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

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

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

At Louver Shop of Boston, we transform spaces like yours each day through personalized, local assistance, and a no-cost, in-home consultation. With your preferences and our skills, we can make your dream of a elegant home come to life.

Our pros can help you discover just the perfect shutters, blinds or shades that offers a classic yet friendly impression to every guest who comes into your space.

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

Entryways and Foyers

One prevalent 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 temperature 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 tailor-made LouverWood® Plantation Shutters. They can be crafted for any ratio or shape of window. Plus, they are suburb at guarding your carpets and furnishings from heat and damaging UV rays.

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


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

Wide doorways, transoms and arches are simple to take care of, 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 beautiful window dressing too. Hunter Douglas Parkland® Classics Blinds make a boring door into a handsome accent.

French Doors

French doors are a great addition to any room, but they are even more gorgeous with just the right window treatments.

Most times, 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 in addition to transoms, side lights and accent windows.

Shutters are great for any style of interior design from urban to classical to eclectic. With all of the colors and stains available, they can become a stunning highlight for any place in your home.

Our shutters are made with care 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 one, Hunter Douglas Applause® Honeycomb Shades or Applause Vertiglide™ Shades are also great for the feature. Shades and blinds are a simple way to have privacy and light control without giving up looks.

We carry a huge variety of shades and blinds that will work with your space.

Sliding Doors

Sliding glass doors can be found in many spaces in your house. Whether you need 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 which room, you may 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 entry to the door. And the shutters can be stained or painted any color to work with your home’s style.

There are lots of 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 have a tropical feel when covered by the same 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 options 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.