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7Dec, 2015

Football Season on the Big Screen

December 7th, 2015|Living room, Motorization, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

Do you look forward to watching the big games on your new big screen TV? Football season has arrived and you have a large screen, high-definition TV, but you may still not be able to see the picture you want. Is there too much glare on the TV screen? We can help.

The problem is too much light coming through your windows. The sun may shine directly on the screen or reflect off the floor causing glare. The glare makes the […]

22Oct, 2015

Buying Sheers? Pay Close Attention to the Fabric

October 22nd, 2015|Curtains & Drapes, Draperies, Ideas, Window textiles|0 Comments

Are you interested in sheer draperies (sheers) for your windows? Make sure you consider the kind and finish of the fabric to make sure you will like the look when the sun shines.

Sheers can be made of many different fabrics. They may be made of polyester, silk, cotton, or linen – just to name a few. Each fabric will look different when the sun shines through it. For example, if you select a shiny polyester sheer it changes dramatically when […]

22Sep, 2015

Light Filtering and Room Darkening All In One Product

September 22nd, 2015|Bedroom, Ideas, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

Maybe you can’t decide if you want a light filtering shade or a room darkening shade. At certain times of the day you want all the natural light to shine in but still have some privacy and ultra-violet (UV) protection. At other times of the day you want to block all of the light so none comes through your shade. Ideally you would like both, and all on the same headrail.

Yes, there are shades available – and on the same […]

21Aug, 2015

Protect Your Artwork – Keep It From Fading

August 21st, 2015|Curtains & Drapes, Living room, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

Recently we were in a home in Wayne, Illinois. The client had several pieces of art that had faded because of the sunshine that comes in through the windows. You may not realize it, but harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays come in through your windows. These UV rays not only can damage your precious artwork, but they can also fade family photos, wood floors, carpet, furniture, and your other room furnishings.

Designer Screen Shades from Hunter Douglas are available in 57 fashionable […]

18May, 2015

Window Treatments on a Budget

May 18th, 2015|Curtains & Drapes, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

New window treatments for a whole house can cost anywhere from $5000 to $35000, or more, depending on the size of your home and what you are looking for. Determining what your budget is can be very helpful when making product and fabric selections.

We are working with a client in Wheaton, IL looking to replace her old broken shades. By using her budget number, we saved her valuable time. If you give us a budget, we will make sure we […]