WIndow coverings

rebawDecember 22, 2009

have a kitchen window that has the view from our front door. So i would like privacy so they can't see in, but DH wants as much light to come through. what window coverings the best? roman shade? wood blinds?

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bobtheblindguy

Not a roman shade it's either up or down. A wood blind would work but you lose your privacy when you tilt the slate open to let light in. A top down-bottom up cellular shade might be a good option. Picture the shade completly close giving you total privacy, then the top drops down halfway to let light in and the bottom stays closed to maintain privacy.

    Bookmark   December 29, 2009 at 10:37AM
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hey_starfish

A Bali Solar shade would be my suggestion. The styles range from 5- 14% openess which knocks down the sun's glare and heat but not so much the light or view. They do add a layer of privacy but that changes from daytime to night and depending on interior lighting. YMMV on what the total privacy level is required.

    Bookmark   December 29, 2009 at 11:20PM
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