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 treatments here.
Window treatments tend to be more complex than people realize and, because of this, we often hear some of the same frequently asked questions (FAQs). So, we decided to take the time to answer a few of these in our blog. This week, we are going to tackle a pretty popular question: What is a Cord Consolidator? Also known as [...]
Do you consider your pet to be a part of your family? You aren’t alone. In fact, six-out-of-ten pet owners (63.2 percent) feel the same way, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) 2012 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook. In the United States alone, there are approximately 70 million pet dogs and [...]
The spring cleaning bug is out and in full force! While you are cleaning out the depths of your closet and vacuuming under the bed do not neglect your blinds! Over time, dust can accumulate and to let the best light in the shades should remain clean. Below are a few tips and tricks for cleaning your blinds and shades so they [...]
When you think of good office design, what comes to mind? “There are certain factors that everyone knows affect workplace productivity,” says Andrew Jensen, a business growth, efficiency and marketing consultant – location, aesthetics, size and space, and privacy, just to name a few. “But there is one important factor often [...]
The average American spends 93 percent of their life indoors, says the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). No wonder homeowners are constantly remodeling or redesigning their interiors. However, interior design is no easy task. Where do you start? What’s important? And, perhaps most importantly, how can you get the most bang [...]
Sliding doors present a unique challenge for homeowners. You see, they are doors, but they are also windows, making them one of the most difficult areas of a home to cover. Not only do you need a window treatment that allows for heavy foot traffic, but you also need to consider all of the classics, like privacy, light control, [...]
Dogs are very excitable animals. It’s part of the reason we love them so much. After all, there’s nothing like coming home and being greeted by a wagging, jumping, furry ball of joy. Unfortunately, such excitement also has its drawbacks, especially when it comes to your window treatments. Just take a look at the video below. [...]
A recent survey by office furniture retailer Steelcase and research firm Ipsos found that 89 percent of workers were not satisfied with their work environment. And when employees are unsatisfied, productivity suffers. Conversely, happy employees are productive employees. According to a study by Bright Horizons, employees with high morale [...]
To match or not to match – that is the question. It’s a dilemma fit for a Shakespearean tragedy, and one that many homeowners face at least once in their lives. When shopping for new wood blinds, do you want the window treatments to match the surrounding trim or not? Ultimately, the decision is up to you and your style [...]
When buying new window treatments, there are several factors to consider, such as aesthetic appeal, light control, and energy efficiency. And, depending on where you live (like, say the city), privacy could be another major determining factor when shopping for blinds, shades, or shutters. Here are some key things to keep in mind when [...]