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Dining Room Window Treatment Tips For San Jose Home

January 13, 2016
Dining rooms are the natural place where family and friends get together in your San Jose home. And most dining room windows bring in sunlight and some of the view. But when you want more privacy without forgoing energy efficiency and beauty, which window treatment works best in your dining room?

Here are some dining room window treatment ideas to help you decide.

Plantation Shutters For Dining Rooms In San Jose

Plantation shutters are a contemporary window treatment for your dining room. Their louvers are manufactured with beauty and function at the forefront. They give you ultimate control over light and view. Adjust the shutter louvers with a tilt rod to let in just the right amount of light and view. And when the weather gets colder, close the dining room shutters all the way for maximum energy efficiency.

What’s unique about plantation shutters is that they can be custom made to the specific shape of the window in your dining room. No matter what the shape of the window is: a triangle, circle, octagon, or arched. Dining room shutters can be made to match your window perfectly. Read more on special shaped shutters.

Toss a salad with family and friends in front of your pick of Polywood® or Ovation® wood shutters. Polywood shutters are crafted from a patented synthetic material that will never crack. Not to mention, Polywood is the most energy efficient window treatment. And that’s key when it comes to dining room windows. Ovation shutters are made from hardwood and can be customized with 28 stains to go with your furniture. 

White plantation shutters on two walls of modern dining room
Photo credit Jane Cunningham 

Sliding Barn Doors For Dining Room Windows In San Jose

One of the newest styles in interior decor in San Jose is sliding barn doors. And now you can have them installed on your dining room windows!

If your dining room windows have space on either side, sliding barn doors are the fashion statement you’ve been looking for. When closed, they are a masterpiece of fine craftsmanship. When opened, sliding barn door shutters enclose the view outside your dining room window charmingly. And with all the hardware options available, you can coordinate the look of your barn door shutters with your dining room style. Find out more about sliding barn doors for windows.

Shades For Dining Rooms In San Jose

Shades are a traditional dining room window treatment. They’re simple to mount and operate. And you can pickfrom an array of fabrics and patterns to match the shades to the decor in your dining room.

But your beautiful shades may come at the cost of temperature and light control. The shades are made from a fabric that may not best for blocking out the light well. And the material may be thin enough that it won’t insulate against the effects of the heat or cold outside.

Decorative gray shades in dining room

Want More Dining Room Window Treatment Ideas In San Jose, CA?

Look through our idea gallery of window treatment photographs our experts have set up in the San Jose area. And when you’re ready to purchase dining room window treatments or window treatments for other rooms in your house, our professionals will find a time to visit your home and show you window treatment samples of the products you’ve been eyeing. We’ll also measure the dimensions of your windows. So when we mount your brand dining room window treatment, it is charming and operates seamlessly. Contact us at 916-542-1305 or fill out the form below to schedule your free in-home design consultation today!