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9Oct, 2015

Is Your Installer a Master Installer?

October 9th, 2015|Draperies, Interior Shutters, Motorization, Window Blinds|0 Comments

You have decided it is time for new blinds and shades. You have chosen the perfect Hunter Douglas product for your window. You analyzed all the available functions, operating systems, fabrics, and colors. After careful deliberation, you made the perfect choice. All that is left is the installation. Make sure the installer is experienced, properly trained, and certified.

Here is a good example of what I mean. When we were building our home, the construction process advanced far enough that is […]

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 […]

24Jul, 2014

What Shades Should I Use On Arched Top Windows?

July 24th, 2014|Ideas, Interior Shutters, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

Arched top windows add a spectacular look and feel to a room. They are beautiful. Arched top, half circle, and quarter circle windows are a great architectural feature. However, these specialty shaped windows can create problems if they allow too much sunlight into the room. If you are trying to eat dinner and the sun is glaring in your eyes and you cannot see, you may not think the arched top windows are so great. Do not despair, there are […]

9Jan, 2014

Plantation Shutters

January 9th, 2014|Ideas, Interior Shutters, Uncategorized, Window Coverings|0 Comments

 

When people think of window treatments, the first things that come to mind are blinds and shades, or curtains and drapes.  Most people forget about shutters.  Some people call them interior shutters, plantation shutters, or just shutters.  For this article I will use the term shutters.  Shutters are made with hinged panels allowing the panels to swing open to allow access to the window.  Each panel has a frame and louvers.  When the […]

12Nov, 2013

How Do I Decide Which Window Treatment I Should Buy?

November 12th, 2013|Curtains & Drapes, Interior Shutters, Window Blinds, Window Coverings|0 Comments

 

There are a multitude of window treatment products on the market today.  Shades, sheers, shutters, blinds, draperies, curtains, valances, cornices, Silhouettes, Pirouettes, Duettes, wood blinds, faux wood blinds, woven woods, roman shades, solar shades, sun screens, vertical blinds, Luminettes, honeycomb shades, roller shades, and the list goes on and on.  How do you decide which one to buy?  Here are some things to consider that will make your decision easier.

One […]