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Exterior living room. Two 3 panel sliding pocket doors (a total of 6 panels) behind the camera open up to an exterior living room (to the left) and outdoor kitchen (to the right). The 3 arches ahead have sliding motorized "Phantom" screens which provide protection from insects. The floor is 3/4" tick travertine tiles, and the ceiling is reclaimed barn wood.
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karhope wrote:
Phantom screens - I would like to know more about these screens? Are there doors that go along with these arched openings?
   Comment   September 29, 2013
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Thanks for the question!
Phantom Screens are a brand of sliding screen- they have motorized versions and can work in spans of up to around 18' (although they operate better in smaller ones). They also have manual "pull" screens that work from side to side. For the ones pictured here, we had to allow for enough wall depth to house the track system as well as the motor above (the decorative panels above the curtain rod are re-moveable for access to the motors). There are no physical doors on this application (the arches that house the Phantom Screens), although there could have been.
For more information, Phantom Screens website can be found here: http://www.phantomscreens.us
September 29, 2013 at 8:13am     
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renee5gm wrote:
drapes - My walls are slightly darker and the family room that is adjoined to the kitchen, is much smaller. We want to put up drapes and a treatment above the sink but I don't the color I should choose. We have silk drapes throughout the house. Please help.
   Comment   March 17, 2012

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