Eight Secrets Every Homeowner Must Know Before Buying Blinds Online
Jul 19 2012

1. Quality – order samples from retailers to compare material quality and color of the products you are considering. Blinds Chalet’s products have been tried and tested. Their faux wood blinds are tested with a 500-hour UV rating which is the highest number of hours in the industry. Your blinds will not fade or warp.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Way to Beat the Summer Heat With Pull Down Window Shades
May 10 2011

Blinds Chalet has announced that studies indicate that many household utility bills are much higher than necessary, because the windows of the home or business are left untreated and uncovered.  By allowing the sun to penetrate the windows in any type of building, the temperature will be much higher, especially during the summer, when temps are at their highest.


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Consider Window Treatments as Art
Mar 16 2011

Considering window treatments as art may seem like a strange thing to do, but if you really think about it, it makes a lot of sense. Windows are a huge part of any room. They let light in, they affect how bright a room is, how comfortable a room is depending on how energy efficient they are and more. Some people may be in the market for new blinds and others may be remodeling after purchasing a new home. Whatever the reason, before you go out and buy the simple, practical solutions for window treatments, consider your options for turning window treatments into art.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Platinum Wood Cornice
Aug 31 2010

Blinds Chalet introduces their new Platinum Wood Cornice. Wood cornices add a decorative finish to window blinds and draperies. They not only create a focal point for the room, the variety of paints and stains can tie in with furniture or flooring accents or can stand alone. Platinum Wood Cornices come in sixteen varieties of paints and stains to match Blind Chalet’s Platinum Wood Blinds. However, these cornices also provide a complimentary finish for fabric window treatments and drapes.


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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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How Window Shades and Blinds Might Diminish Migraines
Jul 9 2010

Window shades and blinds might diminish the frequency of migraines. According to Missouri State University’s Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences, “REM (rapid eye movement) sleep deprivation caused increased expression of the proteins which are known to play an important role in initiating and sustaining chronic pain,” reports The National Sleep Foundation.


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Blinds Chalet Introduces Noble Translucent Roller Shades
Jun 5 2010

Blinds Chalet introduces Noble Translucent Roller Shades in time for summer. Each fabric Roller Shade offers designer materials that create a decorative look perfect for any home decor. Rich color choices were chosen to accentuate simple clean lines and add warmth to homes. From hues of brown to ivory and white, the Noble Translucent Roller Shades compliment homes, offices, apartments and even child care facilities.


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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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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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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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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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5 Window Shades Design Considerations
Apr 25 2010

Homeowners looking to purchase new window shades or blinds can be distracted or even overwhelmed by the growing number of available products in the industry. There are always new promotional pricing deals advertised. There are countless new features available as well as options, custom color choices, etc. With all the available details to sift through consumers often miss some of the basics and find themselves discontent with their final product. And when homeowners are looking for increased curb appeal, or a drastic update by purchasing window blinds getting the details right is vital. 



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Discount Window Blinds Can Still Be High Quality Blinds
Apr 22 2010

If you are looking for an inexpensive window blind solution, then shop around for discount window blinds. You have to be a savvy shopper to find a quality blind for a discount price. Many consumers are looking for the exact same thing... and are finding it by shopping for discount window blinds online.


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Insulated Window Treatments: Which One is the Best
Mar 9 2010

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear is, "What is the best insulated window treatment?" Simply put, the answer is honeycomb shades on a ComforTract Sidetrack System. The Federal Tax Credit of up to $1,500 proves this but let's look at why it is the best.


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Window Shades: For Playhouses and Workshops Too
Jan 31 2010

Window shadesare not just for the home. They work great in workshops and playhouses as well. If fact, a good window treatment can make the area more comfortable and easier to work and play.


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Window Shades: Transfer a Kid's Room to a Home Office
Jan 25 2010

During the recession, more and more people are looking to ways to make money at home. In doing so, they often find the kids' room would make a perfect home office, if they could change the windows shades, paint, add a desk and a few other things.


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Window Shades: Single and Double Cell Shades Available on Any Budget
Jan 20 2010

Single and double cell window shades provide insulation on any budget. With so many options and so many styles, if you want to save on your energy bill, then selecting the perfect window shade is easy on a variety of budgets.


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Window Shades: Quick Start Guide to Choosing the Right Blinds or Shades
Jan 19 2010

Is it time to replace your old worn out blinds and window shades? Did you start looking for the replacements and get overwhelmed with the many options? If you need help sorting through your options, then this guide is perfect for you.


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Window Shades: Ideas to Spruce Up Your Home
Jan 14 2010

Spring is fast approaching and with it brings spring-cleaning. People go around their homes looking for ways to give it a fresh clean look. Nothing can make your home look fresh and new like window shades. They come in a wide variety of styles and colors making it easy to match any home décor.


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Blinds Chalet Kicks Off the New Year With 30% off all Purchases
Jan 12 2010

Blinds Chalet kicks off the New Year with 30% off all purchases to help fulfill New Years Resolutions. “One of the most popular resolutions we hear is ‘this is the year we are going to fix up our house,’ says Chris Stanley of Blinds Chalet. “For many, starting off the New Year means cleaning house, getting rid of old blinds and drapes and updating the look and feel of the entire house.”


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Solar Screen Shades - Window Treatments that Block the Sun but Not the View
Dec 21 2009

Do you have a window that has a great view but it just lets in way too much light? Have you considered window treatments but not sure which one would be right? Curtains would ruin the view and so could blinds. So what do you do?


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Save Money with Energy Efficient Shades
Dec 18 2009

The temperature is dropping and the cold air is seeping in through the windows. It is this point of the year that will make you thankful for window shades. Window shades do more than block out the sun.


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Window Treatments - Shutters, Shades, Blinds, Drapery Hardware
Dec 14 2009

When it comes to window treatments, you have many options at Blinds Chalet...


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Shades - Choosing the Right Window Treatments
Dec 13 2009

When it comes to buying window shades for your home, more and more people are turning to the simple elegance of roller shades. With so many styles to choose from, it can be hard to decide which is best and which ones will work for your home. Here is a simple guide to help you determine which shade is right for you.


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Shades - Energy Efficient Cellular Shades
Dec 8 2009

It won't be long and this cold will go away and be replaced with high heat and even higher energy bills. Trying to keep the energy bills down when it reaches a 100+ outside is not always easy. However, with honeycomb cellular shades, your house just might become more energy efficient.


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New Technology Gives More Options for Window Treatments
Dec 2 2009

Not too long ago, there were few options for window treatments. Today, the options are almost endless. Not only can you choose traditional curtains, blinds and shutters, you can also choose technological advances and energy efficient models as well. Play your cards right and you can get a Federal Tax Credit for purchasing some of these new energy efficient models.


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