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14 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Summer Sun

r April 28, 2014 | B Energy Saving, Seasonal Trends

The season of backyard parties, climbing temperatures and outdoor fun is coming. Is your home ready? Here are 14 ways to get your home prepped for summer with polished outdoor spaces, cleaning tips and fresh decor ideas. 1. Give Your Patio Something Special Turn your patio into a place for family, friends and summer memories. Something unique like this clam shell centerpiece will make it warm and inviting. 2. Create the Perfect Backyard Eating Area. Whether you’re a kid or grown-up, it’s fun to dine al fresco. Keep supplies on hand to take the party outside whenever you like. We love the new Oh Joy! collection of disposable plates and party supplies now at Target. 3. Keep the Patio Comfortable with Sun…

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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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Light filtering shades: real customer photos

r December 5, 2012 | B Products + Trends, Real Customer Photos

Whether you want a splash of color in your windows or increased privacy, our Norman brand light filtering cell shades are a great window shade upgrade for your home.  Seriously, check out all of the 120+ colors! The insulating honeycomb shades mean better room temperature control and, if you’re looking forward to sleeping in on the weekend, you’ll go crazy over our selection of blackout cell shades too. Click through our window covering sale page this month to see how much you can save. Cell shade love from a real Blinds.com customer “Fantastic Light Filtering Shades” feedback from customer Loretta E. The shades arrived quickly. They were labeled clearly so that I knew which one went where, and they were cut…

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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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Product Spotlight: Blinds.com Super Insulating Triple Cell Shade

r September 15, 2010 | B New Products

These popular shades have three layers of honeycomb cells and an incredibly high insulating R-value (resistance to heat flow) of 3.66, more than doubling the energy efficiency of a double-glazed window and almost quadrupling the effectiveness of a single pane of glass. Amazing, huh?

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