How to Choose Window Valances

Window valances play many roles. Not only do they add a finishing touch to window blinds or curtains, but they hide curtain rods or hardware, giving a more polished appearance. There are many different styles of window valances, so choosing the right one for your window coverings can be tricky. We turned to Houzz for guidance, which we’ll summarize below.


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What to Consider When Choosing Window Valances

You Want: A crisp and clean window valance that makes a statement in a room.

Valances to Consider: Box-pleated valances, arched valances, stepped valances, sculpted valances or straight valances.


You Want: A valance that can also act as a window covering.

Valances to Consider: Rolled valance, or a valance with café curtains.


You Want: A highly decorative window valance.

Valances to Consider: Gathered valance with finials, Queen Anne valance, valance with café curtains, balloon valance, sculpted valance, gathered valance, ring-top valance with jabots, or an arched valance.


You Want: A valance with a country style.

Valances to Consider: Ring-top valances with jabots, tie-top valance, or a rolled valance.


You Want: A contemporary valance.

Valances to Consider: Stepped valance, or a straight valance.


You Want: A simple DIY option.

Valances to Consider: Tie-top valance, or a rolled valance.


Whatever your window valance-vision, Blind Installation & Repair can make it happen. Purchased valances from another company? We can handle any blind installation challenge. Give us a call today!

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