Guide to Safer for Kids Window Treatments

Have little ones at home and want to make a safer choice when upgrading your window treatments? October is National Window Covering Safety Month, but cord safety is important to us all year long. In the video above we...

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...

What are Embossed Faux Wood Blinds?

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Q: What are embossed faux wood blinds? – Kathy J. A: Embossed Faux Wood Blinds are the same as standard faux wood blinds. However, instead of smooth slats, the slats have etched markings to resemble real wood. For example,...

32 Entertaining-Friendly Kitchen Islands

32 entertaining friendly kitchen islands

We’ve been completely hooked on reruns of Fixer Upper (Season 2 is so close guys!!), and the biggest transformation for these old homes is knocking down walls to create an open floor plan and giving the kitchen a big,...