For many people, few activities are better than relaxing and watching a good movie. So you get all your snacks ready, cuddle up with a blanket, and get ready to turn on your movie of choice.
But if you happen to watch that movie in the afternoon on a Saturday, a sudden glare of the sun can come in from the window. Now, the movie you were trying to enjoy is difficult to see and your favorite characters will have to wait until the sun passes so you can enjoy the movie again. Fortunately, custom blinds will make sure that this will never been an issue again.
The Benefits of Light and the Need for Darkness
In most cases and scenarios, you probably and rightfully enjoy the abundance of light that comes through your windows. However, there are times when you wish the light wasn’t so bright or that you were in a much darker room.
This is especially true if you have a media room in your home. Whether you have a large screen TV or a projection system, there is something so fun about kicking back and watching a movie or your favorite sports team with no distractions. And the darker the room, the more your media room can turn into a movie theater. That’s a major reason why you should go custom when it comes to your blinds in this room.
Most ready-made blinds simply do not provide the type of balance between light and shade that you need to enjoy your movie or the next sports game. Custom blinds, on the other hand, will help to stop any light from coming into the room.
Deciding On the Best Option
Do you want to get blinds, shades, or shutters? That’s the first question you should ask yourself when outfitting your media room. Unfortunately, when you go with pre-designed options, this could also be the only choice you make. Once you decide on a category, your options tend to be extremely limited.
Contrast that with custom-made alternatives, in which your choice is almost endless. Not only do they fit any size window, but they also fit perfectly into any room in terms of both style and function.
Imagine, for example, that you’re using your media room to watch sporting events. The sun may only become a problem in certain spots and times; you don’t necessarily need blackout shades to maximize your enjoyment. At the same time, especially with some light still in the room, you need an option that fits perfectly into the design of the space as you and your company cheer on your favorite team.
In addition, don’t forget about the insulation benefits of custom blinds and shades. If you can get an option that matches your window perfectly, you can minimize the light that enters the room. That, in turn will not just improve your enjoyment while watching TV, but also the need to cool down a hot room on a summer day.
Building the Perfect Media Room
Ultimately, you need your media room to accomplish one thing: provide you with the best possible conditions to watch TV, your new favorite movie, or a sporting event. That’s what makes custom window treatments such an important addition to your space.
Particularly movies that are shot in darker conditions are often difficult to impossible to see with glare on the screen. And what good is a great media arrangement if you don’t end up seeing the scenes on your screen clearly anyways? That’s what makes custom window treatments such an important and beneficial addition to your space. To learn more about getting just the right treatments for your media room, contact us.