Most curtains are considered contemporary curtains. This is because of the fact that they go with almost any décor. They offer you a modern alternative to shutters or blinds in the various designs that are available. These can be used in a bathroom, living room, kitchen or bedroom. They are available in many different materials such as silk, linen and polyester that can affect the prices of the curtains. Pinch pleated drapes are one of the most contemporary curtains. They are very sleek curtains and can be made from silk as well as other materials. They are a very elegant curtain.
One place that requires curtains is a patio door. These doors are usually made of sliding glass and require a wide curtain. They can be a problem in terms of leaking air around the seals of the doors. Some curtains provide insulating properties that some blinds, shades and shutters do not so they make a perfect replacement window treatment. Some of the curtains that are available as a patio door treatment are designer curtains. The prices of these can be somewhat more costly than other forms of curtains. Other styles of curtains are not appropriate for a patio door such as country style curtains.