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The Top 10 Blogs of 2016

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Best of 2016As 2016 comes to an end, Shading Systems would like to ring in the New Year with a recap of our best blogs of 2016. With over 25 years of industry experience, we do our best to provide our customers with the most popular trends and beneficial tips for their interior and exterior home windows. From choosing the window treatments that best suit your home to cleaning them, let’s highlight the best blogs of 2016.

1. Tips For Adding Light To A Dark Apartment

Does your apartment feeling dark and dreary? Maximize the amount of natural light in your apartment to brighten your space; you’ll soon notice to how inviting and more spacious your home will become. Elements as simple as the right paint schemes and reflective furnishings can transform your apartment and rid it of that dark feel. Brighten up your day and your apartment with tips from our blog.
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Window Treatments for a NYC Brownstone

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NYC BrownstoneWhen you think of NYC architecture, the quintessential brownstone may come to mind – classic townhouses and row houses many of which still reflect the historical style of periods such as the Gilded Age.  Whether you live in a brownstone that has been restored to its 19th century roots or one that has been modernized with glass walls and aluminum sheathing, your choice of window covering is a key element to the interior design of your home.
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Tips to Reduce Noise in Your Home

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Reduce NYC NoiseA common concern in NYC is how to reduce noise at home.  Whether the sounds are coming from your own appliances, street traffic, or neighbors, background noise can disrupt sleep, increase stress levels, and distract from the calming feel of your living spaces.  For people with a home office, background noise also can cut down on productivity by lowering concentration.  Follow these tips to create a quieter, more peaceful home.
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Tips for Adding Light to a Dark Apartment

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 | Filed under: interior design, natural light, nyc apartment, Roller Shades, Solar Shades
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Apartment Lighting
With space at a premium in NYC, many apartment residents face the challenge of adding light to a dark space.  When natural light is maximized, rooms feel more spacious and comfortable.  Following are tips for adding light to a dark apartment.
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How to Make a Small Apartment Feel Bigger

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 | Filed under: interior design, natural light, nyc apartment, Solar Shades
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Apartment Window Shades
One of the most common questions asked by New York apartment residents is how to make a small space feel bigger.  The choice of color scheme and furnishings that are part of your interior design concept can make a small space feel either claustrophobic or spacious.  Window treatments and lighting are other design elements that make a big impact in a tiny apartment.
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