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Energy Loss In Homes: Save Money With Proper Insulation [Infographic]

r May 31, 2013 | B Energy Saving

With summer temperatures climbing you may be dreading that next AC bill. Did you know that up to 25% of your home’s energy can escape through windows and doors? Proper insulation can make a big impact on energy loss, especially with windows. Bump up your efficiency with insulating window coverings are Cellular Shades and Shutters. Both trap air between the window and your home to stop heat loss in its tracks. To learn more about where you’re losing energy and how to insulate your home, take a look at the following infographic.   Energy Efficiency Infographic via Blinds.com    

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Levolor Cellular Shades- See Insulating Shades In A New Light

r December 13, 2012 | B Seasonal Trends, Solving Design Problems

As Winter approaches, Martha Stewart is telling us to winterize our gardens, but why not winterize our windows too? It’s just as important to keep your family and pets protected from the cold as it is your begonias. 10 to 20 percent of your home’s heating and cooling costs can be attributed to loss of energy through windows. Levolor Cellular Shades act as a thermal barrier for your windows by trapping air in their honeycomb shaped pockets. Bundle up your windows for winter and you could save you a ton of money! Levolor Cellular Shades are made of soft, durable fabric that is easy to clean and comes in over 80 colors, so it’s sure to match your existing decor….

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Ultimate Eco Summer Kitchen

As we continue our Sizzlin’ Summer series with Bounce Energy, this week we’ve collected a few tips and tricks for the ultimate eco summer kitchen. During the dog days of summer, nothing helps you cool off and stay hydrated better than fruits and veggies packed with H2O.  Apples, apricots, beets, bell peppers, cherries, blackberries, and cantaloupe are just a few of the farm stand finds that are at their peak in late summer across the country. A great way to make your time in the kitchen a little more green is to shop local. Exorbitant amounts of fuel are used to ship produce across the country, so it’s a huge help to the environment and a great way to support local farmers if you…

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iDreamofClean keeps cool with honeycomb shades!

We love it when our window treatments can help tie a room together (yes, we’re fans) and make a home more livable to boot!   So when we read how our double cell honeycomb black out shades made a difference on the iDreamofClean blog, we had to share! Have you visited this blog before?  It’s focused on sharing tips and tricks for keeping your home clean, organized and livable so you have more time for the fun stuff! Honeycomb shades cool it down! Our team lives and breathes customer service, so hearing about Christine (and her family’s) great experiences with ordering their window treatments from us pretty much made our day. But we especially love what Christine has to say about using…

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