For every window, there’s a covering that will work perfectly. Windows in different rooms should be covered differently because the rooms they’re in serve different purposes. When you’re choosing your window coverings and window treatments, set style aside at first. Decide what function you need your window coverings to do. Are you looking for natural light? Perhaps you’re considering more privacy. Maybe you’re looking for deep sleep inducing darkness, or a cozy, softly lit room. If you’re looking for energy efficiency, there’s a window covering for that!
Once you have an idea of what you need your window coverings to do you can consider style. They’re a great way to add pattern and color to a room while upping the style factor! You can add a fresh look to any one of your rooms by changing the window coverings.
The average American spends 30 minutes a day in the bathroom – and one in four spend more than an hour. It’s most often the first room we visit in the morning and the last room we visit before bed. Unfortunately, many homeowners are unhappy with their current bathroom situation. So it should come as no surprise that 26 percent of [...]
They say the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where we cook our meals. For some of us, it’s where we sit down and enjoy those meals with family and friends. And no matter where a party starts, there always seems to be that one group huddled in the kitchen talking. Perhaps more than any other room in the home, the kitchen [...]
It’s often the last room we visit before we go to bed and the first room we visit when we wake up. It’s the room where the average American spends 30 minutes per day. It is one of the most used and most underappreciated rooms in the home. We’re talking about the bathroom! For many, the bathroom serves more than a utilitarian purpose. It [...]
The living room is the heart and soul of a home. According to interior designer Terence Conran, the living room “should be a place where we feel totally at ease – temple of the soul.” After all, it is the room where you go to relax and read a good book or watch your favorite television show. The living room is where you entertain [...]
Mood: According to WebMD Medical News, our mood is influenced by a number of factors, including serotonin levels, which increase when we are exposed to light. Just 15 to 20 minutes in natural light each day can make a huge difference. Sleep Patterns: Natural light influences our circadian system, which regulates our patterns of alertness [...]
According to a nationwide survey conducted by LG Electronics USA, nearly 90 percent of homeowners plan to make renovations in their home in the coming year, and 46 percent have set their sites on the heart of the home – the kitchen. Over the last five years, “kitchens remain the most popular interior remodeling project,” [...]
The basement is a magical place: a cave of wonders, if you will. It can be almost anything, from an entire apartment to a man cave to a home theater, a playroom, and so much more. The possibilities are nearly endless. However, what all basements share in common is the need for privacy. Being below ground level, basement windows [...]
What Are the Best Doctor’s Office Window Treatments? The Window Treatments in a Doctor’s Office Need to Look Good. When it comes to business, first impressions matter. So what do your patients think when they first walk into your waiting room? Are the greeted by an aesthetically pleasing, clean room or are they met [...]
In the immortal words of the Beatles front man George Harrison, “Here comes the sun.” Summer is finally here. The birds are chirping, the flowers are in bloom, and it’s hot, hot, hot! It is time for fun in the sun or, in our case, the sunroom. It is like being outdoors, but air conditioned. That’s what we like to call a win-in! [...]
Heat, humidity, and moisture: these three things typically do not mix well with window treatments. So, your options are a little limited in the bathroom. But that doesn’t mean you cannot find beautiful, functional window treatments that meet your every need. It just means that you have to be smart with what you choose. [...]