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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Guide to Choosing Vertical Blinds for a Rental Property
Dec 21 2009

Thinking about vertical blinds for a rental property? While blinds are a nice window covering, you need to consider the renters as well. Not all renters are careful with blinds. Therefore, you will want to choose blinds that are sturdy and will last. You do not want blinds that are easily torn, broken or stained.


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Are Vertical Blinds Right for the Room?
Dec 16 2009

Vertical blinds can add height and style to any room. However, like all window blinds you need to carefully consider your options before buying. 


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Vertical Blinds vs. Horizontal Blinds
Dec 11 2009

Choosing between vertical blinds and horizontal blinds can often be a challenge. In fact, both blinds work very well in the home. It comes down to what your specific needs are and what you want in your house. Personally, I have both types of blinds in my house and this is what I have found:


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Vertical Blinds - Installing Blinds
Dec 6 2009

If you are planning on selling your home or if you just want to spruce it up, nothing adds to the look of a home more than blinds. Vertical blinds are simple to install and give your home a streamlined look.


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Money Saving Tips to Keep Vertical Blinds Warm This Winter
Dec 3 2009

During the cold winter months, more than 50% of a home's heat loss is through the windows. This is more than doors, walls and attics combined. Vertical blinds and other window blinds cover those large areas where you need help the most. Here are some more tips to keep you nice and toasty inside, and keep your electric bill nice and low.


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