How To Select Bedroom Window Treatments In St. George

When looking for a bedroom window treatment in St. George, installation, privacy, light control, energy efficiency, and color are some things to think about. What’s the best choice between blinds, shades, plantation shutters, and sliding barn doors? Here are 5 things to keep in mind when deciding on bedroom window treatments in St. George, UT.


Privacy is the most important reason to decide on bedroom window treatments. Shades, drapes, and blinds may give you an adequate screen from curious passersby. But their thin material means silhouettes and shadows can still be seen.

Tall plantation shutters framing bed in a bedroom in St. George

Plantation shutters and sliding barn doors, conversely allow you ultimate privacy. The plantation shutter louvers can be adjusted so that they close all the way. And bedroom shutters are mounted with a frame that ensures no space on the sides of the window. With sliding barn door shutters, you can slide the panels closed. Depending on the way the barn doors are installed, you might see a slight gap on the sides of the window.

Light Control

When you want to ignore the full moon, sleep in, or block out an annoying street light, you need a bedroom window treatment that can block light. Blinds are not the best at darkening the room. The material they’re made of is usually thin. And the light still comes in from the sides.

Some shades might give you adequate room darkening. And some blackout curtains can be effective at reducing the brightness in the room. Some blackout curtains can be effective at reducing the brightness in the room. And certain types of shades might give you adequate light blocking. Sliding barn doors are built from solid wood that can block the light head on. But the gap on the sides of the panels does not seal off the light completely.

All plantation shutter types are mounted with a frame that seals off sun rays. And their louvers can lay flat against each other, to create the darkest possible room. Both Polywood® and Ovation® wood shutters louvers can block light when closed. Keep in mind reclaimed wood shutters could have holes and markings that let in light. Sleep in any day of the week with these bedroom plantation shutters!

White plantation shutters in blue kids bedroom in St. George  

Energy Efficiency

It can be difficult to keep the temperature in the bedroom pleasant all year round for restful sleep with the wrong window treatment. That’s why you’ll want to install for a window treatment for the bedroom with a high energy efficiency rating.

Polywood shutters insulate 1600% better than aluminum blinds, and 70% better than the comparable wood shutters. Polywood reduces up to 45% of airflow and blocks up to 30° of temperature. No other bedroom window treatment in St. George comes close. So if you want to stay toasty in bed in the winter and cool in the summer, buy Polywood plantation shutters in your bedroom.


Bedroom window treatments can be ordered in several colors to match your color scheme. If you’re looking to add the warmth of wood, choose Ovation wood plantation shutters, reclaimed wood shutters, sliding barn door shutters, wood blinds, or woven wood shades. For a more modern look, cellular shades, Polywood plantation shutters, or metal blinds are a better choice. Any of these bedroom window treatments can be customized with a selection of paints, stains, patterns, and more. Talk with a window treatment professional about your color options in the St. George area.


When you’re buying window treatments for your bedroom, buy for quality. Blinds, shades, and draperies are susceptible to breaking, losing their integrity, and discoloration within 10 years. But Polywood plantation shutters are engineered to last for over 50 years. They’re infused with UV inhibitors so that the paint color never yellows. And our patented wood synthetic means their louvers will never crack.

Purchase Your Bedroom Window Treatments

Sunburst Shutters St. George has all the bedroom window treatments you want as well as window treatments for every room in your house. Our specialists bring window treatment samples during your in-home design consultation. We measure the dimensions of your windows so that when we mount your bedroom window treatment, it looks stunning and works without a hitch. Contact us at 435-485-9332 or fill out the form below to schedule your free in-home design consultation today!