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Window Treatment Design Tips for Entryways, Foyers and Doors in Gulf Coast

Initial impressions are crucial. Your Gulf Coast family’s windows and doors are the first bit of your space guests see when they come to your home. What do you expect they’ll think about your family?

That’s why you need to double check the window coverings you pick are just right!

At Louver Shop of Gulf Coast, we revamp homes like yours all the time through personalized, local help, and a no-cost, in-home consultation. With your design parameters and our experience, we can make your dream of a beautiful home happen.

Our experts can help you decide on just the perfect window treatments that generates an elegant yet welcoming feeling to every guest who comes into your house.

Here are our helpful advice for covering some of the most difficult window openings in your home.

Entryways and Foyers

One prevalent challenge for entryways and foyers is bigger and/or peculiarlyshaped windows. Many entryways have high ceilings, and you can get stressed out trying to locate something that works with these windows.

If this is your reality, think about Hunter Douglas Duette® Honeycomb Shades. Not only are they perfect for very tall windows, they also offer light and climate control while guaranteeing privacy.

Or it may be that you need coverings for arches, transoms, window lights and your door itself. In this situation, the best selection is custom-made LouverWood® Plantation Shutters. They can be produced for any measure or shape of opening. Plus, they are suburb at preserving your carpets and furnishings from heat and damaging UV rays.

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


Doors are not just a way to walk in or out of a space or room. With timeless treatments, they can also turn into a simple accent to a room’s style. There’s a great] variety of window coverings that are ideal for nearly any kind of door.

Wide doorways, transoms and arches are simple to take care of, since Louver Shop of Gulf Coast can build custom-sized shutters for any type of door and accent.

A normal door can be dolled up with a nice window dressing too. Hunter Douglas Parkland® Classics Blinds make a dull door into a lovely accent.

French Doors

French doors are a luxurious component in any home, but they are even more beautiful with precisely the right window dressing.

Traditionally, French doors are dressed with shutters. We have incredible, authentic wood plantation shutters in just about any stain or color. Or, you can also go with poly shutters, like LouverWood®. These shutters can be built for any size French door along with transoms, side lights and accent windows.

Shutters are perfect for any kind of décor from modern to classical to eclectic. With all of the colors and stains available, they can become a gorgeous focal point for any space in your home.

Our shutters are crafted with care and designed to stick around for decades, so you will enjoy years of use and enjoyment from them.

You you can explore other options than shutters when covering a French door. For one, Hunter Douglas Applause® Honeycomb Shades or Applause Vertiglide™ Shades are also an excellent choice for your French doors. Shades and blinds are a fantastic way to have privacy and light control without dropping beauty.

We have a wide collection of shades and blinds that will integrate with your house.

Sliding Doors

Sliding glass doors could be put in many spaces in your home. Whether you need to cover them for privacy, light control or just to boost the room’s looks, you can be confident our crew has tons of products and design advice for your sliding glass doors.

Depending on which room, you could possibly want to “dress up” your sliding door or may want to keep it clean. For example, a sliding glass door in a bedroom looks gorgeous with Hunter Douglas Luminette® Sheers. These light window treatments allow light while controlling privacy, plus, they are a gorgeous enhancement.

Or, a sliding glass door in a living room looks even better and unique when dressed with plantation shutters on a track. You can move the shutters back and forth for entry to the door. And the shutters can be finished or painted any color to match your interior design.

There are lots of other alternatives besides shutters or sheers for sliding doors.

For example, a sliding door in a simple kitchen nook looks exactly right when dressed with Hunter Douglas Provenance® Woven Wood Shades. Or, a sliding door in a bedroom can be given a tropical feel when covered by exactly the same shades.

Or, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades by Hunter Douglas can be installed on a sliding door and the windows in an area to tie the whole look together.

To see all the potential choices up close, schedule your complimentary, in-home consultation today. We’ll bring the showroom to your family and review all the choices and colors with you. To set up yours, give us a call at 888-428-1415 or contact us online.

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