Blinds Chalet Lit Up Our Lives
Jun 20 2011

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Blinds Chalet Announces $25.00 Rebate on SlumberShades
Mar 7 2011

This week marks National Sleep Awareness week and to kick it off, Blinds Chalet is offering a $25.00 rebate on SlumberShades: the Official Shade of the National Sleep Foundation. The offer stands through the end of March to help encourage Americans to get the sleep they need.


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Looking For Window Treatment Answers On-line
Dec 1 2010

It wasn’t so long ago that when we had a question we had to make a trip to find the answer. The trip might have been to a neighbor’s house, to the library or to a hardware store. We were more social back in the day. Today, consumers want information right away. It takes time from a busy schedule to stop by a neighbor’s house when the same information can be found in a few minutes by a Google search.


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What To Know About Top Selling Blinds
Nov 13 2010

Many people are looking for new blinds for a variety of reasons. Either they want to fix up the look of their home for personal pleasure, are redecorating an office or home, or are trying to sell their property. No matter which reason you have for looking at top selling blinds, it helps to know about little bit about them so you get the blinds that are best suited to your exact needs.


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Door Blinds
Oct 27 2010

There are tons of options for window treatments, from insulating shades, to room darkening shades, to cell shades, roman shades, roller shades and more. However, when it comes to doors, many wonder what their choices are. Will door blinds be effective in insulating or blocking light? There are options to choose from and it won’t be as painful as you think it will.


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About Noise Reduction Shades
Oct 21 2010

Noise reduction shades are manufactured to help insulate homes against weather, light and of course, noise. Some people who deal with constant noise are those that live in high traffic areas, people living under flight patterns and those who just have noisy neighbors. Noise reduction shades help you relax and get a good night’s sleep. They bring a little quiet to a home.


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Blinds Chalet Announces The Heat Is On
Oct 6 2010

Blinds Chalet announces the heat is on. Blinds Chalet is now offering a free inside/outside thermometer for every ComforTrack cell shade sold to keep track of how much warmer cell shades keep homes.


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Why You Should Buy Light Filtering Blinds
Sep 1 2010

Light filtering blinds are some of the most versatile blinds on the market. They have the best attributes of Roman Shades, Cellular Shades and Venetian blinds all rolled into one. They are some of the best looking insulating blinds available. They are energy efficient, have style and light filtering qualities.


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Window Blinds and Shades Block Heat In Desert Homes
Aug 29 2010

In the desert there are two temperatures: hot and hotter. For those looking to beat the sun’s heat, window treatments are a perfect way to reduce in-home temperatures and help reduce or eliminate the need for air conditioning. While the rest of the country is cooling off, you can too with window blinds and shades that have insulating qualities and block against UV rays. We picked a few of our favorite options for desert decorating.


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Buying Light Filtering Blinds
Aug 18 2010

Not too many people know what exactly a light filtering blind is or why they are a great addition to any home. Basically, these blinds offer a combination of the most popular blinds on the market. They have the look of Roman blinds, they insulate like a cellular shade does yet they open into slats like a Venetian blind. These blinds pretty much do everything any other blind does and they do it for a reasonable cost.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Top Three Window Shades and Blinds for Desert Living
Aug 4 2010

With one of the hottest summers in years sweeping the nation, people are looking for ways to stay cool in the summer heat. Window treatments are an easy, inexpensive way to help cut air-conditioning costs and to get a little relief from the sun. Blinds Chalet has compiled their list of the top three blinds for desert living and is also offering 30% off purchases as well as free shipping in order to help people remain comfortable for the remainder of the summer. Some products offer two-day shipping so relief from the heat can start immediately.


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Blinds Chalet Announces Top Five Window Treatments for Nurseries
Jul 26 2010

Bringing home a newborn baby is a life-changing moment. Parents want to offer their children the best life possible, and that starts with setting up a room that will offer comfort, calmness and a peaceful atmosphere.


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Blinds Chalet Announces the Best Window Treatments for Mountain Living
Jul 24 2010

Mountain living offers different challenges for decorating than other climates. In the mountains, wood expands and contracts depending on the season. The nights are cold with temperatures dipping into the 30’s and 40’s while daytime temperatures can top 95 degrees. It’s the extremes that appeal to some. Most people who live in the mountains do without air conditioning in order to enjoy the clean, fresh mountain air. As such, it can be a challenge to keep houses and apartments cool during the long summer days, which is why Blinds Chalet announces their best window treatments for mountain living.


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Why Buy Cellular Shades?
Jul 20 2010

Cellular window shades have a number of benefits over other window treatments or blinds. The first and most important to consumers is they help save money by insulating homes against drafts. Secondly, some models qualify for a federal tax credit. While there are more than three benefits to installing single or double cell shades, the reasons listed below are the most popular.


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July's Featured Window Treatment
Jun 28 2010

Premier 9/16" Transluscent Single Cell Shades are Blinds Chalet's featured window treatment. July marks the summer solstice as well as summer's heat and noise. With windows open in the summer, more noise is bound to enter homes.


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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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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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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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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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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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Cellular Shades: Going Eco-Friendly
Mar 10 2010

2012 is quickly approaching and with it are more doom and gloom prophesies. Whether these doomsday stories are true or not, people are looking for more green ways of living. For many, that means replacing traditional window treatments with cellular shades.


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Window Blinds & Shades Offer Color to Match Home Decor
Feb 22 2010

The most common selection for window blinds and shades are neutral colors such as white window blinds or tan window blinds. Most wood and faux wood blinds are only offered in white tones or stains. However, there are other options are available if you are looking to add a little color to your decorating.


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Comfortrack Plus Cellular Shades
Jan 6 2010

Comfortrack Plus Cellular Shades
During these cold winter months you may be thinking how can I save on energy bills. Windows account for 50% of the heat loss in a home. Insulating your windows can drastically decrease the energy lost through your windows. With the unique sidetrack system, our EnergyTrack cellular shades (identical to ComforTrack cellular shades) add an additional barrier to the cold similar to zipping up a winter coat.


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Single vs. Double Cell Cellular Shades
Jan 4 2010

What is a single cell honeycomb shade and what is a double cell honeycomb shade? Cell shades are designed to insulate from the heat, cold and noise. The fabric is designed in a "cell" or "honeycomb" pattern as visible from the side of the window shades. From the side of  front of the shades they appear as a pleated shade with an accordion style look to them. The cells of the window shade trap air and provide insulation.


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