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Hybrid Shades Vs Layered Window Treatments

Layered window treatments are long standing tradition when it comes to custom window coverings. In this blog we are going to look at roller shades. First, we will see them in the simplest state; no top treatments. Then we will look at what it looks like when we add custom curtain rods with pleated drapes over the top.

Option 1- Roller Shade

I want to show you the differences you get in style and in function when you do layered window treatments. When you look at the window with just a roller shade on it, it has no flaws, but where is the character? Some people are content with the simplistic style of it, but most people would like to punch it up a bit. That is where the fun begins.

Advantages of Having Curtains Too

When you look below, you will see special things that are available when you do a layered window treatment. First of all you have great functionality. You can choose 3 different opacities for your fabrics. They can be sheer, light-filtering or completely blackout. This gives you the ability to control light and the view in the manner that is best for you.

You can also choose great colors and patterns of the fabrics. This one is done in a sheer that has a great scrolling pattern on it that adds perfectly to the design of the room that it is in. You can also see how the drapery rod is custom designed to coordinate with the lighting fixtures that were selected by the homeowners. One of the features that I really like about choosing a sheer fabric is the ability to see outside during the daytime, while still having privacy. This customer likes this feature too.

The best part of this is that we assist you to make the perfect choice of materials to make them complement your home. We love helping our clients to get exactly what they need. I get so excited when I hear their reactions to the layered window treatments that I just finished installing. It is fun for both of us. Let me know if you’d like to work with us.

About Us

Kempler Design is located in Reno NV and serves the northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe regions with a mobile design showroom. Paul Kempler, its founder is considered a window fashions expert. Kempler Design has been featured in many prestigious projects, including the HGTV dream home in Lake Tahoe. Kempler Design works with homeowners as well as interior design firms looking for a local contact in the Reno/Tahoe area or is available for travel.

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