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Old Blinds: Recycling, Reusing, and Upcycling

By | 2018-06-18T18:20:35+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Getting new blinds is exciting! You’ll give your home or business a fresh look. Whether your blinds are wholly shot and don’t function at all or you’re just ready for a new look, updating blinds is a great way to update a space. The only downside is the old blinds. What do you do with [...]

The Best Way to Clean Your Roman Shades

By | 2018-05-15T17:52:59+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Roman shades are a gorgeous choice for your home. You can select from a wide range of patterns, choose complete blackout or slightly transparent fabrics, and also select from a variety of customizable sizes. What’s not to like? The only possible challenge associated with these shades is cleaning them. However, with a solid routine, this [...]

Custom Window Coverings Vs. Low-Quality Blinds

By | 2018-06-08T21:07:32+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Window coverings are perennially popular décor items for all kinds of households and businesses. These products fall into two main categories: stock products such as those carried by big-box stores and made-to-order custom products. People who want to keep their decorating budget to a minimum sometimes choose to install low-quality, stock blinds. However, in a [...]

A DIY Guide for Fixing Bent Vertical Blinds

By | 2018-04-03T19:25:27+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Vertical blinds are both attractive and practical window coverings that you can use to control your privacy and the incoming sun’s rays. These types of blinds are especially useful for covering oversized windows and patio doors because there are virtually no limits to how big a space they can cover. However, among the disadvantages are [...]

Window Treatment Trends to Watch for in 2018

By | 2018-03-02T20:08:32+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

It is a new year, and that means that new trends are coming in fast. As with any area of interior design, what is “in” changes frequently for window treatments. This year, there is a big focus on materials, colors, and prints, with bold options taking center stage. So, which trends should you consider for [...]

Give your Room a Natural Look with Woven Wood Shades

By | 2017-11-30T18:22:21+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

In home decor magazines we are often bombarded with overly modern, stark white looks. Windows are covered in bright shades of white, and the whole house becomes quite contemporary. Depending on your own personal taste, the white, modern look can be fantastic. However, if you prefer more of a natural vibe, there are window coverings [...]

Window Covering Alternatives for Replacing Vertical Blinds

By | 2017-10-16T19:05:24+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Long gone are the days of traditional vertical blinds. These days window treatments are more versatile, interesting, and reflect your personal taste and home decor versus trends that are obsolete. From modest venetian blinds to dramatic austrian shades, here are some of the latest and inspiring window treatments that are on the market today: Venetian [...]

The Historical Use of Awnings in the 19th Century

By | 2017-10-13T23:37:29+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Did you know awnings used to be an important feature on street scenes across the country? Before air conditioning and tinted glass, people had to find other practical ways to keep the sun’s rays from heating up their shops and homes. Awnings were practical, effective and affordable. Today’s streetscapes are beginning to rediscover the [...]

5 Reasons Vertical Blinds are a Good Fit for Your Home

By | 2017-09-06T18:06:35+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sun in your eyes? Whether you need to install window coverings in a new space or replace a window covering that’s no longer working, blinds are a popular choice. However, as soon as you take a look at the many types of blinds available, you’ll probably be overwhelmed by the choices. If you’re on the [...]

The Difference Between Cleaning Wooden and Metal Blinds

By | 2017-09-06T18:49:03+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Which household chore do you dislike the most? While there are plenty that are tedious or even downright gross, few seem to bother people as much as cleaning their blinds.  However, with the correct approach, this chore doesn’t need to put you in a bad mood. For cleaning wooden and metal blinds, we are going [...]