5 Ways to Clean Window Blinds

Spring is coming! Well, not quite,… but we’re looking forward to warming days and thinking ahead. As you look forward to Spring cleaning, don’t forget your window treatments. Here are a few ways to clean window blinds using existing supplies in your home. [Read more…]

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Energy Efficient Window Blinds from Hunter Douglas

As the weather gets colder here in Massachusetts, heating bills go up. With most families remote learning and working from home, evaluating your home’s energy consumption is more important than ever. As you look for ways to reduce your heating expenses, don’t forget about your window treatments. Windows and doors are the most common sources of heat escape. By upgrading to energy efficient window blinds from Hunter Douglas, you can improve functionality and save money. Here are a few products to consider. [Read more…]

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Cleaning Tips for Fabric Shades

Cleaning Tips for fabric shades

Fabric shades are a nice alternative to plastic or metal window treatments. The use of fabric instantly adds warmth and texture. It’s important to clean your shades regularly to keep them looking beautiful and new. Here are a few cleaning tips for fabric shades. [Read more…]

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Window Treatments for Remote Learning Spaces

Many schools in Massachusetts are starting off with remote learning or a hybrid model this year. With so many potential distractions at home, it’s especially important to create a comfortable and dedicated learning space for your kids. In addition to a spacious desk and comfy chair, you may want to think about the window treatments for remote learning rooms. [Read more…]

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Improve Productivity with Window Treatments for Home Offices

Working from home has its challenges. Between the dog and the kids, there is always someone needing your help or attention. There are also environmental factors that can impact productivity, such as the location, sounds, and lighting around your workspace. We’ve learned very quickly in our own homes that window treatments are very important when working from home. Here’s how window treatments improve productivity in home offices. [Read more…]

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Installing Roller Shades for Window Treatments

Installing Roller Shades

Roller shades are a popular alternative for window treatments for their clean and modern look. They are available in various materials, colors and patterns to fit your specific needs. Here are some tips on installing roller shades for window treatments. [Read more…]

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Why You Shouldn’t Purchase Blinds from the Hardware Store

If you need new blinds, your first thought may be to walk into your local hardware store and purchase them off the rack. This could be a big mistake. Here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t purchase blinds from the hardware store. [Read more…]

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Horizontal Blinds vs. Vertical Blinds – Which Is The Better Fit?

Horizontal vs. Vertical Blinds

One of the first options you’ll consider for window blinds is horizontal blinds vs. vertical blinds. Which is the better fit for your home depends on a few factors. Understanding what these are will help you quickly select the best option. [Read more…]

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An Introduction to Cordless Blinds and How They Work

Cordless blinds are a modern solution that provide the benefit of traditional blinds without the hassle of a hanging cord. If you’ve never heard of this option, then you’re in the right place. Here’s a brief introduction to cordless blinds and how they work. [Read more…]

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A Guide to Solar Shades

Solar shades are a popular window treatment for homes that get a bit too much sunlight. Unlike blinds that leave openings for light to pass through or completely block out light altogether, solar shades and solar blinds filter the light instead. This allows sunlight to continue entering a home, but in a more subdued manner. If you’ve been considering this option, this guide to solar shades and blinds provides a quick overview. [Read more…]

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