'S' curve line is among most unique vertical blinds from Blinds Chalet
Nov 10 2011
Some of the most unique vertical blinds offered by Blinds Chalet to homeowners are "S" curve style blinds that provide more privacy than most styles of this versatile window covering.
Bamboo sunscreen roller shades are attractive from the inside and the outdoors
Nov 4 2011
A window treatment should be well-coordinated with a home's interior, but should also present an attractive view to passersby outdoors.
Computer eye strain can be relieved with choice of window coverings
Oct 19 2011
Constant computer use can create eye problems, but they can be remedied with a few steps, including the choice of a window treatment that reduces glare on computer screens.
Smooth PVC vertical blinds offer a contemporary style at affordable prices
Oct 13 2011
Whether outfitting an office, apartment or home, smooth PVC vertical blinds from Blinds Chalet offer a contemporary look at affordable prices.
Screen panel track blinds solve the problem of covering extra large windows
Sep 30 2011
Extra large windows can sometimes present a design dilemma for homeowners.
Light control easy to accomplish with vertical blinds
Sep 21 2011
Keeping light out of a room often is cited as a sleep aid, but the light from electronics that people are exposed to right before bedroom may also interfere with their rest.
Wood grain vertical blinds
Sep 19 2011
Homeowners who have large windows or doors that require a sizeable window treatment don't have to give up the textured, variated hues of wooden blinds.
Vertical blinds range from textured styles to bamboo panel alternatives
Aug 25 2011
For large windows or glass sliding doors, vertical blinds are an affordable and attractive window treatment that manages light well and creates privacy when needed.
Window coverings that manage light easily make guests feel at home
Jun 29 2011
One of the simple joys of summer vacations is being able to relax by perusing a pile of magazines or reading a long-anticipated novel. That's true also of overnight guests who visit with a family in their summer home, and need a place to enjoy their summer reading while others pursue their interests.
Paint or window treatments can trick the eye into seeing more space in a room
May 12 2011
Home decorators can perform some quick magic when they create the illusion of space in rooms that feel closed in by low ceilings.
Movement to open design offices requires more control of light and sound
Apr 1 2011
Open design in offices is a resourceful way of allocating space in a workplace. It often saves money for a business by fitting more people into less space and saves energy by allowing natural light to stream throughout the work areas.
Vertical blinds can help make a small home bigger
Jan 20 2011
Homeowners may feel frustrated if their abode is modestly sized and can't seem to accommodate all of a household's needs.
Vertical blinds give an illusion of adding height in a room with a low ceiling
Jan 17 2011
In a room with a low ceiling, some design tricks can direct the eye up high and create the illusion of height in the space.
Variety of windows treatments offset the new neutrals foreseen by designers
Jan 10 2011
Warm colors can create an atmosphere that's as vibrant as fire engine red or as bright and lively as sunshine yellow. Cool colors, straight out of the seashore and pastoral settings, evoke a sense of peace and relaxation.
Savvy design can benefit from vertical blinds
Dec 20 2010
Interior designer Glen Peloso, who has been in the business for 15 years and also appeared on multiple television shows, recently wrote a special column for The Toronto Star detailing some steps that homeowners can take to make a home fit their individual needs.
Vertical blinds can create privacy in smaller homes
Dec 1 2010
Across the country, younger homeowners seem to be leaning toward smaller and more affordable houses, and many are now looking for savvy ways to decorate their living spaces, according to Kitchen and Bath Design News.
Vertical blinds help personalize a home office to reflect one's personality
Nov 17 2010
Home offices can be designed to reflect the personality of those who use them by adding their favorite colors, memorabilia and a style of furniture that suits their business needs and personal taste.
Vertical blinds effectively control light source in an open design office
Nov 11 2010
Companies are increasingly moving toward open design in their workplace layouts by removing barriers between workspaces and limiting the number of private offices for managers.
Vertical blinds that work well at home also fit hospital's bright new decor
Nov 5 2010
The whitest items these days at the Orange Base Hospital in the Australian state of New South Wales are the doctors' coats.
Vertical blinds can be ideal dividers for patios
Oct 27 2010
Patios can be great places for family and friends to gather for a relaxing or for an intimate conversation, but many homeowners choose not to install this unique addition to a residence due to a small backyard.
Vertical blinds are a good choice for basement windows or glass sliding doors
Oct 25 2010
Making the best use of a finished basement starts with deciding how the room will be used.
Vertical blinds can help create an outdoor living room
Oct 18 2010
When Janet and Larry French of Huntington Beach, California, became tired of their unused backyard, they decided to convert it into a place where they could throw a party of any size in a setting that was both outdoors and inside, according to The Los Angeles Times.
Vertical blinds are a good choice to control lighting in an organized playroom
Oct 15 2010
With Barbie clothes and Legos scattered everywhere, organizing a playroom may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be. The goal is to create what a playroom needs most – enough space to play.
Vertical blinds can create personal spaces in a home
Oct 11 2010
One trend that appears to be growing in popularity among elderly and young couples alike seems to be that of individual rooms, according to The Journal.
Maximize space with vertical blinds
Oct 4 2010
Many homeowners who are looking to make the most of a small space may be able to do so with a few thoughtful arrangements and decorations, according to The Hindu.
Make a private space with vertical blinds
Sep 20 2010
An AARP poll conducted in 2009 found that 11 percent of people age 50 and older live with grandchildren or parents, and 11 percent of 34 to 44-year-olds reported that they were currently living with parents or in-laws. This number may increase as well, as grandparents require more care and families struggle in a tough economy.
Vertical blinds ideal for glass walls
Sep 14 2010
Nestled in the hills above Sunset Boulevard is a home which overlooks both Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and it has recently been given a creative makeover by a host of interior designers, architects and other specialists, according to The Los Angeles Times.
Designing a kitchen study area with vertical blinds
Sep 3 2010
With kids getting back on the school bus and back in the classroom, parents everywhere may want to think about ways to encourage the timely completion of homework without constantly reminding their children to do it.
Vertical shades can help remake a porch
Aug 20 2010
A family in Arlington, Virginia, had an outdoor porch but couldn't use it due to the overpowering sunlight that would shine on it all afternoon. This Old House reports that designer Brian McCracken helped construct a solution to this problem through a series of strategic developments.
Vertical blinds ideal for new porches
Aug 11 2010
The Buffalo News reports that front porches have experienced a resurgence in popularity, especially for homeowners whose children have grown up and left home. These extensions to a home can connect individuals with sidewalk traffic and keep them involved in the community.
Go green and maximize space with vertical blinds
Jul 27 2010
Smaller homes generally mean lower utility bills and more eco-friendly living arrangements. However, residences that are pressed for space can also run into problems with storage and organization.
Space can play role in cognitive development and well-being
Jul 21 2010
Most people have an inclination towards designing homes or apartments with space in mind, but recent research has shown that this may be linked to a deeper, psychological habit.
Making a small household seem bigger with vertical blinds
Jul 14 2010
Living in a smaller residence can be economic, but sometimes it may also make things seem cramped. Luckily, there are some simple design concepts that can create extra space, no matter how small.
Vertical blinds can help concentration
Jul 7 2010
Tony Schwartz, president of the Energy Project and author of "The Way We're Working Isn't Working," recently wrote about the American addiction to e-mail on The Huffington Post.
Seoul home takes advantage of corners and hallways
Jul 1 2010
A couple has just completed their unique twist on a traditional Korean home, reports the New York Times. The house has the features of a hanok, a Korean-style home, such as a carved wooden door and pagoda-style roof, but its interior is very modern.
Complete a home office with vertical blinds
Jun 30 2010
Many people now work from home or have to continue working once they get home. The best way to separate the work world from home, according to MarthaStewart.com, is to find a small room or area to convert into an office.
Remodeling a deck with vertical blinds
Jun 29 2010
A deck can help anyone appreciate summer, whether one just wants to read outside in the sun or have a barbecue with twenty guests. Better Homes and Gardens has recently offered suggestions for making a deck just as cozy as the inside of your home, but without sacrificing the element of the outdoors.
Let light in with vertical blinds
Jun 23 2010
With so much going on their world, most people could use a room for them to unwind. Bev and Craig St. Charles have such a room in their suburban Chicago home but, as the Daily Herald reports, decorating it for optimum relaxation is not as easy as it sounds and since Bev wants to spend more time in the room, it should be properly furnished.