Window Help Archive

The Ultimate Secret To a Perfect Night’s Sleep

Ultimate Blackout Shades

Notice how well you sleep in hotels with crazy blackout curtains? There’s a reason for that. Why We Sleep in The Dark Darkness is key to keeping our bodies on the right wake/sleep schedule and our bedrooms are anything but dark. We’ve...

How to Check the Status of your Blinds.com Order

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After placing an order for your brand spanking new blinds, we want to keep you up to date on how it’s doing and when it’ll arrive on your doorstep! To check the status of your order, all you need...

The Ultimate Guide to Blinds for Bay Windows

Bay Window Blog Post

Bay windows can be beautiful. Challenging. Lovely. Difficult. Ordering blinds for these angular spaces can be a bit intimidating. But few things make a room look polished as much as a well dressed bay window.Today, we’re going to walk...

Help! My Cordless Window Shade Isn’t Long Enough!

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Here’s the scenario: Your cordless cellular shades arrived at your doorstep in perfect condition, except for one thing. You can pull them down to cover the whole window, but then they bounce back up! You may be worried that...

3 Ways Top-Down/Bottom-Up Shades Will Change Your World

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Ever heard of top-down/bottom-up blinds or shades? It’s our most popular option, but most people still don’t know what they are or how they work. (To make this a little easier to read, I’ll refer to Top-Down/Bottom-Up shades as “TDBU” shades...

What are Faux Wood Shutters Made Of?

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Plantation shutters last a lifetime and do amazing things for your home’s retail value. However, there’s something you should consider before you put shutters in every room in your home. Kitchens and bathrooms have changing temperatures and humidity that can make them...

Blinds for Odd Shaped Windows: Circle, Oval, Octagon + Triangles

How to cover an oval window

Specialty shape windows like circles, ovals and octagons can often be found in upper floors and attics as a decorative element in the roof’s gable. Triangle windows are found in similar spaces and often get their shape by following...

Blinds for Trapezoid Windows

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Trapezoid windows, also called angle-bottom or angle-top windows are often found along the roofline above traditional rectangular windows. Because of their odd shape, they can be a particular challenge to cover, but there are a few options we recommend....

Customer Service FAQ: My Cordless Cellular Shades Aren’t Lifting

Are your cordless honeycomb shades crooked, bulging out of the window or not lifting all the way? Have no fear! Blinds.com Customer Service to the rescue! Why is This Happening? In most cases you can chalk up lifting problems errors in manufacturing,...