Featured Product Spotlight: Wooden Shutters

Posted by All About Blinds   |   June 28, 2018

Stained-Wood-Shutters-2-1Never underestimate the value of a good set of shutters. From giving you more privacy to keeping out our state’s famously high summer heat, shutters offer a wide range of benefits for Florida homeowners. But that doesn’t mean all shutter products are made equal. When choosing the right window treatments for your home, it’s important to decide what features are best for you, starting with your choice of shutter material. Wooden shutter units have a number of advantages over their plastic counterparts, starting with:

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Topics: Shutters, Featured Product, wooden shutters

Regulate Summer Heat with Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds   |   June 21, 2018

window treatments for summertimeEnergy efficiency matters all over the world, but it’s especially important in Florida homes. The Sunshine State is famous for its sweltering summer heat; in Jacksonville, for instance, average temperatures are well above 90 for much of the summer. For many homeowners, the only way to get through the summer is to keep the air conditioning on full blast the entire time. But if you’re not careful about saving energy, this can lead to a massive increase in your electricity bill, not to mention the impact on the environment. Luckily, you can cut down on energy use while keeping your home cool with the following window enhancements:

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Topics: Window Treatments, Shades, energy efficient

Blinds 101

Posted by All About Blinds   |   May 22, 2018

2-Inch-Stained-Wood-Blinds-2The number of window treatments available can be overwhelming. If you are in search of a window treatment that is both functional and attractive, blinds could be the answer you are looking for. However, you will also be faced with a wide variety of styles and materials to choose that could seem overwhelming. Here is a primer on what you should know when choosing a blind type for your windows or even doors in your home:

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Topics: Blinds, All About Blinds, Natural Light

Are Your Window Treatments Destroying Your Home’s Curb Appeal?

Posted by All About Blinds   |   May 15, 2018

bigstock-Front-Yard-Of-A-House-3894520If you are like most people, when you think of curb appeal, you think of a freshly clipped lawn, a clean home exterior, and a freshly painted front door. What many overlook, however, is window treatments.

Because most people associate window treatments with interior design, they often don’t consider them a factor in their home’s exterior appeal, but if you have a mishmash of curtains, shades and blinds in various colors, lengths, and styles, the curb appeal of your home could suffer. 

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Topics: Window Treatments, window treatment trends, windows, Window Treatment Replacement

Why Home Automation Is a Necessity

Posted by All About Blinds   |   April 30, 2018

automated blindsWhat once might have seemed like a luxury feature for some, home automation is quickly becoming a necessity for many homeowners. With busy lifestyles, having a little help from technology in the home can make your life much easier, safer, and less expensive. But the necessity of home automation is not limited to alarm/monitoring systems, smart thermostats, or your home entertainment systems anymore.

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Topics: Window Treatments, Motorized Window Shades

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