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5 Best Window Treatments for Sliding Glass Doors in Richmond

Sliding glass doors provide a wonderful view of the outdoors, helping connect you with your surroundings. But it can be tricky to find the right window treatment, since they’re wide, slide horizontally and have hand levers and locks.

We’ve gathered five of the best window treatments for sliding glass doors in Richmond to help you choose the right fit.

When you choose a window treatment pros like Louver Shop of Richmond, you’ll have the ability to simply customize your selection. With a selection of colors, fabrics and automated operating systems to choose, your space can look just how you envision it.

1. Sliding Shutter Panels

Plantation shutters likely aren’t the first thing you’d think about for your patio door. But bypass or bifold shutters are a useful way to boost energy efficiency. Or fit with the rest of the shutters around your house. As they move or fold out of the way, they provide privacy when you need it and provide the world outside when you are looking for it.

When you select a customizable plantation shutter manufacturer like Louver Shop of Richmond, you’ll get to pick your material, color, louver size and more. We provide four top-of-the-line bypass and bifolding styles, from premier American hardwood and polymer to a combination of the two.

Our shutters are low-maintenance and have a lifetime limited warranty for peace of mind.

2. Sheer Shades

Sheer shades from Hunter Douglas have the look of curtains but come with the functionality of blinds. This window treatment has sheer, semi-opaque or opaque shades to convert bright sunlight into a warm glow. Cord-free adjustable vanes are suspended between the sheers for privacy and light control.

There’s a reason Silhouette® shades have been a interior design favorite for more than 25 years. These sheers are entirely customizable, so you can select from many different textures and colors to find the best fit for your house.

Want room-darkening capabilities? You can customize your sheer shades to incorporate the Duolite® roller shade.

3. Sliding Panels

For the most contemporary style, there’s Skyline® sliding panels from Hunter Douglas. A new take on panel track blinds, these wide fabric vertical blinds are sure to make a statement on tall windows.

When not in use, the panels neatly come together to provide a wide-open view. When closed, they show off their stylish colors and textures.

When ordering your sliding panels, you’ll have more than 600 styles to pick from—including colors and textures to varying opacities.

4. Honeycomb Shades

Did you realize your residence’s windows leak up to a third of your heating and cooling? Honeycomb shades are a great fix to enhance your home’s energy efficiency, particularly on large openings like sliding glass doors.

But just because you’re worried about energy efficiency doesn’t mean you have to compromise on good looks. This window covering delivers a drape-like feel through soft fabric shades.

To customize your residence’s energy efficiency, you can select from single-, double- and triple-cell construction. With up to six layers of fabric and five insulating air pockets, Duette® delivers one of the most energy-efficient window treatments you can purchase.

5. Roman Shades

Roman shades are one of the most versatile window treatments for sliding glass doors.

When not in use, they stack or fold into orderly pleats. When down, they give you a sleek, drape-like style, plus the strength of energy-efficient window coverings.

With Solera®, you can manage your use of energy with sleek style. This modern window treatment looks like a Roman shade but delivers the mighty insulating abilities of a honeycomb shade. Plus, you’ll get a huge collection of luxury woven and non-woven textiles to select from as you create your shades.

Need the style of a sliding panel that can be conveniently moved? Vignette® achieves all that without cords to clutter the view outside your window.

In addition, there’s a variety of sheer, light-filtering and room-darkening materials to choose from. You can also enhance your Vignette shades with Architella® for added insulation or Duolite® for blackout capabilities.

See Your Window Treatment Selections from the Comfort of Your Living Room

With many models to select from, there’s good reason to going with a window treatment expert like Louver Shop of Richmond. You’ll get to see style samples and fabric swatches in person.

And you’ll also have expert support from your local consultant. All with no cost from the comfort of your home—without any pressure.

Want to schedule your free consultation? Call our team at 888-428-1415 or contact us online to set yours today!

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