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Save on Child Safe Blinds + Get a Free Cordless Upgrade!

r October 2, 2013 | B Giveaways and Promotions, Home Safety

Need to redecorate on a budget? Save on custom window coverings with blinds on sale at Blinds.com. For window covering Safety Month, we’re giving you a discount on all child safe window coverings, and a free cordless upgrade, which makes your home that much safer for kids and pets. Learn more about Window Covering Safety Get 20% Off Bali Blinds & Shades! If you’re looking for big brands, then we’ve got big savings for you. With Bali’s superior line of designer products, you can improve your windows in no time at all. This month, save 20% on Bali blinds and shades! Use the code Bali20 at checkout!   Free Cordless Upgrade on Select Blinds & Shades* Safety and style — there’s…

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Win $200 of Laura Ashley Window Treatments from Blinds.com

We have a major crush on Laura Ashley, our stylish friends from across the pond. Since 1953 they’ve graced the world with iconic feminine prints and we can’t get enough of them. Get To Know Laura Ashley Bring Laura to Your Windows Blinds.com is honored to be the exclusive carrier of Laura Ashley window coverings. The iconic, feminine prints that you’ve loved for decades can now be found on roller shades and cellular blinds in the Laura Ashley window fashion line, only at Blinds.com. The collection also features draperies, pleated shades and woven wood shades with color accents to coordinate with Laura Ashley home goods and bedding. The entire collection is made with the finest materials and give your home a designer touch. Win…

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The Surprising History of Blackout Curtains

Today blackout shades are a godsend to daytime sleepers and those who like to get some extra shut eye on the weekends. Not to mention the ambiance they create for a home movie viewing. But, did you know that blackout curtains got their start during World War II? Put That Light Out! There’s A War On! How To Hide An Entire City When nighttime air raids threatened many major cities in northern Europe, area-wide blackouts were instated. Allied leaders believed that without man-made light coming from cities, bomber planes would have trouble navigating by sight and reaching their targets.   Cover up! Blackout regulations began to be enforced in Britain in 1939. They required that all windows and doors were…

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Holiday Window Copycat – Levolor Blinds on Sale

It’s never to early to start thinking about holiday decorating! Today we’re bringing you seasonal window decorating ideas that will make your home shine from Thanksgiving to Yuletide. You can save 25% on a great selection of top Levolor Blinds and Shades this month. We’ll help you select high quality and affordable Levolor blinds on sale for each of these holiday window trends, so you can get the look in your home! Create a Winter Window Greenhouse Give your home a natural touch with a winter window greenhouse that keeps your plants alive and well even when the weather outside is dreary. The perfect Levolor window shade for this project is the Accordia Sheer Efficiency.  It’s cellular design adds insulation…

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New Blinds in Your Home by Thanksgiving!

Do your windows need freshening up before the family arrives? Planning for holiday gatherings can be stressful, but we want to make ordering new blinds, shades or drapes as easy as pie! If you place your order by November 2nd, we guarantee they’ll be in your home in time for Turkey Day…or they’re free! Shop hundreds of eligible products here. Read more here for details and exclusions. Add Beauty and Innovation in Time for the Holidays:   Find New Blinds in Time for the Holidays! These are just a few of the many products available with this offer. Shop blinds and shades in a wide range of styles and budgets to make your home look its best for friends and family. Don’t forget,…

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Hear it From Our Customers: Graber Blinds and Shades

r October 24, 2012 | B Real Customer Photos

We love sharing real customer feedback from the reviews and emails we receive.  Let’s talk about what YOU have to say about one of YOUR favorite brands:  Graber The Graber window covering brand got its start in 1939 and offers s a variety of custom products from soft fabric cellular shades to beautifully crafted wood blinds. They also provide some of the industry’s most innovative products for hard-to-cover windows like arches, skylights and sliding glass doors. We wanted to share our customers’ favorite Graber blinds and shades with you and let you know what they had to say about seeing, installing and using the product in person. Graber Basic Vinyl Vertical Blinds “I was looking for some inexpensive verticals to replace…

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‘Safer Home’ Giveaway – $1500 Cordless Blinds and Shades

r October 9, 2012 | B Giveaways and Promotions, Home Safety

October is window covering safety month! To spread awareness about household hazards, and how to make homes safer for kids and pets, we’re giving away $1500 worth of Norman Brand Cordless Window Treatments!  Cordless blinds and shades have a modern lift system that can be raised or lowered with just a finger. They are a safer choice for households with kids and pets, but also bring added convenience and ease. Entering is easy! Leave us your name and email on our Facebook giveaway page by 10/15, and you’ll have a chance to win a cordless home makeover! Norman cordless light filtering cellular shades   Window Covering Safety Tips: Choose cordless products-  Government safety officials and the Window Covering Safety Council (WCSC) recommend…

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Window FAQ: How to clean cellular shades

r June 14, 2012 | B DIY Projects, FAQ Customer Service

As a Customer Service Representative here at Blinds.com, I love answering all the various questions that come my way – especially when the answers turn out to be surprisingly easy! Here’s one of the most frequently asked questions I get about window covering care: How do I clean my honeycomb cell shades? Depending on the spill or stain, cleaning your cellular shades can be a fast and easy task! Steps to follow to spot clean your cell window shades: Grab a plain white wash cloth to clean with – colors on the towel might bleed onto the shade Dampen the towel with warm water Sprinkle a gentle detergent (same used on clothes is fine) on the towel – no colored…

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