Ever wondered about the origins of window treatments? Check this infographic by Centurian Window Fashions for fun facts on this topic.
Interior shutters are a great addition to your home as they enhance its interior beauty and ensure that your privacy is maintained, and the home insulation is well moderated at the same time. California shutters are a type of interior shutter that are popular in Canadian households. Similar to plantation shutters, the only difference between them is the difference in the width of the louvres.
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It has been a while since you changed the window coverings of your home and you have gotten plenty of utility out of it. Now that you want to change them, you may be having a hard time deciding on where to start. With so many new trends and evolving designs to choose from, narrowing down on one design and type of window treatment can be difficult. But, changing the coverings can alter the overall look of the room and is the easiest way to give your home a face-lift.
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A lot of factors from choice of colour, fabric, lighting, and texture together influence the ambience you are trying to create. Have you considered applying the philosophy of Feng Shui to your home? Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese philosophy that embodies the idea of living in harmony with nature. Feng Shui practitioners believe that everything has a certain energy or “chi” and how we arrange and implement these beliefs affects the various aspects of our lives.
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Every room in the house is used for a specific purpose, which alters the way you design and decorate each space. It’s important to keep the various intricacies and function of each room to determine the right kind of décor that will complement it. Whether you are remodelling a single room or the entire house, windows have a major influence on the overall décor. Choosing the right kind of window treatment will enhance the style of your space, maintain your privacy and ensure proper insulation Read more [...]
Available in different styles, valances add to the aesthetics of your windows. They can be used as a stand-alone window treatment or along with other window dressings like drapes, shades, shutters, and blinds. Being aware of the different styles available will help you to choose the right option for your home.
This post compiles a list of the different types of valances you can find and how they can enhance your interior décor.
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Trapezoid windows are beautiful architectural additions to modern homes with slanted roofs. They are also known as angle-bottom or angle-top windows. They are built near the sloping ceiling following the slope above a traditional rectangular window. While they allow abundant light and air to flow in, finding a suitable window dressing is difficult due to its irregular shape.
This post lists the best window treatments for maintaining the aesthetics of trapezoid windows while covering it practically.
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Solar shades are popular choice for their benefits and sophisticated look. They reduce the energy consumption due to their insulating properties. Thy can also provide UV protection, and are flame retardant. They can be motorized with varied opacity and is durable too. This infographic by Centurian Window Fashion discuss the benefits of solar shades.
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We all try to recreate the perfect window treatments seen in various lifestyle magazines and websites. It feels disappointing when we don’t get the exact results, and often wonder where we went wrong. Though it appears easy, hanging drapery and curtains is an art, and poorly hung window treatments can ruin the overall décor of the room. We have all made mistakes at some point, which has led to disastrous results.
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