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Get Ready for Game Day – Best Window Treatments for Media Room

Did bowl game binge-watching over the holidays make it painfully clear that your windows have a glare problem? We’ll help you take care of business before the big game with media room blackout blinds that are easy to install and won’t cost an arm and a leg. During January, save 10% on the Best Window Treatments for Media Rooms! Whether you’re planning for the ultimate game watching party, or gearing up for Sundays dedicated to Downton Abbey, we’ll help you save on the best shades and blackout drapes for media rooms. For Extreme Darkness: Blackout Blinds for Home Theater Signature Blackout Roller Shades Roller blackout blinds are the most popular choice for media rooms. These sleek shades keep out lots of…

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Video Help – How to Program Motorized Blinds

r July 19, 2013 | B Uncategorized

Motorized blinds are a no-brainer choice for hard to reach windows, or those of us who just want to stay in bed for a few more minutes. Not to mention that because they’re completely cordless, they are a safer choice for homes with kids and pets. The Blinds.com Brand Motorized Cellular Shades give you the high-tech convenience of remote control operation at the lowest price on the market. Our customers love that they can get the quality they deserve at the right price. The Motorized Cell Shades install as easily as any other window covering, and you can program the remote to your specifications in just a few easy steps. Check out our video series below, where blinds expert Scott…

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Mad About Motors: Motorized Blinds for Your Home

How do you know when it’s time to go motorized? Sure it seems fancy and futuristic, but today’s technology will give you full control and convenience you never knew you could have. Think about your garage door. Before motorized garage door openers, a person had to get out of their car and raise the door by hand. And televisions – do you remember the days when you had to walk across the room to adjust the set? Remote controls bring added convenience that just make life a little easier.  Think about being able to adjust all of the blinds in a room with the push of the button. Now’s the perfect time to upgrade. During May you’ll get unheard of…

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Venetian Blinds: A History

r September 24, 2012 | B Blinds in History, Editor's Picks, Home Decor

The History of Venetian Blinds: Not so Venetian after all. In the earlier post Venetian Blinds: What Are They? we mentioned that the history of Venetian blinds goes back several centuries. As we continued to research a vast and rich history unfolded before us. We’re nerds about blinds around here, so we were excited to dig into the harrowed past of these iconic window coverings and share it with you! Image thanks to bertc.com Venetian Blinds appear in Edmund Charles Tarbell’s  painting from the turn of the 18th century,” The Venetian Blind.”  Although the early history of Venetian window blinds is mostly conjectural, they are thought to have originated in Persia, not Venice. Venetian traders discovered the window coverings through their trade interactions in…

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Venetian Blinds: What Are They?

r September 5, 2012 | B Editor's Picks, Solving Design Problems

Venetian Blinds are a tried and true window covering option that’s been around for centuries (Really! Find out more about their history) Even though many more varieties of modern blinds have come onto the market since then, let’s see why Venetian blinds are still a classic design choice for your home. Photo: Levolor 2′ Premium Wood Blinds Venetian blinds have 2″ horizontal slats made of aluminum, wood or plastic, one on top of another. In the United States, blinds with wooden slats are often listed as wood blinds, not Venetian. The slats are suspended by wide cloth tapes or cords which allow them to rotate in unison nearly 180 degrees. Photo: Blinds.com 2″ Aluminum Blinds Slats can be rotated so that the inner…

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