Blinds vs. Curtains vs. Shades vs. Shutters – Which Is the Best?

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Without the right window covering, your home can look incomplete. They have as much role to play in aesthetics as in preserving your privacy and comfort. Blinds, curtains, drapes, shades, and shutters are the broader classifications for the different types of window coverings available. While telling apart blinds from curtains is easy, the same cannot be said about blinds and shades or curtains and drapes. This post compares the various benefits associated with different types of window treatments Read more [...]

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Right Panel Track Blinds

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Be it a full-height sliding door to the porch or needing a divider in an open-plan home- panel track blinds and shades are the modern solution to many problems. They are a more sophisticated and practical solution to vertical blinds and available in different materials and fabric. Inspired by the Japanese shoji screens noted for their ability to conserve space within the home, quickly gaining popularity. This post is a complete guide on the advantages of panel tracks, their application and the installation Read more [...]

How to Use Shades and Blinds to Make Your Room Appear Larger

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Your home may be small but with the right light, colours and accessories it can look spacious and become functional. The right window treatment can also leave your home appearing spacious making the decision to shop for window dressing an important one. Smaller spaces are challenging to decorate and get cluttered easily. But strategic interior décor can create an optical illusion of space. Give your small apartment a healthy airy feel by installing the right kind of blinds or shades. Here are certain Read more [...]

Tips to Decorate Difficult to Access Windows

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Whether it’s a Palladian, casement, bay, skylight or any other high window, its architectural placements make it difficult to treat them. A lot of homeowners often get frustrated dealing with such inaccessible windows and look for better solutions for privacy and light control in their homes throughout the year. In today’s blog post, we’ve put together some simple solutions for these hard to reach windows. Follow these tips to better deal with your inaccessible windows. Louvered Read more [...]

Can You Save Energy by Turning the Blinds Down?

When we are talking about saving energy at home, we think of things like turning down the thermostat, followed by purchase of energy efficient appliances, addition of insulation and thereby upgrading your home. Numerous ways come to make energy saving a lot simpler at your home. One of these ways is to just open and close window blinds, in accordance with the time of the day and the season. When to Close Your Blinds Closing blinds at the right time can help save a lot of energy. On very hot summer Read more [...]