Blending Your Houston Outdoor And Indoor Living Spaces Together

September 22, 2015

Innovation is not limited to business environments alone. You can practice it in your home as well. There are many custom ways to match your indoor and outdoor living spaces. The guidelines below will give you an insight into some of them. Afterwords, you can choose the best custom look for your living spaces.

Try Your Windows

You can try matching your garden look with your windows. It can be through the window shutters or the window frames. With the right balance of light and visibility, your window coverings can help you blend the indoor spaces with the outdoors. Remember that different window coverings have different benefits, thus determining the purpose for your window design will be a good start for coming up with the best covering. And in the case of this article, the purpose will be to blend your windows with your outdoor spaces.

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Houston Shades

Shades are a window coverings with virtually unlimited styles, materials, and colors. From roller shades, blackout shades, roman shades or woven woods, they all can be operated through motorization or manually and their light filtering options range from blackout to sheer. With shades, you have no limitation on the design you want to put on your Houston home’s windows. You can use them to convey various lifestyles and tastes using various colors and treatments.


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Houston Plantation Shutters

There are various types of plantation shutters which bring unlimited beauty and color. The beauty in the plantation shutters allows you to design them in many ways because they will fit in well with any style or decor. Our Houston custom shutters can adapt to any style, size, or shape. They can slide to one side, fold up in an accordion style to expose your window fully, swing inward on the hinges, or be affixed permanently. The decision is yours to make and it is almost impossible to go wrong with shutters.

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Houston Blinds

Blinds allow you to freely change your window view because they are easily adjustable and controllable. Regardless of your window shape or size, custom slats are made to fit with either a cordless motorization or a manual cord control. Blinds are generally more appealing with decorative valances or draperies versus plantation shutters which are luxurious even as stand-alone window treatments.

Your Houston Patio or Deck

Adjusting the look of your Houston deck or patio can help you enhance your outdoor space as well as blend with your indoor style and decor. Here are some helpful guidelines:

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Houston Retractable Screen Doors

Screen doors are a good barrier to dirt, insects and dust to your house and they allow the flow of fresh air and great visibility. Retractable screens can be custom fit to any shape or size of opening and the best part is, they completely disappear when not in use.


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Houston Solar Shades

Solar shades or screens provide protection from the sun, rain and even the wind. You can close them for protection from bugs and weather or open them to let more sunlight and fresh air in. Solar shades come in a variety of styles such as manual retractable, motorized retractable or fixed screens and there are several choices of mesh colors and protection from the sun and weather. Some solar mesh’s are so effective that you can enjoy your outdoor space even in the coldest months with nothing more than a small space heater. The screens keep hot air trapped allowing the outdoor room to be enjoyed for all four seasons.

So many different styles, lighting and protection levels, how will you choose?

The Shading Company of Houston, we are masters of blending indoor/outdoor living spaces so that they flow from one to another. If you are considering custom shades, shutters, blinds, retractable screens, awnings or storm shutters but are unsure about matching your style, our design experts are here to help. Schedule an appointment today and let us help you enjoy your home and lighting to their fullest potential.

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