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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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Wood Cornices
Aug 31 2010

A wood cornice is an additional finish for a window treatment. It sits above a window treatment, shade, blind or drape. The purpose is to enhance the window, create depth and layers and to offer a finished, polished look. Some window treatments come with a standard valance or cornice, however some are offered additionally. These ones tend to have a more decorative flair and are more detailed or intricate in appearance.

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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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Blinds Chalet Now Offers MLB™ Window Shades
Aug 27 2010

Major League Baseball is coming to your home. Blinds Chalet now offers MLB Window Shades. Whether you’re a New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox or Chicago Cubs fan, there is roller shade for you with your favorite team’s logo on it.


Available in numerous color combinations and a variety of logos for each team, these window treatments are perfect for kids’ rooms, or for the grown-up kid in your family. A perfect accent for game rooms or men dens, these window treatments let your guests know whom you are rooting for.


MLB™ Window Shades are a great way to show support for your favorite team. Roller shades are known for their light filtering abilities. With blinds down, you’ll be able to enjoy the baseball game without eye-straining glare on your TV. If you prefer to immerse yourself in the world of baseball without any distractions like daylight, you can opt for the blackout fabric.


Blinds Chalet custom makes each blind to your window’s specifications so your favorite team’s logo is perfectly centered and proportionate to your window size.

To help sweeten the deal, Blinds Chalet is currently offering 30% off your order. Be the first in your neighborhood to own these roller shades. Order them on-line today!

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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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Varieties of Roman Shades
Aug 11 2010

There are a plethora of types of and materials that make up roman shades. These window treatments are best known for their opulent feel and touch of elegance and class they bring to a home. They make any room look good and don't make it feel dated. They help reduce energy bills with their energy efficient qualities. They also block out almost all UV rays. Take a look at some of the most enjoyed varieties of these blinds.

1. Light Filtering Roman Shades. These shades are designed to offer privacy while letting light in. Polyester is the primary material used. There are varieties available that are both soil and dust resistant. It's a great way to bring a classic look to a child's bedroom or play area without having to worry about them getting ruined. There are cordless versions available and a variety of colors to choose from.

2. Blackout Roman Shades. Best suited for home theater rooms, these blinds look good while providing a dark, secluded atmosphere. They are great if you have problems sleeping because of the sun coming in through the windows or if you want to watch a movie without glare, or work from home and need a dark space to be creative.

3. Woven Wood Roman Shades. These blinds are pretty cool. They have the feel of the ocean, the beach and palm trees swaying. Synthetic brands avoid warping and maintain their color longer than real woven wood blinds or shades. They look as if branches were woven together and bring a delicate look to a room. These also come in cordless versions.

4. Textured Linen Roman Shades. Linen is a fabric associated with summer. It's breezy and soft. These help open up French doors or large windows. They also work to bring a design element to smaller windows.

5. Satin Roman Shades. Satin just looks good. It works in bedrooms, living rooms and studies. It can help enhance the colors in the furniture or bed linens. It can compliment mahogany and marble. These window treatments come in a variety of colors as rich as their material.

Roman shades are generally manufactured with cords. Therefore, if you have small children or pets you may want to request a cordless version. Most manufacturers offer a cordless variety now and if not, retrofit kits are available to make blinds safe. Discounts can be had on brands when you order from a major on-line retailer. Because they don't pay for rental space and they generally buy in bulk, they get savings they can pass on to you.

As new materials are developed, you can be sure the best of them will be incorporated into Roman Shades. These blinds never go out of style. They look great and increase the resale values of a home. They insulate and block UV rays. There's no reason not to buy some Roman Shades today.

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Blinds Chalet Introduces Light Filtering Insulating Blinds
Aug 9 2010

Blinds Chalet introduces light filtering insulating blinds. These blinds combine the beauty and style of a Roman Shade with the insulating qualities of a Cellular Shade and the light filtering abilities of a Venetian Blind. They really are the all-in-one shades that provide style and more importantly energy efficiency.

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Cheap Roller Shades
Aug 5 2010

Everybody likes products that don’t cost a lot but are made with great quality materials. The only way a company can deliver that is by buying the materials in bulk. That’s why you sometimes find blinds for prices that don’t seem real. Roller shades are available for a variety of prices; however buying from a company that has an extensive presence will get you better deals. Roller window treatments are some of the best blinds on the market if you have floor-to-ceiling windows, or windows that get a lot of direct sunlight. They are made is with a sheer weave pattern that is similar to a miniature basket weave. They allow light to come in but not glare and they don’t block views. They keep out UV rays to reduce the temperature in the room. Below are a few of the best most cost effective roller shades on the market:

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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 Three Styles of Roman Shades
Aug 3 2010

Roman Shades come in a variety of styles and fabrics. From textured linen to satin to woven wood, roman shades are some of the most elegant window treatments on the market. Their richness and opulence dress up any room and their timeless look accounts for their popularity. The design of Roman Shades makes them energy efficient and most brands are effective at blocking 99% of UV rays. The following are Blinds Chalet’s picks for most popular styles of Roman Shades.

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Blinds Chalet Announces Roller Shades for Under $50.00
Aug 1 2010

Roller Shades are an ideal window treatment for homes and offices. They are a perfect compliment for floor-to-ceiling windows and large windows that receive direct sunlight. Their sheer weave design comes in a variety of openness, which refers to the amount of light enters the room. Roller shades maintain views while blocking UV rays and help keep rooms cool.

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