- Inside mount means the window treatment is installed inside the window casing.
- Outside mount means the window treatment is installed outside the window casing, usually on the wall or molding.
If you want to maximize the view through your window when your drapes are open, pay attention to the drapes' stack width. "Stack width" is the amount of space your drapes take up at the sides of your window when the drapes are fully opened. Small stack heights maximize your view, while large stack heights block more of the view at the sides of the window. Click here to see specific stack width measurements based on the drapes' size.
Valances give your window treatment a finished look and help conceal the headrail and mounting brackets.