Showroom Consultations By Appointment

Welcome to CWS&B! Feel free to stop by and browse our displays and samples, however to get the full personalized experience, call or text today to schedule your Showroom Consultation!

714-838-2142

Showroom Consultations By Appointment

Welcome to CWS&B! Feel free to stop by and browse our displays and samples, however to get the full personalized experience, call or text today to schedule your Showroom Consultation!

714-838-2142

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Designing the Perfect Bay Window Treatments

Hunter Douglas Provenance® Woven Wood Shades covering a tall bay window in a home dining room at Custom Wood Shutters and Blinds near Tustin, California

Bay windows differ from standard windows because they project outward from the main walls of a building, creating an inside bay or alcove. They typically feature a central window flanked by two angled windows. The Custom Wood Shutters & Blinds home décor team loves bay windows, and we love helping clients design the perfect bay window treatments.

Selecting Bay Window Treatments

Bay windows create a panoramic view and allow tons of natural light to enter the room. To make the most of that, choose bay window treatments that allow light to filter through while providing privacy when needed.

From custom blinds to sleek, modern roller shades, the right window treatments for bay windows can work to turn your windows into stunning focal points. They can also be a backdrop if you want to turn the space into a seating area, like a cozy reading nook. Think of what you want the final result to be before you move on to deciding specifics for your bay window treatments.

 Bay Window Treatments: Form and Function

When shopping for window treatments for bay windows, think about form and function. Determine your priorities first: Are you looking to maximize natural light, enhance privacy, or elevate the style factor of your space? Once you’ve identified your goals, explore options like curtains, blinds, shades, or shutters.

Bay Window Treatments That Maximize Natural Light

Here are five custom options for bay window treatments:

  1. Blinds: If privacy is a concern, consider installing top-down, bottom-up blinds, which allow you to adjust their position to maintain privacy while letting in natural light.  Genuine hardwood blinds come in various finishes and slat sizes; alternative wood blinds feature realistic grain patterns and are often guaranteed against fading, yellowing, warping, or bowing. That’s important if you have a lot of sun coming through your bay window.
  2. Shutters: Besides being durable, shutters provide excellent sound absorption and energy efficiency. The options include natural wood, hybrid materials, and high-quality vinyl that withstands extreme light and humidity. Vinyl shutters also provide 99% UV protection when the louvers are closed to protect your furnishings, flooring, and artwork.
  3. Roman Shades: These window coverings combine the softness of a drapery with the clean, simple style of shades to highlight your bay window even more. They’re made of fabric that folds neatly when raised. Roman shades for bay windows offer an elegant alternative to traditional curtains, with fewer light gaps.
  4. Woven Woods Shades: Crafted from natural materials like bamboo, reeds, or grasses, woven wood shades add warmth and texture to a space while allowing diffused light to filter through.
  5. Roller Shades: These simple window coverings are made of a single piece of fabric that rolls up onto a tube when raised. Roller shades offer a minimalist design and come in various colors and patterns. You can upgrade them to solar shades, which protect your home from UV rays.

Contact Us for Bay Window Treatments Near Tustin, California

Are you looking for other options? We feature the full line of Hunter Douglas products and can walk you through even more selections. Custom Wood Shutters & Blinds also offer professional installation and the best in customer care. Contact us for a showroom appointment.