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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Shades and Blinds That Filter Sunlight

It is important to allow natural sunlight into your home, but there’s also such as thing as too much sunlight. Fortunately, window treatments can address that problem and help you control the amount of sunlight entering your home. Here are a few reasons why this is important and some shades and blinds that filter sunlight. [Read more…]

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Inside versus Outside Mount Blinds

Window blinds come in a variety of styles and colors. Among the options are whether to mount your blinds inside the window frame,… or outside of the frame. There are pros and cons to each option. Selecting between inside versus outside mount blinds depends on your type of window and other factors. Here are a few to consider. [Read more…]

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5 Reasons to Choose Hunter Douglas Blinds

Hunter Douglas is one of the most well-known window blind manufacturers. Not only have they been in business for 100 years, but they remain on the forefront of window blind design and manufacturing. Here are 5 reasons to choose Hunter Douglas blinds for your home. [Read more…]

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5 Steps to Replacing Window Blinds

Is it time to replace your old, damaged window blinds with clean, fresh and modern new ones? Before you get started, it’s helpful to know what to expect. Here’s a look at the 4 basic steps to replacing window blinds. [Read more…]

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When To Use Patterned Or Textured Window Treatments

Windows offer ventilation, light and an opportunity for design. There are numerous options to choose from, so knowing when to use patterned or textured window treatments can help keep things elegant, yet colorful. Different materials, shades of colors and styles can completely change the feel of a room. Here are a few scenarios where using patterned or textured window treatments may be a good idea. [Read more…]

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The Benefits of Intelligent Blinds And Shades


New technology is taking over the home accessory industry. Intelligent blinds and shades are hot on the market and for good reason. The material, color and design selection is on par with non-motorized blinds and shades, and the prices are coming down as they become more common in homes. We have put together some of the benefits of intelligent blinds and shades, to help show you why so many home owners are ranting and raving about them. [Read more…]

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Pros And Cons Of Window Blind Materials

We all typically think curtains first when deciding how to outfit our windows. We ponder which material we like most, which color and style. One feature that can often be forgotten is your window blinds. Cracked, broken or bent window blinds can be an eye sore, but can also effect the functionality of the blind itself. Keeping that sunlight out early in the morning can be crucial to sleeping in peacefully, and properly allowing light in can significantly reduce glare on television and computer screens. Choosing the right window blind material can add to the aesthetic of the room and prove to be the best material for your household. Below are some pros and cons of window blind materials. [Read more…]

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