Every room in your house deserves it’s own special attention, but none requires more than your nursery. When it comes to our children, no detail is too small. We want to make sure the room is functional, practical, and safe, while still being stylish. As new parents enter the nesting phase, there are many nursery decor elements that are necessary to create a calm and soothing environment for their baby. Window treatments for nurseries are particularly important as they help darken the room, protect against harsh light, and provide privacy.
ShadeMonster is here to help you check window treatments off your nursery list. New parents have enough to stress over and making sure your baby's room is safe is the highest priority. In this blog, we’re going to explain everything you need to know when choosing your nursery window treatments.
Preparing for a new baby can be overwhelming. Choosing the right blinds for nurseries shouldn’t be. We’ve compiled a list of the most important things to keep in mind when making your choice.
Valances are added to cover up window shades hardware. They are beneficial to nurseries because they also help block more light from around the top of the roller. ShadeMonster always uses black gorilla tape and lots of caulking when installing window shades in nurseries to ensure that there are no annoying light gaps.
Temperature control is crucial in nurseries. In fact, a connection between overheating during sleep and SIDS has been found (Gill 2021). To prevent this tragedy it is important to install nursery window treatments. Roller shades, like solar shades or zebra shades, are energy efficient, insulating, and block harmful UV rays from penetrating your windows. Not only do they protect your family, they also help protect your furniture from damage or sun bleaching.
To avoid grabbing or pulling of your nursery window treatments, it’s best to position your baby’s crib and changing table on a wall without a window. This will help prevent any damage to your window treatments as well as possible harm to your infant. Keeping potentially hazardous chains or cords far from your nursery furniture is crucial to avoid choking.
When your baby starts crawling, they may tug or pull on your drapes which can lead to damage or injury. It’s best to keep drapery short when adding them to your nursery windows.
ShadeMonster offers a wide variety of over 200+ fabrics to choose from. Match your nursery decor with your window treatments easily. Your blinds or shades aren’t just practical, they can be the beautiful finishing touch to your room. Not sure what color or fabric to go with? We offer FREE samples that can be delivered right to your door.
Did you know that a dark room promotes better, more restful sleep? ShadeMonster did, which is why our number one recommendation for nursery window treatments is blackout shades. Exposure to light can disrupt our production of melatonin and can interfere with our sleep-wake pattern (Fry 2020). Blackout shades are room darkening and help block out the light from your windows, as well as harmful UV rays. Adding valances and side channels ensures that absolutely no light can pass through any gaps. Providing the optimal sleep environment for your baby can help them sleep better and longer, which means more sleep for you too!
Go cordless in your nursery to eliminate dangerous choking hazards. ShadeMonster offers both cordless window treatments and motorized shades options, perfect for child and pet safety. Get rid of cords, chains, and tilt wands all together. Learn more about our child safety blinds here.
ShadeMonster boats 25 years of experience creating custom window treatments. Our products come directly from our local factory guaranteeing high quality customizable materials,
competitive pricing, and quick turn around. Contact us today for your free estimate, and have your new shades in less than 7 business days!
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Gill, Karen. 2021. “Baby Overheating: Signs, Prevention, and Next Steps.” Healthline. https://www.healthline.com/health/baby/baby-overheating.
Fry, Alexa. 2020. “How To Make Your Room Dark for a Good Night's Sleep.” Sleep Foundation. https://www.sleepfoundation.org/bedroom-environment/making-your-room-dark.
Beach houses and coastal homes have different needs from homes that are more in land. Besides the obvious location differences, coastal properties deal with harsh weather conditions, like salty, humid air. This means that deciding on the right decor and finishings for your home is extremely important to ensure that your choices are long lasting and durable.
Choosing the right beach house window treatments comes down to three factors - function, style, and material. In this blog, let’s explore these factors and find out what options are best for beach house blinds.
There’s nothing worse than ordering custom blinds to find out that they don’t properly fit your window or don’t achieve the look you’re going for. An important step for choosing window treatments for your home is to check your window depth to ensure the right fit and proper function.
Read on to learn ShadeMonster’s tips for measuring window depth for blinds before making your purchase.