Window covering

Window coverings are considered any type of materials used to cover a window to manage sunlight, privacy, additional weatherproofing or for purely decorative purposes.

Superdrug with boarded windows during the 2009 G-20 London summit protests

Window coverings are typically used on the interior side of windows, but exterior solutions are also available.

Types of coverings include:

  • Curtains and drapes
  • Window blinds, including:
  • Window shutters, including:
    • traditional Colonial style & plantation shutters with larger louver sizes
  • Window shades, including:
  • Solar screens
  • Various types of boarding, nailed or screwed to the window casing, can be used as temporary window covering.