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Maintenance Tips to Winterize Your Home

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The coldest part of winter is still ahead of us, so if you haven’t bundled up your home against freezing temperatures, start now! Here are a few tips for keeping your home insulated so you don’t lose heat and...

5 Home Decor Trends to Try in 2016

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Resolved to take more design risks in 2016? The Blinds.com design team scoured through the latest design publications and pulled out the trending looks for the year ahead. Give them a try + bring your home up to date. Faux...

Bamboo Shades Bring Warmth to the Family Room

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Susan of This Makes That needed to cover the many windows in her family room and get lots of quality for her budget. She wanted a change from white wood blinds that would bring warmth to the space without emptying her pockets. About...

How to Install Wood Blinds and Faux Wood Blinds

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Most people don’t think they can install blinds on their own, but we’re here to tell you that it’s surprisingly easy! Just think about the glow you’ll have after you’ve hung all your blinds and saved hundreds of dollars by...

Neutral No More! Trending Color to Decorate with Today

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Pantone just announced their 2016 colors of the year, Rose Quartz and Serenity, so we’ve all got colors on the brain. We’ve got your guide to the top trending colors of this year and a look forward at what will...

29th Avenue Bedroom Makeover with Trilight Blackout Shades

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What should a bedroom be if not a cheerful sleep sanctuary? Capree from Curbly got all that with colorful eclectic decor and dual-function shades that allow her to block light or let it in on a whim! About Curbly Curlby is...

Blue and Gold Mid Century Kitchen gets Perfect Topper with Roman Shades

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Nothing is better than a room with perfect lighting. Brittany of Brittany Makes completely remodeled her kitchen, knocking down a wall to make the space more open and let in lots more light. The new mid century aesthetic is breathtaking and her Blinds.com Signature...

Do Faux Wood Blinds Hold Up To Cats?

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 Q: Does the Fauxwood Economy blind hold up to cats? I foster for an organization and need blinds that are not easily torn up. – Susie M. A: All faux wood blinds are very durable. Your cat would have to be a...

Can Exterior Shades Block Wind and Rain from a Gazebo?

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Q: I have a gazebo and I am trying to block rain and wind, are exterior solar shades my solution? – Tim L. A: Short of putting up a wall, they’re your best bet. Exterior solar shades are designed...