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The Top Basement Window Treatments In Las Vegas

April 26, 2016

If your basement windows are bare, you’re not alone. It’s difficult to find a window treatment in Las Vegas that brings in the sunlight your basement needs, while maintaining your privacy. And when you have tiny windows, finding a window treatment that will complement your space becomes even more challenging. Not to mention, basements are more humid that other parts of your home. That greatly can affect what kind of window treatment you get.

The most useful way to decide on which kind of window treatment will work best for your basement in Las Vegas is to start with your home’s type of basement.

Window Treatments For Walk-Out Basements In Las Vegas, NV

Homeowners with walk-out basements in Las Vegas don’t have to worry as much about mold and dampness when choosing window treatments. But you do need to find a window treatment for your big windows that lets you control light and provides privacy, especially if you use your basement as your TV entertainment room.

Draperies offer privacy. If you use sturdier material and add blackout layers, they can keep almost all of the light from shining through. But draperies hide the original architecture of your basement windows behind their folds. Also, they can get dirty easily and stay dirty. You have less control over light with draperies since you can only scoot the panels to one side or the other. You can still see light coming in through the draperies’ sides.


Control your basement windows with plantation shutters. The frame of the shutters enclose the shutter panels to block light from coming through the sides. So now you have utmost privacy. Nobody will be able to see inside when the shutters are closed.

You can adjust the shutter louvers for more light. Add a divider rail and adjust the top of the basement window shutters independently from the bottom. And premium plantation shutters have weatherstripping that gives the temperature control that is needed with larger windows.

Plantation shutters are custom-built to cover to the window’s shape. So your shutters show off the unique lines and curves of your circular and arched windows.

Another option for walk-out basements is sliding barn doors. Take advantage of the view outside by pushing the panels all the way to the sides of the window. The barn doors transform into a work of art when they’re closed, enhancing the room’s style.

There might be a small space on the sides, and light can shine through. That happens due to how the barn door is mounted.

For the door in your walk-out basement, look for a durable window treatment that can endure all the times you’ll open and close the door. Store-bought and mail-order Shades and blinds rattle against the glass. And when you tie them down to the frame, they don’t look finished. But custom, made-to-order blinds — especially faux-wood blinds — that are expertly sized and properly installed can work quite nicely.

Faux wood basement window blinds next to a bookshelf 
Plantation shutters are permanently fixed to the door. They won’t move when you swing the door open. And you can adjust their louvers to let in light.

Shutters are also perfect for walk-up basement doors in Las Vegas.

Window Treatments For Look-Out Basements In Las Vegas, NV

Small basement bathroom window covered in white plantation shutters

We have another blog about how to choose window fashions for humid-heavy rooms here. For look-out basements in Las Vegas, mold growth and dampness is something to consider when deciding on a window treatment. So you’ll want a window treatment that can withstand humidity and is beautiful.

Premium wood and synthetic wood shutters can be moisture resistant. Certain plantation shutters will never warp. That’s why they work so well for look-out basements.

You can bring the warmth of wood to your, often cold, basement with the custom look of plantation shutters. These energy efficient shutters decrease your energy bill year round and make relaxing in this space an enjoyable experience.

Use both plantation shutters and window film for additional energy efficiency. This lets you open the shutter panels in the daytime while saving energy with window film.

Remember to close the shutters when it turns dark. Otherwise, neighbors and passersby can easily look into your basement.

For small basement windows, you can create the illusion of a larger window by using shutters that are taller than the window is. And you still get all the benefits of light control and privacy.

What’s The Easiest Way To Order Window Treatments For My Basement In Las Vegas, NV?

First, call us at 702-850-6619. We’ll go over the process of purchasing basement window treatments as well as any other window treatments you want for other rooms in your house. We’ll help you schedule a free in-home consultation where you can browse through window treatment samples and get an estimate. When you’ve decided on the window treatment that works best for you, we order and install it. Ordering window treatments doesn’t get easier than this...unless you prefer to fill out the form below instead of dialing 702-850-6619.