Importance of Living Rooms
The living room is often considered to be the heart of a home as it bonds together the rest of the house in a harmonious balance. The other rooms in the home are centered around the living room. A guest’s first impression of your home is through your living room. It sets the mood of the house and also reflects your personality. How you do up your living room goes a long way in defining your personal tastes and preferences. It is also the room where the whole family gathers to watch television, for game nights, and simply to bond and spend time with each other.
When it comes to decorating, the living room is arguably the most important room in the house. Every item, furniture, and furnishing must be chosen with great care and love so as not to create imbalance and ruin the look, feel, and mood of the room. Getting the aesthetics right without compromising on functionality is the key to creating the perfect ambiance for your living room. Keep it simple yet elegant. Avoid clutter or stuffing too many items into the living space. Stay true to the color theme and use colors that can offer the right contrast with the wall colors. The essence is to bind the room together into a cohesive whole.
Window Treatments for Living Rooms
A very critical aspect of getting the look right for your living rooms is investing in the right window treatment solution. Many living rooms come with large sliding glass doors leading out to the balcony or to the porch outside. These doors sprawl across a large part of the wall and add to the beauty of the room. Keeping these doors and windows bare will do nothing for the room and will rob the room of drama and elegance and also give rise to host of functional issues. Loss of energy, lack of insulation, heat gain, loss of privacy, exposure to blinding harsh rays of the sun and the harmful UV rays are all problems arising out of lack of adequate coverage for your windows and glass doors.
Dressing up your Sliding Glass Doors: Sheer Vertical Blinds
While for windows we use horizontal shades and blinds that need to be pulled up and down to close and open the shades, for glass doors we use vertical blinds because they don’t interfere with the functionality of the doors. Vertical blinds open sideways and stack neatly on either side of the door or on both sides. They steer clear of door handles and allow easy access to the door.
When you are choosing blinds for your living room sliding glass doors you have a range of options to choose from. You can opt for wood blinds, fabric blinds, faux wood blinds, etc. These are all elegant choices for your room that add a touch of class and grace to the living room ambiance. But it is hard to beat the sensual and luxurious appeal of sheer vertical blinds. These window treatments look to combine the elegance of sheer shadings with light control features of vertical blinds. You have soft sheer fabric that is paired with room darkening or light filtering vertical vanes. The vanes are seamlessly integrated with layers of sheer fabric. These sheer vertical shades or blinds are perfect for sliding patio doors, French doors, large windows etc.
The sheer fabric fills the room with warm natural light and a soft glow that helps to brighten up the entire living room space. The light controlling ability of these blinds is fantastic and helps to cut out the glare of the sun that otherwise makes your stay in the room uncomfortable. They do this without cutting off the much-needed natural light. Instead, they diffuse the harsh light and spread a warm glow in the living room that enhances the look and feel of the space and makes it enjoyable for you, your family and your guests. They achieve that beautiful balance between a dark and gloomy room and an extremely sunny and brightly lit up room that hurts the eyes and makes your stay uncomfortable.
So if you want a window treatment solution that will liven up your living room space, add elegance and beauty along with functional benefits like light control and privacy then you will find your best bet in sheer vertical blinds.