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Archive for August, 2015

Tips for Improving Sleep Through Your Choice of Window Coverings

Posted: Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 | Filed under: blackout shades, Custom window treatments, Types of window treatments
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Black Out ShadesGood sleep is essential for your health.  If you experience night after night of sleep deprivation it can affect your weight, mood, and immune system.  According to medical experts, the ideal amount of sleep for most adults ranges from 7 to 9 hours, but some need up to 10 hours of sleep, while others fare fine on 6 hours.  Factors such as pregnancy and age can affect these numbers.  With so many people in the NYC area experiencing sleep issues, it is a good idea to consider how your bedroom window coverings can help to achieve the optimal sleep environment.

Window coverings can help you to achieve room darkening, sound control, and maintain a comfortable temperature in the bedroom.  Each of these can contribute to a more restful night of sleep. Read more »

Window Treatments for Teen Bedrooms

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bedroom blueWith the school year fast approaching, the late summer is the perfect time to update teen bedrooms before the hectic schedules of the fall begin.  Unlike other rooms in an NYC home, teen bedrooms are often where parents allow their children to make design decisions and have more freedom regarding the colors, styles, and types of window treatments they will incorporate.  With so many options, ranging from roman shades to drapery systems to motorized blinds, your luxury window treatment specialist can help you to design the perfect window covering. Read more »