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Soft Goods- Terms and Definitions

As you embark on your window covering project a lot of different terms and definitions will be tossed around. Here is a list of some of the most common!

Cornice- A cornice is a top treatment that spans horizontally over a window. A cornice can be made of many different materials like metal, wood, plaster and can be upholstered.

Valance- A valance is a top treatment that spans horizontally over a window. A valance is always made of fabric. There are many different styles of valances. Come visit our showroom to see examples of all of these styles.

Panels- Panels are always made out of fabric and run vertically along a window. Panels are available in just about any fabric you can find and have a variety of header styles (see header style definition) to fully customize your look. Panels can be stationary or operable.

Roman stylesclick here to learn about all the different styles of Roman Shades

 

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