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Window FAQ: How Do You Measure for Blinds on Doors?

Measuring blinds for a door can be simple if you know what you are doing.  And that’s where we come in.  Tune in to today’s Window FAQ to learn how to get the best results when measuring blinds for doors! No matter what type of window treatment you choose to install over your door, you should first look to see if you have molding around the glass. I do have window molding around my glass: If you do have window molding, it is important to leave enough space above and below the glass to allow the blinds to operate properly.  Your mounting hardware cannot install into the glass section, so you need proper clearance for the installation on top.  You…

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Woven Wood Shades for The Back Door + Win a Blinds.com Gift Card!

Last week we introduced you to Tyesha and her blog, House Made Home. She is a lover of all things customizable, and goes beyond builder grade in everything she does. She and her husband have given their home unique finishing touches like window-elongating molding, and a DIY paneled wall. When she started looking for woven wood shades to dress up her back door, all of the custom options available at Blinds.com sealed the deal for her. She used this image as her inspiration and landed on the Bali Economy Woven Wood Shades to get the look.   Hear What Tyesha Had To Say About Her Blinds.com Experience:     “As we all know I like customizing anything I can and doing it…

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WINDOW FAQ: Best Window Coverings for French Doors and Sliding Glass Windows

You’re tuning into to another ‘Window FAQ’ post from Mindy, a fabulous Customer Service Representative here at Blinds.com. Have a window covering question you’d like help with? Leave a comment below! Tips on Patio Doors… Patio doors provide homes with access to fresh air and the beautiful outdoors.  And, since they are the focal point in any room, you of course want the perfect window coverings! Today, we have created a few patio door tips that we think will help with your next purchase – enjoy! There are two kinds of patio doors: French doors and Sliding Glass Windows French Doors Cell shades are the perfect option for French doors.  Their low profile design prevents the shades from sticking out…

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Blinds for Sliding Glass Doors – Alternatives to Vertical Blinds

If you need to block glare and harmful UV rays coming in through your sliding glass door, traditional vertical blinds aren’t the only choice. The window covering market has developed many modern alternatives that will give you style and function if vertical blinds don’t float your boat. Window Coverings for Sliding Glass Doors:  Vertical Cellular Shades For wide windows and patio doors that need insulation from the heat or cold, a cellular shade is the best option.  The shade can be opened from either side and it’s barely noticeable when fully collapsed. The honeycomb design gives your door or window a stylish look and provides additional insulation against sound. Browse our vertical cell shades here! Sheerweave Sliding Panels Give a more modern…

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Alternatives to Enclosed Door Blinds You Can Install Yourself

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Learn About Enclosed Door Blinds Because of their popularity with home improvement channels and custom home builders, the enclosed door blind trend has spread like wildfire over the last few years. Many builders or homeowners will choose a door with blinds built in. In order to avoid the hassle of door installation, many people are turning to add-on enclosed blinds and shades that can be mounted on the existing window trim of you door and all you need is a screwdriver. This style of enclosed aluminum mini blinds and enclosed cellular shades are often chosen for a seamless look on doors and to eliminate the need for dusting. The enclosed aluminum door blinds are available as white blinds enclosed in tempered safety glass and can be adjusted using the light…

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Voila! Window Treatments for French Doors

  French doors are a design element that will add sophistication to your home for years to come. Their built-in glass panes open up formerly closed off spaces to the rest of the home, and give guests a feeling of grandeur when they move from room to room or out onto a patio. However, like any window, there are times when privacy and light reduction are desired- that’s where the wide variety of French door window coverings at Blinds.com comes in. Finding window treatments for doors can be tricky, but with all of the innovative products on the market, you’ll be sure to find one that highlights the elegance of your door.     Roman Shades for your French Door…

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Sliding glass doors look great with vertical sheer shades

Sliding glass doors or large window challenges giving your window decor ideas a run for their money?  Our vertical sheer window shades could be your new favorite home design addition! These soft vertical shades are an elegant way to update your home’s look with all of the functionality of a traditional vertical shade, but a far more elegant feel! Washable, beautiful and durable – you’ll love these sheer shades! Beautiful and durable, you can freshen up your sheer shades in your washing machine on the gentle cycle with cold water (no dryers, please!).  And best of all,  the great new sheer shading colors are just right to spruce up any room – our free sample ordering makes it easy to pick your favorite in person! What…

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