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Big Game Week at Blinds.com – Best Fan Day

r January 29, 2013 | B Blinds.com Culture

What team would you root for? All of us at the Blinds.complex are getting pumped for the big game with festivities all week. Today was Best Fan Day so we busted out the jerseys to rep our favorite teams. Be on the look out for a parade or epic proportions tomorrow!

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We <3 Our Customers – Vote Blinds.com For Stevie Awards

r January 25, 2013 | B Blinds.com Culture

  Every industry has a different set of customers that they get to work with on a daily basis. We feel truly blessed that we get to talk to DIYers, new homeowners, redecorators and people who are a little bit goofy – just like us. We’ve been nominated for a People’s Choice Stevie Award for Favorite Customer Service, and we need your help to win. If our customer service has served you well then send us some love. How to Vote For Blinds.com Follow this link: http://bit.ly/votestevies Choose Favorite Customer Service – Retail, or use our short code U002E Click on Blinds.com – DONE! You just made our day! What Our Customer Have To Say: Our goal is provide you with customer service…

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PJ Day at Blinds.com- We love Easter Seals!

r December 7, 2012 | B Blinds.com Culture, Charity

We’re getting comfy for a great cause! Today schools and offices across Houston participated in a city-wide pajama day to benefit Easter Seals. We, along with many others, collected pajamas that will go to the disabled children and their families that Easter Seals serve – just in time for Christmas! Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 90 years. From child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals. We’re honored to get to work with such a long standing and warm hearted organization. If you’re looking…

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More than Windows: My First Week at Blinds.com

r December 5, 2012 | B Blinds.com Culture

Hello, readers of The Finishing Touch — I’m Eddy Rivas, new Senior Marketing Writer at Blinds.com. We don’t know each other (yet), but I’ve spent most of my adult life writing, obsessively following (and watching) viral videos, playing video games, discussing sci-fi movies and cheating death. OK, that last one might not be true, but what is true is that I just joined the team at Blinds.com last week, and already I can tell you that you’ve never worked at a company like this. The Tour My first day — my first hour, really — at Blinds.com was unlike any welcome I’ve received at a company before. It was the Monday after Thanksgiving. Still nursing a leftover turkey hangover from…

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Angry Birds for Thanksgiving? Why not!?

Happy Thanksgiving, friends! From the Blinds.com team to you, we wish you a beautiful day of family, food and fun! We had a great time prepping for our own Thanksgiving festivities with a rousing ‘Canstruction’ of donated food for the Houston Food Bank – Angry Birds style, of course. We’re grateful for YOU! Every day we are honored to have the opportunity to serve you and your family.  Thank you for welcoming us into your home! If you are itching for some Thanksgiving shopping without the annoying lines, we’ve got some great blinds Cyber Shopping Deals and are always here to help. Check out our Facebook fanpage and Twitter for even more top secret deals – saving and looking great…

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Employee Appreciation Week at Blinds.com

r October 18, 2012 | B Blinds.com Culture

Every day at Blinds.com is a happy day, but a few days a year are especially happy! One week every year we go out of our way to thank our fellow employees for the awesome work they do on a daily basis. During Employee Appreciation Week each department is responsible for planning a day of activities to give their neighbors a big pat on the back. Viva La Fiesta! Margarita Monday was hosted by Customer Service and HR. Our conference room and cafe were transformed into a cantina and everyone was treated to delicious fajita tacos and margaritas! We finished off the day with a festive pinata bash in the courtyard!   Texans Tailgate! Day 2 kicked off with a…

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Blinds.com Race for the Cure: Team Blind Faith

r October 9, 2012 | B Blinds.com Culture

This weekend 10 members of the Blinds.com family represented us at Race for the Cure in downtown Houston as Team Blind Faith. The fight against breast cancer is one that we are so honored to support, especially with the thousands of people that turned out to run as well. Our Team’s set out to raise $500 for the Susan G. Komen Society, but they exceeded their goal and raised $550!  Several of our team were running in memoriam of family members lost to breast cancer and other cancers, but many were there to help raise awareness and show support for the women battling this disease. Sarah Batilla said, ” As a first generation Mexican American, the women in my family…

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Arrrgh Mateys! International Talk Like a Pirate Day at Blinds.com

r September 21, 2012 | B Blinds.com Culture

Wednesday last aboard our trusty vessel we celebrated International Talk Like a Pirate Day with our mateys from across the seven seas. Take a gaze through the spyglass and to see how our shipmates brought honor to blackbeard on this blessed day.   Even if you’re a land lubber, follow the treasure map to find more photos in arrrr Facebook galarrrry!   Avast! What’s a pirate’s favorite window covering? The sophisticated pirate keeps ‘arrrr-oman shades in his home away from the sea to remind him of the billowing sails of his trusty ship.   Shutter me timbers! The pirate with real wood shutters at home will feel as if he’s dining in the captain’s quarters every night. He turns them from…

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Congrats to Christine for winning MasterChef!

r September 11, 2012 | B Blinds.com Culture

WOOOO HOOOO!!!  We are so proud of Blinds.com family member Christine Ha for her spectacular win on MasterChef this week! Over the last few weeks, our team has salivated over her dishes and cheered her on like the crazy fans that we are – especially her husband John, one of our awesome designers. Keep in touch with Christine, MasterChef winner! Besides her upcoming cookbook, you can stay connected to Christine through her blog, Twitter account and get a head start with her Ultimate Gourmet Burger recipe. What was your favorite part of this season’s MasterChef?

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