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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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Why You Should Avoid DIY Window Projects

Posted: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 | Filed under: DIY Window Mistakes, Professional Window Installation
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DIY Window ProjectsThere is no denying that a do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvement project can feel exciting and fulfilling. According to the American Society of Interior Designers, “the recession, Internet resources and increased consumer engagement have led to a proliferation of DIY across industries – including interior design.”

It’s no secret that installing or replacing your windows is one of the bigger investments you can for your home. But due to the popularity of DIY projects; many homeowners are quick to pick up a hammer because they believe that they can get the job done themselves for a reduced cost.

Before you try installing new windows in your home, it is important that you understand that window installation isn’t necessarily a job you can complete on your own. If you don’t have the skills, your DIY project can end in catastrophe.
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4 Signs Its Time To Replace Your Windows

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Window ReplacementsWhen it comes to replacing the windows in your home, it’s something that many homeowners don’t give much thought. Although it’s a nice thought, windows unfortunately do not last forever. On average, homeowners usually change their windows every 8 years.

When the time finally comes to replace your window, homeowners can become apprehensive because the cost can sometimes seem overwhelming. As a result, they usually bide as much time as possible. However, it is important to think of windows as an investment because they will most likely save you much more than the initial expenses in the end while really adding a special element to your home.

If you don’t remember the last time you replaced your window treatments, it’s safe to say that you’re overdue. If you’re still unsure if your windows need replacement, be sure to make note of the following warning signs:
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Top Trends in Roman Shades

Posted: Friday, February 6th, 2015 | Filed under: Shading systems, window shading, window treatments
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Consider Roman Shades to be an outfit for your windows. They elongate the window, drape fabric in the most beautiful of ways, and can be personalized to show off your room’s best assets. And like new fashion rules, horizontal stripes can be immensely flattering when done the right way. Your window covering design company can help you be the designer of these window shade looks, working with you to express your personality in materials, color and pattern, and bring out the beauty of your rooms in this top trend in home décor. Read more »

The Top Window Covering Trends for 2015

Posted: Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 | Filed under: Shading systems, window blinds, window treatments
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Renovating Window TreatmentsOne of the easiest ways to change the look of a room in your home is to change the window coverings, and this is such a popular and budget-friendly home décor change, you’ll find a tremendous variety of window covering styles, colors and fabrics to choose from, supplied by the top window covering design companies and touted by leading home décor websites as important not just for appearance but also as a home energy-saving strategy. Read more »