Polywood plantation shutters in Chicago living room

Window Treatments for High Ceiling Windows in Chicago

October 10, 2016

Several homes in Chicago have a particular window or set of windows that’s positioned high up on the wall close to where the wall meets the ceiling, or is so large that its height puts it out of arm’s length. While these high ceiling windows are distinctive and beautiful, they might cause headaches when searching for high ceiling window treatments.

Television room in open concept Chicago home with plantation shutters on tall windows.

But there’s no need to worry - there’s no window Sunburst Shutters Chicago has seen that wasn’t stunning by the time we were through with it. Let’s examine a few of the best choices for window treatments for the tall windows in your Chicago home.
 

High Ceiling Plantation Shutters

When it comes to high ceiling windows, the less hassle, the better. That’s why plantation shutters ought to be one of your foremost picks for those windows. Most times the first question about window treatments for a window high up on a wall is “How will I open and shut it?” If you choose shutters, that’s rarely a concern, as it’s typical to keep the louvers set at a single, specific angle at all times, so they get the perfect amount of light while still keeping your privacy.

If frequent louver adjustment is needed, don’t worry about breaking out the stepladder. We’ll offer a telescoping pole to move the tilt rod, giving you easy control over your shutters. And once finished, the pole collapses for easy storage until you need it again.

One of the biggest hassles that can come with high ceiling window treatments is when it comes time to clean, just one more area in which plantation shutters shine. Because of their material, color, and angled construction, Polywood® plantation shutters don’t require cleaning as frequently as other window treatments. And when you do need to clean, every part of the shutter can be cleaned with a simple cloth, without moving or taking the shutters down.

All of these benefits, coupled with interior shutters’ unmatched energy efficiency, make for a superb fit for high windows.

Motorized Shades Make Tall Windows A Breeze

Minimal Chicago bedroom with high ceiling windows and brown cellular shades. 

What’s almost as simple as leaving your high window treatment in one spot? Opening and shutting it with the flip of a switch! That’s what motorized shades offer, adding chic looks with the convenience of modern technology.

Automatic shades are a great match for high ceiling windows, especially since you can choose to either operate your shades the normal way, or remotely. Your window treatments have at long last entered the new millennium!

Your Perfect Window Treatments Are No Longer Out Of Reach

Don’t let the distance between the floor and your windows deter you from getting the best product for your home. Sunburst Shutters Chicago will do the hard part when you schedule your free in-home design consultation. We’ll take care of all the measuring and the entire installation process so you can rest easy knowing your windows are in good hands. Get in touch with us today at 847-250-6544 or set up an appointment with the form below - we’re ready to help!
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