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Installing Plantation Shutters

Posted: Thursday, June 15th, 2017 | Filed under: Interior Shutters, Plantation Shutters
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Plantation ShuttersPopular in southern regions of the United States, plantation shutters originated from 18th and 19th century Greece before integrating into the mansions of wealthy southern plantation owners. This style of window treatments is constructed using louvers; which are angled slates hung at an interval controlling light and airflow. Plantations shutters are used in interiors of homes and also can create curb appeal for exterior use. Plantation shutters are one of the most functional window treatments providing controlled privacy and sunlight, while remaining durable, easily cleanable quality craftsmanship. Before you install plantation shutters, top shading experts provide insight to all your window options from material and frame to style. Read more »

Advancements in Awnings

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Retractable AwningWhether you’re enjoying a hot tub in the snow or watching the rain, installing an awning for your windows and doors gives you the opportunity to enjoy activities outdoors, regardless of the weather. With this summer guide to awnings, you won’t be left in the dark about features to look for and factors to consider.
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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 »