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5 Home Privacy Tips + Real Window Makeover

If you’re a parent, you know that privacy and security become a much bigger priority with little ones around. One of our favorite bloggers Kim Delatorre, writes at Shop with Me Mama to help deal-savvy moms save money for their family across the country. With three kids under 8, Kim knew she needed to get her windows covered for peace of mind and safety. Enter to Win a $100 Blinds.com Gift Card from Shop With Me Mama! Here’s what Kim had to say: “I cannot stand windows without blinds, I feel like the world can stare at me and that is not a good feeling! Not in my home! I want privacy!!!” Privacy and Style with Sliding Glass Door Blinds She…

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Blinds for Sliding Glass Doors – Alternatives to Vertical Blinds

If you need to block glare and harmful UV rays coming in through your sliding glass door, traditional vertical blinds aren’t the only choice. The window covering market has developed many modern alternatives that will give you style and function if vertical blinds don’t float your boat. Window Coverings for Sliding Glass Doors:  Vertical Cellular Shades For wide windows and patio doors that need insulation from the heat or cold, a cellular shade is the best option.  The shade can be opened from either side and it’s barely noticeable when fully collapsed. The honeycomb design gives your door or window a stylish look and provides additional insulation against sound. Browse our vertical cell shades here! Sheerweave Sliding Panels Give a more modern…

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What’s Hot on Pinterest – Blinds.com’s Most Pinnable Products

Pinterest is a redecorator’s dream. Whether you’re knocking down walls next week, or dreaming about a project a few years out, it’s wonderful to be able to save all of your ideas in one organized place. We want you to be able to plan your decorating down to the last detail, so we’ve made our photos extra easy to pin. Read on to see the window coverings that our customers are pinning the most. Top 3 Blinds.com Products on Pinterest:     1. Norman 2″ Faux Wood Blinds Faux Wood Blinds are one of our most popular window coverings because they give you the look of real wood at a more affordable price, and there’s no risk of warping.Norman Faux Wood…

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See What’s New: Faux Wood Vertical Blinds

The Look of Real Hardwood With No Maintenance Beautifully stained hardwood never fails to add sophistication to your home when it’s incorporated as luxurious flooring and fine furniture. The look of real wood will bring the same upscale feel to sliding doors and large windows. The Blinds.com Brand Faux Wood Vertical Blinds are the perfect solution for windows that are hard to cover, and they’re safe for long exposure to light and temperature change because there’s no risk of warping. These durable slats are offered with a wide selection of realistic wood grain finishes that give vertical blinds a modern look. Dark wood brings a more formal tone to decorating. This deep Chestnut stain will flow perfectly with a tailored living room…

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Real customer photos: Vertical blinds for great light

r November 12, 2012 | B Real Customer Photos

We love a nice set of custom window draperies, but sometimes your windows (and sliding glass doors) need a window treatment that gives you more light control AND a great look. Lighting and looks with Vertical S Blinds Meet customer ‘Cornwell’ from Indiana (and their dining room above!) who fought back against annoying, sunny glares to reclaim their space: We bought the vertical Levolor “S” blinds for our Dining Room because: 1. We were tired of the affect our heavy drapes were having on room appearance, and 2. Tired of the necessary upkeep required for the heavy material used in the drapery. The Levolor Blinds exceeded our expectations in several areas. Not only did the blinds improve the visual aspect…

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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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Window FAQ: How to fix vertical blinds with light gaps

r September 6, 2012 | B DIY Projects, FAQ Customer Service

Welcome to another ‘Window FAQ’, with answers provided by our fabulous Customer Service Team at Blinds.com. If you have a window covering question you’d like us to address, leave a comment below! How can I remove the space between my Vertical Blind slats? The main purpose of vertical blinds is to block out unwanted light. But if slats won’t lie flat against one another, beams of light can shine in through gaps and drive a person crazy! Vertical Blinds Fix #1: Dryer Sheets! Because some vertical blinds are made of PVC, they attract static electricity. This causes the slats to push away from one another, and creates a gap for light to come through. The good news is that there’s an…

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