Good quality window treatments add beauty and value to any home; light?blocking and room darkening blinds can help to protect your privacy and improve sleep quality. Insulated blinds can help to improve energy efficiency; look for flame retardant window curtain panels along with curtains designed to reduce and/or eliminate sunlight and noise. The simple installation of curtain rods and specialized blinds or curtains affords an opportunity to protect your home, family and furnishings in countless ways. Window valances are a good way to highlight an attractive view or a handsome architectural feature; they are especially useful in a bath, kitchen or any room where full?length curtains or drapes pose a potential safety hazard or simply take up too much space. Throw rugs, accent rugs and dorms rugs along with new curtains are an easy way to update the look of any room in minutes; curtain panels may be used for privacy.