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.
As much as you love sunlight, there are, of course, times when you would much rather be clouded in darkness. When you get home from a long day at work and want nothing more to plop down in front of your television and watch your favorite shows, glare can be a big problem. Glare not only makes it difficult to see what’s going [...]
Cat owners love their cats, those aloof little hell raisers that purr their way into your heart. But cat owners do not love what their cats do to their window treatments, especially blinds. Cats and blinds have a long history of just not getting along. What’s a cat lover to do? To you, your window treatments are a [...]
In the winter, when the warm air inside your home hits your cold windows, you may come face to face with Window Condensation, especially if you have older windows. This condensation can be annoying. It’s an eyesore that can severely obstruct your once-beautiful view. But more than that, window condensation can damage your home. [...]
Whether you are allergic to tacky, unappealing window treatments or you truly have seasonal allergies, Next Day Blinds is here to help. When allergies are bad, our first instinct is to lock ourselves in a room, with the windows and doors shut tight. Unfortunately, indoor air can be as much as 5 times more polluted than outdoor air, [...]
Tell us if this scenario sounds familiar. One day, you walk into your living room and glance at your once beautiful sofa. *Gasp* The end closest to the window seems to be fading from constant exposure to the sun. You see, sunlight can cause color fading and deterioration of fabric over time. Ultra-violet rays (40%), visible light (25%), [...]
Have you noticed a decline in your energy? Do you feel sluggish at work? Is it starting to affect your mood? The problem could be your sleep habits, or lack thereof. According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults need 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night, although this number fluctuates from person to person. How [...]
If you enjoy the outdoors and entertaining, a patio or deck is a must. It is the perfect way to blend the majesty of the outdoors with the comfort of the indoors. And while it may still be winter, it is never too early to start dreaming about warmer weather. So we decided to answer one of the most frequently asked questions we receive [...]
Light Filtering vs. Blackout Shades You’ve done your research and determined that Honeycomb Shades make the most sense for you. You love the style and the functionality is perfect for your room. Now you just have to choose between light filtering and light blocking shades, but there is one problem. You don’t know the difference. What’s [...]
Over time, your window treatments will accumulate dirt, dust, and allergens. That is just life. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for dirty blinds or dusty shades. It is time to fight back! General Cleaning Tips for Window Treatments Dusting: First thing’s first. Grab your feather duster, Swiffer duster, or whatever you [...]
Inside Mount vs. Outside Mount Blinds Whether you are moving into a new home and in need of window treatments, or you are just tired of the window treatments you currently have in your home, Next Day Blinds is here for you. From design consultation to installation, getting the perfect window coverings is easy with Next Day Blinds. During [...]