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Window Treatment Topper: What is A Cornice?

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 | Filed under: cornice, window blinds, window shading, window treatments
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shading-blog-117-corniceWindow treatments come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on your home design, one may find it a challenge to choose the perfect style of shade to seamlessly flow through the interior design of the rest of your space. For a structured and tailored feel, either to stand on its own or top above drapery panels, the experts at Shading Systems suggest exploring the versatility of a Cornice.
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Pet Friendly Window Treatments

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Cat By WindowHave you ever tried to Google the words “pets” and “blinds”? If so, you have probably seen countless images of cats clawing blinds and dogs destroying other window treatments. While some may find this amusing, this can be a real nightmare for homeowners. You may not even consider purchasing shades or blinds if they cannot stand up to your pets. After all, what is the point of having a nice custom window treatment if your furry friend is going to destroy it in a matter of seconds?

You may question whether or not you will ever be able to own nice things. Luckily, pet owners have many options available. Consider these window treatments when attempting to pet-proof your home.
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Window Treatments for a Victorian Home

Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 | Filed under: bay windows, modern window treatments, Victorian Home Window Treatments, window blinds
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Victorian HousesCharacterized by their sweeping porches, narrow and tall structure, and decorative trim, Victorian homes have specific features that factor into the choice of window treatment.  Some homeowners are interested in making sure that their selection does not interfere with the feel of a period-inspired room while others seek solutions that will lend a more modern feel to a space.  There are beautiful and functional options that can meet your design preferences for any room in a Victorian home.
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How to Clean Your Window Treatments

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visionaire_pageNow that you have invested in the perfect window coverings for your home, you want to preserve them so that they retain their fresh, crisp look.  While drapery is often best left to professional cleaners, styles such as roman shades and other residential shades benefit from attention during regular cleaning routines.  Becoming familiar with the best ways to clean your window coverings can help you to avoid grayed fabrics, prevent stain damage, and keep them free of dust and allergens for years to come. Read more »

What Are the Top Benefits of Woven Wood Shades?

Posted: Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 | Filed under: window blinds, window shading, Woven Wood Shades
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If you love the look of woven wood shades, the rich colors and appeal of natural wood materials coordinating with the design elements of your home’s rooms, you’ll be glad to know that woven wood shades also present a number of additional benefits as soon as your top shading company installs them in your home.

Here are some of the top benefits of adding woven wood shades as your choice of window treatments in your living room, kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms or any other space in your home that you’d like to give a makeover via stylish woven wood shades:
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