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How to Measure for Blinds and Shades

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If you know you need new window treatments, decided on a style and have ordered free samples to compare colors, the next step is to measure your windows. No two windows are alike and hardly any are perfectly square,...

Help! I Need Blinds for a Super Sunny Bathroom Window

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Q: My glass block bathroom window is on the East wall, 8 ft behind me when I’m facing my large mirror. I want a horizontal blind that can reflect light up to the ceiling when partially open without bleeding...

Shop Your Style with NEW Designer Sample Packs

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With the holidays approaching, our schedules fill up quickly and it’s important to stay on top of commitments. One thing on many people’s mind is refreshing their home decor in time for holiday entertaining. If you need to replace outdated...

A Video Guide to Effortlessly Choosing Window Treatments

Know you need an upgrade but wondering how to choose window treatments? We’ll walk you through the 9 most important considerations and narrow down your choices to find the perfect fit for your home. Types Of Window Coverings Blinds, shades, drapes,...

How Do You Clean Faux Wood Blinds?

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  Q: How do you clean faux wood blinds? – Jackie L. A: With our Easy Clean Duster! In addition to cleaning several slats at once, it cleans both sides of the slats at the same time. You can...

10 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Window Treatments

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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...

How to Make No Sew Monogrammed Roman Shades

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Monograms are popping up everywhere, and they’re the perfect way to add a personal stamp to your wardrobe or home decor. Monogrammed roman shades make your windows look perfectly polished and are adorable in kid’s rooms, nurseries, college dorm rooms or anywhere...