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Why Install Top-Down/Bottom-Up Window Shades?

February 8, 2021 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on Why Install Top-Down/Bottom-Up Window Shades?

When visiting a family member’s or friend’s house, you may have seen a window shade that opens from both the top and the bottom. This top-down/bottom-up window shade looks and works like magic and has some beneficial applications. Open it up the conventional bottom-up way and see the beautiful scenery... View Article


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What Are The Best Louver Sizes For Plantation Shutters?

January 13, 2021 7:00 am Published by Comments Off on What Are The Best Louver Sizes For Plantation Shutters?

One of the best things about plantation shutters is how customizable they are. Not only can they be fitted to your exact window dimensions, but you can choose their color, frame style, and even louver size.  When it comes to plantation shutter louver sizes, you have three options. Each has... View Article


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Using Home Automation For An Energy Efficient Home

January 5, 2021 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on Using Home Automation For An Energy Efficient Home

It’s easy to waste energy when you forget to adjust the thermostat or flip off lights. With home automation, you don’t have to worry about forgetting these things. Devices like automated window shades, smart LED bulbs, and a smart thermostat manage your energy use and operate per your personal preferences.... View Article


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Best Minimalist Window Treatments

December 29, 2020 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on Best Minimalist Window Treatments

Minimalism design pairs simplicity with functionality. Every piece — from furniture to rugs to window treatments — should add value to your space. Anything in the space should be practical as well as aesthetically pleasing. This results in calm rooms where everything has a place and reason for existence.  But... View Article


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The Best Window Treatments For Each Window Type

December 22, 2020 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on The Best Window Treatments For Each Window Type

Driving through your neighborhood, you can see that residential windows come in many different shapes and sizes. You may have multiple types of windows in your own home. This variety lends both architectural interest and practical function to a home. However, you may not know the best way to dress... View Article


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Home Improvements For Your Tax Refund

December 11, 2020 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on Home Improvements For Your Tax Refund

Another tax season is upon us again. But hopefully, that also means tax refund time! And if this is the case for you, you are probably trying to decide how to spend your tax refund. One popular use for your tax refund is home improvements.  Upgrades can improve your decor... View Article


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From Window Treatments To Insulation: Tips To Winterize Your Home

November 24, 2020 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on From Window Treatments To Insulation: Tips To Winterize Your Home

With temperatures dropping, it’s time to winterize your home. This year, focus on improving your home’s energy efficiency to keep more heat in without running up your utility bill. Measures like installing the right window treatments, doing an HVAC tune-up, and double-checking your insulation will keep your home warm and... View Article


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How to Choose Window Treatments for Your Home

November 13, 2020 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on How to Choose Window Treatments for Your Home

Window treatments do many things for your home. They add visual appeal to your windows. They block light and direct it where you want. And some can help your home’s energy efficiency. The trick is finding window treatments that do these things well. Follow these steps and recommendations to choose... View Article


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Why Interior Shutters Are the Best Window Treatments for Eclectic Design

November 6, 2020 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on Why Interior Shutters Are the Best Window Treatments for Eclectic Design

What comes to mind when you think of eclectic interior design? You might be surprised that it’s not a random array of objects. Eclectic interiors feature pieces carefully selected from a variety of decorating styles. However, there should be at least one common thing that brings everything together. This thing... View Article


Plantation shutters in a home office.

Open Up Your Plantation Shutters To Let The Sunshine In

October 30, 2020 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on Open Up Your Plantation Shutters To Let The Sunshine In

When homeowners consider plantation shutters, they often focus on how well they work when they close the shutter panels. But what about when you open plantation shutters?  While it’s true that plantation shutters excel at blocking unwanted sunlight and heat, they are just as good at letting the right amount... View Article