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Incorporating Window Treatments In a Boston Home Remodel

April 10, 2017

You’ve made up your mind. You’re ready to start on that home project you’ve been thinking about doing for months. But before you begin with any DIY work or invite your favorite Boston remodeler in, you should make sure you’re planning everything out effectively–especially when it comes to how you incorporate windows and window treatments like shutters into your remodel.

Let’s talk through what you need to do before, during, and after your remodel to make it look amazing for years to come.

Realize Why Windows Are Important to a Remodel

Many remodelers will agree that windows are one of the key parts of home architecture. Windows are primarily responsible for bringing in lighting, which can drastically impact how a room looks regardless of any other design choice inside. So before you get too far into your remodel, think about different things you’d want to see from your windows. Would you prefer more light coming in? Would it be helpful to have better control over that natural light? Could you use more effective privacy or noise control?

Answering any of those questions can have a sizeable impact on what goes into your remodel, so give your windows some attention and the time they deserve.

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Involve Your Window Treatment Provider Early On

If putting in new window coverings is a piece of your remodel, try to get your window treatment dealer in contact with your home remodeler early in the process. With so many moving parts in a home improvement project, there’s a lot of benefit in getting all your contractors talking:

  • Each contractor can get a solid timeline in place, making your home remodel go quicker and easier.

  • Your window treatment dealer can get in, take measurements, and offer ideas upfront, prior to any demolition.

  • A lesser chance of mistakes made in a remodel that results in anything other than your dream home.

  • A smoother direction for the style of your home - making for a better looking final product.

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It’s beneficial to pick a window treatment dealer that has worked with home remodelers and designers in the past. Sunburst Shutters Boston has working relationships with several Boston home builders and designers, so we know how to best work with those professionals.

Selecting a window treatment provider that frequently works with home designers can give you an idea of what your space will eventually look like, as well as reduce how long you have to wait before you can enjoy your revamped home, not to mention a spectacular looking finished product.

Ready to Take On Your Remodel?

If you’re ready to add some new life into your house with a remodel, we want to help. Call Sunburst Shutters Boston at 781-352-2205 for recommendations on the best Boston contractors and home remodelers, in addition to ideas on what window treatments would look best in your dream home.
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