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Window Treatment Design Advice for Entryways, Foyers and Doors in Boston

Initial impressions are essential. Your Boston home’s windows and doors are the first bit of your space guests see when they come over. What do you expect they’ll feel about you?

That’s why you have to double check the window treatments you choose are perfect!

At Louver Shop of Boston, we transform spaces like yours each day through personalized, local assistance, and a free, in-home consultation. With your preferences and our skills, we can make your dream of a elegant home come to life.

Our experts can help you find just the perfect shutters, blinds or shades that offers a classic yet warm impression to every guest who enters your space.

Here are our helpful advice for covering some of the most awkward openings in your space.

Entryways and Foyers

One familiar issue for entryways and foyers is bigger and/or peculiarlyshaped windows. Many foyers have lofty ceilings, and homeowners can get stressed out trying to select a dressing that will fil these windows.

If this is something you’re dealing with, you might like Hunter Douglas Duette® Honeycomb Shades. Not only are they great for extra-tall windows, they also give rooms light and climate control while guaranteeing privacy.

Or maybe you want window dressings for arches, transoms, window lights and your door itself. In this circumstance, the top treatment is custom-made LouverWood® Plantation Shutters. They can be crafted for any ratio or shape of window. Plus, they are fantastic at sheltering your carpets and furnishings from heat and damaging sunlight.

You also can’t go astray with Heritage Plantation Shutters. These window treatments look nice from both sides of your window or door and are a solid investment in your home. And certainly, they can be painted or stained in a wide assortment of colors for just the right outcome.


Doors aren’t just a way to walk in or out of a home or room. With beautiful dressings, they can also become a wonderful accent to a room’s style. There’s a huge] selection of window dressings that are perfect for practically any type of door.

Wide doorways, transoms and arches are easy to handle, since Louver Shop of Boston can offer custom-made shutters for any kind of door and accent.

A standard door can be dressed up with a gorgeous window dressing as well. Hunter Douglas Parkland® Classics Blinds make a mundane door into a handsome accent.

French Doors

French doors are a lovely feature in any room, but they are even more gorgeous with just the right window treatments.

Normally, French doors are enhanced by shutters. We have handsome, real 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 along with transoms, side lights and accent windows.

Shutters are great for any type of interior design from urban to classical to eclectic. With all of the colors and stains in our range, they can become a stunning centerpiece for any place in your house.

Our shutters are made with diligence and intended to stick around for a long time to come, so you will have years of use and enjoyment from them.

You you can explore other options than shutters when dressing a French door. For example, Hunter Douglas Applause® Honeycomb Shades or Applause Vertiglide™ Shades are also an excellent choice for French doors. Shades and blinds are a fantastic way to have privacy and light control without giving up looks.

We carry a wide variety of shades and blinds that will work with your home.

Sliding Doors

Sliding glass doors could be put in many areas in your home. Whether you want to dress them for privacy, light control or just to boost the room’s design, you can be confident our pros have tons of products and design advice for your sliding glass doors.

Depending on the room, you might want to “dress up” your sliding door or may want to keep it simple. For example, a sliding glass door in a bedroom looks fantastic with Hunter Douglas Luminette® Sheers. These innovative window treatments let in light while controlling privacy, plus, they are a good looking enhancement.

Or, a sliding glass door in a living room looks lovely and unique when covered with plantation shutters on a track. You can move the shutters back and forth for access to the door. And the shutters can be stained or painted any color to work with your home’s style.

There are so many other options besides shutters or sheers for sliding doors.

For one, a sliding door in a simple kitchen nook looks perfect when covered by Hunter Douglas Provenance® Woven Wood Shades. Also, a sliding door in a bedroom can find a tropical feel when covered by identical shades.

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

To see all the potential choices up close, schedule your free, in-home consultation today. We’ll bring the showroom to your home and go through all the choices and colors with you. To book yours, give us a call at 888-428-1415 or contact us online.

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