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Your Complete Guide to Choosing the Best Types of Shades for Each Room

Literally referred to as “soft” window treatments, shades could be considered the cushier and more amenable, yet still refined, cousin to the harder and more ridged blinds. Technically speaking, blinds are made of hard materials such as wood and faux wood, while shades are created from an infinite number of […]

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How to Install Custom Shades and Blinds

The benefit of ordering custom blinds and shades is the endless amount of choices. Whereas most retailers or home improvement stores have a fixed number of options, manufacturers offer a variety of textures, designs and styles to create the window treatment that best suits you and your home. Creating your […]

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Common Mistakes to Avoid When Ordering Custom Blinds

Window blinds are an essential element of the home we can sometimes take for granted. While they can work as a lovely bit of décor, they are more than a pretty face for your windows. Rather, their function is fundamental, not only in providing home dwellers with privacy, but also […]

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Battle of the Blinds: The Differences Between Faux Wood and Real Wood–and How to Choose

If you’re looking for a new set of shades or blinds, there are a nearly endless number of combinations of materials and colors available to you. While products like Roman shades, zebra shades and vertical blinds still retain their market popularity, one of the most sought-after styles among homeowners today […]

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How Do Cordless Blinds Work?

Fall is a great time to upgrade your home’s interior. In addition to festive autumn décor, warm paint colors and plush pillows and blankets, investing in new window treatments will upgrade your indoor aesthetic and help to keep warm air in when it gets cooler. As you explore new window […]

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7 Advantages of Custom Window Blinds

Whether you’re shopping in-store or buying online, you have many choices for where and how you get your window blinds. Before you select a standard vertical blind or shade, you should know the benefits of ordering personalized coverings. Custom blinds are window treatments that are specially made to fit any […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Cordless Blinds

If you’re looking for new window treatments for your home, consider cordless blinds. They’re one of the most popular types of coverings today for their style, function and safety options.  Before you compare them to your other favorite choices and browse for the right kind for your needs, it’s important […]

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How to Measure Your Sliding Glass Door for Blinds

Sliding glass doors are one of the most popular features in any home. They provide easy access to the outdoors, allow for plenty of daylight and offer a full view of the backyard. While their convenience and perspective are pleasant and helpful, these features are also limiting. Large glass windows […]

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Everything You Need to Know Before Buying Blackout Blinds

A blackout blind is a window treatment that prevents light from entering a room. Popular in offices, hotels and schools, these coverings are also an ideal choice for bedrooms, home theaters and nurseries. If you are interested in having them for your home, our guide will explain what makes these […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Commercial Window Treatments

Commercial window treatments create the ambiance for any business environment. Whether you are decorating a corporate office, a retail store or a high-end restaurant, the way your windows are dressed will set the tone for the décor and help you provide a comfortable atmosphere for your employees and customers. You […]

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TIPS ON CLEANING AND CARING FOR REAL WOOD BLINDS

Real wood blinds are a true home investment that will add a timeless dimension to any environment. To get the most out of your blinds, you’ll want to clean and care for them properly. Real wood blinds require special care so that they will last a long time and retain […]

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A GUIDE TO BUYING BAY WINDOW BLINDS

Bay windows are among the most unique and decorative of all window treatments. Their flexible design and widespread appeal make them a delight to install and enjoy for many years. If you are considering investing in bay window blinds, this guide will help you through the process from start to […]

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9  Perfect Window Coverings for Your Dream Kitchen

Since you spend a lot of time in your kitchen, it is important that your window coverings provide you and your family with the right combination of beautiful design, functional use and efficient privacy. Much to homeowners’ delight, today’s custom window treatment manufacturers provide more options than ever for blinds […]

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How to Measure Your Windows for Mini Blinds

If you’re looking for the perfect replacement for your shabby or out-of-date horizontal window treatments, consider purchasing and installing mini blinds. These trendy design options are easy to clean, complement any interior scheme, and provide excellent light control. While it’s easy to understand the advantages of this popular alternative to […]

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How to Choose Between Horizontal & Vertical Window Blinds for Your Home

When it’s time to install or replace your home’s window blinds, the first thing to decide is whether you need a horizontal or vertical style. As their names suggest, horizontal treatments have a sideways layout, while vertical window blinds run up and down. While the decision between the two may […]

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The 11 Most Summer-Inspired Window Treatments for Your Home

The 11 Most Summer-Inspired Window Treatments for Your Home

Summer is almost here, which means you and your family are getting ready for longer days and warmer temperatures. If you do not have the appropriate window treatments for the season, it may also mean less energy efficiency for your home, including higher power bills. You can maintain your summer […]

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6 Reliable Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Window Blinds

Spring is the perfect time to make interior design upgrades. One of the most important considerations for any home is the quality of window fixtures. If your blinds are old or worn, it is probably time for a replacement. Switching out your horizontal or vertical blinds for new ones will […]

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How to Measure Your Windows for Custom Shades & Other Window Treatments

A suit or dress tailored to your body’s exact specifications will instantly enhance your style and physique. In the same way, custom shades and blinds will quickly upgrade the look of your home. These sought-after treatments are designed and manufactured to fit each of your window’s specific measurements, ensuring the […]

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30 Inspiring Designs with Roman Shades

As far as window treatments go, Roman shades are perhaps the most versatile: they’re both classic and trendy, so they’re perfect for an assortment of décor styles. They bring a warm, natural texture to the home and come in a huge variety of unique colors and patterns to complement any […]

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6 Tips and Tricks for Decorating with Wooden Blinds

If you love the natural and warm look of wood blinds, you’re in for a treat in the decorating department! Not only are real wood blinds particularly versatile — they, like your hardwood floors and furniture, come in a seemingly endless selection of finishes — they’re also durable and long-lasting. […]

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