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Window Coverings
HoneyComb Cellular Shades
Cordless 9/16" Translucent Single Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on BlindsMade in 2 daysdetails
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Cordless Express 3/4" Blackout Single Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
Cordless Express 3/4" Lt Filter Single Cell Shadesdetails
Cordless 9/16" Blackout Single Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on BlindsMade in 2 daysdetails
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Energy Guard 3/8" Translucent Single Cell Shadesdetails
John Gidding 3/8" Light Filter Double Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
Signature 3/8" Translucent Double Cell ShadesFree Top Down-Bottom Updetails
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$80.73
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Energy Guard 3/8" Blackout Single Cell Shadesdetails
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$87.21
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Energy Guard 1/2" Translucent Double Cell Shadesdetails
Good Housekeeping 1/2" Lt.Filter Single Cell ShadeFree Cordless LiftFree Good Housekeeping Magazine Subscriptiondetails
Good Housekeeping 1/2" Blackout Single Cell ShadesFree Cordless LiftFree Good Housekeeping Magazine Subscriptiondetails
Energy Guard 3/4" Translucent Single Cell Shadesdetails
Signature 3/4" Translucent Single Cell ShadesFree Top Down-Bottom Updetails
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$93.48
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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John Gidding 3/4" Light Filter Single Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
Good Housekeeping 3/4" Lt.Filter Single Cell ShadeFree Cordless LiftFree Good Housekeeping Magazine Subscriptiondetails
Energy Guard 3/4" Blackout Single Cell Shadesdetails
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Signature 3/4" Blackout Single Cell ShadesFree Top Down-Bottom Updetails
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$104.54
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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John Gidding 3/4" Blackout Single Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Good Housekeeping 3/4" Blackout Single Cell ShadesFree Cordless LiftFree Good Housekeeping Magazine Subscriptiondetails
EnergyTrack 3/8" Translucent Double Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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$155.64
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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ComforTrack 3/8" Translucent Double Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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EnergyTrack 3/8" Blackout Double Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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$176.05
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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ComforTrack 3/8" Blackout Double Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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SlumberShade 3/8" Blackout Double Cell ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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HoneyComb Cellular Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Premier Day & Night Shades - Light Filter/BlackoutSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
Roman Shades
Asante Light Filtering Roman Shadesdetails
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Roman Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Asante Blackout Roman Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades
Smart Weave 5% Screen Roller Shadesdetails
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Smart Weave 3% Screen Roller Shadesdetails
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Smart Weave 1% Screen Roller Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Phifer SheerWeave 4000 Roller Shades - 5%details
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Sheer Weave Roller Shades - 14% details
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Eclipse 5% Screen Roller Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Designer 5%-10% Solar Screen Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Solar Screen Shades - 5% Opennessdetails
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KoolBlack™ E Screen Shades - 3% Opennessdetails
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KoolBlack™ E Screen Shades - 5% Opennessdetails
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Silverscreen Roller Shades - 4% Special Discount on Blindsdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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EcoGreen Roller Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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EcoGreen Solar Screen Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Sheer Shadings
Pleated Shades
Pleated Light Filtering Skylight ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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Pleated Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Pleated Room Darkening Skylight ShadesSpecial Discount on Blindsdetails
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Pleated Shades from Blinds Chalet
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Wood Alternative Shutters
Eclipse ShuttersBlinds made in 5 daydetails
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Norman Woodlore Composite Shuttersdetails
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Common Questions for "Energy Saving"


West Facing Window Treatments

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What product you would suggest for west facing window treatments? I need something that insulates my windows and reduce my energy costs.

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South Facing Window Treatments

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I have south facing windows that get a lot of sun and heat enters the room. What do you recommend for south facing treatments?

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Energy Track Double Cellular Shades - Mounting Space

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I am interested in your Energy Track 3/8" Translucent double cellular. My dimensions are roughly 69W x 54L. However, I have very limited header space for mounting. Can you tell me the width of the header rail?

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Soft Window Treatments - Soft Window Shades

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I am interested in the Horizontal Fabric Shades and Soft Sheer Shades. I can't tell by the photos what the difference is between these two window treatments. Can you explain?

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Hunter Douglas Trio Convertable Shades

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Do you carry the Hunter Douglas Trio convertable shades?

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Dark Blackout Shades Ideal for Migraine Sufferers

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What shade or blind would you recommend for a migraine sufferer who sometimes needs the window to be almost totally blacked out? What sort of setup lets in the absolute minimum of stray light, while still being convenient to open and close?

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Add ComforTrack rails to Standard Honeycomb Blinds

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Can I add the ComforTrack rails to the standard honeycomb blinds for added insulation?

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Best Noise Reduction Shades

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I'm interested in your best noise reduction shades.

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Window Blinds Vs. Shutters

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Are window blinds or shutters better?

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Comfortex Odysee Insulating Blinds

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Do you carry the Comfortex Odysee Insulating Blinds?

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How To's for "Energy Saving"



Category: How To Measure Blinds


Door Blinds - How to Measure for French Door or Traditional Door Blinds
Door blinds can be any blind or shade mounted as a door mount blind. French door blinds or traditional door blinds are simply outside mount blinds or shades with hold downs to keep them from swinging as the door opens or shuts. When measuring for french door blinds there are several things to consider.... more
Measure Window Shades or Blinds for Tile or Moulding
Occasionally obstructions can get in the way of window shades or blinds such as wood moulding or a tile back splash. Cut-outs can be made in the blind or shade for proper clearance in these areas. There is a surcharge for each cut made.... more
How to Measure Vertical Blinds for Sliding Glass Doors
When measuring window blinds for sliding glass doors it is important that you measure the blind to fit as on OUTSIDE mount. Vertical blinds are a common window treatment for sliders. More times than not there is not enough depth in a window to mount vertical blinds inside the window frame. Often there is Moulding encasing the window and your measurement must allow for it. A common rule of thumb is to ADD 2 inches to the length of the vertical blind. In other words measure from the floor to 2 inches above the moulding. If you have no moulding measure from the floor to 2 inches above the top of the opening.... more
Blinds for Angled Top Windows
Blinds or shades can be difficult to find for angled top windows. A few manufacturers make window blinds or shades with angled headrails for this purpose. Another option is to leave the angled top of the window open and just mount the window blinds or shades with the headrail just before the angled portion of the window. This article will discuss how to the the later.... more
How to Measure Window Blinds for Bay Windows
When measuring window blinds for bay windows, you will need calculate the intersecting points of the blinds to determine the width of each piece. The first step is to select a window shade noting that different types of shades will have different depths. Once you have selected the blinds or shades, you will be able to get the depth you need to calculate the intersection point. See the product specifications for exact depths.... more
Blinds for Large Windows - Mount More Than One Blind in the Same Window
For larger windows, horizontal blinds cannot be manufactured as one blind with a single headrail due to the weight of the blinds. In cases like this there are two options for measuring and installing horizontal blinds.... more
Measuring Roller Shades
Each roller shades comes with a cord lift. The side in which the lift cord is located will have a gap to allow room for the lift. Comfortex Roller Shade DiagramThe measurement will be the tip to tip measurement and will take into account the width of the controls.... more
Horizontal Window Blinds Stack Height
When horizontal window blinds are raised or lifted they gather at the top next to the headrail. The height of the gathered slats is called the "stack height" of the venetian blinds. The longer the blinds, the larger the stack height will become.... more
Vertical Blinds Stack Height
When vertical blinds are drawn, the open vanes gather together forming a "stack" on one side of the window. The size of the vertical blinds stack will vary and is directly proportional to the width of the window blinds. The wider the window blinds are, the more vanes the blinds have and the more room the stack will take up.... more
Cellular Shade Stack Height
Cellular shade stack height is the size of the cellular shade when it is completely raised. The longer the shade, the more material it has and so the stack height increases. Because of their unique design cell shades a compact when raised.... more
How to Measure for Plantation Shutters
  • Use a metal tape for accurate measurements
  • Measure to the nearest 1/8"
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Proper Installation of Window Treatments Depends Upon Proper Measurement
Properly installing window treatments is impossible if the process didn't begin with proper window measurement. Sadly, many novice shoppers fail to recognize the importance of measurements until it's too late. ... more

Category: How To Install Blinds


2" and 2 1/2" Horizontal Window Blinds Installation Instructions
When installing horizontal window blinds, the same process can be used when installing all types of horizontal blinds. This page will cover basic installation of our 2 and 2 1/2" blinds.... more
Parts for Installing Horizontal Window Blinds
Below is a list of parts that are used when installing horizontal blinds. Note: You may not receive all the parts listed. You may also receive additional parts that are not needed. We will only send you the horizontal blinds parts for your particular application.... more
Mini Blinds - Instructions for Installation of 1" Aluminum Mini Blinds
1/2 inch micro and 1 or 2 inch aluminum mini blinds installation instructions. This page explains basic installation for aluminum blinds which is similar to installing horizontal wood blinds. Here is some simple steps for installation of mini blinds.... more
Vertical Window Blinds Installation Instructions
To install vertical window blinds, please read completely the instructions below before beginning the installation process.... more
Vertical Blinds - Parts for Installing
Below is a list of parts that are used when installing vertical blinds. Note: You may not receive all the parts listed. We will send you the parts you need to install your vertical blinds.... more
Honeycomb Cell Shades - Installation Part 1 of 2
Our honeycomb cell shades are made to be either an inside mount or an outside mount, depending on what you desire. A few tools are required to install your blinds.
  • Measuring Tape
  • Battery or Power Drill
  • ¼ Hex head bit or Phillips driver bit
  • ... more
    Honeycomb Cell Shade Installation - Part 2 of 2
    Part 2 of 2 of instructions of how to install honeycomb cell shades. Simple instructions to install our standard and soft touch honeycomb cell shades.... more
    Honeycomb Shades - Parts For Installing Cellular Shades
    Below is a list of parts that are used when installing cellular honeycomb shades. Different brackets are needed for installing cellular shades with different lift mechanisms.... more


    News Articles for "Energy Saving"


    The weave of a solar screen shade detemines how much light is allowed inside.
    Designer solar screen shades work well in both business and residential settings
    Nov 21 2011

    Designer solar screen shades by Blinds Chalet give consumers a choice in weave, pattern and color to find the best match for their home décor.

    Pleated shades made for skylights are an excellent energy saver.
    Light-filtering and room-darkening options are available for skylight shades
    Nov 17 2011

    Pleated shades designed for skylights provide superb energy savings by reducing heat gain in warm months and lessening heat loss significantly in cold weather.

    Blackout shades allow for uninterrupted sleep in a darkened room.
    Deluxe double cell blackout shades combine energy savings and light control
    Nov 4 2011

    A cellular shade that combines energy savings with optimum light control to darken a room is available in one of Blinds Chalet's wide variety of cell shade selections.

    Pleated shade are a versatile choice for window coverings in any room.
    Constructed for privacy, pleated shades can be outfitted to many window sizes
    Oct 31 2011

    Choosing the right window treatment for a particular space means considering the amount of light, privacy, energy savings and ease of care that is needed.

    Several elements can create a vintage look in a bathroom.
    Cellular shades are a good choice when redecorating a bathroom
    Oct 19 2011

    With some imagination, home decorators can bring a vintage look to their bathrooms without breaking the household budget.

    ComforTrack double cell shades provide additional insulation against heat loss from windows in winter.
    ComforTrack cell shade offers insulation and blackout fabric
    Oct 17 2011

    Cellular shades are a good choice for energy savings, because they offer good insulation from window drafts and strong sunlight. They come as both single cell shades or double cell shades, with double cells offering more insulation for rooms that need more protection from the elements.

    Solar screen shades reduce sun glare on computer and TV screens.
    Solar screen shades cut sun glare, block UV rays and save energy
    Oct 11 2011

    With the growing number of electronic devices in the average household, eye strain has become an issue that the right window treatment can modify.

    A-frame house interiors present some decorating challenges.
    Sloped roof of an A-frame home presents decorating challenges
    Oct 10 2011

    Furniture and accessories that are in English country, Arts and Crafts or rustic-style décor fit well with the architecture and mood of an A-frame dwelling.

    Room darkening shades are a good choice to control privacy and nighttime lighting with skylights.
    Room darkening treatments for skylights come in variety of styles
    Sep 21 2011

    Homeowners need to consider the practical side of having a skylight when they choose window treatments for this source of light.

    Roman shades from Blinds Chalet are made from polyester materials that resemble silk among other fabrics.
    Roman shades have distinctive style without giving up practical functions
    Sep 7 2011

    Homeowners who admire the classic look of roman shades don't have to forfeit functionality when they order these versatile window coverings for their home.

    A pleated skylight shade filters light and saves energy.
    Pleated, light-filtering skylight shades offer style and energy savings
    Aug 22 2011

    Homeowners who have skylights in their houses frequently face a dilemma of which window coverings will work best to control sunlight and save energy.

    Clean, uncluttered lines in decor is an emerging design trend.
    Cleaner lines can be found in eco-friendly window coverings
    Aug 15 2011

    As New York interior designer Stephen Sills sees it, the days of accumulating "stuff" are over, and the overall look of a room is what counts.

    Helping homeowners plan their decorating choices is outlined in designer Meghan Carter's new book.
    Wood blinds address mood and function as the 'Meghan Method' advises
    Jul 29 2011

    Designer and author Meghan Carter has named her current book signing tour the "Anyone Can Decorate Tour," and she means it.

    Energy-saving window treatments are a good addition to windows in a basement renovation.
    Energy-saving cellular blinds arean attractive addition to a basement re-do
    Jul 25 2011

    Cellular blinds can add a stylish look as well as energy savings when homeowners are considering a makeover of their basement into extended family space. These window treatments, which help conserve heat in winter and cool down hot rooms in summer, come in a variety of colors that can be matched to contemporary or traditional decor.

    The colors of nature will continue to be an influence in home and car design.
    Move toward natural colors in cars can influence home design choices
    Jul 13 2011

    If homeowners can take their cues from fashion runways to select colors for home decorating, why not consider the newest car colors as well?

    Changing an attic into livable space requires construction improvements to meet building codes.
    Attic renovations are increasingly done to extend a home's livable space
    Apr 11 2011

    A recent survey by the Home Improvement Research Institute found that one out of five homeowners polled said they were planning to renovate their attics into livable space in the near future.

    Modular construction projects have doubled in the last decade.
    Solar shades and modular homes are a good fit for saving energy
    Mar 16 2011

    The small, efficient style of modular housing isn't the only attraction for homeowners joining the growing numbers of modular homeowners.

    The style of legendary designer Dorothy Draper called for bold colors to make a strong statement in a room.
    Legendary designer's style was about making an impact in home decor
    Feb 23 2011

    Legendary interior designer Dorothey Draper was so famous from the 1930s to the 1950s that her name became an adjective to describe a certain style of decorating.

    With the renewal of energy-efficiency tax credits, homeowners should consider energy-saving shades and blinds for their home.
    Energy-efficient products tax credit extended
    Feb 17 2011

    This law extended the energy-efficient products tax credit to all Americans, which could make a significant impact in the remodeling and home construction market.

    Organizing tools on a peg board is an easy way to create a workshop in a garage.
    Cellular shades offer security and energy savings for a garage workshop
    Feb 3 2011

    A potting bench, a pegboard and plywood shelving with attractive corbels instead of brackets for support can turn the back wall of a garage into a stylish workshop, according to Better Homes and Gardens magazine.