Blinds and Shades – So What’s the Difference?

Blinds and Shades What's the Difference

As you decorate you new home this fall, perhaps you’ve looked at your windows and pointedly asked yourself: “blinds or shades – what’s the difference?” The answer to that isn’t overly simple, though you can generally say it’s a difference in material. Even more concise, blinds and shades come down to the difference between hard and soft materials, which matters in personal interior decorating preferences. Despite this definition, a lot … Read More →

How to Clean Wooden Window Blinds

How to Clean Wooden Window Blinds

We’ve all done it. We sprayed our favorite cleaner on our wooden window blinds, and then we reached for the paper towels to wipe them clean. What we saw happen before our eyes was the cleaner and dust mixing into a gross mess. The blinds didn’t look clean even after we gave it one more spray and wipe. That taught us to dust the blinds before we sprayed cleaner on … Read More →

Finding Custom Window Blinds for Odd-Shaped Windows


When new homeowners have designed their own homes, there’s little question regarding the window treatments of odd-shaped windows. Homeowners who bought someone else’s house, however, need a way to cover odd-shaped windows. Some are straightforward round, diamond or arch shaped windows. The placement and shape of some windows, though, make the new homeowners wonder how much sleep the architect had missed when he designed the house. Homeowners take heart, because … Read More →

Cheap Blinds Can Be Stylish With These Decoration Tips

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People often think that cheap blinds have to be ugly or unappealing. This is a silly mistake: there are multiple ways that you can update the style of your inexpensive blinds. Dispelling the Cheap Blinds Myth Follow these simple blind selection and decoration tips to transform those cheap blinds into an entirely new bold fashion statement. Don’t be afraid to experiment with even cooler ideas when it comes time to … Read More →

Buying Honeycomb Shades


Honeycomb shades, also called cellular shades, are becoming more and more popular among homeowners. Named for their honeycomb construction, they’re unique in several ways. Before choosing your honeycomb shades, it helps to understand your window treatment needs and what’s available. If you’re considering honeycomb shades, here are some of their benefits and varieties. Advantages of Honeycomb Shades and Why They’re Unique The cell shape (hexagon) makes them extremely sturdy. They’re … Read More →

Turning Your Wood Budget Blinds Into Works of Art!

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People often turn their back on inexpensive blinds and buy blinds that are way over their budget. This is a huge mistake. You don’t need to break the bank on highly expensive wooden blinds or any other window treatment to make your home look great. Buying blinds on a budget can help you save money, and find blinds that are just as beautiful and useful as their more expensive counterparts. … Read More →

Blinds vs Shutters: Which One is Best?

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Blinds and indoor plantation shutters are both attractive window treatments that provide privacy and help filter light. Deciding between blinds vs shutters can be difficult, especially since there are distinct advantages and disadvantages to each one. Here are some things to think about that will help guide you in making your decision. Advantages of Blinds Window blinds come in a variety of colors and materials to suit any décor or … Read More →

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