Energy Saving Archive

Can You Recycle Blinds?

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After replacing a house full of old worn out blinds, what do you do with the old ones? I don’t know about you, but we would feel pretty wasteful sending 20 + blinds straight to the landfill. There has to be...

12 Surprising Ways to Use Old Mini Blinds

  • Use blinds to draw straight on a curve
  • Use old mini blinds to spread glue
  • woven basket made of blinds
  • Chandelier made from mini blidns

When you upgrade window treatments, the old blinds don’t have to go straight to the trash. Nor do your free blinds samples that you order when picking out your favorite color. Some scrap metal and recycling centers accept window...

5 Surprising Ways Your Home is Losing Energy

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Did you know that your home is losing energy right now? Even the tiniest air leaks can add up to big unwanted temperature changes in your home. Find out where leaks are happening, and how to seal them up. Top...

A Window Into the Past: San Francisco’s Painted Ladies

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After a recent trip to San Francisco (known in my mind as the hilly city) I got a peek at the gorgeous Painted Ladies. For those of you who are wondering what I’m talking about, the Painted Ladies are...

5 Ways to Make your Summer More Awesome

Eclectic Patio by Jary Ralston via Houzz

Can you believe that summer is already halfway over? We can’t – to make sure you make the most of the sunny days we have left, we’ve rounded up our 5 favorite posts about the season. 1. Our Ultimate Summer...

Sheer Beauty – New! Cellular Shades with Trilight

Find the perfect balance between privacy and a great view.  Get a sheer pleated shade and cellular shade in one with our new Trilight option. If you love the look of Top-Down/Bottom-Up but need more security, this is the perfect window covering...

Houzz into Home: Interior Design Trends You’ve Got to See

While browsing one of our newest favorite sites, Houzz, we came across 4 stunning spaces that we just couldn’t do without so we decided to share them with you. Happy Inspirational Wednesday! This room scene is the perfect marriage...

Energy Loss In Homes: Save Money With Proper Insulation [Infographic]

With summer temperatures climbing you may be dreading that next AC bill. Did you know that up to 25% of your home’s energy can escape through windows and doors? Proper insulation can make a big impact on energy loss,...

You Can Have It All With Odysee Insulating Blinds

Blinds and Shades in One! Blinds give you adjustable light control. Shades give you energy efficiency and complete privacy. When you’re shopping for a custom window covering don’t you want to invest your money in something that lets you...