Tips and Tricks
Don’t you wish everything came with a user manual? While it’s easy to find information on how to care for your furniture, appliances, and even your home, finding the specifics can be tough. Everyone learns some maintenance tips and tricks along the way!
Caring for and cleaning your window coverings isn’t difficult. For each different type of window covering, there’s a method to clean it! Can’t decide what type of shades your bedroom needs? Debating on whether you should install shutters or blinds in your kitchen? Did you know you can fight allergies with window treatments? We’ve got the answers for your blinds, shades, and shutter questions. We share our tips and tricks for cleaning, maintaining, and caring for your window blinds here.
The past couple years have seen a tremendous increase in affordable smart home technology. And the introduction of the Amazon Echo (Alexa) and Google Home have made these technologies even more popular, not to mention more powerful. “We live in a time unlike any other,” says Rick Delgado, Smarthome. It’s truly like living [...]
Whether your old window treatments are falling apart or you’re just ready for an upgrade, buying new blinds, shades, or shutters is a pretty exciting time. But it can also be a bit stressful and overwhelming if you are unprepared. Luckily, that’s why we’re here! In this article, we will break down the often-overlooked action [...]
Just as new parents have to baby-proof their home, new pet owners have to make their home safe for the new dog or cat. We have compiled a quick list of ways to prepare your home for your new family member.
When it comes time to sell your home, window treatments may be the last thing on your mind, but your blinds, shades, and shutters can actually play a pretty big role. So, we decided to shed some light on our favorite real estate weapon – window treatments. Do Window Treatments Help Increase Home Value? The simple answer [...]
Fortunately, the right window treatments can give you the best of both worlds - that refreshing breeze without sacrificing any privacy. Here are a few of our favorite options.
As the weather warms and winter is further and further in the rear view mirror, homeowners everywhere have set their sights to summer – vacations, pool parties, beautiful plants and flowers blooming all around. What’s not to love…besides that increased energy bill. Air conditioning isn’t cheap, after all. So, this [...]
When you were a child, did you hate going to bed early? We all wanted to stay up late, but as we enter adulthood, the thought of getting to bed early is a welcome one. Your bedroom should be a sanctuary — a place to escape from the day and sink into a restful sleep. A bedroom set up for sleep can make the difference between [...]
Spring has sprung, which means spring cleaning is on everyone’s mind. After being cooped up in the house all winter, it is time to get out and have some fun. But before you embark on your next adventure, it is important to show your home a little TLC – vacuum, dust, mop, and de-clutter. However, there are several areas [...]
Mistaking Cut-Down with Custom Box stores often offer cut down shades, which are off-the-shelf product and cut to the appropriate width. However, this is far from custom. “At Next Day Blinds, everything is custom made after you purchase your products,” says Frank Sisto, Vice President of Operations at Next Day Blinds. “You get [...]
With spring right around the corner and Marie Kondo on everyone’s minds, we thought it would be the perfect time to discuss spring cleaning – specifically decluttering the home. However, if you’re like us, you have A LOT of stuff, and thinking about going through it all can be pretty daunting. “Decluttering an entire home [...]