January 27, 2020
Window Treatments for Bathroom Windows
Bathroom replacement windows need window treatments that offer privacy as well as moisture resistance. Use this article to inspire you for your bathroom windows.
Most bathrooms have replacement windows in Kirkland, WA, whether it’s a big window above the tub, a few small ones near or inside the shower, or several windows in a wet room. The struggle only starts when it’s time to decide how you’re going to dress these windows.
Bathroom windows need to not only address privacy concerns and natural light needs, but also need to be moisture resistant. Want some inspiration for your bathroom windows? Use this list to help:
- Shower Windows – Shower windows can be tricky to dress as they are exposed to direct moisture all the time, not to mention that they often come in small or awkward sizes. One kind of window shade option that might work is a shutter. Try high quality composite shutters that can let light in and help steam escape out while helping you maintain privacy and hold up to the daily water exposure. You could also try waterproof or vinyl shades for your shower windows as they can be easier to install, especially if you are in a rental or a short-term home.
- Bathtub Windows - Bathtub windows need a special kind of window treatment that can completely block the view and be easy to use from inside the tub if you’re taking a bath or even giving the kids one. Most importantly, bathtub window treatments need to be waterproof as splashes and steam are a common occurrence around at tub. Shutters are a great tub window shade solution. Look for high quality faux wood shutters that are durable and resistant to moisture and mold as they take the worry out of splashes and steam and are super easy to operate with their tilting louvers that also make it simple to get the exact amount of privacy and light you want. You can find shutters in tons of different colors to match your bathroom décor. Be sure to stay away from fabric window treatments for above your tub, as these will get musty and moldy quickly in the bathroom humidity.
- Wet Room Windows - These trendy new rooms usually have a combined shower and tub space without a shower stall and with a drain directly on the floor. Completely waterproof window treatments are absolute musts in these rooms, so maybe a window with frosted glass is the best way to go. If you don’t want frosted windows, you can try faux wood shutters or vinyl shades.
These are just a few different kinds of bathroom replacement windows and treatment options. If you need more tips for choosing window treatments for your bathroom windows, or have questions about Kirkland, WA replacement windows, Puget Sound Window & Door is here to help. We have years of replacement window industry experience ready to be put at your disposal. Please stop by and pay us a visit at 445 E Main Ave Puyallup, WA 98372 or give us a call at (253) 904-8658 for more information on what we can do for you.