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Standing The Test of Time: Choosing Lasting Window Treatments

Posted: Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 | Filed under: Color Design, natural light, window shading, window treatments
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Lasting Window TreatmentsEveryone loves a little sunlight! The sun is a great source of vitamin D, give a sunbathing a great tan, and can cheer up anyone who might be in a bad mood. But even the most devout sun worshipper knows that the sunlight permeating through the windows can be harmful to their luxurious furnishings, elegant floors, and beautiful artwork. This is because sunlight can cause fading, discoloration and fabric damage.

There are three culprits within light damage. Approximately 45 percent of light damage comes from UVA and UVB rays; 25 percent from heat and infrared radiation, while the remaining 25 percent comes from visible light.
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How to Pick the Right Window Coverings for Your Next Remodeling Project

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Window coverings are one of the most noticeable design elements in any room in the home.  Ranging from the most high-tech, motorized systems that are used in home theaters to drapery systems that take their design cues from the world of fashion, custom window treatments attract much attention.  If you incorporate window coverings during the planning stage of your remodel, it is much easier to design the perfect solution. Read more »

Summer 2015 Trends in Window Treatments

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 | Filed under: Bamboo Shades, Home Design, Types of window treatments, window treatments
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Graphic Patterned Window Shades

With summer in full swing, some the biggest interior design trends of the moment reference organic materials and colors that are reflective of this time of year.  If you are refreshing your home, these trends can carry you beyond the summer months, however, imparting a soothing feel to your home throughout the year. Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Pleated Shades?

Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015 | Filed under: Pleated Shades, window shading, window treatments
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IMG_1878Among the top trends in window coverings in 2015 are pleated shades, with the style offering a layered, gentle accordion-style look to window coverings that adds softness, airiness and dimension to a room. The style is fashion-influenced, with the fabric of this style of window shade playing a major part in its complementing other fabric elements within a room. Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Bamboo Shades?

Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 | Filed under: awnings, Bamboo Shades, window treatments
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P1050261(1)If you think bamboo window shades are only for tropical island beachside bungalows, think again. Today’s upscale window covering designs feature the top trend of bamboo shades that look far more stylish than anything you’d see on vacation or at a tiki bar. Bamboo shades add a warm, rich natural texture to any room in your house, with different shades of bamboo shades chosen to complement the décor and design of each of your rooms. Whenever you bring in a fine natural material to your home’s décor, especially window shades that filter in light, you create a natural feel that enhances the life in your home. Read more »