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Window Treatment Design Tips for Entryways, Foyers and Doors in Pittsburgh

First impressions are powerful. Your Pittsburgh family’s windows and doors are the first bit of your space guests see when they come see you. What do you want them to think about your family?

That’s why you should confirm the window treatments you choose are exactly what you’re looking for!

At Louver Shop of Pittsburgh, we transform house like yours everyday through customized, local help, and a no-cost, in-home consultation. With your vision and our expertise, we can make your dream of a beautiful home real.

Our specialists can help you select just the right window covering that offers a refined yet friendly feeling to any visitor who comes into your house.

Here are our team’s personal advice for covering some of the most awkward window openings in your house.

Entryways and Foyers

One prevalent challenge for entryways and foyers is bigger and/or peculiarlyshaped windows. Many entrances have lofty ceilings, and you can get stressed out trying to select something that will fil these windows.

If this is your situation, think about Hunter Douglas Duette® Honeycomb Shades. Not only are these window treatments excellent for tall windows, they also afford light and temperature control while protecting privacy.

Or it may be that you want coverings for arches, transoms, window lights and your door itself. In this circumstance, the top choice is custom-made LouverWood® Plantation Shutters. They can be produced for any size or shape of opening. Plus, they are suburb at guarding your carpets and furnishings from heat and damaging UV rays.

You also can’t go wrong with Heritage Plantation Shutters. These shutters look gorgeous from both sides of your window or door and are a great investment in your space. And of course, they can be painted or stained in a wide variety of colors for exactly the right result.


Doors aren’t just a way to move in or out of a space or room. With classic treatments, they can also become a natural accent to a room’s style. There’s a huge] range of window coverings that are perfect for almost any kind of door.

Extra-wide doorways, transoms and arches are simple to take care of, since Louver Shop of Pittsburgh can create custom-made shutters for any kind of door and accent.

A standard door can be upgraded with a nice window covering also. Hunter Douglas Parkland® Classics Blinds make a mundane door into a lovely accent.

French Doors

French doors are a great component in any house, but they are even better with exactly the right window treatments.

Most commonly, French doors are accentuated with shutters. We have beautiful, genuine wood plantation shutters in nearly any stain or color. Or, you can also go with PVC shutters, like LouverWood®. These shutters can be built for any size French door as well as transoms, side lights and accent windows.

Shutters are brilliant for any kind of décor from casual to traditional to eclectic. With all of the colors and stains possible, they can become an impressive highlight for any place in your house.

Our shutters are built with care and meant to last for decades, so you will have years of use and enjoyment from them.

You don’t have to choose shutters when working with a French door. For example, Hunter Douglas Applause® Honeycomb Shades or Applause Vertiglide™ Shades are also great for your French doors. Shades and blinds are a fantastic way to have privacy and light control without giving up style.

We carry a generous variety of shades and blinds that will fit with your house.

Sliding Doors

Sliding glass doors may be put in many areas in your house. Whether you need to dress them for privacy, light control or simply to boost the room’s décor, you can be certain our pros have plenty of products and plans for your sliding glass doors.

Depending on the room, you could possibly want to “dress up” your sliding door or may want to keep it casual. For for one thing, a sliding glass door in a bedroom looks beautiful with Hunter Douglas Luminette® Sheers. These light window treatments let through light while controlling privacy, plus, they are a good looking enhancement.

Or, a sliding glass door in a living room looks modern and unique when created with plantation shutters on a track. You can slide the shutters back and forth for entry to the door. And the shutters can be stained or painted any color to suit your home’s style.

There are dozens of other options besides shutters or sheers for sliding doors.

For instance, a sliding door in a modern kitchen nook looks exactly right when covered by Hunter Douglas Provenance® Woven Wood Shades. Or, a sliding door in a bedroom can have a tropical feel when covered by identical shades.

Or, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades by Hunter Douglas can be installed on a sliding door and the windows in a space to tie the complete design together.

To see all the possibilities up close, book your no-cost, in-home consultation today. We’ll bring the showroom to your home and go through all the options and colors with you. To book yours, call us at 888-428-1415 or contact us online.