s picks for the best Orlando window treatments. Custom Shutters for Small Windows Small windows are a great fit for plantation shutters in Orlando. You may think we’re a little predisposed to shutters, but they really are one of the best choices for smaller windows. And there’s more than a few reasons why. Let’s find out! Shutters Fit Smaller Windows No Matter What Plantation shutters are built specifically for your windows. That means that whatever size or shape the windows are, shutters will fit – without exception. Smaller windows are in every style: casement windows, transom windows, circular, octagon-shaped windows, and several other styles. Customized shutters fit all of these styles, even the ones that other window coverings can’t. Shutters Can Make Smaller Windows Look Larger Some homeowners in Orlando aren’t huge fans of how small their windows are. We get it, but nothing’s forcing you to live with a window you wish looked different. Sunburst shutters can add some much-needed size to a small window, even up to multiple inches with the right frame and mount. Obviously, shutters won’t actually affect the size of the window, but it makes the window look bigger than it is. Shutters Help Manage Light in Small Windows For small windows, light is usually an all-or-nothing issue. Either you’re covering the whole window, or it’s bare. That’s the deal with most window treatments including as drapes or curtains. But custom shutters offer a bit more flexibility with your lighting, especially when you factor in styles like cafe shutters for small windows. Custom Shades for Small Windows The most important thing with shades for smaller windows is to shop for custom shades. More often than not small windows don’t have a standard size, so the majority of shades you find in stores will just cover up your window rather than framing it. So get the exact measurements of your windows and shop for custom shades that fit both your window and the space around it. Shades may make smaller windows seem a tad more boxy and draw attention to their small size, so think a bit before using them for your windows. Combining Window Treatments for Small Windows What we’ve seen some smart Orlando homeowners do for small windows is to combine window treatments. In fact, you can do this on any window in your home to the same effect. Combine a window treatment that sticks to the frame like blinds or shutters, and hang drapes on the sides to border the window. This helps your space look a little bigger, and can help smooth out the flow of your room. Small Windows Causing Big Headaches? Don’t fret over small windows anymore, Orlando. Sunburst wants to help. Give us a call at 407-630-7011 or fill out the form at the bottom to get started on finding your perfect window treatment solution.