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Window Treatments for Urban Modern Style

Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | Filed under: modern window treatments, Roman shades, Urban Modern style, window treatments
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Urban Modern Window TreatmentsUrban modern style is a popular interior design style. Many associate weathered brick walls, draping botanicals, and large exposed windows with this design style. Urban modern is a relaxed and comforting style that has developed into a casual trend. Options for creative window treatments are endless, allowing individuals to express their personal interest through design. Bold prints, natural shades, and motorized systems are some of the many ways to create a causal urban feel in your home.
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What Is the Difference Between Roman Shades and Pleated Shades?

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 | Filed under: Pleated Shades, privacy window treatments, Roman shades, Types of window treatments, window shading
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Pleated BlindsWith so many styles of window treatments available, once you have decided to incorporate shades in your next home update, the next step is to choose a type.  Selecting from among the various options can be confusing, so let’s take a look at the difference between two popular styles:  roman shades and pleated shades.
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How to Measure for Roman Shades

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 | Filed under: Roman shades, Uncategorized, window shading, window treatments
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How to Measure for Roman Shades

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Roman Shades

You have a new house, or a new addition, or maybe even just a room that needs an interior decorating “refresh”.  So one of the ways you’ve decided to improve the space is through the addition of Roman shades.  You know what you want them to look like.  You may have decided on a color or a patterned fabric.  You may have chosen Roman Shades with large pleating for a textured but minimalist look, or with no pleating at all for the cleanest lines.  You’re about ready to go to the store to order the shades (or to come to order them online at our site), when you realize you need to have measurements to order them with. Read more »

Importance of Window Treatments in Interior Design

Posted: Saturday, February 16th, 2013 | Filed under: Roman shades, window blinds, window shading, window treatments
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Window Treatments

Window Shades via Flickr: Posh Living, LLC

When staging a home to be sold, window treatments can make a big difference. Prospective buyers will inspect the space for energy efficient windows and natural light. Having window treatments that showcase updated hardware, beautiful views, and an abundance of sunlight will attract offers.

Make sure no detail is overlooked. Every window deserves the same attention to detail, no matter how small or awkwardly shaped. Skylights are often overlooked. While natural light is one of the most desirable features in a home, unwanted light can be discouraging and troublesome to buyers. People who can be extremely sensitive to light may want the option of covering a skylight. Providing a skylight shade will give the buyer visual options. 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 »