Window Help Archive

Tips for Installing Plantation Shutters (Even in Non-Square Windows!)

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You’d be hard pressed to find a window that’s perfectly square. Aging homes, shifting foundations and less than perfect construction are just a few contributing factors. Plantation shutters can be especially effected by out-of-square windows which cause doors to...

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...

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...

How to Order Custom Blinds and Shades from Blinds.com

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You’ve selected your product, chosen a color with free sample swatches, taken your measurements and now you’re ready to order! We’ll show you how to order blinds in a few easy steps. How to Order Custom Blinds and Window Treatments...

Top Tips for Childproofing Your Home

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If you have a little one on the way or a baby who is learning to crawl (and getting into everything), you’ve probably already started thinking about childproofing your home. In this infographic we’ll show you our top tips for childproofing the...

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...