Shutters For French Doors

Shutters For French Doors

Shutters For French Doors

French Door Plantation Shutters When selecting window coverings for French doors, shutters are the perfect choice. French Doors and plantation shutters seem like a match made in heaven. The shutters attach to the door and appear as if they were built as one unit. Many consumers add a divider rail to their French door shutters for greater flexibility and privacy. The option can be added at a higher point on the shutters to allow privacy on the lower half and allow views to the outside on the top. Ask a certified shutter dealer about the divider rail option. Because interior shutters add a tight bond to the French Door, they hold the heat and cold out that comes through the glass. Any door can be covered with plantation shutters. Even doors with lever type handles that extend into the glass area can be done. They can be mounted directly to wood, metal, fiberglass, and many other types of doors. Even if your door has very little mounting space, custom frames can be done. Plantation shutters are usually mounted to French doors using an outside-mount-shutters l-frames. The frame is typically mounted outside the trim that goes around the inset windows. French Door Shutter Overview: French door and shutters are the perfect match Divider rails make a great option for French door shutters They are energy efficient Shutter Finishes Panel Configurations Specialty Shutters Inside Mount Shutters Large Windows Energy Efficient Sliding Glass Doors French Doors Sunburst Shutters Outside Mount Shutters Bay Window Shutters Shutter Warranties Arched Window Shutters Bypass Shutters Bi-fold Shutters History of Shutters Interior Shutters Federal Tax Credit Cafe Shutters Double Hung Shutters
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Shutters For French Doors

French Doors A common problem for French Door blinds is that the handles get in the way of functionality. The solution is to buy shallow blinds for your French doors that fit comfortably between the door and decorative handles. French door blinds should enhance the beauty of your doors, and match the other window treatments in the room. The blinds or shades you choose may depend on the amount of light you want to let in. If you prefer to completely block light, choose a blackout roller or honeycomb shade. If you prefer to allow some light in, choose a light filtering shade. Tips for French Door Blinds You can use any type of window treatment for French doors, but there are some things you need to consider. Outside Mount Window treatments for the door will be mounted on the outside of the window because unlike regular windows, the French door window has no depth. It is important the window treatment you decide on can be mounted on the outside. Door Handles Your door will most likely have a handle that might get in the way of operating the window treatment. The solution is to buy shallow blinds that fit comfortably between the door and decorative handles. Most 1” blinds, roller shades and honeycomb shades will fit behind the door handle, assuming there is 1” clearance. Hold Down Brackets When your window treatment is lowered, it may move when the door is opened and closed. To prevent this, use hold down brackets to keep the bottom of the blind or shade in place. Recommended French Door Blinds Wood Blinds Nice choice of stains and finishes 1” slats can easily fit in your door Slats offer light control Shop Now Faux Wood Blinds Faux wood material resists heat warping and moisture Look of wood for fraction of the price 1” slats are perfect for French doors Shop Now Cellular Shades Variety of fabrics can filter or block light Rich palette of colors Slim fit against smaller windows and doors Shop Now Roman Shades Great for shallow windows and doors Excellent choice of fabrics and colors Choose blackout option to block light Shop Now Aluminum Blinds 1/2” mini blinds are slim fitting and lightweight Blinds are durable and can withstand wear and tear of being on a door Slats give light control support Shop Now Sliding Glass Doors Sliding glass doors are a great feature for any home. They give easy access to the outside, without intruding on your indoor or outdoor space, provide you with a great view and also let in a lot of natural light from the outside. Considerations for Sliding Glass Door Blinds Tips for Sliding Door Blinds If you have any other window treatment around the room, it is a good idea to choose a treatment that will coordinate with the other windows. Sliding doors open vertically so it is recommended that window treatment should open in the same direction as the door itself. Like other doors in a house, sliding doors are usually high traffic areas, therefore you need to consider the window treatment can handle the daily use. Other Options for Sliding Door Blinds If you prefer something other than verticals for your sliding doors, you still have quite a few options. In terms of soft fabric window treatments that can cover wider windows, we recommend roller shades, Roman shades and draperies. Each of these types of window treatments will give you a number of fabric and style choices that can completely cover your sliding glass doors. The Best Options for Sliding Glass Door Blinds Sliding Panels Popular for large windows and walls of glass Panel tracks fit perfectly with patio sliders, sliding doors or as a room divider Choose from a variety of beautiful materials Shop Now Vertical Blinds Complete light control at great price Very easy to clean and install Ideal for sliding patio doors or very wide windows Shop Now Vertical Cellular Shades Energy efficiency for larger windows Beautiful fabric and color choices Perfect for sliding glass doors and wide windows Shop Now Front Doors Many front door windows present different challenges when choosing a window treatment as they come in many shapes and sizes. Even though you picked out the perfect door for your home there is no reason you can’t control the light and privacy you want like the other windows in your home. Aluminum blinds can be used as window treatments for front doors. They are usually inexpensive and take up less space visually with their blades. They come in a variety of different colors and widths which allows you to find the one to go with your door. If you don’t like the string to be exposed you can get Blinds.com Brand Completely Cordless Mini Blind. Shop Mini Blinds for Doors Other Front Door Window Considerations Sidelight Windows Sidelight Windows are common around front door areas. Privacy is often a consideration for these windows, and it is important to consider how your window treatment will look from the outside. Popular window treatment choices for sidelight windows include window film, honeycomb shades, wood or faux wood blinds, mini blinds or roller shades. SHOP SIDELIGHT BLINDS Covering Door Arches If you have an arch window in your door, the cellular arches are a good choice. Cellular arches fan into a semi-circle. They can be either mounted on the inside or outside depending on the mounting depth and surface. A popular choice are the Blinds.com brand BioArch. Shop Door Arches
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Shutters For French Doors

French Doors A common problem for French Door blinds is that the handles get in the way of functionality. The solution is to buy shallow blinds for your French doors that fit comfortably between the door and decorative handles. French door blinds should enhance the beauty of your doors, and match the other window treatments in the room. The blinds or shades you choose may depend on the amount of light you want to let in. If you prefer to completely block light, choose a blackout roller or honeycomb shade. If you prefer to allow some light in, choose a light filtering shade. Tips for French Door Blinds You can use any type of window treatment for French doors, but there are some things you need to consider. Outside Mount Window treatments for the door will be mounted on the outside of the window because unlike regular windows, the French door window has no depth. It is important the window treatment you decide on can be mounted on the outside. Door Handles Your door will most likely have a handle that might get in the way of operating the window treatment. The solution is to buy shallow blinds that fit comfortably between the door and decorative handles. Most 1” blinds, roller shades and honeycomb shades will fit behind the door handle, assuming there is 1” clearance. Hold Down Brackets When your window treatment is lowered, it may move when the door is opened and closed. To prevent this, use hold down brackets to keep the bottom of the blind or shade in place. Recommended French Door Blinds Wood Blinds Nice choice of stains and finishes 1” slats can easily fit in your door Slats offer light control Shop Now Faux Wood Blinds Faux wood material resists heat warping and moisture Look of wood for fraction of the price 1” slats are perfect for French doors Shop Now Cellular Shades Variety of fabrics can filter or block light Rich palette of colors Slim fit against smaller windows and doors Shop Now Roman Shades Great for shallow windows and doors Excellent choice of fabrics and colors Choose blackout option to block light Shop Now Aluminum Blinds 1/2” mini blinds are slim fitting and lightweight Blinds are durable and can withstand wear and tear of being on a door Slats give light control support Shop Now

Shutters For French Doors

Shutters For French Doors
Shutters For French Doors
Shutters For French Doors
Shutters For French Doors