Corner Windows: Overcoming Obstacles

There are windows and then there are corner windows. What’s the difference? When it comes to choosing window treatments, a lot! Corner windows are considered some of the trickiest windows to cover for many reasons. Today, let’s discover how the pros at Austin Window Fashions overcome obstacles like multi-directional light, small spaces and difficult installation to get your corner windows covered meticulously. 

Time to Call the Experts

Sure you can try it yourself, but installing window treatments the wrong way can be a costly mistake. Save time, money and avoid a stressful situation by calling an expert for this home project. 

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Believe us, corner windows are a huge challenge. But we’ve been working with all types of tricky windows for years. We know how important accurate measurements are, which products will work best, and how to coordinate everything for the perfect custom look.

Measure Accurately

Measuring for window treatments is a tedious endeavor, especially the tight fit of corner windows. A professional will measure accurately and suggest the right products to fit your unique space. 

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Alustra® Architectural Shades

Keep in mind, your window frames should be considered when making a final choice. The decision to cover or expose the intricate details of your home can influence the overall look. There are so many variables to consider. 

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Alustra® Woven Textures®


Speaking of framing the window…plantation shutters are a beautiful way to feature a truly “built in” look while enjoying the privacy and light control you need for those corners.

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Plantation Shutters


Make Adjustments

When it comes to window coverings, there are so many beautiful styles to choose from. But before you pick a favorite, be sure they adjust without hassle. Corner windows are often in hard to reach places, raising and lowering shades can be cumbersome, beware. 

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Silhouette® Windows Shades

Take our word for it, automated shades work wonders on corner windows. Make adjustments with the touch of a button, extend the life of your window treatments and protect your investment from soiled fingers. 

Inside Mount VS Outside Mount?

Evaluate your windows, will they require an inside mount or outside mount? The space allotment will determine this. If the windows are set deep, an inside mount will work.

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Alustra® Architectural Shades

But, if you don’t have enough clearance an outside mount can be made to look like it’s built-in and original to your home!

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Designer Screen Shades


Furthermore, if your project consists of multiple windows-not to worry. We can combine the look of inside mount and outside mount by keeping everything coordinated. The headrail installation will be adjusted as needed. This is just one more reason to call in a professional window covering stylist when tackling corner windows. 

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Skyline® Panel Track Blinds


Corner Windows Need Coverage 

Your corner windows are just begging to be covered with window treatments. Our team of professionals love to problem solve and challenging tricky windows are our favorite. Contact us for a FREE in-home consultation or better yet, visit one of our showrooms and experience the innovation of window coverings for yourself.