What to Do About a Patio Door or Slider

Applause® Vertiglide® Honeycomb Shades

Our windows are our connection to the outside world, and often, if customers have a large expanse of glass such as a sliding glass door, they tend to hold off on treating it, in part because they’re afraid of losing the view but also because they’re afraid to bring the wrong treatment in for that large of a space. At Blinds & Designs serving Marin County, we know the benefits of treating all windows, and we like to help our customers find the right treatment that will keep them happy for years to come. If you’re considering treating a slider or patio door, speak with one of our representatives today.

Benefits of Window Treatments

Whether you like traditional to modern design, there’s bound to be a treatment that will work for you—don’t let your patio or sliding doors go undressed. Because these larger doors are mostly glass, window coverings play a huge role in energy efficiency by keeping outside air out and inside air in. But even more, covering your patio or sliding doors will also will make your room feel finished, protect your furnishings from harmful UV rays, and provide the privacy you desire. Read on to learn about just a handful of the options available to you!

Drapery Panels

Depending on your requirements, drapery panels give an elegant and finished appearance to your door. With hundreds of fabrics in hundreds of colors and textures, you can find the perfect fabric to coordinate with your décor. To add some privacy while maintaining your view, select a sheer fabric. For even more privacy, select a heavier fabric with a decorative rod or a combination of blinds and draperies together to achieve the result you want.

Custom Blinds

Custom-made vertical blinds from Hunter Douglas are available in numerous fabrics, as well as vinyl and aluminum. Vertical blinds are an inexpensive way to cover patio and sliding doors. Select from:

  • Somner® Custom Vertical Blinds – They offer the largest selection of colors, fabrics, vinyl, and aluminum
  • Cadence® Soft Vertical Blinds – They mimic soft drapery folds that move smoothly along their track
  • Vertical Solutions® – They are the most economical and are offered in patterns and colors in fabric and vinyl

Honeycomb Shades

Hunter Douglas has taken the clean look of a honeycomb shades and turned it vertical to create Duette® Vertiglide™ Honeycomb Shades. Best of all, regardless of how big your shade is, it only stacks 6? when opened. Perfect for that extra layer of insulation. You can even use it as a room divider.

Find Sliding or Patio Door Options in Marin County

Blinds & Designs offers a full line of quality window treatments to homeowners and commercial clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Marin County areas, including Burlingame, Hillsborough, Atherton, and Los Altos. With an ongoing commitment to high quality products and exceptional service, we’ve been serving our communities for over 26 years.

Stop by our showrooms in San Francisco or Belvedere-Tiburon to see a variety of motorization displays in our showroom or call 415-921-4212 Ext 101 for more information.

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