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Waterproof mini blinds – the rubber ducky of window treatments

r January 21, 2014 | B New Products
Waterproof mini blinds Blinds.com

Got bubbles?  We’re excited to announce the launch of our waterproof 1-inch mini blind to make bath time, dish time and anything else you’ve got going lots of fun. Finding great window treatments for your bathroom, kitchen and other high humidity areas can be a challenge if you’re not going with the faux wood blind and shutter look. Perfect for your beach home or cabin near the lake, these rust free mini blinds will stand the test of humidity and time with splash-proof style to spare.  Bert and Ernie’s rubber ducky would be so happy!  

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How to Stop Window Drafts with Insulating Window Shades

Got old windows that are letting icy drafts into your home? Windows can be a huge contributor to heat loss and energy inefficiency at home. Learn how to insulate windows from cold with this brand new insulating shade. New! Ultra Insulating Window Shades Give your windows ultimate insulation with our Triple Cell Shades. These shades will help you save energy and stay comfortable year-round. With the added insulation, you’ll see savings on heating bills in the winter and air conditioning bills in the summer. Triple Layer Insulation The hexagonal cells create air pockets that greatly reduce heat transfer between your home and the outside climate. The more cells you have – the more insulation your get. Customers choose triple cell shades…

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New! Simplicity Shutters That You Can Install Yourself

Plantation Shutters are a timeless, durable choice for homes of any style, but they can be intimidating to install without professional help. Within innovative new design, the Simplicity Wood Shutter is easy to install, even for a window novice. Learn More About Our Easiest Shutters:   We’ve designed a custom shutter with DIYers in mind, but there’s no loss in quality or style. The easy assembly follows steps you’ll be familiar with if you’ve ever assembled flat-packed Scandinavian furniture.   Shutter frames arrive already joined at corners and perfectly square. Just join the two sides of the frame by inserting the pin into the cam. Use a screwdriver to tighten the cam-lock and secure the two sides together. Hold the…

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Natural, High-Class Tailoring – Grasscloth Roller Shades

Natural fibers make our hearts sing. They’re a renewable resource and bring gorgeous texture to the home in a wide array of applications. You’d better believe that they’re especially gorgeous on windows. Woven wood shades are the most common incarnation of natural window coverings, but if you’d like to see a dressier, cleaner look, try their cousin of the shade world – our brand new Grasscloth Roller Shades.   Effortless Style These lightweight textiles add breathless texture to any window size. The grasscloth fabrics are made with cellulose, polyester, and jute blended in beautifully complex weave patterns. Light filtering fabrics allow sunlight to gently enter while cutting glare and providing an added level of daytime privacy.   International Sensibility This collection…

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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 for you. Try Trilight In the past you’ve had to choose between letting in light and maintaining privacy. Top-down/bottom-up blinds and shades let in light from the top, but why not give your windows even more versatility? Our innovative new Trilight fabric is a sheer, lightly textured pleated shade that can be paired with light filtering or blackout cellular fabric. Crisp, larger-than-normal pleats allow for a clearer view outside, but give daytime privacy from the exterior. They also provide UV protection that…

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New! Blinds.com Signature Roman Pleat Shades

The small pleats of a cellular shade can look busy on today’s larger windows. Get the voluminous look of a hobbled roman shade and the insulating properties of a cellular shade in one with the NEW Blinds.com Brand Signature Roman Pleat Shade. Learn More About These Innovative New Shades:   Bold and Beautiful The Roman Pleat Shades are available in Blackout or Light Filtering fabrics for custom light control and beautiful color coordination. Because of a unique printing method where fabric is colored on both sides,  rich colors never fade, even with light coming through from outdoors. Unlike other shades with hardware that sticks out like a sore thumb, the headrail and bottom rail on the roman pleat shade are wrapped in…

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Roman Blinds 101

True to their name, Roman Blinds got their start in Ancient Rome. In the time before roads were paved, heavy foot traffic, travel by donkey, and constant construction left the air in the city extremely dusty. To trap dirt and dust before it came into the home, Romans hung wet cloths over windows. When people noticed that these fabric coverings also kept homes cooler by blocking the sun, window coverings of all kinds became more popular and elaborate. Bali Custom Tailored Roman Shade Roman shades are most well known for their overlapping folds. Some historians attribute the inspiration for this design to the fabric awning that sheltered spectators from the sun in the Colosseum. The long awnings extended out over…

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New! Blinds.com Brand Cordless Day Night Cellular Shades

Does your home have nice, bright windows but a less than stellar view? The new Blinds.com Brand Cordless Day Night Shade has a combination of light filtering and blackout fabric that can hide unsightly things outdoors without loosing natural light. Blinds.com Brand Cordless Day Night Shade These versatile shades allow you to have it all with light filtering and blackout capabilities in one. How it Works: The shade is composed of two cellular shades joined with a lightweight middle rail. Gauzy, opaque, light filtering fabric is on top, and mylar-lined room darkening fabric is below. Both fabrics will cover your window completely while the other is discreetly compressed above or below.   Versatile Light Control This changeable shade allows you…

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Roller Shades Are Back + New Colors!

With clean lines and unbeatable functionality, roller shades are making a stylish comeback. More and more designers are bringing in roller shades to pair with minimalist modern designs. Although the nostalgic pull downs are  perfect for arts and crafts homes as well. Read more about window treatments for historical homes To keep up with this recent resurgence, we’ve given the Blinds.com Brand Roller Shade line a complete makeover. We are now offering new of-the-moment colors and designer fabrics for our most popular roller shades. New Designer Textiles for Roller Shades: Blinds.com Brand Signature Solar Shade Our Signature Solar Shades are perfect for preserving your beautiful view, while reducing glare and incoming heat, as well as protecting your furnishings from UV rays….

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Hang Blinds with No Tools – The InstaFit™ Cordless Honeycomb Shade

We’ve been on the edge of our seats waiting to announce the release of an innovative new product, The Instafit™ Cordless Honeycomb Shade. This window shade is truly like no other. Even the most DIY-phobic decorators can install it in seconds and it won’t leave any holes in your wall. Want to know how this is possible? Well, think back to the tension rods that you use to hang curtains. Easy to install, but a little wimpy, right? The InstaFit™ Shade stays firmly fixed in your window through spring tension, just like a curtain rod, but the comparison stops there. The high quality steel headrail, high tension springs and rubber gripping ends will lock the shade tight into your window frame until you’re…

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