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18Mar, 2015

Why You Need New Window Shades!

March 18th, 2015|Curtains & Drapes, Ideas, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

Maybe you just moved into a new home. Maybe the home you just bought has window treatments that you cannot stand. Maybe you don’t like the view out your window. Maybe there is too much glare on your television screen. These are all good reasons to get new window shades, but there are even more good reasons.

In addition to light control, privacy, and style, window treatments provide additional insulation and energy savings as well as improved acoustics and enhanced safety. […]

6Mar, 2015

Consider Skyline Gliding Window Panels for Your Sliding Glass Door

March 6th, 2015|Ideas, Kitchen, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

Do you have a large window, a sliding glass door, or a wide, tall window and don’t want the typical 3 1/2 half inch vane vertical blind? You know, the kind that move when you walk by and really move and tangle when traversed. Consider Skyline Gliding Window Panels from Hunter Douglas. Skyline’s sleek transitional look with bold fabrics and colors is the perfect choice.

Skyline is available in five fabric opacities, screen, sheer, semi-shear, semi-opaque, and opaque, offering you the […]

19Feb, 2015

Three Window Treatment Solutions for Unusual Windows

February 19th, 2015|Ideas, Interior Shutters, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

Many homes have unusual windows like half-round windows over the front door, skylights in the family room, or some other odd shaped window. Depending on the exposure of the window and the proximity of neighbors, you may want to block the sun during the day and/or you may want privacy at night.

Let’s talk about the half-round window first. There are multiple options. You could add an arch top shutter, with louvers that can be opened and closed. Other options are […]

12Jan, 2015

Hunter Douglas Pirouette – The Roman Shade That Works Like a Blind

January 12th, 2015|Bedroom, Ideas, Window Blinds|0 Comments

Do you like roman shades, but would like more light control and view through? Would you like to be able to have more options than just open (or up) and closed (or down) on your roman shades? Is top-down/bottom-up still not the ideal solution for your window treatment? If you love the look of roman shades, but would like them to operate similar to a horizontal blind, then Hunter Douglas Pirouette is the shade for you.

Hunter Douglas Pirouette window shadings […]

20Sep, 2014

Save Energy with Window Treatments

September 20th, 2014|Ideas, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

I am pretty sure everyone wants to save energy in their home. Saving energy is good for the environment and saves money. Read on to see what Hunter Douglas says about saving energy in their “The Art of Window Dressing” book.

“Without energy-efficient window treatments, as much as 50% of a home’s heating and cooling energy can be lost through its windows. Hunter Douglas window fashions provide varying levels of window insulation, offering your home increased protection against heat loss during […]