Blinds, Shades & Shutters
Draw the shades, pull back the blinds, and open the shutters. Not many people consider window coverings and window treatments decorating priorities, but they should. Lighting sets the mood and tone of a room. After a night with open blinds and too much light, many people are ready to install window treatments the next day. The trick is to find which blinds, shades, or shutters are right for you and your home.
Window treatments complete a space. The paint might be dry, the furniture may have arrived, and updates installed, but without blinds, shutters, or shades, the room is missing something. You can transform an entire room with light-softening shades, stylish blinds, and elegant shutters. The possibilities of transforming your room are endless.
Every great idea has an origin, even window treatments. And some, like Roman Shades, can be traced back to the time of (you guessed it) the Romans. It all started when Roman households began draping wet cloth over their windows to help keep dirt and debris, especially dust from the construction of the nearby Roman Colosseum, [...]
Cellular shades are the most energy efficient choice. Period. These shades add an extra layer of insulation to keep your rooms warm in the winter (It’s like adding an extra blanket on the bed when it’s chilly), and cool in the summer. How do they do it? The honeycomb design creates air pockets that help slow the [...]
When glare and light control are your primary concerns, Solar Shades are the perfect window treatments for you. These shades allow filtered light to enter a room, while stopping glare and harmful UV rays right in their tracks. This is why these window treatments are extremely popular in office settings. They provide a clean, sleek [...]
Everyone needs privacy. It’s a basic human right. There is, however a problem. Nearly half of the world’s population lives in a dense urban environment. This means your neighbors are probably closer than you’d like. They can easy see into your windows when you leave your blinds or shades open. You see, traditional window treatments put [...]
When it comes to your bedroom, privacy and light control skyrocket to the top of your list of wants and needs when shopping for new window treatments. Privacy is important because…well, it’s your bedroom. And light control is important because your body needs total darkness in order to achieve a good night’s sleep. According to the [...]
To pay for Premium Wood Blinds or to not pay for premium wood blinds? That is the question. Okay, so maybe it doesn’t have quite the same ring to it as “To be or not to be,” but it is still a very valid question. We think William Shakespeare would approve. Every day, homeowners are faced with a very complex issue. Do they pay for premium [...]
Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. It is that time of year when homeowners everywhere stop thinking about heating and instead switch their focus to cooling. So you have your air conditioner inspected and serviced, you make sure you have enough attic insulation, you seal your duct work, you caulk your windows and add [...]