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Why Those In Washington DC Should Purchase Their Window Treatments Custom-Fitted

February 20, 2020

It’s time for updated window coverings. You look online and purchase treatments you like off the internet. Once your window coverings arrive, you begin the installation, but they don’t look like the ones you pictured. Despite an adjustable base, they just won’t fit snugly in the window frame. 

Purchasing pre-made window coverings from a big name retailer is pretty straightforward, but they are not an ideal fit. That’s why our window pros in Washington DC recommend scheduling a consultation to get window treatments custom-fitted for the windows in your home.

You Should Get Window Treatments Custom-fitted for the Windows in Your Home

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You might conclude that if your new treatment covers the window, it’s doing its job. But, imprecisely measured treatments leave a lot to be desired. Even if you meticulously calculate the all the dimensions of the window coverings you would like to purchase, the treatments you get may disappoint. Off-the-shelf window coverings can vary as much as an inch, so you will likely not get the treatments you wanted.

Windows come in many shapes and sizes. Even standard windows aren’t exactly consistently sized. Window coverings that aren’t custom made likely will not be attractive or function the way they should. Additionally, they may not have the additional features that you need.

Just know that when you buy window treatments custom-fitted for your windows, you get quality coverings that are the accurate dimensions and do everything you want them to do.

Prevent Unattractive Gaps and Compromises With Custom-Crafted Window Treatments

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The first thing to decide with new window treatments is what do you want your treatments to do? If you decide to get something other than custom treatments for your windows, they may not work correctly.

When your coverings are too small, they can cause unattractive gaps along the window edges that can let in both too much light and prying eyes. When window treatments like blinds and shades are too outsized for the window, they will hang awkwardly and be difficult to to open and close. You might end up just putting up with your window coverings instead of loving them.

However, custom-fitted coverings completely cover your window without sticking out and catching on the trim. You can also select features like wider shutter louvers or brackets that hold your blinds in place to offer enhanced light control and privacy that off-the-shelf treatments might not.

Additionally, if your window is a specialty shape, it’s incredibly difficult to find a off-the-shelf covering that works. These windows need a window covering like a quality shutter that can be measured and built to exact specifications. When you purchase window treatments custom-fitted for your odd-shaped windows, they offer all the same advantages as the shutters on your standard-sized windows.

Take Advantage Of An Expert Window Measurement 

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It might sound easier to get the dimensions of your windows and place an order for treatments yourself, but there are a variety of advantages to scheduling an in-home consultation and having professional take the dimensions of your windows for you.

When a when an expert from Sunburst Shutters DC takes the exact dimensions of your windows, you can rest assured that all your coverings will be custom-fitted to each window flawlessly. They will offer recommendations for treatments that that best meet your needs and will be able to show you the mounting option that’s the best for your windows. They will even take the dimensions of all your windows, so if you choose to get window treatments for additional rooms, you will already know all the measurements.

Of course, your consultation with Sunburst Shutters DC in Washington DC is free, so take full advantage of this opportunity and find the ideal treatments for your home!

Purchase Your Custom-Crafted Window Treatments From Sunburst

When you make the decision to get window treatments custom-fitted to your windows, contact Sunburst Shutters. Our professionals will find the exact dimensions of your windows, and will install your custom window coverings so they look and function perfectly. Just give us a call at 240-339-2588 or send in our contact form to make an appointment for a free in-home consultation.