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Archive for December, 2012

Exterior Shades

Posted: Monday, December 24th, 2012 | Filed under: awnings, exterior shades, Home cooling, natural light, window shading, window treatments
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Window Awning

Window Awning via wikimedia

Exterior shades can be a great solution to help control unwanted sunlight or glare issues. These shades can be great for any window in your house that gets a lot of sun throughout the day. They also make great shading solutions for greenhouses, sunrooms, outdoor patio or seating areas or even glass garages, most often found on businesses or more modern homes.

Most exterior shades can be mounted on any window or patio around your house to control solar heat rays. With the touch of a button, the motorized shades can be opened or closed! Read more »

Child Safety: Window Treatments

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Blind Cord Safety

Blind Cords

Window shades or blinds don’t often come to mind right away as a child hazard, but they definitely can be. Cords, especially can dangle low and can be easy to reach for children. Not only can they pull on it hard enough to remove the entire mechanism, but they can tangle themselves very easily. Many cords also have a gripping piece at the end that is small enough where a child can swallow it. There are many ways to keep your child safe and to update your window treatments for your child’s safety. Read more »

The Best Window Treatments for Your Kitchen

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 | Filed under: drapery systems, interior design, Skylight Shades, window shading, window treatments
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Kitchen window treatments

Kitchen Window Treatments via Posh Living, LLC

Don’t neglect your kitchen window treatments! Most likely, you spend a lot of time in your kitchen while cooking, cleaning, preparing, eating and entertaining, so it’s a great idea to keep your window treatments looking fresh. Many times kitchens have sliding glass doors, small windows over the kitchen sink and/or skylights to let in natural light. Each and every one of these windows should be considered for window treatments! Read more »

Motorized Skylight Shades

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Motorized Skylight Shades

Motorized Skylight Shades

Skylight shades are a great way to control and regulate the amount of sunlight and heat being generated by out of reach windows. Most people don’t think about installing skylight shades because they believe opening and closing them would be challenging (and irritating). But, with motorized shading control systems, skylight shades are more practical than ever! Read more »