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Top 10 Window Coverings of 2013

r December 31, 2013 | B Products + Trends

With lush new fabrics, innovative design and even easier installation, it’s never been simpler to cover your windows in style. Learn more about our customers’ Top 10 Window Coverings of 2013 and start the year off right with beautiful new windows. 10. Blinds.com Signature Solar Shades 2013 has marked a huge comeback in modern style, and rolling solar shades are the darling of this movement. They’re the sleekest choice for minimalist spaces and sheer solar fabrics keep out glare without blocking your view. Choose from 75 available colors and weaves to find the perfect balance between light blockage and a clear view. 9. Signature Roman Pleat Shades with Tandem Liner These innovative fabric shades have pleated ‘pockets’ that insulate windows like a cellular…

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10 Tips For The Perfect Summer Porch

Eclectic Porch by Dallas Media and Bloggers Sarah Greenman

The sun is up and shining – it’s summertime and many of us are in need of ways to beautify our porch. As an outdoor area, porches sometimes get neglected, so we’ve gathered 10 budget-friendly tips on ways to make your summer porch the place to perch. 1. The Magic Garden – Grow Potted Plants! Potted plants are a wonderful way to add vibrant color and life to your patio. Flowers will fill the air with sweet aromas and you can plant herbs to have them handy by the kitchen! Herbs love the heat so summer’s the ideal season for planting your basil, parsley and thyme. But greenery isn’t the only way to add color – you can decorate your…

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Perk Up Your Patio With Outdoor Sun Shades

Spring is here, and the seasonal clean up doesn’t have to be limited to inside spaces. Tidy up your patio for the warmer days ahead. Sweep off the porch, wipe down furniture, wash cushion covers, and hang some exterior shades to keep your space cool and comfortable. Outdoor Shades from Blinds.com Solar shades are made with solar screen fabric that is available with varying degrees of light blockage ranging from 60- 90%. Fabrics with higher light blockage ratings will give superior UV protection, but allow for less visibility. They are most popular in southern climates where summers are longer and heat is more intense. If you want to keep your great view, but still need moderate sun protection for family or fragile…

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Real Customer Story: Solar Shades for Seaside Home

One of our customers needed new window shades to protect her family and coastal California home from harmful UV rays. She chose the Phifer Premium Sheerweave Solar Shades and they’re perfect for her ocean view picture windows. They keep out glare, without blocking  her beautiful view. “These Blinds Are Great!”   Hear What She Had to Say: “These blinds are perfect for my home at the ocean. I needed to reduce glare from the setting sun but hated to cover up the view. When I found out about solar shades I was thrilled. I ordered one shade for my laundry room just to find out the quality and how well the view could be seen through them.” “When I found out…

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Roller Shades Are Back + New Colors!

With clean lines and unbeatable functionality, roller shades are making a stylish comeback. More and more designers are bringing in roller shades to pair with minimalist modern designs. Although the nostalgic pull downs are  perfect for arts and crafts homes as well. Read more about window treatments for historical homes To keep up with this recent resurgence, we’ve given the Blinds.com Brand Roller Shade line a complete makeover. We are now offering new of-the-moment colors and designer fabrics for our most popular roller shades. New Designer Textiles for Roller Shades: Blinds.com Brand Signature Solar Shade Our Signature Solar Shades are perfect for preserving your beautiful view, while reducing glare and incoming heat, as well as protecting your furnishings from UV rays….

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September Blinds.com savings

r September 13, 2012 | B Giveaways and Promotions

Have you heard about our monthly coupons? Blinds, shades, shutters, draperies and more—that is precisely what you’ll find at Blinds.com along with tons of great coupons and deals so you know you’re getting the best price on your window treatments.   Take advantage of a Blinds.com coupon code that’s good for discounts on window treatments as well as shipping services. The codes are listed on our Monthly Sale Page. This Month’s Savings: 20% off Norman Blinds and Shades 20% off Norman Ultimate 2 1/2″ Faux Wood Blinds & Norman Cell Shades with minimum purchase of $250 20% off Norman Shutters with mininum purchase of $1000 Save Up to 20% On Bali Blinds and Shades During September, the more Bali products you buy – the more you save! The…

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Real Customer Photos: Summer sun edition!

Your windows are with you all year long, but there’s no time like the summer to really appreciate a great light and heat blocking window covering! Here are a few of our favorite solar shade and insulating cell shade reviews, just in time for the sweltering summer heat. Bali Solar Shades: “Perfect for hot windows” “We live in GA and our back yard of flowers faces South. Before we got our Sunscreen blind it was like living in a cave for about the nine hot months. Now it is cool in the room and we can see our garden. It is our perfect solution and can’t wait to do our breakfast room the same way.”  ~Thanks to reviewer: luanngreencat Graber…

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Summer design: outside in, inside out

r June 7, 2012 | B DIY Projects, Seasonal Trends

Updating your home décor with the seasons is a great way to change the look and feel in your home on a budget with an extra accent piece or two – and often without even spending a dime! Getting your home ready for summer is all about re-purposing furniture, re-arranging your favorite accent pieces and adding a little season-appropriate color to make it extra special.  Here are a couple of ideas to get you going: Make the outdoors livable! Make your porch, patio or yard an enticing place to relax and host friends.  Whether it’s the kids swimming in the pool, a grill party or inviting a neighborhood pal for a mojito Get cozy outdoor seating!  Cover your living room floor pillows…

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Welcome to the BlindsCenter – a window trends + more show!

The Blinds.com team is excited to launch Episode 1 of the BlindsCenter – our all-new window covering design and how-to show that keeps you in the know about all things window design. Join Sean and Kristopher as they dive in…

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