Curtains for sliding glass doors

Today, sliding glass doors are a popular option than the regular ones. People all across the globe now give preference to sliding glass doors as they occupy less space than the regular ones as they look elegant and sophisticated. In addition, these doors are very easy to operate and do not require any space to be left on the threshold. The only problem people face is in the selection of the right type of curtains for the sliding glass doors.

Well, frankly speaking, there is literally a world of possibilities for the choice in curtains for the sliding glass doors. Besides the traditional curtains, you have the liberty to explore different innovative techniques and make your décor statement.

Valance/Traditional curtains and drapery panels - if you wish your room to wear a traditional look then go for traditional curtains (that is nothing but paneled curtains) that never go out of trend.  You can make your selection from a wide variety of fabrics, textures and colors, in alliance with the décor theme of your room. The rod for hanging the curtains can easily be installed above the unit.

Vertical blinds – vertical blinds are all-time classic window treatments for the sliding glass doors. The window treatment comprises of movable vanes that can be rotated in either direction for exposing the windows. A wand is provisioned to control the movement of the blinds. Like the traditional curtains, these are also available in a wide variety of slat width, styles and colors. In addition, the slats are also available in varied textures such as matte, high gloss or wood grain look.

Cellular shades – You will be delighted to know that there are cellular shades also available for the sliding glass doors. The cellular shades made for sliding glass doors comprise of vertical cellular tubes and not horizontal. They are available in varied light controls. In addition, there is a duo also. Two varied materials such as an opaque material and sheer are used on the different sides of the shades so that you can either completely block the light or diffuse it.

Bead curtains – if you wish to impart a retro look to your room then bead curtains would be the ideal selection. A wide variety of bead curtains is available in all the furnishing stores. Alternatively, you may get your own beads and make your unique bead curtains.



Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on March 21st, 2011

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