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DIY Fall Trends That Will Spruce Up Your Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds

October 30, 2016

Fall is a great time to spruce up your window treatments and give your home a fresh update before the busy holiday season begins. The best thing is that you do not need to invest a lot of money to give your drapes or curtains a new look with these latest fall trends.

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Topics: Window Treatments, window treatment trends, DIY, Fall Trends

Choosing the Best Blinds for Your Needs

Posted by All About Blinds

October 24, 2016

The windows in your home are more than portals for natural light. They are a focal point that can enhance the aesthetic of any room in your home. This lends special importance to the window coverings you choose. Your selection of blinds or shades represents a major decor decision that can impact the visual interest in the public areas in your house. Updating your window treatments doesn't have to break the bank, however. Simple, elegant window coverings can dress up your home's decor while adding security and energy savings. If you're thinking about new window coverings, consider the following hints for choosing the best blinds and shades for your home!

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Topics: Blinds, Window Treatments, Jacksonville Blinds and Shutters

Change Your View with Window Treatment Trends for Fall

Posted by All About Blinds

September 30, 2016

Sip on cider, and stay warm with autumn tones.

Window treatments can be a source of great confusion in a room. You want your windows to look good, yet still be functional. You don’t want to overdress them, but at the same time, you don’t want your windows to appear so austere that your room looks unfinished. The choices can be overwhelming.

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Topics: Blinds, Window Treatments, Shutters, Shades, Trends, Faux Wood Blinds, Autumn

Save Money and Warm Your Home with Cellular Shades

Posted by All About Blinds

September 21, 2016

Cellular shades have carefully designed layers that act as extra protection against the cold (and against high energy bills).There are several ways to save money on annual energy costs. One great way to reduce energy consumption and add to the aesthetics of a home is to install custom window treatments. When an appropriate window treatment is installed, it blocks the heat from the sun, as well as prevents heat from escaping through windows.

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Topics: Window Shades, Shades, Autumn

Update Window Coverings for Safety, Retrofit Your Home

Posted by All About Blinds

August 30, 2016

Little ones love playing with anything they can get their hands on (including window cords)Many older window treatments use simple, manual cords and pulls to allow you to raise and lower them. While these cords are functional, they can be unsafe if you have small children in your home. They may even be problematic for some rambunctious pets like puppies and kittens.

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Topics: window cord safety, Window coverings, Motorized Window Shades

All Customer Reviews Are Valuable (Even Bad Ones)

Posted by All About Blinds

August 15, 2016

All reviews, from 1-star to 5-star, are a valuable opportunity to learn.As a local business, do you spend much time and effort seeking a review from your customers to post online? What difference does it make anyway? Well, it turns out, it makes an enormous difference; well over half of potential customers base their decisions on reviews. In today’s world, a good portion of business revolves around the internet.

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Topics: Blinds, Shutters, Shades, Jacksonville, Customer satisfaction, Reviews

Adding a Personal Touch to Your Windows

Posted by All About Blinds

July 21, 2016

Custom window treatments can create a sense of openness in your home.One of the first things that attract a person to a room is the windows. The windows are the one factor in a room that serves many purposes including:

  • Adjust amount of light in room
  • Can emphasize a great view
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Topics: Blinds, Window Treatments, Shutters, Shades, Jacksonville, Custom Window Treatments

Mission Possible: A Crash Course in Selecting Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds

May 31, 2016

window shades by the beachWith so many types on the market, it is very easy to get overwhelmed when trying to decide what window treatments to choose, whether for one or multiple windows in your home. First, you start off trying to decide between blinds, shades, curtains, or shutters that go with the size and shape of your windows. Next, you are faced with having to choose between the different variations and materials that are used in manufacturing those window treatments. And don’t forget having to pick a color.

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Topics: Blinds, Window Treatments, Shutters, Shades, Motorized Window Shades

Benefits of Switching to Motorization

Posted by All About Blinds

April 21, 2016

woman using motorized window coveringsBlinds benefit your home year-round. You can control the amount of natural light that enters during the day and ensure complete privacy at night. The right blinds will block out all light for the perfect home theater experience or getting some comfortable sleep during daylight hours. But, everyone has at least one window blind that is somewhat difficult to reach due to window height or furniture placement.

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Topics: Blinds, Window Shades, Motorized Window Shades

How to Clean Your Blinds Completely

Posted by All About Blinds

March 21, 2016

cleaning blindsWhen it comes to cleaning your blinds, it can be a difficult chore. Whether you have wooden blinds, fabric blinds or mini-blinds made of aluminum, cleaning them is something that we often avoid. But cleaning your blinds doesn't have to be that hard. Here are some tips that will allow you to completely clean your blinds without spending as much time on the chore.

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Topics: Blinds, Tips