The New Simplicity of Window Coverings Affords Customers Endless Choices
There is a new attitude in the world of window treatments and blinds are quickly becoming the choice for home decorators because they are sleek and simple, and much of the hardware has gone high tech....
Cheap Shades, Arizona … That’s the Answer
When someone hears the word cheap, they may conjure up one of two meanings. It can either mean cheap, as in not well made, easily broken and won’t last long or it can signify that an article can be purchased for a small amount of money. For the purposes of this article, we will talk about shades that don’t cost much money. Here are a few examples of very economic blinds for your home or office that can be purchased very without breaking the bank:...
There are tons of blinds, shades and window treatments on the market. There are the energy efficient ones – honeycomb cell shades – the environmentally friendly ones – EcoGreen Roller Shades and bamboo shades – there are the elegant blinds – Roman Shades – and there are the classic blinds – wood blinds. But where are the fun ones? Where are the window treatments that show a little personality?...
The Good and the Bad of Top Selling Blinds
For those looking to redecorate or update their homes, installing window treatments is the simplest place to start. Updating a home with modern window treatments helps increase the resale value. For those looking to redecorate, blinds and shades
can change the feel of a room without an expensive remodel. ...
Elegant Kitchen Window Blinds
Finding the perfect kitchen window blind can be tricky. The blinds or shades need to look good, be easy to clean and be moisture resistant. Because kitchen cooking can cause a build-up of grease on kitchen window blinds
, it’s important to use the right blinds and shades so they don’t need to be replaced every couple of years....
New 2 ½” Wooden Venetian BlindsPlatinum 2 1/2” Wood Blinds
are now available. These wooden venetian blinds are made of oak wood with hand rubbed oil based stains. They are 40% thicker than traditional blinds and are created with a resistance to warping. The platinum wooden venetian blinds
come in fifteen varieties of stains and colors from Mellow Beech to Black Walnut and decorative tapes are available for an added boost of color....
How Wood Blinds and Mini Blinds Help Relieve Allergies
Allergy season is in full swing. In the mountains, Cottonwood trees and flowers are blooming and in the country, tall grasses and flowers are swaying in the wind, releasing allergy triggers. For those with bad allergies, the spring and summer can become a time of suffering. However, knowing how to furnish a home can help relieve allergy symptoms indoors....
Woven Wood Roller Shades
Woven Wood Roller Shades are most often employed during the summer months or for homes in warmer climates. They allow light to filter in while minimizing glare and reducing the amount of heat that enters a home. Their style is always unique as the patterns in the wood vary with each window treatment made....
Window Pull Down Shades for Mother’s Day
Mothers can be hard to buy for. Depending on your budget, window pull down shades might be the perfect gift for your mom. Mother’s Day is just around the corner and many companies are offering discounts on their products. The differentiating factor between window treatments and any other gift is window treatments will last. They will be a daily reminder to mom of how much she’s loved. ...
Updating Your Blinds and Shades
Homeowners during the recession are avoiding big financial moves. This means that homeowners who were considering upgrading in the recent past are most likely no longer considering the sale of their current home in order to buy a new home elsewhere. ...
Real Wood Blinds vs Faux Wood Blinds
Should I go with a real wood blind or a faux wood blind? Which window blinds are the right choice for your application? Here is some basic information on the benefits of real wood blinds and faux wood blinds....
Kitchen Window Treatments - Best Blinds For Moisture Prone Areas
When choosing kitchen window treatments, there are some things to consider. Kitchen blinds
and kitchen shades
typically are in areas where they can get wet, splattered with food, cleaners and other items. Care should be taken so the proper window treatments are selected for this area of the home....
Window Treatments and Design Considerations
When choosing window treatments
for any room there are some basic questions to ask so you select the right product. Each room may be different and have special needs. Here are some things to consider:...
Blinds Chalet – Real Wood Vs. Faux
Traditional wood blinds
are some of the most popular blinds
for homeowners and office buildings. The natural look brings elegance and class to rooms and the variety of stains complement other wood furniture. However, today’s faux wood blinds are made with durable materials that give them the long-lasting endurance of wood without the high prices....
Finding Cheap Venetian Blinds
Venetian blinds are slatted blinds designed to block light or let light in at varying degrees during the day. Today’s venetian blinds
are made in a variety of materials and price ranges. From aluminum to faux wood, to wood, these window treatments have been standard blinds in houses for decades. ...
Fabric Window Shades Help Insulate Homes
Spring sales help encourage consumers to buy the shades they need at the prices they need them. With summer right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to update blinds and help insulate homes against the scorching summer heat. Single cell shades
are a great window treatment for every season. They help protect not only against light, but also against possible window drafts....
Germinating Seeds in Your WindowThe spring is a great time to open your blinds and shades and let a bit of sunlight in! As the weather gets better in April, May, and June, people start to work on their gardens. You can work on a garden of your own, too! With an adult's help, a bit of work, and scientific skills, you can create a small window garden of plants, flowers, or herbs. To do that, let's learn about how plants work, how seeds germinate, and what a plant needs to grow successfully: