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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 […]

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 […]

16Oct, 2014

Energy Efficient and Room Darkening Window Treatments

October 16th, 2014|Bedroom, Curtains & Drapes, Draperies, Window Coverings|0 Comments

There are several options for window treatments that provide both increased energy efficiency and room darkening. Curtains, or drapes, can be made out of beautiful fabrics and can have a room darkening liner. Interlining can also be added to increase the insulating value.

Hunter Douglas Duette Architella honeycomb shades have one of the highest insulating values available in the shade industry. There is a wide selection of fabrics and colors to choose from. They are also available with opaque fabrics that […]