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Window Coverings: What’s Trending for 2022?

Modern bright living room with curtains on windows

For many homeowners, window coverings are an important part of the decor and also a way to protect the windows from weather and other harsh elements. Window treatments come in so many different styles that it can be hard to know which one is best for you. Here’s a brief overview of some major trends in window coverings for 2022: 

1. Roller Blinds 

Roller blinds are one of the most popular types of window coverings and for good reason. They are versatile and can be used in a variety of different ways. They are also easy to use and can be installed quickly and easily. Some benefits of using roller blinds include: 

  • They are affordable and can fit most budgets.
  • They are easy to use and can be opened and closed quickly.
  • They provide privacy and can be used to block out the sun or other harsh elements.
  • They come in a variety of different colors and styles, so you can find the perfect one for your home. You can even find DIY roller blinds or ones that are ready to be installed! Just make sure to take measurements first so you know the exact size blind you’ll need.
  • They are easy to clean, so you can maintain them easily. 

2. Vertical Blinds 

Vertical blinds are another popular type of window covering that has grown in popularity over recent years. One reason is that they are an affordable option that still provides privacy and style. Another is because they are especially useful in rooms where you would like to control the amount of light coming through, such as a den or bedroom. They also come in a variety of colors and styles so you can find one that fits your needs. Besides that, here are some other benefits of using vertical blinds: 

  • They are affordable and can fit most budgets.
  • They are easy to use, they roll up and down easily so you can control the amount of light that comes into a room. 

3. Roman Shades 

Roman shades offer all the benefits of roller blinds, but they are typically more attractive and stylish. They are great for covering large windows because you can customize the size to fit your window perfectly. Plus, most roman shades come with a number of different options so you can decide which is best for your homes, such as fabric or pleated styles with different trim colors. They also let in light while still providing privacy, which is ideal for bedrooms or other rooms where you might like to be able to see out the window, but not have others be able to look in. Roman shades are stylish and will add a touch of class to your home, however, these might not be a good fit for you if you are on a tight budget.

 Bedroom with Venentian blinds

4. Venetian Blinds 

Venetian blinds are a type of window covering that is made of horizontal slats. They can be opened and closed to control the amount of light that comes into the room. Venetian blinds are also very versatile and can be used in a variety of places, including bathrooms and kitchens. When choosing a blind, pay attention to the slat width. Generally, wider slats are better suited to rooms used for entertaining and narrow slats are best for a room that is more intimate. It’s also important to mention that Venetian blinds can be harder to clean than other types of window coverings, so they may not be the best choice for rooms in your home that are used often.

Today, most people find Venetian blinds easiest to use in either their bedrooms or sitting rooms. As with all window coverings, it’s important to use a professional to measure your window in order to get accurate measurements for blinds. Inaccurate measurement will leave you with blinds that do not fit properly or work effectively.

5. Shoji Panels

Shoji panels are a type of window covering that is used in Japanese decorations and it is usually made from rice paper and wood or bamboo. They are popular because they allow light to come into the room while still providing privacy. Shoji panels can be used in a variety of places, including bathrooms, kitchens, and bedrooms. They are often used in conjunction with other window coverings, such as curtains or blinds. When choosing shoji panels, it’s important to consider the color and design of the paper. You also need to decide on the size and shape of the panel. Panels can be customized to fit any window size and shape. If you’re not sure what to choose, there are many different companies that offer shoji panels that you can order online.

6. Curtains And Drapery

Curtains and drapery are two of the most popular types of window coverings. They can be used for home decoration, blocking out light or noise, and insulation. 

In 2022, a common trend will be styles that are made from a single piece of fabric. This increases durability and makes it easier to wash them. Curtains will also have a tab closure instead of a button closure, which is considered more practical. The most popular colors will be black and white, with gray coming in third.

There’s also a trend toward more casual styles of drapery. For example, instead of using traditional curtain rods and finials, people might opt for a corded window treatment that creates swags on the windows.

The best thing about curtains and drapery is that they can be used in a combination with other types of window coverings. For example, you can have roller shades or shutters on the windows with curtains or drapery to cover the other exposed sides.

Window coverings are one of the most important aspects of your home. The right window covering can increase privacy, provide insulation, and protect against noise or light pollution while still allowing some natural light in to brighten up a room. It’s easy for people to become overwhelmed by all the different types of window coverings that are available on the market today because there is such an abundance. We hope this blog post has helped you narrow down what type might be best for you!