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How To Make Windows Look Bigger In Miami

October 13, 2022

Windows are available in all sizes, and sometimes an otherwise amazing Miami property has windows that feel just aren’t adequate for its interior. While you can invest in pricey refurbishments to widen small windows, a few simple interior tricks can give the illusion of bigger windows. The only things you need are the proper window treatments to make small windows look bigger in Miami.

Layer Curtains Over Interior Shutters Or Shades

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You don't usually have a need for an additional window treatment when using versatile louvered shutters or high-quality window shades to supply you with privacy and light control. Be that as it may, if you want to make windows look bigger in Miami, installing curtains over shutters or shades will do the trick. Having multiple layers instills a sense of depth and the illusion of more space. And curtains are amazing at concealing the precise size of a window.

How you hang curtains is able to make a small window look larger. To make a window look longer, place the curtain rod several inches over the window and add curtains that reach the floor. If you’re trying to make a window look more wide, utilize a rod a bit wider than the window on either side and broad curtain panels. These methods dupe the brain into believing a window is more substantial than it really is, and the additional bulk of the curtains is able to help a smaller-scale window seem more proportional to the area. 

Pick A Wider Plantation Shutter Frame To Function As Window Trim

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You also can make a window look bigger by using trim or wider trim. Or solve two issues at once and install Polywood® shutters with a wide frame. Polywood interior shutters give you the most command over sunlight and privacy of any type of window covering. They even have a patented insulating ability that blocks temperature transfer and makes your windows more energy efficient. You might incorporate Polywood shutters to take advantage of these convenient characteristics and select a broad shutter frame to help a small window appear bigger.

Install Striped Window Shades To Modify The Look Of The Window

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You might have heard that donning vertical stripes can make you appear taller. This method also makes sense for window treatments. Hanging window shades with vertical stripes or a similar pattern on small windows draws the eye upward and gives the sense of a taller window, and horizontal stripes cause a window to look wider. But if you’re not big on stripes, you can also try a big print in the design of your choice to catch the eye and make small windows look bigger in Miami.

Choose White Polywood Shutters That Stand Out On Painted Walls

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This trick makes sense for walls that are brightly or darkly painted. White Polywood shutters against a rich color generate a striking contrast that highlights your window. The more intense the wall color, the more the wall seems to move back, and the bigger your white window frame seems.

Consult With Sunburst Shutters Miami On How To Make Windows Look Bigger In Miami

Over the 40 years we’ve been in business, we’ve treated windows of various sizes and shapes. You’ll be happy to know that we have window treatments for each one. Call us at 305-520-7515 or fill out the form to arrange a free on-site appointment. One of our window covering professionals will make a trip to your home and aid you in creating the ideal solution for each one of your windows.