Author Archives: Lexi Westingate

About Lexi Westingate

Lexi Westingate is an interior designer and writer. She graduated from the American Institute of Interior Design in 2007 and has been working with Blinds Chalet ever since. During her time in school, she worked with several interior design companies locally in Scottsdale, Arizona in order to accelerate her learning and gain experience. This proved to be valuable as she learned important design techniques for both residential and commercial properties. Her passions include: interior design, window treatments, writing, photography, history, gardening, yoga and shopping.

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How Does Sun Exposure & the Type of Window Affect Window Blinds?

Are you updating a room in your home? Looking for a single shade for that difficult window? Hunting for the perfect window treatments to install throughout your new home purchase? Regardless of whether you are looking for one new window blind or 32 new plantation shutters, remember to consider the specifics of your room and your window before installing new blinds or shades. In a past article, we talked about how the purpose or function of a room can affect your window treatment choice, but what about the details of your room and your window? read more...

Blinds Chalet has many motorized window shades compatible with smart homes for home automation.

Best Smart Hubs for Home Automation: NeoSmart vs. HomeMate vs. Otto vs. Connector Hub

Have you ever heard an argument break out in your home over who would close the blinds? Bickering over who gets out of bed to close the shades, or who gets off the couch to adjust the blinds for better movie viewing is not out of the norm. Many families would say it’s a common occurrence, but not in homes outfitted with a smart hub. read more...

Blinds Chalet offers roller shades for light filtering and light blocking. PC Matthew Hamilton

Choosing the Right Window Treatment for Your Space

In our last design tip, we talked about the difference between the most popular window shades in 2020: cellular shades, roman shades, bamboo shades, and roller shades. When choosing which shade to use in your home or office, there are several factors to consider. You have to decide which functions are essential to you and how well they work with the shade you choose. Do you prefer light filtering shades or light-blocking shades? Are you looking for shades that will create privacy or shades that will create a lovely frame for your gorgeous view? Are you hoping to stick to a specific budget? What size is your window or windows, and how many windows do you need to update? read more...

Blinds Chalet offers a wide variety of bamboo shades

Top 4 Window Shades for the Home or Office in 2020

Most window shades are one single piece of material that you can raise or lower to provide light control and privacy in your home or office. Since this general definition includes a wide variety of popular window treatments, some shoppers find it confusing to figure out which type of shade would best suit their room, needs, and style. If you are on the hunt for the perfect window shade and don’t know where to start, we suggest starting with the differences between various types of window shades. read more...