Window treatments for high windows, such as split level windows, windows in cathedral ceilings or windows that are obstructed by furniture or other obstacles need special consideration when choosing a high window treatment. Here are some ideas on finding the right window treatments for high windows. While a tall wall full of windows provides great views and plenty of light, you may also need privacy and protection from damaging UV rays and heat gain from direct sunlight. Window treatments for high windows should fill these needs while still fitting your style and decor.
Since these types of windows are not easily accessible, you'll need to determine how much light control you need, and whether you need variable light control. If you don't plan on raising or lowering your shades much, you can choose a cellular shade with the opacity that fits your needs and simply leave it down. Similarly, you can set the slats of a wood blind in an upward position, allowing in light but blocking direct sun and providing privacy.
For situations where you still want to open and close the blinds, a motorized option could be just what you're looking for. A remote control operates a motor inside the headrail to raise and lower a shade, or tilt the slats of a wood blind open and closed. The products in the window treatments for high windows section all have motorization options, or browse our Remote Control / Motorized section.
Distinctive honeycomb design. Maximize energy efficiency & help insulate your home. Available in soft light filtering or room darkening fabrics
Offers an exotic, natural & stylish look. Also known as natural, bamboo or matchstick shades. Available in many handmade weaves, patterns & materials
Blackout blinds and shades can eliminate glare on TVs and monitors, make sleeping easier or simply used to darken a room.
Cordless lift option easily raises and lowers the blind or shade for convenient and safe operation
Cordless top down bottom up shades allows you to lower the shade from the top, raise it from the bottom, or both.
Take a look at our wide selection of privacy window treatments.
Take a look at our wide selection of motorized blinds and window treatments
Since 1939, Bali has been providing beautiful, quality window treatments to customers around the world. Choose from a comprehensive selection of Bali blinds and shades.
Save money without sacrificing quality. Choose from Blindsgalore's signature line of custom window treatments and coverings.
Comfortex has developed a wide array of innovative blinds and shades to meet your needs.
Backed by the Good Housekeeping Seal, this line of custom blinds and shades features stylish and exclusive colors, a wide range of child-safe features and the quality you would expect from Good Housekeeping Custom Blinds and Shades.
In business since 1939, The Graber brand has long been synonymous with style and sophistication, providing a timeless look that's always on trend.
Simply Chic window shades provide a custom designer look at an affordable price.
Levolor, one of the most recognized names in custom blinds and shades, has set the standard in window fashion, design innovation and product quality since 1914.
Check out the new additions to Blindsgalore's selection of custom window treatments
Horizontal blinds and shades operate up and down instead of side to side. These types of blinds work well on nearly all windows except sliding doors.
Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring white and off-white fabrics and materials.
Beige / neutral is a versatile color that goes well with many different looks.
Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring brown fabrics and materials.
Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring red or pink fabrics and materials
Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring orange fabrics and materials.
Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring yellow and cream colored fabrics and materials.
Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring green fabrics and materials.
Choose from our great selection of window treatments featuring materials and fabrics in numerous shades of blue
Choose from our selection of window treatments featuring purple fabrics and materials.
Choose from light gray tones to deep slate colors - everything between white and black
Try black window treatments for a striking contrast and modern look
Choose from our selection of recommended window treatments for your bathroom
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Upgrade your RV, motorhome or trailer with the perfect custom window blinds or shades. We've handpicked a selection of window treatments that are best suited to installation in RVs and campers that fit any style and budget.
Take a look at our cellular window treatments.
Offering a variety of natural textures, fabric is featured in a number of shades and vertical blinds.
Flattened pieces of bamboo in various colors are the star of these window treatments
Strands of wild grasses are woven together for casual style
Whether a simple design or a complex weave, matchsticks make the shade.
Large round reeds with other natural materials make a bold statement.
Stained or painted narrow slats of wood are featured in these shades.
Features products manufactured to the highest standards of environmental responsibility for a no-compromise upgrade.
Energy efficient window coverings help lower your utility bill and while making your home more beautiful.
Enjoy the highest level of insulation of all window treatments with Graber CrystalPleat cellular shades
Bali DiamondCell cellular shades offer fashion-forward window coverings at the right price
Choose your style, color and fabric for a one-of-a-kind expression of yourself
Take a look at our new sleep shades from Comfortex Window Fashions.
By Venesa from TN
We bought these for our bedroom mainly to keep the heat of the day out. These are really keeping the temperature down
By Gunny's Mom from Louisiana
I ordered the Cabo (honey nut) blinds with the horizon trim for our two front doors. The blinds are beautiful
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