Energy Efficient Window Treatments are a Smart Choice

Posted by All About Blinds   |   October 31, 2018

abbfeb2-1You might be surprised to hear that the U.S. Department of Energy has estimated that 25 to 40 percent of your heating and cooling costs can be attributed to the windows in your home. This is because the glass in your windows will lose heat in the winter and gain more heat during the Jacksonville’s hot summer months. Depending on the time of the year, you will run your heater or air conditioner more, which uses more energy and increases your utility bills. So, what can you do to stop this from happening in your home?

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Topics: energy efficient, Save Money, Custom Window Treatments

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Shopping for Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds   |   October 29, 2018

aab-2With all the money, time and effort put into making your house a home, there is no room for mistakes, especially when shopping for window treatments. When mistakes are made, the look you were going for can be ruined. Meanwhile, you may end up spending more time and money trying to fix the mistake. Here are a few of the most common mistakes people make when choosing window treatments.

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Topics: local experts, Home Decor, Interior Design, Decor Ideas

What Can Window Treatments Do for Your Home?

Posted by All About Blinds   |   September 28, 2018

aab photo galleryUpdating your home can be a costly endeavor that can take weeks or even months to complete. If you go for a major home remodel, you might even be in for years of spending to get the home you’ve always desired. You don’t have to spend a small fortune and turn your home upside down to make every space in the house feel special.

Window treatments are an ideal way to spruce up your décor without months of major construction or spending thousands on other upgrades. While window treatments can be costly if you choose only high-end materials, the beauty, style and function they’ll bring to your home are well worth it. Cost-effective solutions are also widely available.

Use this guide to learn more about what window treatments can do for your home.

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Topics: Home Decor, Window Shades, Shutters, Tips, Window Treatments

Vertical Vs. Horizontal Blinds

Posted by All About Blinds   |   September 21, 2018

Interior Design_Vertical BlindsVertical blinds and horizontal blinds are the two main types of blinds used in homes. While they are both suitable for use as window or door covering, each type has its own distinct differences and are designed for specific purposes. Before shopping for window treatments, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with these differences and what type would be best for your application.

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Topics: Interior Design, Blinds

Custom Blinds Vs. Pre-Cut Blinds

Posted by All About Blinds   |   August 31, 2018

Interior Decorating_Installing BlindsWhether you need to replace the existing blinds in a house you have enjoyed for some time, or you are picking out window treatments to complement the decor in a brand new home, you have an exciting array of choices to make! Different materials and designs can transform a room from a generic living area to a stylish room that really pops. Selecting your window coverings is part strategic investment, part creative effort, and it starts with a choice between pre-cut or custom blinds.

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Topics: Blinds, Custom Window Treatments, local experts, DIY

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