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9Dec, 2017

Repeat Customers

December 9th, 2017|Curtains & Drapes, Draperies, Ideas, Motorization|0 Comments

Year after year we work with existing customers on new projects.  Many times they have moved and we are doing window treatments in their new home.  Why do they call us back?  Because we are experts in blinds, shades, shutters, and draperies, that’s why they call us back.  We can discuss various options for the new spaces – light control, energy efficiency, operating systems, acoustical options, and more.  We have access to thousands of fabrics for your drapes, valances, and […]

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 […]

23Jun, 2015

New from Hunter Douglas – PowerView™ Motorization System

June 23rd, 2015|Ideas, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

We take pride in being up to date on the newest products and we are really excited about the newest product from Hunter Douglas – PowerView™ Motorization. PowerView is the newest and most intelligent operating system yet. PowerView’s new wireless technology allows you to operate your shades using the PowerView Pebble™ remote, mobile app, and more. You can operate it remotely and it also easily integrates into home automation systems.

PowerView motorization uses all-new wireless technology has increased radio frequency (RF) […]

22Apr, 2015

New Features Available on Hunter Douglas Solera Soft Shades

April 22nd, 2015|Ideas, Window Coverings|0 Comments

Hunter Douglas is adding new features to their Solera Soft Shade product line. In case you are not familiar with Solera Soft Shades, here is how Hunter Douglas describes them. “Solera shades combine a soft sculptured look with a unique cellular construction providing sophistication and a new aesthetic to the market.” I like to say that Solera shades look like a cross between honeycomb shades and roman shades. Solera combines the softness of a roman shade with the energy efficiency […]