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Abigail Sawyer

Abigail Sawyer is a Social Media Marketer for Blinds.com. As a newlywed, she’s on the hunt to outfit a new home with all things handmade, preppy and eclectic. Walking in the footsteps of Martha Stewart, she’s happiest when she’s crafting or whipping up a new recipe; although nothing beats curling up with a good book and some Girl Scout Cookies. Chat with her on twitter @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw and support her rampant pinning habit at @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw.

10 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Window Treatments

10 signs it's time to replace your window treatments blog feature

When’s the last time you took a close look at your blinds? Most people replace their window treatments every 7 or 8 years. If you’ve had yours for a while, inspect them for wear and tear. We’ve got 10 warning signs that tell...

How Do You Clean Cellular Shades?

how to clean cellular shades

Q: How Do You Clean Cellular Shades? – Mary D. A: To clean cellular shades many of my clients use a vacuum hose on a low to medium setting with the brush attachment. This will gently remove the dust from the...

Can You See Through a Solar Shade at Night With Lights On Inside the Room?

solar shades

Q: Can you see through a solar shade at night with lights on inside the room? – Dennis P. A: Solar shades come in varying degrees of openness depending on how loose the weave of the fabric is. Whether you go with...

How Do I Order Blinds with a Cut Out?

blinds with cut outs

Q: How do I order blinds with a cut out? – Neva B. A: Great question! While blinds are normally hung in straight windows, some need a cut out to fit around door handles and tile that protrudes into the frame. Cutouts are...

What are Embossed Faux Wood Blinds?

embossed vs smoothblog

Q: What are embossed faux wood blinds? – Kathy J. A: Embossed Faux Wood Blinds are the same as standard faux wood blinds. However, instead of smooth slats, the slats have etched markings to resemble real wood. For example,...

32 Entertaining-Friendly Kitchen Islands

32 entertaining friendly kitchen islands

We’ve been completely hooked on reruns of Fixer Upper (Season 2 is so close guys!!), and the biggest transformation for these old homes is knocking down walls to create an open floor plan and giving the kitchen a big,...

What is The Best Window Treatment for French Doors?

french door blinds

Q: What is the best window treatment for french doors? – Marcia C. A: I love Plantation shutters done on French doors. They both look stunning, and being framed in and attached to the actual the door, will not...

Finding Safer Window Treatments for Kids – Take the Quiz!

childsafety-infoblog

Making your home safer for children + pets is one of the most important steps  to consider when starting a family.  And to stay true to the Blinds.com core values, we have made choosing the best types of window...