Fabric Roller Shades: PVC-Free
Jun 1 2010

One window treatment that adds a perfect element to almost any home is the Noble Translucent Roller Shade. It doesn't matter what season or what time of year...they offer a perfect decorative look that is offset with rich color choices that make every fabric roller shade an advantage to the interior design. The overall style of the product is designed to offer simple, clean lines that add warmth to interior spaces. The Noble Translucent Roller Shades come in classic shades: ivory, white and brown. They can compliment almost any interior space (commercial or residential).


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Distressed 2” Wood Blinds
Jun 1 2010

Blinds Chalet introduces Distressed 2” Wood Blinds. Wood blinds have long been a staple in homes and offices, giving a warm, natural look to any room. Distressed 2” Wood Blinds offer an antiqued appearance for a more rustic decorating design.


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Blinds Chalet - Featured Blind
May 30 2010

Blinds Chalet's June featured blind is the EnergyTrack 3/8" Translucent Double Cell Shade.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Memorial Day Sale
May 29 2010

The long weekend has just begun, but Blinds Chalet is already celebrating Memorial Day with a special promotional sale and a $25.00 Home Depot Gift Card on purchases over $400.00. With the Home Depot incentive, buying window treatments becomes the perfect way for everyone to start or finish home improvements.


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Blinds Chalet Expands Efforts to Educate Parents about Child Safety and Window Blinds & Shades
May 28 2010

Months have passed since the recall of more than 50 million Roman Shades and Roll-up blinds. The recall came as the result of the deaths of five infants and many more near strangulations over the past four years. Children have been getting caught in the dangling cords that help raise and lower these blinds.


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Custom Window Treatments are Best Bought From Independent Retailers
May 26 2010

There are lots of benefits of buying from mega retailers. You can buy almost anything there and they usually offer cheaper prices than you find other places, but the quality is often lacking. When you’re looking for blinds or window treatments, doesn’t it make more sense to buy ones that aren’t going to fall apart in the first year? Constantly replacing blinds will end up costing you more than buying quality blinds in the first place. Custom window treatments are made to order and with independent retailers moving online, the process is fast, simple and convenient. When you decide it’s time for window treatments for your home, think about the following:


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Blinds Chalet Announces Limited Time Price Reduction on Single Cell Shades
May 25 2010

Cellular fabric window shades from Blinds Chalet are best known for their insulating qualities. For a limited time, Blinds Chalet is offering a price reduction on three of their best selling single cell shades – Cordless 9/16” Translucent Single Cell Shades, 9/16” Blackout Single Cell Shades and their Express 9/16” Translucent Single Cell Shades.


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Fabric Window Shades Ready for Summer
May 24 2010

Summer’s sun is starting to shine. Some places across the country are already seeing temperatures rising over 100 degrees. As the sun’s rays get stronger, it’s important to protect your home. Fabric window shades create a barrier against harmful UV rays that can cause fading or damage to rugs, furniture and art work. Window treatments don’t just filter the sun’s rays; they also help keep warm air out in the summer and warm air in during the colder winter months. Single cell shades are one type of window treatment that helps insulate homes.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Top Five Reasons to Buy From Custom Blinds Manufacturers
May 23 2010

Mega stores move into town. They offer lower prices and wider selections than mom and pop stores and suddenly the mom and pop stores close down, taking money out of the local economy and sending it to multi-billion dollar corporations. Now Blinds Chalet fights back and defends why consumers should re-think going to mega-stores and return to custom window blinds stores.


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Everyone Can Afford These Discount Mini-Blinds
May 20 2010

People are losing their jobs and homes every day across the US. When the 2007 Census was taken by the US Census Bureau, 37 million people were recorded as existing in poverty. From the turn of the century until 2007, 6 million more Americans were added to the list of those living below acceptable levels. Even though the United States is considered one of the wealthiest nations on earth, there are so many people here that are struggling to simply stay alive.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Top Five Reasons to Buy Black Mini Blinds
May 19 2010

Blinds Chalet is targeting the benefits of black mini blinds. Often overlooked in favor of more neutral colors, black mini blinds create a dramatic effect in any room. However, the benefits of black window treatments go beyond a ‘wow’ factor.


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Roll-up Window Shades are a Top Pick For Summer Blinds
May 18 2010

Roll-up Window Shades come in a variety of styles. But for summer’s heat, Sheer Weave Roller Shades are a popular choice for offices and homes. Sheer Weave Blinds earned their name from the woven pattern that filters light out while at the same time offering views. The weave ranges from 3% openness going up as high as 14%. This is referred to as the openness factor, or the amount of open space within the weave. The tighter the weave, the more protection you will have against the sun and the more the blinds will help insulate your home. The higher the factor, the more views you will be able to maintain.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Window Blinds Line for Low-Income Families
May 17 2010

The statistics on poverty in the US are startling. According to the US Census Bureau, over 37 million people lived in poverty in 2007. Between 2000 and 2007 the number of those living in poverty increased by 6 million people. Even more startling is that 37% of households headed by women with children lived in poverty.


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Why Are They Called Venetian Blinds?
May 17 2010

What are venetian blinds and where did they get their name? Venetian blinds has actually become a generic term to refer to virtually any window blinds. Venetian blinds are window blinds with horizontal slats held up by cords that raise, lower and tilt the blinds.


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Differentiating Between Different Drapery Styles
May 15 2010

There are a vast variety of drapery styles available. Knowing what your options are will help you decide what is going to look best in your living room or bedroom. Drapes attach to a rod that holds them above the window. The way they attach will compliment the style of the room. Some of the styles of hanging include rod pocket drapery, ring top drapery, French pleat drapery and grommet drapery.


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How to Choose Blackout Blinds
May 14 2010

Blackout blinds are designed to block the light from entering the room. Whether you need a dark room for sleeping or just to watch TV, there are multiple options for blackout window blinds and shades. Here are a few options for the best blackout blinds.


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Blinds Chalet Pampers Mothers During Mother’s Day Sale.
May 13 2010

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, Blinds Chalet is offering discount prices on all window blinds and shades. In addition to savings on products like window pull down shades, wood and faux wood blinds, draperies and more, Blinds Chalet is also including a $25.00 Bath & Body Works gift card for orders of $475.00 or more.


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Black Mini Blinds Create Style
May 13 2010

Using black in a room is a bold move. It attracts attention, creates contrast and if not used properly, can make a room look smaller. But if used correctly, black can bring an element of style and elegance to a room, tying in window treatments to the overall design of the room. Black mini-blinds in particular can add a gloss or a glitter to a room, becoming a focal point while at the same time creating privacy and a feeling of security. Using black mini-blinds has the following benefits:


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Insulating Roller Shades
May 10 2010

Blinds Chalet introduces Sheer Weave Roller Shades with insulating properties to help keep homes cool in the summer. Roller Shades are woven shades in which the openings in the fabric allow for scenic views while blocking the sun’s harmful rays. Blinds Chalet’s Sheer Weave Roller Shades come with a 14% openness offering excellent to superior UV ratings when closed.


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Bamboo Panel Track Blinds are Gentle on the Earth
May 10 2010

Move over vinyl vertical blinds, the new bamboo panel track blinds are here. This updated twist on vertical blinds brings class to any room. Bamboo is a sustainable resource, meaning that bamboo can replenish itself before it gets over-harvested. Bamboo is famous for its regenerating abilities. It grows like a weed and survives off rain instead of millions of gallons of water, like cotton. Bamboo window treatments are woven from various strains of the wood in different shades and textures. The woven pattern filters sun, creating a glow in the room when they are closed. Bamboo panels can be paired with blackout shades for complete privacy. Most companies that sell bamboo blinds also sell a matching valance, however some include the valance for free.


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Insulated Window Shades Bring You Savings
May 7 2010

There are a lot of window treatments on the market that will claim to help insulate windows, but very few come with certifications and qualify for a federal tax credit. ComforTrack Honeycomb Shades do. The reason they do is they have a unique double honeycomb system that is among the most efficient on the market for keeping the elements out and saving on energy bills.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Two Shades in One with Insulated Roman Shades
May 6 2010

The look of Roman Shades has made them popular among consumers for years now. As homes are being built and remodeled to be more energy efficient, Blinds Chalet has found a way to make Roman Shades both energy-efficient and elegant. Their EnviroFusion Textured Linen Roman Shades offer the insulating benefits of a cellular shade, with materials that fit into luxurious surroundings. The Valencia Day & Night Roman Shades offer light control and privacy.


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Cellular Shade Pleat Sizes
May 5 2010

Just like wood blinds, cell shades come in different sizes. The pleats or cells are designed with a unique hexagonal shape that can vary in size. Honeycomb pleat size is mainly for esthetics however the pleat size will have minimal effect on the insulation of the shades. Our honeycomb cell shades can be classified into three categories or pleat sizes. Small, medium, and large.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Eco-Friendly Bamboo Panel Track Blinds
May 4 2010

Blinds Chalet's new Bamboo Track Blindsare made from all natural bamboo. The sliding panels work as an alternative to vertical blinds and are eco-friendly. Each bamboo panel track slider comes with a matching bamboo valance to hide the headrail. The blinds also come with and edge binding to protect the bamboo edges. Optional wand controls are available to ensure child safety. Liners are available for additional privacy and light control.


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Pleated Shades vs. Cellular Shades
May 4 2010

Pleated shades vs cellular shades, what is the difference? They both look the same, right? Why should you choose one over the other and what we recommend.


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Wooden Window Blinds With an Added Bonus
May 3 2010

Free is good. Companies and corporations know that, which is why a lot of marketing includes the word free. However, one place you don’t always hear free is when it comes to window treatments. People looking to buy window treatments generally don’t end up buying a car. They aren’t impulse shopping, instead they are looking for something specific. So when you see free paired up with what you already wanted to buy, it makes the deal sweeter.


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