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Installing Plantation Shutters

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 | Filed under: Interior Shutters, Plantation Shutters
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Plantation ShuttersPopular in southern regions of the United States, plantation shutters originated from 18th and 19th century Greece before integrating into the mansions of wealthy southern plantation owners. This style of window treatments is constructed using louvers; which are angled slates hung at an interval controlling light and airflow. Plantations shutters are used in interiors of homes and also can create curb appeal for exterior use. Plantation shutters are one of the most functional window treatments providing controlled privacy and sunlight, while remaining durable, easily cleanable quality craftsmanship. Before you install plantation shutters, top shading experts provide insight to all your window options from material and frame to style. Read more »

Window Treatments Trends: Farmhouse Style

Posted: Thursday, June 1st, 2017 | Filed under: Farmhouse Style, Rustic Home Window Treatments, Textiles and Fabrics
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Farmhouse StyleFarmhouse Style is popular in home design for a style that is laid-back, cozy and country, bringing a sense of homestead or rustic barn feel into your home. Incorporating antique finials, raw or reclaimed wood, and a variety of prints, homeowners can create a space and decorate each room with sentimental, vintage accessories and sturdy furniture, creating a homey feel. Our shading experts lend advice for designing your window treatments with farmhouse style. Read more »

Window Treatment Secrets That Sell Your Home

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shading-124-photoSelling your home can be a long and enduring process depending on the real estate market. From fixing tiles to applying a fresh coat of paint, preparing a house for the market is a tremendous effort. The condition of your home’s windows, window treatments, and fixtures can greatly impact whether your home sells quickly or not. Every home has its own style, however when reselling your home, it can be a challenge to present your home reflecting a neutral style; with minimal furniture and décor to complement each room. Our experts have gathered top selling criteria regarding maximizing your home’s windows to delight and sway potential buyers walking through your home at your next open house. Read more »

How To Update Your Window Treatments For Spring

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Spring window treatmentsSpring has sprung and there’s no better way to welcome in the fresh spring weather than engaging in the whirlwind of redecorating. This includes updating and changing outdated window treatments and bringing in new ones that complement your home decorations including pillows, throws, and rugs. Window Treatments are the focal point of any room, and room décor. Spring window treatments transition heavy fabrics and closed curtains of the winter into airy and lightweight fabrics that allow sunlight to peek through and warm up space. The window treatment experts at Shading Systems have gathered top design tips to give your window treatments the ultimate makeover. Learn you how to update your window treatments for spring.

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Best Window Treatment for Bathrooms

Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 | Filed under: Bathroom Privacy, Bathroom Window Treatments, Interior Decorating, natural light
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Bathroom Window TreatmentsYour bathroom is one of your most used spaces, as you freshen up and pamper yourself daily. You should never neglect your bathroom; this important space demands its own signature style. Whether you enjoy the breeze from a cracked window or prefer natural lighting, choosing the right window treatments will make your bathroom more appealing. Window treatments for bathrooms need to meet three requirements: privacy, durability, and light control. Bathrooms are a high moisture and heavy traffic area, so choosing mildew-resistant fabrics is essential. No matter which style you choose, the creative designs and material choices are endless.
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