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 [...]

Stained vs Painted Shutters – Which is Right for Your Home?

By | 2017-09-06T19:10:17+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Part of what makes home design so fun is that there are so many decisions to make and so many options out there. This is also a big part of what makes home design feel overwhelming for many homeowners. To help, we are going to take a look at one of these decisions today: should [...]

Cordless vs Corded Blinds — Which are Right for You?

By | 2017-09-06T18:33:44+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

With developments in technology, a much greater array of window coverings are now available to you than there were even 20 years ago. Now, in addition to the corded blinds we all know, there are also cordless varieties. But, the new cordless blinds don’t necessarily replace the corded blinds. Wondering which is the best match [...]

6 Easy Steps to Untangle Blinds

By | 2017-09-06T18:09:30+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Blinds are a wonderful window treatment that can easily help you transition from letting the sun into blocking it out. Attractive and functional, blinds are an integral part of your window treatments and help control temperature and light in your home. Read below on how you can untangle blinds easily. However, there is one aspect [...]

5 Reasons to Keep Sunlight Exposure Under Control

By | 2017-03-14T23:50:58+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Our Blog, Uncategorized|

The beautiful, warm sun is a wonderful part of our lives. Many of us love to bask like lizards, soaking in its balmy rays. And while it has its benefits, such as providing an important source of vitamin D and boosting your mood, excessive exposure also poses dangers. Especially here in Southern California where we [...]

Matching Blackout Curtains to Your Sliding Glass Doors and Your Room’s Theme

By | 2017-10-13T23:27:50+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Our Blog, Uncategorized|

Sliding glass doors are a great feature to have in most homes. They give you easy access to your outdoor space, allow you to make the most of the beautiful weather, and make it easy to fill your home with tons of natural light. However, a big downside for many homeowners and renters is figuring [...]